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Free Admission to Yosemite National Park on Veterans Day

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Yosemite National Park will offer free admission into the park on Friday, November 11, 2022 for Veterans Day. Fees being waived include the fees associated with entrance into the park only. All other fees associated with camping, lodging, or activities within the park are not waived. The fee waiver is good on Friday, November 11, 2022, only. If ...

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Dinner and Jazz on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Limited tickets are available for these three-hour events that start on September 25th at 3 p.m. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical ...

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Free BBQ for Veterans and Family at The Grove in Ahwahnee

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AHWAHNEE — There will be a free BBQ for all veterans and their families this Saturday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., hosted by The Grove Church in Ahwahnee, located at 42461 Highway 49. For questions please call 559-683-7911 or reach out to them on Facebook. The History of BBQ: A Guide to America’s Favorite Food There’s something ...

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New Event Listings from the Sierra Nevada Alliance

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The Sierra Nevada Alliance is a hub for stewardship of the Sierra Nevada, which we achieve by empowering and collaborating with our partners. The following are recently posted upcoming events from our network. If you would like to post an event please email info@sierranevadaalliance.org. Webinar: Creating Bird-Friendly Landscapes September 21, 2022 from 6 – 7 p.m. Register Now Join CNPS Redbud ...

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Enjoy the Fall Colors at The Redwoods in Yosemite

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Experience Autumn In Yosemite! Fall is the perfect time to take advantage of the quiet off-peak season. The summer heat and crowds are leaving, so you can enjoy the beautiful hikes and views of Tuolumne Meadows in serene solitude. Find Your Yosemite Cabin Rental! You could take in the fall colors by biking through the valley, take a relaxing stroll ...

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Fresno Flats Newest Museum Curator

Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce Business Spotlight OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historical Village and Park is beyond excited to have Stephanie Outhier participate in our little museum, being voted in as its newest museum curator. Some great things are happening at Fresno Flats, and it is so great to be attracting such talent. Be sure to come out for our ...

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35th Annual Smokey Bear Run/Walk

BASS LAKE — The Mountain Area Runners would like to invite all runners and walkers to join in the celebration of the 35th Smokey Bear Run/Walk. The event will be held at beautiful Bass Lake, California on Saturday, September 24. The Smokey Bear Run/Walk is an annual event held in the transition period between Summer and Autumn, at Recreation Point, ...

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Hiking Up To And Around Gardisky Lake

My short hike had a bit of a climb up to a pretty lake with late summer wildflowers still blooming and nearby mountains reflecting in its clear water. Waterfowl were feeding, frogs were swimming and Clark’s Nutcatchers were busy harvesting! Where: Inyo National ForestDistance: 3.19 MilesDifficulty: Moderate Elevational Range: 9,730′ to 10,526′Elevation Gain: 869′Date: September 1, 2022CALTOPO: Hiking to Gardisky ...

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Three Search And Rescue Calls Sunday

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MADERA COUNTY–The Madera County Sheriff’s Office is reporting three separate search and rescue calls on Sunday, 9.4.2022. Beginning at 8:35am with the first call and the final call coming in at 4:00pm, conditions all day were considered extreme due to excessive heat. Rescue #1 Lost Hiker at Devils Slide At 8:35am on Sunday 9/4/22, the Madera County Sheriff’s Office received ...

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