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SOS Lineup Includes Bootstrap Circus, Ten Ton Chicken, And More

Submitted by Mathew Sands — OAKHURST — This marks the third year for one of the most highly regarded live music events in the Yosemite area. Sierra Tel presents 2016 Sounds of Solstice Music Festival on Saturday, Jun. 18 at Oakhurst Community Park. All proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst. Bootstrap Circus, The Green Machine, Ten Ton Chicken ...

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Free Concerts: Baraka Moon, Mike Hammar & The Nails

Written by Ronnie Sweeting — MARIPOSA — Get ready for another in a series of free summer concerts as “Music on the Green at The Art Park” features the unique and eclectic sounds of Baraka Moon on Friday, June 17. On Saturday, June 18, check out the powerful electric blues of Mike Hammar & The Nails. The shows are brought ...

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Oakhurst Community Center Ribfest Fundraiser

OAKHURST – Everyone is invited to get their delicious grub on while supporting the Oakhurst Community Center as the all-you-can-eat extravaganza known annually as Rib Fest takes place on Saturday, June 25. Arrive hungry and leave the fancy clothes at home, because this is a night where food, friends, and fundraising take center stage. Proceeds benefit the Oakhurst Community Center, ...

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Horseback up the Cassidy Trail

On the back of a horse, I rode in the hoofprints that Butch Cassidy rode while he was evading Panguitch Town Sheriff Haycock. I rode up through Utah’s brilliant, red canyons past hoodoos and ponderosa pines to a couple of his hide-outs. Hearing stories of Butch from a local historian and riding in his hoof prints was a once in a ...

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Tioga Road History Is Fascinating

Written by Dave Hubbard — Tioga road history is fascinating! First established by the animals of the region, Indians soon followed the animal trails and eventually established “trade paths” of their own over the difficult terrain. The Sierran range provided an effective natural barrier rising to over 13,000 feet and challenging both animal and human travelers with dangerous obstacles and ...

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June Snowshoeing up to Gaylor and Granite Lakes

I know it is June but we snowshoed up to Gaylor and Granite Lakes, with a side trip to the old abandoned mining town of Dana City in the Tioga Pass area. If the hot weather is getting you down, maybe these pictures will help you cool off. Where: Yosemite National Park, Inyo National Forest Distance: 4.7 Miles Difficulty: Moderate ...

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Hiking up to Alder Creek Falls

Those colorful harlequin lupines can put on quite the display on this trail but what would they look like this year? We were definitely looking forward to seeing how much water was coming over Alder Creek Falls and the many other wildflowers along this trail. Where: Yosemite National Park Distance: 13.36 Miles Difficulty: Moderate Elevation Range: 4,028′ – 5,845′ Date: ...

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Saturday Excursion: Mariposa Art & Wine Festival

Written by Noel Morrison — MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Yosemite Rotary welcomes you to an afternoon of fine art and wine tasting on Saturday, May 28. The historic Mariposa County Courthouse in the heart of Mariposa is a perfect setting in which to enjoy local artists’ works while tasting great foothill wines. The fun kicks off at 11 a.m. and ...

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Heroes Big And Little Play Free At The Lake

BASS LAKE — To honor Memorial Day weekend while celebrating the onset of the summer season, a special event is happening in the Bass Lake Water Sports marina at the Pines Resort on Friday morning, May 27. The sound of the National Anthem will resonate out over the glassy lake, as the Yosemite High School Color Guard kicks off a ...

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