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The Week’s Events Through April 24

OAKHURST—Easter is over, Passover is past and spring is working hard to emerge.  We still can’t put away the winter clothing since winter keeps reappearing once a week or so. Let’s enjoy whatever weather we get while partaking of the marvelous events occurring during this week–and beyond. If you’re wondering about the status of visits to Yosemite National Park, check with ...

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Hiking up to Chilnuala Falls

Waterfall season is upon us and Chilnualna Falls is a beautiful hike to check out its 5 tiers of waterfalls. A good workout if you decide to go to the top of the falls, but the lower part of the falls is a dandy if you don’t want to go as far. . . or climb over, around or under ...

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The Week’s Events: Through April 10

Poppies signal arrival of spring

OAKHURST — The 13th Annual Oakhurst Woodcarvers’ Rendezvous kicked off last Sunday and continues through Saturday when it culminates with a grand craft fair. The craft fair is free to vendors and open to everyone. Café Mocha Murders continues at Golden Chain Theatre through April 10. Lots more happening this week, too! THIS WEEK 13th Annual Oakhurst Woodcarvers’ Rendezvous 8 a.m. ...

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Week’s Events thru April 3

Woodcarvers' Rendezvous

OAKHURST—Easter Basket Auctions, murders, woodcarving—it’s all happening this week in and around Oakhurst and places close by.  These are along with our regularly scheduled activities, of course, listed at the end of this article. Don’t forget that the lake resorts have opened up for spring and summer fun. See you at the lake. Or at the theatre. Or maybe with ...

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The Week’s Events – March 1 to March 6

OAKHURST–This week’s list of events features a little bit of everything from shades of the Scottish Highlands to the hoof-stomping dust of a cattle drive. There’s truly something for everyone this week. TUESDAY, MARCH 1 Meditation & Yoga Classes – Sunday through Friday Vary – See Schedule Metta Yosemite – Gifts – Meditation – Yoga 40359 Highway 41, Suite 1, ...

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Hiking the Wawona Meadow Loop With Fannie

Fannie the Corgi wanted to go on a dog hike and I knew just the place. Not too far, not too steep, not too much snow and a little history thrown in along the Wawona Meadow Loop. Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 4.02 milesDifficulty: EasyElevation Range: 3,979′ – 4,219′Elevation Gain: 278′Date: February 17, 2022CALTOPO: CALTOPO: Hiking Wawona Meadow Loop with FannieDog Hike? ...

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End to Dry Spell in Sight

MOUNTAIN COMMUNITIES — Do you remember the last time we had any measurable rain or snow in our area? It was near the end of December. In fact, The National Weather Service Climate Data shows that the last time Fresno received any precipitation was December 29, 2021. For the past seven weeks, most of California has been experiencing a warm, ...

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Snowshoeing Through History Along The Merced Crest

Spectacular views were the big draw for snowshoeing the Merced Crest and we also got in a great workout. But wait, there is more! We followed the footsteps of a man who has 2 graves, a Chinese woman who was auctioned off for $800 back in the 1850’s, a Saloon Keeper and an early Yosemite Ranger.Where: Yosemite National ParkDistance: 6.97 ...

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The Week’s Events – Dec. 21 to Dec. 26

OAKHURST–After all the preparations, all the pre-holiday festivities, after the blessed rain and even a bit of snow in some places, it’s finally here! Christmas week itself. It’s a time for family, friends (and fruitcake?). Enjoy the holidays! TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21 Tuesday Morning & Evening Yoga Morning: 8:30 am – 9:30 am, Evening: 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Oakhurst Community ...

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