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Craig Schub

Submitted by the artist Craig SchubSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 76 Craig Schub has ventured out to roads less traveled to get a sense of the terrain and vegetation that is reminiscent of the plein air paintings from early 1900s. Along the way, he found that the Sierra Nevada foothills is a treasured spot in which to live and ...

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Vivian Helena Aumond-Capone

Submitted by the artist Vivian Helena Aumond-CaponeSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 29 “Our beautiful mountains are my inspiration.” Vivian uses color, texture and ephemera in her mixed media fiber art. Along with her fiber art she will display jewelry, gourds, hand dyed scarves, and her original gift cards. This is an opportunity to visit one of our local historic ...

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The Future Of The Oakhurst Community Park

OAKHURST — It was hard to tell exactly how many people poured into Oahurst Community Park on Thursday, Sept. 19 in the early evening, mostly because half of the population was pint-sized, running busily to and fro. Still, bystanders estimated a crowd of 100 – 150 people had gathered on a school night to hang out in the park and ...

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Heritage Days Parade In Pictures

OAKHURST — School Road was sunny and people were lined up by 10 a.m. to watch the 18th Mountain Heritage Days Parade on Saturday morning, Sept, 21. With marching bands, classic cars, cool floats, service groups, first responders and more, the parade was especially exciting this year due to the inclusion of the Yosemite Mounted Patrol, who entered to commemorate ...

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Elks Invite Public To Honor First Responders

OAKHURST — Lately there have been nearly innumerable reasons to give thanks and praise to our area’s first responders, and now organizers have planned a new event to do so, side by side, over dinner. All mountain area residents are invited to the first annual Mountain Area Safety Services Awards Dinner at the Oakhurst Elks Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 26. ...

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Oakhurst Fall Festival At The Park

OAKHURST – The Oakhurst Community Park will be filled with scores of booths offering everything from collectibles to local wine samplings and more at the 21st annual Oakhurst Fall Festival on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13. The festival, formerly known as the Wine and Chocolate Festival, has grown to encompass so much more than those two favorites, although ...

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Vicki D. Thomas

Submitted by the artist Vicki ThomasSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 52 Mariposa artist Vicki D. Thomas prefers watercolors because of the lightness and transparency of colors that flow and blend into washes, creating pleasing shapes and new colors. Her vividly painted flowers and floral still-life pieces are her favorites. Many images have appeared on various giftware items such as ...

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Rita Watkins

Submitted by the artist Rita WatkinsSierra Art Trails 2013 Catalog # 58 I am so excited to be exhibiting my work in Oakhurst. I am Rita Alves Watkins. My parents, Anthony and Virginia Alves, built a home and moved our family here from Monterey in 1960. My first art teacher, Mr. Beeching from Sierra Union High School first taught me ...

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Families Take Back The Park Thursday Night

OAKHURST — A growing movement to revitalize Oakhurst’s Community Park is taking a giant leap forward on Thursday, Sept. 19, when organizers have planned an evening to “Take Back the Park.” Starting at 5 p.m., families are invited to bring their blankets, chairs, portable barbeques, sports equipment and whatever else is necessary for the kids to have a fun night ...

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Public Invited To Yosemite Facelift

YOSEMITE – Yosemite National Park and the Yosemite Climbing Association invite the public to participate in the tenth annual Yosemite Facelift on Tuesday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 29. The goal of the Yosemite Facelift is to clean up trash and debris from around the park after the busy summer season.

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