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Blues, Brews & BBQ At Sierra Sky Ranch

OAKHURST – Historic Hotel & Restaurant Sierra Sky Ranch will host a Blues, Brews & BBQ event to benefit Kurtis for Mayor on behalf of Boys & Girls Club of Oakhurst beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Advance tickets are $20, $25 at the door and include wine tastings by San Joaquin Wineries, as well as wine and ...

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Shelton Johnson, Aaron Copland and Abraham Lincoln

Submitted by Les Marsden MARIPOSA – One of the greatest pieces of musical Americana will be performed live – for the first time in the Yosemite Region – when the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra offers Aaron Copland’s A Lincoln Portrait with special guest Shelton Johnson as narrator. The work will be featured on the orchestra’s “Independence Day Spectacular!” concert on Saturday, ...

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Goodwins Chosen Grand Marshals For Logger Jamboree

NORTH FORK – Ken and Marcia Goodwin have been chosen as Grand Marshals for the 54th annual Loggers Jamboree. Ken says he was very surprised when he learned that he and Marcia had been selected to represent the community this year. “I was pretty shocked when they called and told me,” he said. “I know that this year they are ...

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Emily Croft Wins Young Master Composer

MARIPOSA – Congratulations to Emily Elizabeth Croft, this year’s winner of the Mariposa County Arts Council and Mariposa Symphony Orchestra’s (MSO) “Young Master Composers Celebration.” This year’s contest called for “Words and Music” with entrants tasked with writing a brief story intended for narration, and setting that story to their own original music. The 17-year-old Croft met the challenge with ...

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Coolwater Features Musician Thom Bresh

AHWAHNEE – Thom Bresh is the next hot guitar player to entertain in the Coolwater Ranch series. This concert will be Saturday, June 22 at 8 p.m. Thom Bresh is a singer, songwriter, recording artist, TV personality and one of the world’s greatest thumbpickers. His style, although uniquely his own, was inspired by Chet Atkins, Jerry Reed and his father, ...

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Come For The Golf, Stay For The Jewels

AHWAHNEE – Volunteer Dale Miller’s bid for honorary mayor is taking to the links on Sunday, June 9, when friends will gather to cast their votes with dollars at River Creek Golf Course. While golfers are out working on birdies, a jewelry “shopportunity” for ladies will be taking place inside the River Creek Clubhouse. A nine hole, par three tournament ...

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What To Expect At Bass Lake On Saturday

BASS LAKE – The Bass Lake Classic Triathlon will return this year on Saturday, June 1, to the Pines Village. Here’s the pertinent info on how the day will go as far a schedules and traffic information. The race will begin at 7:30 a.m., and athletes should begin arriving around 6 a.m. The race should end by 1 p.m., with ...

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Free Comedy Show At Bass Lake

BASS LAKE – Stand-up comedian Torio Van Grol, former resident of Bass Lake, is putting on a free comedy show at the Pines Resort, Lakeview Room on June 14. “We are bringing up an amazing headlining comedian who has been on Comedy Central and NBC’s Last Comic Standing,” says Van Grol. “If all goes well, it will lead to a ...

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Explore The Treasures Within At Gallery Row

This pictorial weaving called “Ocean’s Edge” by Jacqueline Kurtt, is hanging in the Timberline Gallery in Oakhurst. It is displayed in a special exhibition called “Rhythms.” Jacqueline wove this textural effect on a loom that weaves two layers at a time and makes the surface into pleats that express the waves of water. Jacqueline is working on a series of ...

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