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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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David Jacobs-Strain And Bob Beach At Coolwater

AHWAHNEE — Another season of amazing mountain music launches with Hill Country blues duo extraordinaire David Jacobs-Strain and Bob Beach, who take the house stage together at Coolwater Ranch on Saturday, Sept. 30. David plays extraordinary slide guitar combined with a voice soulful beyond his years, says Coolwater’s Robin Ralston. “He is now joined by Bob Beach, harmonica, flute and ...

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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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30th Annual Smokey Bear Run/Walk At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE — For the 30th year, beautiful Bass Lake is the setting for the annual Smokey Bear Run/ Walk, happening this Saturday, Sept. 23. There are races for the entire family to come out and enjoy. Race day features all types of activities for everyone’s fitness level. There is a 2-mile walk, a 2-mile run, a 10K run (6.2 ...

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Oakhurst Music Festival At Community Park

OAKHURST – Pack your picnic baskets and chairs and bring the whole family out to the Oakhurst Music Festival this Saturday, featuring Jim Savarino, Cloudship, The Soul Galaxy and Saltwater. The Oakhurst Music Festival is presented by Realty Concepts – Oakhurst at the Oakhurst Community Park. Gates open at noon on Saturday, Sept. 23, with the event ending at 7 p.m. ...

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ShakespeareFest Returns With Comedy, Twelfth Night

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Theatre Alliance, a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, presents an open air performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: Songs of Illyria by Merced Shakespearefest on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 and 24, starting at 7 p.m. at the Mariposa County Park Amphitheatre, located at 4889 County Park Road. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 ...

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Don’t Miss CoyoteFest – A Howl of a Great Time

Written by Dale Silverman – COULTERVILLE — Never been to Coulterville, the Gold Rush town too tough to die? Make plans now to be there on Saturday, Sept. 23, when this year’s CoyoteFest turns Coulterville back into a Boom Town for the day! Featuring the 32nd annual Coyote Howl, a car show, pony rides, the Coyote Hill Band, an array of ...

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Live Music, Good Food, Good People & Great Art

OAKHURST — “Wildfires in our area are largely under control, evacuations have been lifted, and the air is clear. We have had a bit of rain, evenings are cool, and signs of autumn are all around us,” says Sierra Art Trails’ Jon Bock. “I believe a celebrations is in order! Join us for an evening of live music, good food, good ...

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