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Heritage Days Parade In Pictures

OAKHURST — School Road was sunny and people were lined up by 10 a.m. to watch the 18th Mountain Heritage Days Parade on Saturday morning, Sept, 21. With marching bands, classic cars, cool floats, service groups, first responders and more, the parade was especially exciting this year due to the inclusion of the Yosemite Mounted Patrol, who entered to commemorate ...

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Elks Invite Public To Honor First Responders

OAKHURST — Lately there have been nearly innumerable reasons to give thanks and praise to our area’s first responders, and now organizers have planned a new event to do so, side by side, over dinner. All mountain area residents are invited to the first annual Mountain Area Safety Services Awards Dinner at the Oakhurst Elks Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 26. ...

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Vicki D. Thomas

Submitted by the artist Vicki ThomasSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 52 Mariposa artist Vicki D. Thomas prefers watercolors because of the lightness and transparency of colors that flow and blend into washes, creating pleasing shapes and new colors. Her vividly painted flowers and floral still-life pieces are her favorites. Many images have appeared on various giftware items such as ...

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Rita Watkins

Submitted by the artist Rita WatkinsSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 58 I am so excited to be exhibiting my work in Oakhurst. I am Rita Alves Watkins. My parents, Anthony and Virginia Alves, built a home and moved our family here from Monterey in 1960. My first art teacher, Mr. Beeching from Sierra Union High School first taught me ...

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Families Take Back The Park Thursday Night

OAKHURST — A growing movement to revitalize Oakhurst’s Community Park is taking a giant leap forward on Thursday, Sept. 19, when organizers have planned an evening to “Take Back the Park.” Starting at 5 p.m., families are invited to bring their blankets, chairs, portable barbeques, sports equipment and whatever else is necessary for the kids to have a fun night ...

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Sink Your Teeth Into Fossil Day

CHOWCHILLA — The Third Annual Fossil Day at the Fossil Discovery Center is Saturday, Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. It’s a great time to stop by and explore the Center during this special celebration. The day will include tours of the museum including some new exhibits, visits with exotic animals from the Fresno Zoo, a free Mock ...

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Susan Bolen

Submitted by the artist Susan BolenSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 59 It’s all about the color. I have been creating art for as long as I can remember, and stopped only as an adult when I was traveling cross country by bus and train, working in factories and hotels and trying to make a living. Since 2000 when I ...

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Robert Chaponot

Submitted by the artist Robert ChaponotSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 100 A lot of my love of photography is my love of nature and being a part of it. I like to look for different lighting or angles that give a different view or interpretation to a photograph. Photography is a never ending learning experience and I have had ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Plant Sale

COULTERVILLE — If you love outdoor plants and can’t resist a good bargain, here’s great news: Mariposa County Master Gardeners (MCMG) are holding a plant sale on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Coulterville Firehouse demonstration garden, and it’s just in time for fall. According to the Master Gardeners, fall is the ideal time to ...

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Mountain Lions Plan Poker Run

OAKHURST — Oakhurst Mountain Lions invite all interested parties to attend their first Old Fashion Follow-the-Chalk-Lines Poker Run on Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration will take place from 8 – 9 a.m. in the Sears parking lot at Highway 49 and Junction Drive. Preregistration is open now. Cars, trucks, motorcycles: all vehicles are welcome. The cost is $25 per person.

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