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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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Squirrel Cage Theatre Presents “Seven Brides For Dracula”

NORTH FORK — This year’s Fall Follies will be a hilarious musical adaptation of the classic horror story transformed into a spoof titled “Seven Brides for Dracula.” The Squirrel Cage Theatre Co. first performed this popular comedy in 1985, and they are excited to bring it to the stage once again. Dracula takes up residence close to a sanitarium “For ...

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Submissions Open For “Avian: Birds in a Changing World” Juried Exhibit

OAKHURST — Avian: Birds in a Changing World, is a natural blend of the missions of two California non-profit organizations based in the Sierra Foothills surrounding Yosemite National Park. Yosemite Audubon focuses on birds and their habitats, conserving and restoring natural ecosystems, and on educating and inspiring others to help protect them. Sierra Art Trails is dedicated to promoting artists ...

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Oakhurst Celebrates The 25th Annual Fall Festival In The Park

OAKHURST – The annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, celebrates 25 years on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14, at the Oakhurst Community Park. To commemorate this milestone event in the community, a few changes and additions have been made to present an amazing festival for our community (click video link below). The ...

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Native Plant And Wildflower Seed Sale

MARIPOSA COUNTY — The Mariposa County Resource Conservation District’s (MCRCD) annual native plant and wildflower seed sale is coming up soon. This popular event will take place at two county sites in late October and early November–on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Ag Building at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds, and the following Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Coulterville Community Park. ...

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Mariposa Master Gardeners Fall Plant Sale

COULTERVILLE – The coming of fall doesn’t dampen the itch to garden for those who love to dig in the dirt. The Mariposa Master Gardeners will host its annual Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fire House Garden, at the corner of Highway 49 and J132 in Coulterville. There will be ...

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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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Volunteers Invited To Yosemite National Park Annual Facelift

YOSEMITE — Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the 14th Annual Yosemite Facelift, an event held each fall to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season. Volunteers are needed to help pick up litter at various locations in the park, including roadways, in the river ...

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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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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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