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~ Out & About Weekend Edition ~


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

Official Yosemite Guide:
December 5, 2018 - February 5, 2019

('Click' link above to see large PDF file)

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(The weekend edition is usually up-dated on the Wednesday before the weekend)
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Mariposa County 
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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: CoultervilleHistoryCenter.org for additional information.

Upcoming Northern Mariposa County History Center
Sunday Breakfast Dates for 2019: 
January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14
August 11, September 8, October 13, November 10, December 8

BINGO First Friday of Every Month  

Bingo 2018
See you at BINGO!
'Click' for more information
12 13 18 Blood Drive


Big Trees Lodge Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 14

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Big Trees Lodge Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Master of Ceremonies Tom Bopp.
Complimentary cookie and Chef's specialty hot beverage served in the Lobby.

Visit Facebook page for information

Yosemite National Park, 8308 Wawona Road, Wawona

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Big Trees Lodge Holiday Ornament Making Evening

Saturday, December 15

2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Help us decorate our trees. Holiday ornament making will take place in the petite dining room.

Visit Facebook page for more information

Yosemite National Park, 8308 Wawona Road, Wawona


Please join Progressive Mariposa members in welcoming Chevon Kothari, Health and Human Services
Agency Director and Alison Tudor, Alliance for Community Transformations Executive Director to
their next General Meeting where the focus will be how to support our community members in need
this holiday season.  The meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 15...


Saturday, December 15 
Make dichroic glass jewelry with Aubrey Simpson.
12 15 18 dichroic glassworkshop
Thursday, December 20: 
Beginning sewing—repurpose a piece of clothing to make a small pillow or gift bag.
Thursday, December 27:
Turn junk mail and other scrap paper into recycled paper art.

And don’t miss the monthly family movie on Wednesday, December 19 at 3:00 p.m.
featuring the charming film “The 12 Dogs of Christmas.”...

Annual Mariposa Christmas Bird Count, a free event sponsored by the National Audubon Society 
and Yosemite Area Audubon, is scheduled Saturday, December 15, 2018.  
Among the many species that participants will observe is the Spotted Towhee, a common resident...

The Mariposa CBC will occur Saturday, December 15.  Contact Len McKenzie for more information
and to get instructions and assignments to specific zones within the Mariposa count circle.

The Yosemite CBC, started in 1932, is slated for the following day, Sunday, December 16
Prospective counters contact Sarah Stock to register and receive zone assignments for the Yosemite count.

The Lost Lake CBC in Fresno County will be held Saturday, December 29.

The Merced National Wildlife Refuge CBC will occur on Thursday, January 3, 2019. 
Contact Larry Parmeter for additional information and instructions.

The Oakhurst CBC will take place Saturday, January 5, 2019.  Participants should
meet at the Burger King in Oakhurst for instructions and zone assignments.



Kiwanis Hayride and Bonfire at Triangle Market
Kiwanis Club

Kiwanis Hayride and bonfire at Triangle Market on 3125 Triangle Road at 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
on Saturday, December 15 Santa will be there for the kids, family and pets.

There will be marshmallows to roast, free hot chocolate, and $1.00 Hot dogs.



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Half Dome Village Ice Skating Rink

November 26 thru March 31

Since 1928, visitors have enjoyed ice skating in Yosemite National Park.
Half Dome Village Ice Rink is a spectacular family-friendly outdoor skating rink in the heart of Yosemite Valley.
In addition to ice skating, you can enjoy a cozy fire pit and views of Half Dome.

Weekdays (Monday - Friday):
3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Weekends (Saturday & Sunday):
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Holidays:
8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Ice Rink Prices: Adult/Seniors = $9.75 - Children (Ages 12 & under) = $9.25

Skate Rentals = $3.75 (Helmets Free)

NOTE: Each ice rink ticket purchased is valid for up to two hours of ice rink use.

