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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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Audubon Program Showcases Ugandan Wildlife

Contributed by Len McKenzie — OAKHURST — Here’s the event we’ve all been waiting for, as it was cancelled last week due to inclement weather and is now scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19. Sierra foothill residents who have enjoyed Mariposan Matthew Matthiessen’s slide programs for the Yosemite Area Audubon Society (YAAS) or other local organizations know the John C. Fremont ...

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Welcome To Whiskey Wednesdays At Yosemite Gateway Bar

OAKHURST — Yosemite Gateway Inn Restaurant and Bar are now offering a new whiskey and bourbon experience to entice the refined palate and the curious alike, with Whiskey Wednesdays, starting Jan. 25. Each week features whiskey and the evening’s special dish to go along with it. An inviting central fireplace and comfortable low seating adds to the ambiance, as you watch weather ...

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Yosemite Ski And Snowboard Area Open

YOSEMITE — Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area, formerly Badger Pass, including the Nordic Center, opens on Saturday, Jan. 14. The Day Lodge, rentals and food service will all open at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday. Lifts are open 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. A courtesy shuttle is offered daily to and from Yosemite Valley lodges and the Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.. Snow ...

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Bye Bye Bully At Yosemite High Theater

OAKHURST — The Yosemite High School Theater Arts Department is proud to present Bye Bye Bully, on stage Thursday, Jan. 26 in the YHS Theater. Bye Bye Bully features a series of short plays that provide different perspectives on bullying in schools. The play is being put on by the YHS Theatre Arts 2 class. Some of these plays and scenes are humorous ...

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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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Creative Libations: Brush Bar @ 1850 Painting Workshops

By Anna Friedland — MARIPOSA — Looking for a creative outlet with perhaps a little wine on the side? You may wish to sign up for one of the painting workshops offered this month by the Mariposa County Arts Council at 1850 Restaurant. Choose from two Brush Bar @ 1850 events, on Thursday, Jan. 19 and Monday, Jan 23. Brush ...

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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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Bass Lake Comedy Show

BASS LAKE — Three well-known comedians and a hilarious host voted one of the top Bay Area comics of the year will perform at the Bass Lake Event Center on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. Torio Van Grol will hold the stage as host, introducing headliner Ahmed Bharoocha, and featuring Kevin Tienken, Mark Smalls. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the stand-up starts at 8 ...

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