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Family Fun Stargazing Party At Millerton Lake

MADERA COUNTY — The community is invited to take a short trip and see the night sky, as the Central Valley Astronomers, Inc. take over the grounds at Millerton Lake to set up telescopes for viewing the heavens. Observe planets, stars, galaxies, Nebulae and more on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 – 10 p.m., when sunset is at 7:40 p.m., ...

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Calendar This: Oakhurst Fall Festival Extends To Three Days

OAKHURST – The 27th Annual Oakhurst Fall Festival, presented by the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce, is extending to a three-day extravaganza from Friday, Oct. 11 through Sunday, Oct. 13 — save the date now for a full weekend of fun for the entire family! The Oakhurst Fall Festival is the largest event in Eastern Madera County with attendance from ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Arts And Crafts Movement

By Sal Maccarone — Use of the best materials, simple forms and, above all, traditional craftsmanship: these were the values advocated throughout the international Arts and Crafts movement. Originating in England during the late 1860s, this “anti-industrial” revolution spread quickly through Europe and then America. First instigated by an artist/writer named William Morris (1834-1896) and an art critic/poet named John ...

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Electronica DJ Amber Leigh And The Jespersons On The Green

By Andy Roberts — MARIPOSA — In a first-of-its-kind Music on the Green performance, DJ Amber Leigh will play Fri. Aug. 9, and on Sat. Aug. 10 marks the return of one of Mariposa’s most favorite groups, The Jespersons. Amber Leigh, originally from Mariposa, started out in electronic music as a vinyl turntablist in 1999. Since then she has performed ...

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Party To Make A Difference: CASA’s Summer Fun Street Fair

MARIPOSA — Join friends and neighbors on Saturday, Aug. 10 from 4 to 9 p.m. for the third year of Mariposa’s Summer Fun Street Fair as the community gathers downtown to make a difference in the lives of local children. You’re almost guaranteed to have a lot of good community fun while doing so. Last year’s event was a huge ...

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Presentation By Artist, Teacher And Storyteller Julia Parker

MARIPOSA — One of the preeminent Native American basket makers in California will be giving a free presentation as Julia F. Parker comes to the Mariposa Museum and History Center on Saturday, Aug. 10 at 2 p.m. A respected elder of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria and long-time resident of Yosemite Valley, Parker is prolific artist, teacher and storyteller. Parker ...

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Danny Millsap Honky Tonk Band At Bass Lake Live

BASS LAKE — The Bass Lake Live summer concert series continues its season at The Pines Resort on Friday, Aug. 16, with country rock brought to you by the Danny Millsap Honky Tonk Band from 7 – 10 p.m. Doors open for the show on the Gazebo Deck and Lawn at 6:30 p.m. and all ages are welcome. Ticket prices ...

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August HOW Dinner Honors Michaela Engelman

AHWAHNEE — Join friends and neighbors at the Hitching Post on Wednesday, Aug. 21 as the nonprofit group Helping One Woman (HOW) honors Michaela Engelman. The event begins at 6 p.m. and you’ll be greeted at the door for sign-in. Your reservation will secure a seat for your meal and tables will be shared as the community gathers to support ...

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66,713 Hours One At A Time: Mariposa Master Gardener Awards

MARIPOSA — The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County honors 70 dedicated, UC-trained volunteers who provide research-based information to home gardeners and landscapers. Volunteers are recognized annually for hours of dedicated service in their community. Michele Minniear and Kathi Whitson achieved 100 service hours. Amanda Grissom, Bob Labozetta and Linette St. Vrain have dedicated more than 250 volunteer hours. Melinda ...

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Tree Work Delays, Detours Traffic On Road 274

BASS LAKE — Residents and visitors traveling along the north shore of Bass Lake will want to be aware of traffic delays and temporary road closures as crews continue work to reduce the number of hazard trees along the route. The Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services, with the United States Forest Service and Madera County Road Department, have announced they ...

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