Monday, 26 June 2017

~ Out & About Weekend Edition ~

Covering Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, Eastern Madera County, 
Tuolumne County and Calaveras County

Official Yosemite Guide:
June 21 - July 25, 2017
('Click' link above to see large PDF file)

Your Event Not Listed?...  Just send us an Email: Sierra Sun Times
(The weekend edition is usually up-dated on the Wednesday before the weekend)


Mariposa County 

BINGO first Friday of every month
'Click' for more information
See you at BINGO!

Coulterville Happenings
Weekly: “Dine at the V”
Dinner $6, served 6-7 p.m. every Wednesday at the Tom Jenkins VFW Post #9454, 5019 Main St., Coulterville
Monthly: Northern Mariposa County History Center (NMCHC) Fund Raising Breakfasts
 Held the second Sunday of every month. Enjoy breakfast from 8 ‘till 11 a.m.
Call 209-878-3750 or go online to: for additional information.

Upcoming 2017 Sunday Breakfast Dates:
July 9, August 13, September 10,
October 8, November 12, December 10

Mariposa Farmers Market

Now in it’s 26th year, the free summer concert series, Music on the Green - brought to you by The Mariposa County Arts Council
and its many fine sponsors – continues into the 2017 season with a weekend of great Bluegrass on 
Friday, June 23 with The GrassKickers, and powerful electric Blues on 
Saturday, June 24 with Steve Johnson & Those BobTones... 

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Regina BatesonVoters in our 4th Congressional district will have a chance to meet another candidate on Sunday, June 25.
Regina (Gina) Bateson will speak that evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Best Western Conference Room,
at the intersection of
Hwy 140 and 49S. Coffee and water will be served.
This is a free event and the public is invited to attend...

SPCA kittens
     SPCA Hours & Days of Operation:     
Tuesday through Saturday
Adoption: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Yard Sale - 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
“Please Spay and Neuter Your Pets”
  Mention above AD for a Discount  
 Free coffee every Saturday morning when you shop at the SPCA Yard Sale.
 Go into the shelter office and enjoy a cup!

You can help the shelter animals by donating items to the “forever” yard sale located at the shelter. 
For drop off, items must be in working condition, and clothes must be clean. 
Located at 5599 Highway 49 North just before the county recycling center. 
Every day, folks drop off really cool stuff and we offer them for sale at bargain prices. 
So, come by and shop till you drop! 

This is a real shopper’s paradise! For more info call the shelter at 209-966-5275.

   ~ Upcoming Events ~    
  2017 Yosemite Music Festival ad  



Eastern Madera County, Oakhurst & North Fork 

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May 17 - October 11
Every Wednesday in beautiful Bass Lake

from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Oakhurst Farmers MarketCommunity Farmers Market Open Every Thursday from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
 at True Value Homecenter at 40596 Westlake Drive in Oakhurst

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Sierra Meadows 2017 Concert Series:
Yosemite Jazz Workshop
 6 22 17 Sierra Meadows Yosemite Jazz
  Thursday, June 22
Food & Drink start at 6:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m., ends at 9:30 p.m.
30 jazz guitarists and 10 bass players performing in a jazz guitar concert – FREE!

Visit Sierra Meadows website

See Map:Sierra Meadows at 46516 Opah Drive in Ahwahnee

 (Not Just) Jazz on the Lake at The Pines Resort
Jazz on the Lake(1st & 3rd Fridays all summer!)
Friday, June 23
5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Come enjoy the sight and sounds of Bass Lake!
Join us for NOT JUST Jazz on the Lake, held on The Pines Resort's Gazebo and Lawn area overlooking Bass Lake!
Live Music by: Max Headroom
Old school, Latin, country western, Rock, Jazz, Blues, and more. What ever you want to hear they can play it!

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Music starts at 7 p.m. - End Time at 10 p.m.
Full Bar - Dinner Menu Available
('Click' above to purchase tickets)

Table Seating on Patio will be under shaded outdoor tent. Lawn Seats available at the door for $5.00. 
This is just a seat, no tables or table service will be included on the lawn.
Blankets are welcome if you prefer to stretch out on the lawn!

No outside food or beverage will be allowed into the venue.
EXCEPT for wine or champagne, where a $15.00 corkage fee will incur.

See Map:
Pines Resort & Conference Center, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake

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6 24 17 RibFest
Stars on the Scenic Byway

Saturday, June 24

7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Meet at the North Fork Post Office Parking Lot. Then car pool to Mile High Vista, about a 45 minute drive.
They'll have an expert assisting in viewing and identifying stars and constellations from this fantastic viewing spot.
Mile High Vista provides 360 degrees of clear, light free, star gazing.

Will return around 10:30 p.m.
Bring a telescope or binoculars if you have them, although some equipment will be provided.
A lot can be seen with the naked eye, too.
Visit to learn more.

Golden Chain Theatre Presents:
June 24th & June 25th
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Saturday, June 24 at 7 PM
Sunday, June 25 at 7 PM
 "A live musical tribute to the film." A theatrical version of the 2000 movie starring George Clooney.
Enjoy the live bluegrass music of the film recreated with soloists and dancers in full costume
as we bring you on up to the mountain.  Rated G.

Summer Music Series at Queens Inn
Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday evening, beginning in May and ending in October.
Live Music by the River at Queen's Wine Bar & Beer Garden will feature live music.

Music at Queens Inn by the River:
Patrick Contreras Violin On Fire

 Saturday, June 24

Enjoy live entertainment every Saturday evening, beginning in May and ending in October. 
  Live Music by the River at Queen's Wine Bar & Beer Garden will feature live music from
Patrick Contreras - Violin On Fire on Saturday, June 24


Idle Hour Winery features live music at The Winery during the Summer months. 
The bar opens at 4 p.m. and music will begin at 6:30 p.m.
 No outside food or beverages permitted.

 21+ only please.

Idle Hour Winery
41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst
For more information about upcoming events visit Facebook

Yosemite Wine Tails Presents Come Out and Love the Animals
6 24 17 Yosemite Wine Tails Saturday, June 24
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Come Out and Love the Animals and say hello Supervisor Tom Wheeler!
Take pictures with your pet!
Pet adoptions, microchips and discounted spay and neuter certificates.
Wine tasting, food for sale, silent auctions and raffles!
Music by Laurie B Ballard Trio

Friends of Madera Animal Shelter - Eastern Madera County SPCA

Visit  for more information.

See Map: Yosemite Wine Tails, 40409 Highway 41, Oakhurst

    ~ Upcoming Events     
Calaveras County/ Angels Camp/ Murphy's

Calaveras County Visitors Bureau

Tuolumne County/ Sonora/ Groveland