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Tracking Santa Claus — Christmas Countdown!

MOUNTAIN AREA — Do your kids want to keep an eye on the big guy in the red suit this holiday season? Here’s how: The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, launched Dec. 1, features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, ...

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Local CHP Gives Seniors An Early Christmas

OAKHURST– Cheer was in the air as the Oakhurst Area CHP joined with community volunteers to deliver gifts to 66 seniors at the Oakhurst Healthcare & Wellness Centre and 11 seniors at the Oakhurst Board & Care for the Elderly on Monday afternoon. Volunteers including parents and children, and a handful of CHP officers arrived in festive Elf and Santa ...

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Mariposa Museum & History Center Christmas Open House

MARIPOSA — Santa Claus is a big fan of history, just as we are. He’s officially inviting the community to stop by the Mariposa Museum and History Center Christmas Open House. The free event is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 16 from 1 – 4 p.m. Santa will be on-hand from 1 – 3:30 p.m., but there’s plenty to do even ...

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Ready, Set — Light That Oakhurst Christmas Tree!

OAKHURST — The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in Oakhurst on the first Saturday of December each year, at Century 21 Ditton’s Talking Bear Corner on Highway 41 and Road 426. This year, it’s Saturday, Dec. 2 and activities start at 4 p.m. The public is invited to join in this free celebration — it’s super kid-friendly, and a really good time. ...

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Breakfast With Santa And Children’s Secret Gift Store

OAKHURST – It’s going to be difficult to contain the excitement on Saturday, Dec. 2, as a trio of holiday events have the jolly one very busy around town. For starters, kids and their grown-ups are invited to attend Breakfast with Santa at the Community Center, followed by Secret Santa Shopping at the Children’s Museum of the Sierra and, finally, ...

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Bass Lake Christmas Tree And Parade Of Lights

BASS LAKE – Join in celebrating the holiday season at Bass Lake with the 26th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Parade of Lights on Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Pines Village, followed by free pictures with Santa. Festivities start at 4:30 p.m. with holiday music, a holiday bazaar, raffle, and free kids’ bike raffle. That’s followed by the electric Parade ...

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Oakhurst Christmas Tree Lighting: Magic!

OAKHURST — The annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting takes place in Oakhurst on the first Saturday of December each year, at Century 21 Ditton’s Talking Bear Corner on Highway 41 and Road 426. This year, it’s Saturday, Dec. 2 and activities start at 4 p.m. The public is invited to join in this free celebration — it’s super kid-friendly, and ...

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Pancakes And Pictures With Santa At The Pines

BASS LAKE — Anyone looking for an opportunity to meet the white bearded man from the North Pole, while indulging in breakfast delights, take note. The Pines Resort at Bass Lake offers a nice family breakfast with a view of the lake, followed by a visit with Santa. It’s a BYOC event, which means that mama-razzi, paparazzi, grand-razzi and others are reminded to “bring ...

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NORAD: Tracking Santa For Sixty Years (And You Can, Too)

COLORADO — He sees you when you’re sleeping, and knows when you’re awake, but does Santa know that he’s been the subject of particularly watchful eyes for six decades? The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) out of Peterson Air Force Base is celebrating the 60th Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey! The NORAD Tracks Santa website features Santa’s North ...

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