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VYMC Debuts Recreate Responsibly Activity & Coloring Book

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OAKHURST — Since its inception, the Welcoming Committee has grown from seven to ten members, and in 2021 they began educating visitors on how to Recreate Responsibly in the outdoors and protect the home of local wildlife. The wild cast of characters have appeared in YouTube videos, in a printable activity kit, at select local restaurants on coloring placemats, around ...

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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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Take Madera County’s Fossils to Falls Four-Day Road Trip

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MADERA COUNTY — Enjoy the best of Madera County on the Fossils to Falls Trail, a four-day road trip! On your trip, collect the Welcoming Committee’s trading cards at ten destinations and discover the best attractions in Yosemite’s Southern Gateway. Participants can use their trading cards to enter the Yosemite Adventure Contest grand prize drawing. Day 1 Start your journey ...

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Fall For Yosemite All Over Again

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Say goodbye to reservations and say hello to Yosemite as you discover what all the buzz is about, and find your best fall experiences in Yosemite National Park. Fall for Bass Lake After summer visitors subside, tranquility settles over the region. Find five reasons to fall for Bass Lake in this article, and find thousands more when you visit in ...

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Dinner and Jazz on the Yosemite Mountain Sugar Pine Railroad

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MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Over the years, Peter White has maintained a reputation as one of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape. Limited tickets are available for these three-hour events that start on September 25th at 3 p.m. Armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical ...

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Summer’s Here at the Fresno Flats Historic Village and Park

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The Fresno Flats Gazette – Summer 2022 It’s going to be a great summer! We are gearing up for another incredible summer at Fresno Flats. Check out all that is happening and how you can get involved. Events Pioneer Camp: June 21 – 23 Pioneer Camp is on and it’s going to be better than ever. We’re teaming up again with ...

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Golden Chain Theatre to Host Classic Car Show

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OAKHURST — Join a community celebration tomorrow, Saturday, April 30, at the Oakhurst Community Park. The Center Stage Classic Car Show is back for the second year of high-octane fun times from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will enjoy music, great food, raffles, prizes, sweet rides, and dramatic programming from the Golden Chain Theatre’s Junior Players and the ENCORE! ...

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Small Businesses Are Making Big Changes for the Planet

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YOSEMITE —  Sustainable tourism” is a term that is often tossed around at this time of year, but what exactly does it mean? The United Nations World Tourism Organization defines it as “tourism that meets the needs of present tourists and host regions while protecting and enhancing opportunity for the future.” Yosemite inspires a love for nature, and now, travelers can ...

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