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Yosemite High Band Welcomes Francisco Marquez

OAKHURST – Yosemite High School Badger Band and Percussion has a new leader as they march into the 2014-15 school year. Long-time YHS band instructor Randy Hyatt retired in June and officially handed the baton over to Francisco Marquez, an educator and conductor who graduated college Magna Cum Laude with a degree in music education. At any given time, Marquez ...

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Yosemite Jazz Band Thursday Nights

OAKHURST – Are you ready to stomp your feet, clap your hands, and sing along with the Yosemite Jazz Band? They’re entertaining at the Pizza Factory in Oakhurst on Thursday nights, now through September, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. The band whose repertoire includes a mix of Dixieland, early swing, gospel, and traditional jazz is now celebrating 20 years in ...

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Golden Fleecing At Golden Chain Theatre

OAKHURST – Talented thespians at the historic Golden Chain Theatre are getting ready to debut their newest boo-hiss sensation, “A Golden Fleecing,” by R. Eugene Jackson. The show opens on Saturday, July 26 and runs every Saturday and Sunday through August 24.

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Loggers Jamboree Heats Up North Fork This Weekend

NORTH FORK – This weekend marks the 55th anniversary of the Mid-Sierra Loggers Jamboree, held every year near the 4th of July weekend at the North Fork Recreation Center. The Jamboree was born out of need to raise funds to support and improve the 11-acre site along Willow Creek, purchased in the late 50s by the North Fork Boosters as ...

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Mariposa Symphony Orchestra's Independence Day Spectacular

MARIPOSA – Though Tchaikovsky’s monumental “1812 Overture” has been performed by the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra in the past, there will be one big difference this year at the orchestra’s “Independence Day Spectacular!” Concert – the recorded sound of actual cannons. The concert will be held Saturday, July 5, at 7 p.m. at the Amphitheatre at Mariposa County Park, with the ...

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Jazz Guitar Concert At Queens Inn

OAKHURST – Twenty three guitarists and eight bass players from across the United States, Canada and Germany will be performing in a Jazz Guitar Concert on Thursday, June 26, from 7 to 9:30 pm. The event will be held at the Queens Inn Wine & Beer Garden, 41193 Highway 41 in Oakhurst, located behind the Sweetwater Steakhouse. Admission is free.

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GCT Presents "The Boarding House"

OAKHURST – Saturday, June 14, marks the opening of The Boarding House, a quirky comedy by Vern Hardn, presented by the talented players of the Golden Chain Theatre. Directed by Bobby Woods, the action takes place in the Home Sweet Home Boardinghouse, where life is anything but normal.

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Good Medicine Plays At NF Pizza Factory

NORTH FORK – Tonight is the night to catch local favorite Good Medicine, playing their home-spun brand of music at the Pizza Factory in North Fork. Frank and Deb Sipes will be joined by Jeff Hallock, and perhaps drummer Mark Albosta, from 6 to 8 p.m. Good Medicine plays acoustic, modern folk rock, jam, blues, originals and covers. Their style ...

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Golden Chain Holds Auditions For Melodrama

OAKHURST – If you have aspirations toward the bright lights of Broadway, good luck. In the meantime, if you want to get involved with an established acting company right here in the foothills, now is the time to make your theatrical dreams come true. Auditions for the next Golden Chain Theater (GTC) melodrama are coming up, as the local group ...

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Raymond General Store Celebrates 100 Years

RAYMOND – The historic Raymond General is celebrating its 100th year in grand style. On Saturday, May 31, the Raymond General will host its huge 100 Year Jubilee that promises a free fun-filled day for the whole family. There’ll be endless fun for the kids, lots of trick classic cars, treasures bought and sold, and plenty of nostalgia with history ...

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