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The Week’s Events July 26 – August 1

A bit of a change this week:  Scroll down for a list of recurring events as well as select events in Yosemite National Park. There’s lots to do in our mountain area. Get out there! THIS WEEK’S EVENTS THURSDAY, JULY 29 Make & Take Wine Cork Birdhouse at Yosemite Wine Tails 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Admission: $20. Advance Reservations Required ...

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Calling All Local Home Gardeners and Small Farmers!

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OAKHURST — You are invited to participate with Plant a Row and donate extra produce from your garden to be distributed to local residents in need of fresh, nutritious produce. Fresh produce donations will be accepted at Heritage House (5200 State Hwy 49N) on Mondays only from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at Manna House (5127 Charles St) Monday ...

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Hiking to Conness Lakes with Sally & Fannie

Sally the Weimaraner, Fannie the Corgi and I headed up to the glacial-fed Conness Lakes in the Tioga Pass area. I have no doubt they enjoyed their adventure but I especially love to visit these magical lakes that change color before my eyes. Where: Harvey Monroe Hall Research Natural Area, Hoover Wilderness, Inyo National ForestDistance: 9.95 Miles (includes about 2.6 ...

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Recipe of the Week: Caramel Sticky Rolls

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There are no alarms set and you are cuddled up in bed after a good night’s sleep. It’s late morning and there is nowhere to go, no rushing around to do. No school bus, no work to be done, just relaxing at home with loved ones. However, breakfast is calling your name. Your stomach rumbles as your stumble toward the kitchen. ...

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Music on the Green Presents Scott Patrick Little and The Soul Galaxy

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MARIPOSA — Local musician Scott Patrick Little is set to perform for Music on the Green on Friday, July 23. No stranger to the Art Park stage, or many a stage throughout California’s central valley and foothills, Scott is a very active and hardworking performer. Scott creates a fat sound for his solo act by playing a bass drum simultaneously ...

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The Week’s Events Oakhurst & Beyond – July 20 through July 29, 2021

TUESDAY, JULY 20 Coarsegold Stampede Barrel Racing at Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds. 7:30 pm racing starts. 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold. 559/281-5619. https://www.cgrodeogrounds.com/events THURSDAY, JULY 22 Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Sierra Telephone’s Grand Reopening. 12 noon. 49150 Road 426, Oakhurst. Axis Music Series Event Featuring Natural Bridge. Axis Coffee Bar + Eatery. 6 pm to 8 ...

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Hiking Dana Plateau

Cooler temperatures, white puffy clouds, a breeze, incredible views, marmots, blooming wildflowers and a great workout. We had a perfect day to escape the heat at home as we hiked up and around Dana Plateau in the Tioga Pass. Where: Ansel Adams Wilderness Area, Inyo National ForestDistance: 6.94 Miles (5.69 miles to the Mono Lake overlook)Difficulty: StrenuousElevation Range: 9,653′ – ...

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Recipe of the Week: Sopapilla Bars

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Finding a unique dessert to impress others can be a tall task. Cakes, brownies and cookies are classics but can be boring and repetitive. When you want something easy, delicious and made to impress, think outside the sweet treat box. Next time you’re in a pinch for something sweet, try these sopapilla bars. They have a sugary, crunchy exterior, but ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST? . . . and Beyond, Weekend of July 14-19, 2021

WEDNESDAY Art Exhibit at Yosemite Gateway Art Center, through August 15. 11 am to 5 pm. Gallery Row, 40982 Highway 41, Oakhurst. 559/683-5551. Facebook.com/ygacarts THURSDAY Bass Lake LIVE Featuring Classic All Stars at The Pines Resort Gazebo Deck, 6:30 pm to 10 pm. 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake. 800/350-7463.  Basslake.com FRIDAY Axis Music Series Featuring Jason Cade. Axis Coffee Bar ...

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