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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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Rev. Angelo Pizelo Honored With New Thought Walden Award

By S. Lujuana Bull —  OAKHURST – Longtime area resident, educator and community advocate Rev. Angelo Pizelo, Ph.D. has been named a New Thought Walden Award honoree for 2019. The Walden Awards honor those who use empowering spiritual ideas and philosophies to change lives and make our planet a better place. The annual awards are sponsored by a partnership of ...

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Iconic Mom-and-Pop Fruit Stand Prepares To Celebrate 20 Years

OAKHURST — Mary and Mark Korakis are about to have hundreds of new neighbors — and they just can’t wait. The couple run the Oakhurst Fruit Stand, a popular local business tucked into the hillside off Highway 41 just north of Oakhurst’s three new hotels which, when open later this year, will add a total of 324 new rooms to ...

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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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Board President Says BGC May Reopen By Mid-August

OAKHURST — The Oakhurst Boys & Girls Club (BGC), shuttered since the end of June by a lack of funding, could reopen in time for the start of the new school year, according to the organization’s board president Doug Macaulay. Macaulay says the nonprofit is making “good progress” in raising additional funds necessary to reopen the club. Since closing at ...

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Come On A Magic Carpet Ride As GCT Conjurs Aladdin, Jr.!

OAKHURST — Allow yourself to be transported to Agrabah with the teens from Golden Chain Theater‘s 2019 Summer Workshop as they present Aladdin, Jr.! The talented youth have spent a good portion of summer getting prepared to bring to life the classic tale of a young thief-turned-prince, along with his monkey, magic carpet and special blue friend who makes it ...

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Senator Borgeas’ Office Mobile District Hours

OAKHURST — Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno) is hosting mobile district office hours by assigning a representative to make an appearance at the Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce. Mobile District Offices provide expanded constituent services to those who reside in the 8th Senate District. Constituents will be able to meet directly with district staff for assistance regarding the state government or ...

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Sierra Digital Marketing Delivers News And More To EMC

MOUNTAIN AREA — Sierra News Online (SNO) is pleased to announce the inauguration and implementation of our new and state-of-the-art information delivery service — one that will provide the latest breaking news as well as local advertising to the residents of Eastern Madera County. Through an exclusive licensing agreement with Community Digital, Inc. of Mariposa (CDI), this new subsidiary company ...

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Stitch Fix! Bear Paw Quilts To Reopen Saturday

OAKHURST — Mountain area stitching and sewing fans rejoice: Bear Paw Quilts & More is back in business. The new owners of the popular specialty sewing and fabric shop are holding a grand reopening on Saturday, Aug. 3. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store, which is located at 40761 Highway 41 in ...

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