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Everyone Loves A Good Tree Lighting

OAKHURST — Hoards of happy people descended on the Talking Bear corner of Highway 41 and Road 426 in Oakhurst last Saturday night, as the community Christmas tree was lit amidst tremendous excitement. Century 21 Ditton Realty‘s own Belinda Ditton says somewhere between 1,500 to 2,000 people came out and that both the upper and lower parking areas stayed full ...

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Avian Fine Art Exhibit Benefits Local Nonprofits

OAKHURST — The public is invited to enjoy a special winter exhibit — Avian: Birds in a Changing World — presented by Sierra Art Trails, Yosemite Area Audubon, and Visit Yosemite Madera County. Avian is a natural blend of the missions of two California non-profit organizations based in the Sierra Foothills surrounding Yosemite National Park, and is a fundraising exhibit ...

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Oakhurst Christmas Tree Is Up

OAKHURST — The holiday spirit is in the air and ‘tis the season for holiday trees and decorations to start appearing, as crews delivered a 40-foot white fir to its new home in Oakhurst, where it will serve as this year’s community Christmas Tree. Donated by Sierra Tel, the tree was logged under permit from the Sierra National Forest. The ...

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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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Green Friday: Family Hiking And Biking Around Yosemite

MOUNTAIN AREA — Togetherness is one of the simple ideals behind the Thanksgiving holiday and its ensuing weekend. Rather than eat, shop, and repeat, local lovers of the outdoors have a suggestion for the entire friends-and-family entourage: try a little Green Friday. As compared with the (when-did-it-become?) traditional Black Friday — a nearly-sacred day for those who love to shop ...

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Yosemite Renaissance 32 At Gallery 5

OAKHURST — If you haven’t stopped into Gallery 5 to see the Yosemite Renaissance exhibit yet, you still have time to do so. The 32nd Annual Yosemite Renaissance is on display through Sunday, Nov. 26. For over 150 years, artists have played an important role in the establishment of our state and national parks, inspiring people to visit iconic natural sites, ...

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Madera Wine Trail’s Holiday Spirit Weekend

MADERA COUNTY — The holidays are coming and you may be looking for a little direction to start your seasonal festivities on the right path. It’s worth pointing out that the Madera Vintners Association’s family wineries will host the Madera Wine Trail’s “Holiday Spirit Weekend” on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11 – 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Guests ...

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ARTober “Chalk Out” Sidewalk Chalk Festival

OAKHURST – Summer may have ended, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. With the changing leaves and cool weather approaching, there’s no better way to get out and enjoy fall than by participating in and attending the ARTober “Chalk Out” event held Sunday, Oct. 29 from 11:30a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sierra Star parking lot on ...

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Happy Days And Jedi Nights

OAKHURST — The sun has set on the 25th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, warmly received by thousands, and organizers may now breathe a brief sigh of relief and take a short break before they begin planning the next quarter-century. Presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, the two-day fest featured some 58 vendors, including a variety of delicious food, ...

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This ARTober, Where Can You Find Art (The Bear)?

OAKHURST — Creative minds have been busy dreaming up art-centric activities throughout the month of October, dubbing the month ARTober in honor of the excitement — ARTober in Oakhurst is a month-long celebration of the arts. Among the many outings and adventures during ARTober, the search is on as everyone is invited to tune in and seek out “Art the Bear” ...

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