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Yosemite’s Wim Hof Method Workshop Awaits

BASS LAKE–The Pines Resort, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains beside serene Bass Lake, invites guests to embark on a transformative journey during a long weekend retreat from March 21 – 24, 2024. The resort is Located just 17 miles from the iconic Yosemite National Park. It offers a picturesque setting offers the perfect backdrop for a Wim Hof Method Workshop. ...

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Palettes & Pathways: A Celebration of Artistic Journeys

OAKHURST – The Yosemite Gateway Art Center is thrilled to announce the upcoming art exhibit, “Palettes & Pathways: 9 Artists’ Perspectives.” This captivating showcase features the works of nine exceptionally talented artists: Shannon Grissom, Mary Beth Harrison, Carolyn Hartling, Barbara Liss, Gina Mims, Sandra Lee Scott, Teresa J Sharp, Lura Schwarz Smith, and Lisa Zylstra. The exhibit marks a celebration of ...

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Supervisor Macaulay Hosts End of the Year Meetings

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES –Please join Supervisor Macaulay who will be hosting the following town hall meetings prior to the end of the year as follows: Thursday, November 2, 2023 Topic of Discussion: Veterans Services This meeting will be held virtually from 6-8 p.m. and will include Madera County Veterans Services, VA Hospital and Caring Veterans speakers. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84007235737?pwd=b0dyblNjSU5peS9Vam1HRCt5S2h6UT09 Meeting ID: 840 0723 ...

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Go ‘Nuts’ at Madera’s Pomegranate Fruit & Nut Festival

MADERA, October 19, 2023 – The vibrant agricultural spirit of Madera is once again in the spotlight as we gear up for the 12th Annual Madera Pomegranate, Fruit & Nut Festival. Mark your calendars for this family-friendly extravaganza, scheduled for Saturday, November 4, from 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at the Madera District Fairgrounds. The best part? Admission and parking ...

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Beloved Tradition Returns To The Madera Fairgrounds

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MADERA – Get ready for thrilling fun, oodles of fair food, and a loaded entertainment line-up as the Madera Fair, proudly presented by Valley Children’s Healthcare, returns for another spectacular year of family-friendly amusement on September 7th – 10th. This year’s event, easily considered one of Madera County’s largest parties, is set to be bigger and better than ever, offering ...

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Fresno Flats Historic Village & Park Awarded Museum Grant

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OAKHURST — Fresno Flats Historic Village & Park was awarded a $174,500 museum grant from the California Natural Resources Agency through the California Cultural and Historical Endowment. The funds are dedicated to improving exhibits and programs showcasing the history and cultures of underrepresented communities, digital asset upgrades and critical infrastructure repairs. New exhibits will be installed focusing on the history ...

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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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Madera County: A Better Place to Live, Work, and Play

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By Bobby Macaulay.  As Chief of Staff for Madera County District 5, I often receive calls from residents that can no longer afford to live in the area. Rising costs of living and housing shortages are forcing people to move to more urban areas. No one should have to leave their home to find a more affordable life and better ...

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Yosemite Daily Conditions and Weather Report

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MADERA COUNTY — Please see the attached PDFs from Visit Yosemite – Madera County for the Daily Conditions Report and for current weather conditions. Daily Conditions Report (PDF) Current Weather Conditions (PDF) The Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias will reopen on Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 8 a.m. The Mariposa Grove shuttle will be operating.   Some areas remain closed: ????The Washburn Trail (between ...

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