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Mariposa County High Students Rock the Crowd With Fundraiser Show

Beat Harvest Music Program drummer Malte Salonen

MARIPOSA — The Richard D. Fiester Auditorium at Mariposa County High School was rocking to the beat last Friday night as music students of all ages performed a live concert. Admission was only five dollars and all profits went to the Beat Harvest Program and a scholarship program to pay for young people to play music. Malte Salonen, a sophomore ...

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Kops For Kids to Host Softball Tourney Fundraiser

Softball tournament flyer

MARIPOSA — Softball in December anyone? As a fundraiser for their Kops for Kids Program, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Sheriff’s Association is hosting a softball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 7, and Sunday, Dec. 8. Team entry fees are $225, or $150 per team, if each team member provides a new, unwrapped toy. For additional information, or to register a ...

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Oakhurst Community Concert Band Kicks Off Its 2019-2020 Concert Season With a Concert This Sunday

Concert season kicks off this Sunday. Don't miss it!

The Oakhurst Community Concert Band kicks off its 2019-2020 concert season by celebrating the holiday season on Sunday, Nov. 17, beginning at 3:00 p.m., in the Mountain Christian Center. Admission is free for this “Jazzy Winter Concert.” Band Director Mike Corrigan has selected music that is especially suited to this time of year, including… C’est Noël! (It’s Christmas!) by Andre ...

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Tenaya Lodge Invites Locals to Enjoy Holiday Activities

FISH CAMP – The fresh perspective of a new general manager and marketing manager — and a host of new amenities — are behind the Tenaya Lodge’s new campaign to encourage local residents to enjoy the holidays at the popular mountain resort. From ice skating or mountain biking to spa days and holiday-themed events, Tenaya is opening its doors — ...

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 How Art Shapes Our Lives: Yachts of Fun


By Sal Maccarone Pirates and their pirate ships have always had a special place in our lore of the land. Those reprehensible villains in their sturdy well-manned boats. Arrrrgh! Forever a problem, it took the 17th century Dutch navy to finally devise a way of combating the threat. Their approach was simple: build a light weight, extremely fast ship that ...

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Harvest Gymkhana Coming to Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds

Help support the Minarets Equestrian team

COARSEGOLD — Harvest Gymkhana will be at the Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds on Sunday, Nov. 24. Please help support the Minarets Equestrian Team to purchase new flags. Also, bring three canned foods or coat for kids and receive a $5 discount off your entry fee. Donations will be taken to the Manna House at Thanksgiving.

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Western Movie Filming at Bandit Town

NORTH FORK — Bandit Town has been scene of movie productions in the past, and that trend continues with a new feature — “Above Snakes” –currently filming at the picturesque location. The film’s director, Tyler Smith, comes from the famed local production company “Tremendum” — which produced the thriller “The Gallows” and the just released “Gallows 2.” This time Smith ...

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Calvin Crest Conferences Hosts Fall Crest Fest

The only way to pick an apple: from 15 feet up in the air

OAKHURST — Calvin Crest Conferences invites people of all ages to this free, family-friendly event on Nov. 9. The day will kick off at 10:30 a.m. with a 5k trail run through the beautiful grounds that lie in the heart of the Sierra National Forest. From 1:30 to 8 p.m., people can enjoy live music by Yosemite Jazz Band and ...

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Soroptimist Chili Cook-Off Coming to Oakhurst This Saturday

All you can eat chili cookoff! We love it!

OAKHURST — Soroptimist International of The Sierras will hold their 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off Fall fundraiser event Saturday, Nov. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Oakhurst Community Center. Proceeds benefit community projects and scholarships to local women and girls. Join them for a night of good food, live music by The Whiskey Creek Band, beer and wine from ...

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8th Annual Cowboy Christmas Coming to Oakhurst Lutheran Church in December

A Cowboy Christmas is coming to Oakhurst!

OAKHURST — Great news for all you cowboys and cowgirls out there — Tim Johnson has put together another great Cowboy Christmas Concert. This year, it’s the cowboy band of Tim Johnson, Keith Johnson, Arnie Johnson, Cliff Neufeld and Eddie Guzman. And if that weren’t enough, they will be joined by special guests Bobby Black and Jimmy Collier. Tim Johnson ...

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