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Mariposa Museum Offering Free Admission During Holiday Sale

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Museum & History Center will be having their annual Holiday Extravaganza beginning Sunday November 29 and occurring every Sunday until December 20. Winter hours are 9am – 4pm daily with free admission. Come do your Christmas shopping, with lots of great gift ideas. Choose from a nice selection of books and gorgeous jewelry, many made by ...

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Oakhurst Sunrise Rotary’s Fundraiser: Online Auction for Holiday Shopping

OAKHURST – Sunrise Rotary is having an ONLINE AUCTION that will run through Dec. 12, 2020 with a total of $12,000 in products.  The opening bids have been made very competitive and we hope you will have a lot of fun helping us earn funds for our mountain community. Click here for the website and start bidding:  one.bidpal.net/sunriserotarycommunitypartners Members of ...

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Fresno Art Museum to Close Again, Due to COVID-19

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FRESNO — In light of the recent developments with COVID-19 cases and in accordance with the State of California and Fresno County health mandates, the Fresno Art Museum is again closed to the public. FAM hopes that Fresno County will return to the Red Tier soon and they will be able to reopen on Dec. 10, 2020. In the spirit ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: Thomas Hill

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By Sal Maccarone Artists have been rendering their surroundings ever since they began to walk the earth. For instance, primitive cave paintings and pre-historic petroglyphs bear witness to the way things were. Landscape paintings are the only record that we have about where, and how these ancient groups lived. Bodies of water, forests, mountains, valleys, animals and people are just ...

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Visit Yosemite Madera County: Local Happenings and Need to Know

OAKHURST – Oct. 22, 20202 – For current and upcoming local events, please visit our website here:  Visit Yosemite Madera County 10.22.20 Daily Conditions Report    CALIFORNIA ROAD CONDITIONS 10.22.20    Weather Report10.22.20 Trail Crew Blasting Today Trail Crew’s are planning to blast along Aspen Valley Road on Thursday, October 22.  This area will have intermittent closures throughout the day. ...

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Mariposa County Arts Council Awarded California Arts Council Innovations + Intersections Grant

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MARIPOSA — The California Arts Council announced on Oct. 14 the Mariposa County Arts Council as one of six recipients of their pilot Innovations + Intersections grant program. This state grant supports arts-based strategies for community needs in wellness and technology sectors. Aimed at providing groundbreaking approaches to address society’s most pressing issues and opportunities, the Innovations + Intersections grant ...

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Virtual Yosemite: Surprising Underwater Granite Arch

Image of an underwater arch at Yosemite Park.

For the interactive 360° VR experience, go to: https://www.virtualyosemite.org/virtual-tour/#node278 An unexpected (and somewhat hidden) treasure in Yosemite is a rare geologic formation – a granite arch – found underwater in a river in the Tuolumne Meadows area of Yosemite. It is much less known – and far less visited – than Indian Rock arch, just off the trail to North ...

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