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Community Yard Sale Saturday At PLC

OAKHURST — Some of our favorite local groups and people have banded together to host a Multi-Organizations and Families Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Positive Living Center (PLC) parking lot. PLC is located at 49269 Golden Oak Drive, next to the Childrens Museum of the Sierra and just across the ...

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Tables Set For Soroptimist Luncheon

OAKHURST — Members of the service group Soroptimist International of the Sierras invite the community to attend their Fall Soup & Salad Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The annual event is held at the Oakhurst Community Center. Advance tickets are $10 at Oakhurst Giftworks and from Soroptimist members; day-of tickets will be available at ...

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Madera County Arts Council Celebrates Ag With The Arts

MADERA – The beauty of agriculture is once again on display as the Madera County Arts Council Celebrates Ag with the Arts. “2013 marks our 20th year highlighting the agricultural heritage of Central California through the works of California artists,” said Dr. Diane Rich with the council. Numerous works of art depicting the agricultural way of life for many San ...

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Award-Winning COPs Program Seeks Recruits

MADERA COUNTY – This week the Madera County Sheriff’s Office will hold an introductory meeting for citizens interested in joining the nationally recognized Citizens On Patrol volunteer organization. The event is Wednesday Oct. 23, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sheriff’s Annex, 28281 Avenue 14 in Madera, and anyone interested in learning more is encouraged to attend.

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Tarantula Festival Crawling Soon

COARSEGOLD – Coarsegold is prepping for its 15th annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26. The Festival goes from 10:30 a.m. until the last “racing” tarantula hits the finish-line sometime after 5 p.m. In what serves as a prime example of a unique, small-town event, the annual festival celebrates the tarantulas that come out of their burrows each fall ...

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Oakhurst Fall Festival Full Of Delights

OAKHURST – Autumn is taking hold in the foothills, and we’re all ready for some serious sensory satisfaction. Luckily, it’s time for the annual Oakhurst Fall Festival (formerly known as Oakhurst Chocolate & Wine Festival), taking place this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 – 13, in the Oakhurst Community Park. The action goes from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. both ...

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MSO Season Opener Celebrates Wilderness

MARIPOSA – The Mariposa Symphony Orchestra will open its 12th Season on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m., in the Fiester Auditorium of Mariposa County High School with a special world premiere event. Founding Music Director and Conductor Les Marsden has composed a 20-minute symphonic poem titled Wilderness – Our Necessary Refuge as part of Mariposa County’s participation in four ...

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Tails On Trails Animal Faire This Sunday

OAKHURST — The Eastern Madera County SPCA invites four-legged doggy friends accompanied by their humans of all ages to attend the 15th annual Animal Faire on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. The tail-wagging event is happening at the Oakhurst Community Park.

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Coolwater Presents Tim & Myles Thompson

AHWAHNEE – The next in the series of concerts at the Coolwater Ranch will be Oct. 26 at 7 p.m., featuring Tim and Myles Thompson, guitarists extraordinaire. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, this father-son act features Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Tim Thompson and composer-instrumentalist/singer Myles Thompson.

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Cooking Is Leading Cause Of Home Fires

MARIPOSA – In observance of Fire Prevention Week Oct. 6 – 12, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit (MMU) is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to remind local residents to ‘Prevent Kitchen Fires.’ During this year’s fire safety campaign, CAL FIRE is helping to spread the word about the ...

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