NORTH FORK – The town of North Fork comes alive with activity on Saturday Oct. 5, with a host of events, starting with the Grizzly Century Bike Run at 7 a.m.
The Lions Club will be serving breakfast to the riders starting at 6 a.m., and to the public from 7 to 10 a.m., in Kennedy Hall at the North Fork School, which is the staging area for the Run.
There are plenty of other events scheduled for the day, including the Women’s Club’s Arts & Crafts Fair and Community Flea Market at the Old Mill Site from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The North Fork History Group will have a new photographic History Display from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Scout Building across the parking area from Town Hall. This year’s display will feature Main Street, North Fork – 100 years of Change. There will be several other history displays inside the building and a small antique engine display nearby.
The Bass Lake Employee Association (BLEA) is hosting their annual Community Barbeque from 12 to 7 p.m. at the North Fork Town Hall. Tickets will be sold at the door, and pre-sale tickets are available from the Forest Service office in North Fork. Price is $12 for adults and $7 for kids at the door, and pre-sale tickets are $10 and $6.
The BLEA is a non-profit association established to assist the Bass Lake Ranger District employees in time of need and support various social functions and community needs.
Also in North Fork this weekend visitors will find several stops on the Sierra Art Trails, featuring some of the very best of local artists displaying their work.
The Sierra Mono Museum will be open, offering visitors a glimpse of the Mono Indian lifestyles of yesterday and today. The museum offers both static and living history experiences.
Come to spend the day in the clear mountain air. There’s something for everyone at the North Fork Fall Festival.