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Can SNO Retain Lions Club Coveted Trivia Title?

OAKHURST – Now is the time to gather up your friends and coworkers and show off your trivia knowledge during a spirited night of friendly competition on Saturday, Sept. 17, at the Sierra Lions Club’s second annual “If I Only Had a Brain” Trivia Night. Once again, District 5 Supervisor Tom Wheeler is the distinguished Master of Ceremonies, and participants will be ...

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Book Lovers! Authors’ Faire Is Coming

OAKHURST — Are you an author or do you want to be an author? Do you love to read? The Oakhurst Library will be hosting their 3rd annual Authors’ Faire on Saturday, Sept. 24. The event has become so popular with our mountain communities, say organizers, the library decided to move it to a bigger venue after more than 200 people attended in 2015. This ...

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Spectacular Prizes At “Hot Wasuma Nights” Car Show Saturday

AHWAHNEE —  Parents and teachers invite the community to this year’s Hot Wasuma Nights car show event on Saturday, Aug. 27 at Wasuma Elementary School, located at 45109 Highway 49. Admittance is free to those in attendance. Registration for cars and participants is $25. The hot rod and classic car show starts at 9 a.m. and runs to 3 p.m. Visitors can ...

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Fun & Games At Bandit Town Benefits Schools

NORTH FORK — The Children’s Educational Foundation presents a night of Fun & Games for grownups at Bandit Town, USA, and all profits will benefit the Chawanakee Unified School District’s schools and programs. 21 and over can look forward to dice and card games, dinner, and prizes, along with the chance to have some fun and do some good for a ...

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Native Tradition Workshops With Julia Parker

YOSEMITE — One of the preeminent Native American basket makers and tribal elders in California will lead two workshops this fall on the subjects of basket weaving and native food preparation. Julia Parker will take the helm for a pair of Yosemite Conservancy Experience Packages using the knowledge she’s gained as a respected elder and long-time cultural demonstrator in the park. ...

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Hot August Nights In Downtown North Fork

NORTH FORK — This Saturday the North Fork Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center welcome everyone to another hot time in the ‘ol town as as Hot August Nights Classic Car Show and Street Party takes over downtown. This much-anticipated event will include the hottest classic cars, plus a San Joaquin Antique Flywheelers exhibition, live music, prizes, special guests, a host ...

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Perseid Peaking With Double The Streaking

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE — The 2016 Perseid meteor shower is upon us, and the excitement is about to double. At its usual yearly peak, the Perseid can rain down up to 100 meteors per hour. This year, astronomers say we can look forward to twice that, with an outburst at its peak of about 200 meteors per hour. Associated with the comet Swift-Tuttle, the Perseid ...

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4th Annual Bass Lake MY*Tri Registration Now Open

BASS LAKE – Registration is now open for the 4th Annual Bass Lake MY*Tri scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10. This super fun triathlon is open to kids ages 5-17. Hosted at Miller’s Landing Resort on beautiful Bass Lake, just miles from Yosemite National Park, the MY*Tri offers the perfect outdoor mountain venue and challenging courses for all levels of youth ...

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Step Up For Mountain Heritage Days

OAKHURST — Plans for excitement are underway as the Sierra Historic Sites Association readies for celebrating the 20th annual Mountain Heritage Days on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 – 17. Organizers say it’s going to be a blast. The festival-style event is held at Fresno Flats Historic Park for both days, with the parade on Saturday at 10 a.m. Newly-commissioned parade Grand Marshals Dr. John ...

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Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow Weekend

NORTH FORK – The nonprofit Sierra Mono Museum invites one and all to share in a celebration of heritage and culture at the 45th Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow, held this year on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6 – 7, at Minarets High School. Pow wow attendees enjoy traditional music, competitive dancing, food and native craft vendors. Gates open at ...

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