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Taste Of Mariposa At County Fairgrounds

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Butterfly Festival takes place at the Art Park on Saturday and Sunday, May 5 – 6, in historic downtown Mariposa. Every year on the first weekend of May, vendors, musicians and celebrants from all over the world gather for a family event that seeks to educate and celebrate the butterfly, along with Mariposa County. About 5,000 ...

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Three Days Of Oakhurst Ragtime Festival

OAKHURST – Tickets are on sale now for the Oakhurst Ragtime Festival, in town Friday through Sunday, Apr. 13 – 15. The three-day event features top-notch talent including pianists Jack and Chris Bradshaw, Will Perkins, John Reed-Torres, Vincent Johnson, and Larisa Migachyov. Instrumentalists include Steve and Robyn Drivon on drums and tuba, with Julia Riley playing flute. Venues include both ...

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Wildland Firefighter Hootenanny And Family Fire Camp

COARSEGOLD — Come out and support the people who watch out for you, at the Wildland Firefighter Hootenanny the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 14 – 15, at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. Admission is free; some activities and meals come with a fee — this is a fundraising event. Gates and the camping area will open Saturday at 9 ...

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Renowned Trombonist Guests With Mariposa Symphony Orchestra

MARIPOSA – Internationally-renowned trombonist Thomas Ashworth will guest perform in concert with the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra in Mariposa and Yosemite National Park on Apr. 14 and 15. Ashworth’s well-known artistry ranges the gamut of music from classical to pop and jazz. He’s performed or recorded with greats ranging from Ella Fitzgerald, Sammy Davis Jr., Rosemary Clooney, The Temptations, Doc Severinsen, ...

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Register Now For Oakhurst Woodcarvers Rendezvous

OAKHURST — The 11th annual Oakhurst Woodcarvers Rendezvous at the Oakhurst Community Center comes to town during the week of Sunday, Apr. 15 through Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018. Woodcarvers travel from around the state and beyond to attend this special week of carving and camaraderie, sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce and the Visit Yosemite Madera County visitors bureau, with help ...

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Mariposa Gem And Mineral Show Weekend

MARIPOSA – Prepare to be dazzled at the Mariposa Mineral & Gem Show this Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 7 – 8 at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. From benitoite to topaz, nearly all the gems and minerals an expert can name are featured in the annual show which includes jewelry, exhibits, speakers, demonstrations, and lots of gold. In addition to the ...

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Bass Lake Businesses “Spring” Into Action

BASS LAKE – Bass Lake is about to burst with activity as two popular local lakeside businesses open for the summer this weekend. The Forks Resort is headed into their 71st season, and Miller’s Landing opens for their 37th season on Friday, Mar. 30. The Forks Resort and Miller’s Landing are both long-time favorites on the lake where you can ...

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Easter Weekend At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — Tracking the bunny this weekend? Stop by the Pines Village, where organizers plan an awesome Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Mar. 31 from 12:30 to 3 p.m. It’s BYOB — that means, bring your own basket — one per child. The event is free to attend. Groups will be divided into youngsters age four and under, then ...

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Free Easter Egg Hunt At Oakhurst Community Park

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Park Committee invites the community to its 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, set for Saturday, Mar. 31 at Oakhurst Community Park. Admission is free for the event, starting at 9 a.m. and going until noon. This is a BYOB event — bring your own basket. And while you’re at it, BOLO the Golden Egg with special ...

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Yosemite High School Theater: Putnam County Spelling Bee

OAKHURST — Yosemite High School presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Apr. 4 through Saturday, Apr. 7. The show starts at 7 p.m. in the YHS Theater. “I hope people will come out and support our show, and the arts at YHS,” says Theater Arts teacher Lars Thorson. “Many people told me that with all of ...

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