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Celebrating Oakhurst’s Past at Mountain Heritage Day

OAKHURST – Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park offers yet another event to close out the summer season in the Sierra Nevada foothills. Heritage Day takes place on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 8 am to 8 pm. Paul Adelizi, president of Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park, promises a day filled with fun, games, prizes and demonstrations. Mountain Heritage ...

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A Historic Match Made on Railroad Tracks

OAKHURST–The weekend of Saturday, August 28 and Sunday, August 29 brings together two area icons:  Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park partnered with Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad. The organizations share much in common in interpreting the history of our southern Yosemite/Sierra Nevada region. This isn’t the first time the two have joined together in projects. Fresno Flats assisted the ...

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Using Art to Preserve the Past and Celebrate the Future

Chukchansi Artist Works with Fresno Flats to Preserve Indigenous History Oakhurst – Fresno Flats Historical Village and Parks celebrates the beginnings of Oakhurst, when it was known as the museum’s namesake. But the museum does more than that. Fresno Flats residents, as the town established in 1856 as a farming, mining and logging community was called, were not the first ...

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Community Flea Market & Mountain Artisans Market

The third in a series of community markets takes place this Saturday, July 17, at Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park, 49777 Road 427, Oakhurst, from 10 am to 4 pm. A variety of vendors from the mountain area offer their wares in a parklike setting. OAKHURST – Fresno Flats Historical Village and Park didn’t let any grass grow under ...

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Going Back to Oakhurst’s Past with Fresno Flats’ Pioneer Camp

OAKHURST – Paul Adelizi, President of the Sierra Historic Sites Association, has a passion for history. You could almost call it an obsession. As such, he’s in a perfect position to initiate a collaboration between the Boys and Girls Club of Oakhurst and Fresno Flats Historical Museum. The inaugural Pioneer Camp begins on Tuesday, July 13 and runs daily from ...

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WHAT’S HAPPENING, OAKHURST . . . and Beyond? Weekend of June 25-27

Friday, June 25 Golden Chain Theatre Presents 2021 Drive-In Summer Melodrama. Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. 42130 Highway 41, Oakhurst. 559/683-7112. Golden Chain Theatre Advance reservations required. Axis Music Series Featuring Jill &  Co., Axis Coffee Bar + Eatery, 6 pm to 8 pm, 4150 Town Center Blvd., Ste. 102, Madera. 559/822-3380 Tesoro Viejo Events Live Evening ...

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BEEKEEPING & HONEY-MAKING LECTURE AT FRESNO FLATS

Fresno Flats Historical Museum is stretching its wings, much like bees emerging from a honey-filled hive. In fact, next Saturday, June 12, Fresno Flats offers a lecture and q & a session on exactly that—as part of its series on homesteading. Conducted by local beekeeper, Doug Mendonca, the event takes place from 10 am to 12 noon at Fresno Flats ...

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Fresno Flats Serves As Backdrop For Motorcycle Movie Shoot

OAKHURST — A movie crew took over Fresno Flats Historical Village and Park on Saturday to shoot scenes for a new movie called “Ride to Iron Mountain.” The movie is being directed by Brian Anderson, a former professional musician turned film maker, whose previous credits include a six-and-a-half hour, 10-part documentary available on Facebook called “Biker America: God and Country.” ...

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Oakhurst Memories Free Lecture At Fresno Flats

OAKHURST — Have you ever wondered what Oakhurst was like in the late 40s and up to the 60s? Larrie Unruh will share his memories of growing up in Oakhurst, including a presentation of about 45 photos from the time period. Do you remember or have you heard of Clementines, or the Big Foot Burger Pit? Larrie does! The free ...

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22nd Annual Mountain Heritage Day And Parade

OAKHURST — As temperatures begin to cool and leaves start to drop, we know it’s the beginning of one of our favorite months in the Sierra — especially since September brings tradition in the form of Mountain Heritage Day and Parade at Fresno Flats Historical Park and Museum. Saturday, Sept. 15, marks the 22nd annual celebration of the event, when the ...

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