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Jean Butterfield Celebrates Her First CD

Acoustic Americana Folk-Grass: Butterfield holds two CD release parties this weekend OAKHURST – Multi-talented singer, songwriter and local musician Jean Butterfield has scheduled two events to mark the release of her first CD, Brothers In Time. Butterfield is a frequent and favorite performer in the mountain area, and has just been nominated as the 2013 Female Vocalist for the Northern ...

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Christmas Dinner On A Grand Scale

Ahwahnee Hotel Presents 86th Yuletide Extravagance – Bracebridge Dinner Is Served YOSEMITE – The annual transformation is set to begin, as adventurous guests from around the world gather to attend the Bracebridge Dinner, celebrated annually at the Ahwahnee hotel since 1927. Beginning Dec. 13, trumpets will blare, voices lift in song and taste buds will tingle as the Bracebridge pageant ...

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'Dentistry From The Heart' Bring Smiles

Coarsegold Practice Successfully Celebrates “Dentistry From The Heart” COARSEGOLD – Scores of area residents turned out Saturday for Dentistry From The Heart (DFTH), as patients, volunteers and doctors alike deemed the trial event a true success. The day of free dental service was offered on a first-come, first-served basis by Coarsegold Dental, and is now expected to become an annual ...

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'Monster Soup' Plays One More Weekend

NORTH FORK — You still have a chance to catch Squirrel Cage Theatre’s “Monster Soup” this weekend, Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2 & 3, at the North Fork Town Hall. Tim Kelly’s ghoulish hit is full of surprises. It’s the story of a family of ghouls being harassed by Lawyer Fleasom, the meanest man in Graveyard Corners. It’s a hilarious ...

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Family-Oriented Fall Festival Benefits North Fork School

NORTHFORK – Families are invited to a fabulous Fall Festival at North Fork School on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. in NFS Kennedy Hall. Admission is free and tickets for attractions and concessions will be sold at the door for 25 cents each. Visitors can stroll through a patch where pumpkins are available for purchase from $1 ...

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North Fork Chili Cookoff Winners

NORTH FORK — The much-anticipated chili cookoff at the North Fork Town Hall brought folks from all over the area to sample a wide variety of spicy delights. The North Fork Women’s Club sponsors this event every year, and it is a favorite of the fall season. In addition to the 7 different styles of chili, there is also a ...

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Meet Your Hairy-Legged Neighbors

Tarantula Season In The Foothills COARSEGOLD – A little rain goes a long way towards coaxing hairy eight-legged creatures from their holes and onto trails in search of mates. Fall precipitation in the foothills usually brings about the appearance of Aphonopelma Iodius, known to some locals as the Fresno brown tarantula. Nowadays, arachnophobes need pay attention, as fist-sized fuzzy spiders ...

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Fall Festival Comes to Spring Valley

O’NEALS –It’s fun for the whole family Friday, Oct. 19, when Spring Valley School hosts its annual Fall Festival and Fundraiser at the school, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Spring Valley School…How the West was FUN.” The event includes western, historical or explorer costume contest for all school ages, says Spring Valley Principal Kelli Bryant.

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Artist Spotlight: Vicki D. Thomas

Soft, dreamy landscapes, still lifes and buildings – whether real or fantasy-based – are watercolorist Vicki Thomas’ forte. When the mood strikes, however, she applies her liquid style of painting and drawing to people, flowers and seascapes, as well. The flowing movement of her style of creating watercolors may have been born during her former career as a fashion illustrator. ...

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Tarantula Festival Honors Creepy-Crawlies

Visitors learn to appreciate this misunderstood arachnid – COARSEGOLD – Thousands of residents and visitors alike will be flocking to the Coarsegold Historic Village on Oct. 27 to celebrate the annual Coarsegold Tarantula Festival. The event celebrates the eight-legged creatures that make their home in this community, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada about half an hour south ...

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