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Monsters In Mariposa Bucking Bulls Event

MARIPOSA – The Bucking Bull Owners Syndicate (BBOS) is pleased to announce their premier event of the summer, Monsters in Mariposa, will be held at the Mariposa Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 26. The BBOS will be bringing the strongest, biggest bulls in the State to the beautiful mountain town of Mariposa for an unforgettable family fun experience.

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Change Hours

Beginning July 3, the northern Mariposa County Master Gardener answer line is changing its office day to Thursday, and walk-ins are welcome. For help with home gardening problems, advice on what to plant or for information on plant care, the help line is staffed from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lake Don Pedro Community Services office, 9751 Merced Falls ...

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Black Belt Ceremony And Demonstration

MARIPOSA – The public is invited to a demonstration show and ceremony put on by the 2014 Black Belt Graduates of the Mariposa Martial Arts Academy, on Friday, June 20. The action will take place at the Mariposa County High School (MCHS) Fiester Auditorium, starting at 6 p.m. The cost to attend is $5. Featured in the program are Tiny ...

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Mariposa Spring Garden Tour Saturday

MARIPOSA – The first Saturday in June is the date set for the annual Mariposa County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Tour from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The public is invited to tour five very special local Mariposa home gardens plus the Mariposa Creek Parkway Native Plant Demonstration Garden along Mariposa Creek in downtown. Master Gardener docents will be on ...

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Mariposa Rotary Presents Art, Wine & Wheels

Submitted by Marc Gendron MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Rotary Club will host the 10th annual Art, Wine and Wheels Festival on Saturday, June 14, from noon to 6 p.m.at the Mariposa Fairgrounds. This fun-filled family event features wine tasting from a variety of local wineries, an art exhibit and car show. Proceeds from the event assist the Mariposa community with ...

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Dream Playhouse Winner Announced

Submitted by Izzi Stalder MARIPOSA – Once upon a time there was a beautiful little girl named Bryn. She had long brown hair, dazzling brown eyes and the sweetest smile. Little Bryn was only six years old, and there was something very special about her – something magical.

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Chickens, Greenhouses & Gardening At Free Workshops

Written by Theresa Catlin What do gardening, raising chickens and designing a greenhouse have in common? They all fall under the definition of “permanent agriculture” or Permaculture. Bill Mollison, an Australian and one of the founders of permaculture, describes it this way: “Permaculture is a philosophy of working with rather than against nature; of protracted and thoughtful observation rather than ...

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Rooting For New Master Gardeners

Submitted by Elizabeth Gabriel MARIPOSA – Mariposa County Master Gardeners’ ranks have increased by four new members. Monique Kolster, Jacob Reynolds, Jennifer LaDuca and Laura Pound all attended 64 hours of college-level horticultural instruction to earn their badges. Since 1995, Mariposa Master Gardeners have contributed approximately 33,000 hours of community service.

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Last Chance To Win Awesome Playhouse

MARIPOSA – If you’ve been looking for your dream house – that is, dream playhouse – it’s not too late to find it. This is the final week of raffle ticket sales for a beautifully designed and built Lawson Construction Playhouse, with tickets selling for $10 each and all proceeds going to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Mariposa, ...

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Mariposa Butterfly Festival Takes Flight

MARIPOSA – It’s going to be a busy trio of beautiful spring days as thousands flit into town for the annual Butterfly Festival, held the first weekend in May starting Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. Organizer Jeanetta Phillips wants everyone to know it’s a “family-friendly few days of fun, with no admission cost, and lots of live interaction ...

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