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20th Annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival

COARSEGOLD – Hairy legs? Perfect! You’re ready for arachnid races races, costume parades, hairy legs contest, pizza eating, pumpkin cake, poetry, and crafts, as the Tarantula Festival creeps back into Coarsegold Historic Village this month for its 20th incarnation. Also known as the Tarantula Awareness Festival, it’s a very special day with family fun for all ages in a great community ...

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Oakhurst Celebrates The 25th Annual Fall Festival In The Park

OAKHURST – The annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrates 25 years on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14, at the Oakhurst Community Park. To commemorate this milestone event in the community, a few changes and additions have been made to present an amazing festival for our community (click video link below). The ...

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Bass Lake Comedy Show Returns Friday Night

BASS LAKE — After a five month hiatus, the Comedy Show is coming back to Bass Lake, with two performances before the year ends. The first show is Friday night, Oct. 13. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m in the Lakeview Room conference center at The Pines Resort. It ends at 10 p.m. The ...

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Raymond Old West Fest Features Music, Benefits Youth

RAYMOND — One of the best parts of living in the foothills is walking on storied ground, and participating in the events and festivals that remember the legacy of the territory. The Raymond Old West Fest celebrates the town’s unique contribution to the early history of California with music, poetry, art and storytelling. Featured acts include Dave Stamey, Jack Hannah, Gary ...

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Mariposa Go West! Festival 2017

MARIPOSA — This is the second year for the Mariposa Go West Festival in the historically charming California gold rush town named with the Spanish word for “butterfly.” This family-friendly event features gold panning, roping contests, gun fight reenactments, live music, outhouse races, a petting zoo and much more. “Go back to the days of the Old West and experience what it ...

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ARTober: A Celebration Of Arts And Culture

OAKHURST —  Here’s some exciting news: Visit Yosemite Madera County is partnering with the arts community in Oakhurst to present ARTober, an entire month dedicated to celebrating arts and culture throughout town. ARTober encourages collaboration and participation from artists, musicians, writers, venues, foodies, and other creatives to showcase all things arts and culture in Oakhurst. The events are designed to ...

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Beauty From Ashes: Detwiler Fire Relief Benefit

MARIPOSA — With a musical lineup including performances by Cottonwood Creek, Bootstrap Circus, Arroyo, and Mike Hammar and The Nails, the community is invited to converge this weekend to raise funds for Detwiler fire victims. The benefit, Beauty from Ashes: Mariposa Strong, takes place on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Food and beverages will be ...

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Cattle Roping Featured At Mariposa Farm And Ranch Tour

Written by Kris Casto – MARIPOSA — Cattle roping has a long and storied history in California. From the days of the sprawling Spanish Rancheros to today’s modern cattle operations, roping has been an essential element of working cattle in a safe and expedient manner. Experience this facet of the Old and New Cattle Ranching West during the Mariposa Farm ...

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Get Tickets Now For Bonanza Night At Bandit Town

Written by Jean Russell – NORTH FORK — Grab your cowboy hat and come on down to Bandit Town on Saturday, Sept. 23, for an evening of fun and games that benefits our local school programs. Bonanza Night will be held in our favorite saloon so bust through those swinging doors dressed-up in western attire for a chance to win ...

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21st Annual Mountain Heritage Day And Parade

OAKHURST – It’s that time of year when Oakhurst celebrates its Annual Mountain Heritage Day at Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum. This is the 21st annual celebration of the event, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 16, with the theme – “Saving the Past for the Future.” The museum and park will come alive with many activities to celebrate the heritage ...

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