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YHS Theater Arts Presents “In Process”

OAKHURST — My students are presenting three one-act plays, scenes, and monologues on Friday, Feb. 17 at 6 p.m. in the YHS Theatre. We are calling the evening In Process and it includes material that the students will have just taken to the Lenaea High School Theater Festival in Folsom on Friday, Feb. 10 and Feb. 11. This is the largest high school theater ...

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Valentine’s Day Dinner At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Want to celebrate Valentine’s Day at Ducey’s on the Lake? Whether local or from out-of-town, patrons may enjoy a special four course dinner prepared by the Executive Chef Johnathan Frabotta. Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 14 includes appetizer, starter, choice of entree and dessert. Prices vary depending on the entree selection, ranging from $55-$68. Reservations are requested for dinner by ...

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5th Annual Valentine’s Dinner And Dance

NORTH FORK — Plan now for an elegant evening as the North Fork Studio presents their 5th annual Valentine’s Dinner & Dance on Saturday, Feb. 11. Don your finest attire, make a date with your valentine, and dance to the music of the Sierra Jazz Band. By popular demand, the event has been moved back to the larger venue of ...

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Choctaw Storyteller Tim Tingle At Mariposa Storytelling Festival

Submitted by Cara Goger – MARIPOSA — Tim Tingle is an Oklahoma Choctaw whose great-great grandfather, John Carnes, walked the Trail of Tears in 1835. He is an award-winning author and storyteller and will be making his third appearance at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s Storytelling Festival. The 30th Mariposa Storytelling Festival will be celebrating its Grand Finale weekend, Mar. ...

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Spend “An Evening In Paris” To Benefit AAUW

Submitted by Cindy Harp — MARIPOSA — Vive la France! Bid Bon Voyage to everyday life and spend “An Evening in Paris” at the French-themed fundraiser hosted by the Mariposa representatives of the American Association of University women (AAUW). The event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 11 from 4-7 p.m. at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. Patrons will stroll through a Parisian marketplace on their ...

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Mariposa Storytelling Festival Features Master Liar Bil Lepp

MARIPOSA — He’s back! That master of the tall tale, Bil Lepp, whose audiences can hardly stop laughing long enough to catch the next twist in his extraordinary tales. Bil will be one of six featured nationally recognized storytellers at the Mariposa County Arts Council’s 30th Mariposa Storytelling Festival’s Grand Finale Celebration, Mar. 10 – 12. Events take place at ...

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Mono Indian Storytelling With Gaylen Lee

NORTH FORK — The public is invited to come, sit, and listen to Mono storytelling by local Elder and author Gaylen Lee. The gathering takes place on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Sierra Mono Museum, located at 33103 Road 228 in North Fork. Gaylen Lee is the author of Walking Where We Lived: Memoirs of a ...

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31st Oakhurst Sierra Rotary Crab Feed

OAKHURST – Do you know a group of crabs is called a cast? It’s true. Now, it’s time to cast your eyes toward one of the best dinner events the area has to offer, as the annual Rotary Club of Oakurst Sierra Crab Feed returns to town on Saturday, Feb. 4. Doors open at 5 p.m. Ticket to the big crab ...

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Enriching The Experience: Yosemite Conservancy

MOUNTAIN AREA — In the dozen days leading up to Christmas and Hanukah we’ve shared the stories of groups and nonprofit organizations whose members are making a difference in our communities. We’ve profiled education, art, community, theater, broadcast, wildlife, music, pets and more. Now we turn to an organization whose mission is to inspire people to support projects and programs that preserve Yosemite and ...

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Mariposa Storytelling Festival: The End?

MARIPOSA — Festivals across the nation are finding it difficult to continue offering venues for the magical and inspiring art that we call Storytelling. With rising production costs and dwindling sponsors, ticket sales are unable to cover the cost of producing a nationally recognized Storytelling Festival and, unfortunately, the Mariposa Storytelling Festival is no exception. After much discussion, organizers of the event ...

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