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Wild Cast of Characters Welcomes its Newest Member, Ranger!

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OAKHURST —  The Welcoming Committee of Visit Yosemite | Madera County has been known to act like animals, that’s because they are a wild cast of characters. This animated bunch has been welcoming visitors to Madera County since 2019, and their crew is growing! Meet Ranger, the California Mule Deer and mascot of North Fork, the geographic center of California and newest stop on the Fossils to ...

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Collect Trading Cards From Visit Yosemite Madera County

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MADERA COUNTY —  Great news, everyone! You can now collect trading cards from your animal friends at Visit Yosemite Madera County’s Welcoming Committee. These awesome cards can be found at various locations around Madera County. Mr. Mead the Saber Toothed Cat MR. MEAD can be found at Fossil Discovery Center, located at 19450 Ave. 21 1/2, Chowchilla, CA. Saber-toothed cats, also known ...

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Take Madera County’s Fossils to Falls Four-Day Road Trip

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MADERA COUNTY — Enjoy the best of Madera County on the Fossils to Falls Trail, a four-day road trip! On your trip, collect the Welcoming Committee’s trading cards at ten destinations and discover the best attractions in Yosemite’s Southern Gateway. Participants can use their trading cards to enter the Yosemite Adventure Contest grand prize drawing. Day 1 Start your journey ...

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Christmas Tree Lighting, Craft Fair, and Chili Cook Off

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UPDATE — December 8th, 2022. The event has been rescheduled due to the winter storm expected to hit us this weekend. The Christmas Tree Lighting will now take place on December 17th from 3 pm to 7 pm.   COARSEGOLD — Get ready, everyone! There will be an awesome Christmas tree lighting, craft fair, AND chili cook-off this Saturday at ...

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25th Annual Tarantula Festival Coming to Coarsegold

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COARSEGOLD — The 25th Annual Tarantula Festival is coming to Coarsegold on Saturday, October 29, 2022! Food! Crafts! Prizes! Fun! Free Admission! Parking is only $2.00! Contest sign-ups begin at 10:30 a.m. Festival co-hosted by the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce.  The Tarantula Festival will be featured on Small Town Big Deal! Check out smalltownbigdeal.com for more details! Don’t forget to ...

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Vote Centers and Ballot Drop Box Locations for June Primary

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MADERA COUNTY — Rebecca Martinez, County Clerk-Recorder & Registrar of Voters announced today that a Consolidated Statewide Direct Primary Election will be held in Madera County on Tuesday, June 7, 2022. The following is a list of vote centers and drop box locations that will be available to serve you, for the hours specified below, between May 9, 2022, and ...

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National Day of Prayer

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — On Thursday, May 5th, 2022, there will be National Day of Prayer events throughout Madera County. Outdoors at Coarsegold Historic Village 35300 Hwy 41, Coarsegold (under a tent) By Veterans Memorial on Hwy 41 Instrumental music at 11:30 a.m. Main program 12 to 1 p.m. Prayers and messages for our nation on topics of Church – Family ...

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Coarsegold Center Offers Mountain Garden Series

COARSEGOLD — To many, it may already seem like spring, and we’re itching to get our hands in the soil to begin our spring/summer/fall gardens. Not so fast. Spring hasn’t sprung yet, and there are a few things you need to know about our particular area, especially if you are a newcomer. Sue Langley Presents Gardening Classes at Coarsegold Community ...

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Yosemite Drug Sets Opening Date In Coarsegold’s Historic Village

COARSEGOLD — Coarsegold is about to have its own local drugstore again. Yosemite Drug, a new, family-run pharmacy will open next month in the Coarsegold Historic Village across from Wild Fig Kitchen, according to the owners of the new business. “We’re going to do a soft open on Monday, August fifth and will hold our official grand opening on August ...

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Coarsegold Car Show Cruises Into Town, Benefits Veterans

COARSEGOLD — Pedal to the metal! With multiple classes of vehicles being judged, the Coarsegold Car Show cruises into town on Saturday, June 29, at Coarsegold Historic Village. The Marine Corps League Griswold Mountain Detachment #1121 and the Coarsegold Chamber of Commerce have teamed up for the second year of the popular and recently resurrected event, which has taken place ...

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