Half Dome Village, 9010 Curry Village Drive, Yosemite National Park


Skating Rink Grand Opening at Tenaya Lodge

Opened on November 16

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Winter is coming! That means the ice-skating rink at Tenaya Lodge is opening for the season.
Covered rink gives you the best of both worlds - shelter from the elements, yet still open to the great outdoors.
For grand opening, we'll be offering hot chocolate around the fire pit and good winter cheer.

The celebration and hot chocolate are free to all hotel guests.
Skating sessions are $16 for adults, $13 for children 4-12

Tenaya Lodge, 1122 Highway 41, Fish Camp


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 SPCA Hours & Days of Operation: 
Tuesday through Saturday
  Winter Hours Start November 6  
Wednesday through Saturday

Adoption: 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
Yard Sale: 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 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.

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Eastern Madera County, Oakhurst & North Fork 

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on Thursday, December 13, during the library’s Story Time hour that begins at 11:30 a.m.,
Carolyn Campbell will introduce Santa Claus, her special guest, who is also known as Saint Nicholas.
Saint Nick, as he is also familiarly known, will join Campbell that day with Christmas stories and gifts...


Big Trees Lodge Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Friday, December 14

5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The Big Trees Lodge Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony with Master of Ceremonies Tom Bopp.
Complimentary cookie and Chef's specialty hot beverage served in the Lobby.

Visit Facebook page for information

Yosemite National Park, 8308 Wawona Road, Wawona

&

Big Trees Lodge Holiday Ornament Making Evening

Saturday, December 15

2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Help us decorate our trees. Holiday ornament making will take place in the petite dining room.

Visit Facebook page for more information

Yosemite National Park, 8308 Wawona Road, Wawona


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Friday, December 14

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
COST: FREE!
Join Yosemite Wine Tails for live music every Friday night.
Amazing local talent, anyone can join! Must be 21+ to attend.
40409 Highway 41, Oakhurst 

12 14 18 YLP room service

Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse, 30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway, Coarsegold


The third annual bicycle and toy give-a-way for under privileged mountain kids is scheduled for
10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 15th. The event is a collaborative effort of G’ma and Pappa’s
Motorcycle Apparel and the Sierra Shadow Casters Motorcycle club based in Coarsegold...

12 15 18 Bike Giveaway


Now that you’ve taken a leap of faith into the age of technology and purchased an iPhone,
you may be wondering how this compact marvel of engineering can actually make your life easier.

On Saturday, December 15 a representative from California Phones will be available
at the Oakhurst Branch Library from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon...


12 15 18 Elks Lodge Shrimp


12 16 18 YLP cookies

Yosemite Lakes Park Clubhouse, 30250 Yosemite Springs Parkway, Coarsegold


12 1 18 Breakfast with SantaPancakes & Pictures with Santa at Ducey's on the Lake

ALL Dates SOLD OUT

Visit Facebook for more information


Golden Chain Theater Presents - "A Christmas Carol" The Musical

A Christmas CarolFriday, November 23 – Sunday, December 23

"A Christmas Carol" is a spectacular adaptation of Charles Dickens' most well-known story.
With music by the composer of "Beauty and the Beast" and "Ragtime", "A Christmas Carol"
is an ideal choice for your family if you are hoping to create a beautiful holiday tradition.

Rated PG. Directed by James Mierkey.

TICKETS

Showtimes

Friday, December 14 - 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 15 - 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, December 16 - 2:00 P.M.
MATINEE PERFORMANCE

Friday, December 21 - 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, December 22 - 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, December 23 - 2:00 P.M.
CLOSING MATINEE PERFORMANCE

Visit the GoldenChainTheatre.org website for more information

Golden Chain Theatre, 42130 Highway 41, Oakhurst



 

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Calaveras County/ Angels Camp/ Murphy's
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Calaveras County Visitors Bureau
 

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Tuolumne County/ Sonora/ Groveland
 
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