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The Week’s Events – August 12 through August 15

There’s lots happening up and down the foothills this week. Get out there and enjoy all our communities have to offer. THURSDAY, AUGUST 12 Oakhurst Farmer’s Market ~ Thursday Nights Thursday, Aug 12, 2021 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Bryant’s Ace Hardware (previously True Value Homecenter) 40596 Westlake Dr/Hwy 49, Oakhurst, CA 93644 View Website FRIDAY, AUGUST 13 Axis Music ...

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Hiking Up To Fresno Dome

How about a short hike not too far from home with beautiful views of Oakhurst and the surrounding mountains? It was known to the Mono Indians as “wah-me-yelo” (“the greeting place”), much more poetic of a name than Fresno Dome in my opinion. Where: Sierra National ForestDistance: 1.8 miles Difficulty: Easy to moderateElevation Range: 7,184′ – 7,503′Date: August 5, 2021CALTOPO: ...

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Canceled : Music on the Green Presents Blue Skies Trio August 14th

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MARIPOSA — Next up on the Music on the Green lineup is the folk duo Annie and Rene based out of the Tahoe region. August 13th will be their Music on the Green debut. This singer/songwriter collaboration draws inspiration from folk and blues traditions and is sure to be a soulful performance. Update: Canceled – Saturday, August 14, Music on ...

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The Week’s Events – Tuesday, August 3 to Monday, August 9

Oakhurst – TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2021 Coarsegold Stampede Barrel Racing – 7:30 pm Coarsegold Rodeo Grounds 44777 Rodeo Grounds Lane, Coarsegold, CA 93614 View Website Madera County Arts Council & Circle Gallery 10 AM – 6 PM 424 N. Gateway Drive, Madera, CA 93637 Occurs: Every week on Tuesday Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, until August 27, 2021 View Website WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, ...

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Recipes of the Week: Cheesy Quinoa Bites & Pine Nut Strawberry Rice Bars

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As children head back to school and parents work to balance hectic schedules, it can be difficult to maintain a meal plan that doesn’t consume too much time. Make your morning meals, lunchbox packing and meal prepping easier by including time-saving hacks like easy-to-use ingredients and recipes. Getting back into a routine can be stressful, but Cheesy Quinoa Bites offer ...

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Chukchansi Tribe and Madera County Reach a New Agreement to Expand Law Enforcement and Fire Protection Services

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OAKHURST – Today, the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians celebrated the execution of a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Madera County that will expand Sheriff and fire services to Chukchansi tribal land and the surrounding community. Under the new MOU, the Tribe will increase funding to the Madera County Chukchansi Station 8 Fire Station to increase staffing and ...

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Fresno Art Museum to Reopen

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FRESNO — The Fresno Art Museum, or FAM, is excited to tell you that they are reopening for members only on the weekend of August 7 and 8, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.! All galleries may not be open, but there are plenty of wonderful new exhibitions for you to see! The partial reopening gives you a great reason ...

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Music on the Green: Hank Lamar and Tommy V. and the Creekers

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On August 6, Music on the Green will feature a double bill of Hank Lamar opening the show and Tommy V. and the Creekers finishing. Originally from Mariposa, Hank Lamar is a singer/songwriter who is not to be missed. His finely crafted songs, masterful finger picking, and powerful singing will have the art park captivated from the first note or ...

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Using Art to Preserve the Past and Celebrate the Future

Chukchansi Artist Works with Fresno Flats to Preserve Indigenous History Oakhurst – Fresno Flats Historical Village and Parks celebrates the beginnings of Oakhurst, when it was known as the museum’s namesake. But the museum does more than that. Fresno Flats residents, as the town established in 1856 as a farming, mining and logging community was called, were not the first ...

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