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Free Concerts Feature Song Heard ‘Round The World

OAKHURST — For the eighth consecutive year, a group of singers from local area church choirs including choristers from New Community United Methodist Church and Sierra Vista Presbyterian Church, as well as a mini-orchestra made up of talented local instrumentalists, will come together for a beautiful Christmas program. The public is cordially invited to attend, and the program is free. ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s Festive Holiday Concert

MARIPOSA — The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) 16th Season Festive Holiday Concert will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School. The MSO is a program of the Mariposa County Arts Council, Inc. The concert features British composer Sir Edward Elgar’s landmark “Variations on an Original Theme – Enigma.” The ...

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Oakhurst Community Band: Free Winter Holiday Concert

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Community Band presents their soul-stirring Winter Holiday Concert on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at Mountain Christian Center and features a special appearance by the Yosemite High School Concert Choir. This is the 14th season for the popular group, and admission to the concert, as always, is free. Featuring music from ...

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Just Sit Down And Listen: Coolwater Concerts’ Robin Ralston

AHWAHNEE — Here’s a riddle: what do horses, mountain-climbing, and spectacular music have in common? Answer: Robin Ralston. She’s the dedicated patron and mastermind behind the Coolwater Ranch House Concerts. Robin brings top-notch musicians known for entertaining audiences worldwide to play intimate shows in her living room. Following a winding path marked by mixed fortune while maintaining a forward gaze, Robin ...

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Chris Proctor Returns To Coolwater Ranch

AHWAHNEE – Breathtaking, spectacular, and exquisite. Those are just some of the words critics have used to describe Chris Proctor, National 6 and 12 String Champion, who brings his amazing variety of guitar sounds and textures to Coolwater Ranch on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Influenced by such great and diverse talents as Michael Hedges and Leo ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra Concert Launches 16th Season

MARIPOSA — The sixteenth season of the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra begins on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. with a concert consisting appropriately of sixteen pieces: the complete Slavonic Dances of Antonín Dvořák. Mariposa audiences will have the very rare opportunity to hear them played in their entirety, live in concert. Comprised of two sets of eight dances each, many ...

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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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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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80th Annual Madera District Fair

MADERA — For all you fun-lovers, the Madera District Fair opens Thursday, Sept. 7 for a four-day run, celebrating its 80th year with the theme, “Your Fair since 1937.” General admission is $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children 6 to 12 years. Children under 5 are free. New this year are free concerts with paid fair admission. ...

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Mariposa Arts Camp Song Benefits Fire Recovery

MARIPOSA — Click through and give a listen to this song these kids and their mentor have recorded while we defy you to not crack a smile. Make sure you listen all the way through for the full flavor. During the final day of the Mariposa County Arts Council’s Summer Art Camp Academy, camp kids used their creative potential to give ...

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