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The Week’s Events – October 19 – October 24

OAKHURST–Everyone seems to be resting up for Halloween. But ART the BEAR, the iconic symbol of ARTober in Oakhurst, is still appearing throughout the town every day. Follow the ARTober in Oakhurst Facebook page for clues on Art’s next hideout. He’s a real cutie. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19 Morning Yoga with Sarah 8:30 am – 9:30 am Oakhurst Community Center 39800 ...

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Leaf Peeping at Convict Lake

There is no need to travel far to see fall colors, just a drive or walk where you live will deliver. But I put in some extra miles because I just couldn’t resist heading over to the Sierra’s eastside to do some leaf peeping at Convict Lake, even more beautiful with a dusting of snow up high on those rugged ...

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Recipe of the Week: Grape Dutch Baby

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Whether you’re enjoying a special occasion or simply spending deserved time with loved ones, you can gather at breakfast or brunch and enjoy this easy-to-make, divine pancake that tickles taste buds and delivers a satisfying start to the day. Add the naturally sweet taste of fruit to the breakfast table with this Grape Dutch Baby recipe that requires just 15 ...

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24th Annual Tarantula Celebration Takes Place in Coarsegold, Sat. Oct. 30

COARSEGOLD–For Diane Boland, founder and organizer of the 24th Annual Coarsegold Tarantula Awareness Festival, the event is a reparation of sorts. The hairy crawlers come out in droves to Coarsegold Historic Village—helped by their human friends—on Saturday, October 30 between 10:30 am to 5 pm. Diane moved to Coarsegold around 1979. Finding a tarantula in her driveway, she backed her ...

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How Art Shapes Our Lives: The Mission Inn

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By Sal Maccarone Always on the lookout for art oriented historic hotels to visit, I was very fortunate to stumble upon a real jewel. Completely lost in Riverside, Ca. on my way to somewhere else, I turned a corner and there it was. At first, it appeared to be one of the California missions, but the Padres didn’t build a ...

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Early Leaf Peeping In Yosemite With Mom

Leaf Peeping season has officially begun. . . . so Mom and I decided to take a day road trip through Yosemite Valley to see how those fall colors were shaping up. Where: Yosemite National ParkDifficulty: EasyElevation Range: 3,996′ – 4,184′Date: October 7, 2018Dog Hike? Maybe It was a bit early for prime leaf colors in Yosemite but Mom and ...

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The Week’s Events – October 11 through October 17

OAKHURST–Sierra Art Trails is over, and Oakhurst Fall Festival has ended. Things have slowed down slightly, but don’t forget. This is not only October; it is also ARTober. Follow ARTober in Oakhurst on Facebook for clues to find your very own Art the Bear. He’s the most popular guy in town. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12 Morning Yoga with Sarah 8:30 am ...

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Master Gardener Fall Plant Sale Coming Soon

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MARIPOSA — The UC Master Gardeners of Mariposa County will hold a Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 8 – 1 p.m. (or until plants sell out), at the Amigo Stage area at the Mariposa County Fairgrounds. Local master gardeners have been hard at work volunteering their time and expertise to bring you a wide selection of landscape ...

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