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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:

June 19 - July 23, 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)

Mariposa County 

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: 
August 11, September 8,
October 13, November 10, December 8

BINGO First Friday of Every Month  

BINGO 2019
(Games now begin at 6:15 P.M.) 
See you at BINGO!
'Click' for more information
  Kitchen Closed - NO food until further notice  

Mariposa Farmers Market

Mariposa Farmer's Market
Every Wednesday
 thru the end of October
For more information visit Mariposa Farmer's Market on Facebook

Enjoy Mariposa County Arts Council
‘Music on the Green’ Free Summer Concert
on Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20

On Friday, July 19 the Mariposa County Arts Council presents the
progressive rock fusion act Grok Rock for Music on the Green. 

On Saturday, July 20, Bodie 601 will grace the Art Park stage. Based out of the
Eastern Sierra, the band has been busy developing their sound performing at festivals...


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Yosemite Theater presents:

John Muir's Wild Mountain Adventures

Shows every Thursday at 7:00 p.m., through October 10

Follow John Muir on his journeys through the western wilderness.

Yosemite storyteller Brian Shoor transfixes audiences with a
colorful tale of Yosemite Valley in the late 1880s.

A Room of Rascals: 

School in Yosemite's Stagecoach Days

Shows on select dates at 7:00 p.m., through October 22

Select Dates: July 17, July 18, July 31,
August 1, August 2, August 5, August 9,
August 12, August 26, September 3,
September 10, September 17, September 22,
September 23, October 1,
October 8, October 15, October 17, and October 22.  

Journey back in time to Yosemite’s adventurous and daring era of stagecoach travel.
World-renowned rock climber Ron Kauk shares stories of his incredible
adventures in this film at Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley

Return to Balance: A Climber’s Journey

7:00 p.m., doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Admission: $10 Adults, Children 12 or under are Free

See Yosemite from a rock-climber’s perspective in this award-winning documentary,
which was also showcased on PBS. Renowned Yosemite climber Ron Kauk,
featured in the film, will share his unique view of the vertical world and reveal
insights into climbing as a way of life to connect with the natural world.
Learn more about one of Yosemite’s most popular sports at the Yosemite Theater.

Film and Live Q&A Session ~ Shows on select dates at 7:00 P.M.:

- Saturdays through October 26, except September 28 and October 12
- Select Fridays:
July 19, July 26, August 16 and August 23
- Wednesday, October 23
- Thursday, October 24

Adult Tickets $10 – Tickets for Children FREE under 12 years of age

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier

Yosemite Through the Eyes of a Buffalo Soldier
Shows once per month on select Sundays at 7:00 p.m., through October 6

August 4, September 1 and October 6

Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson
portrays the life of a Buffalo Soldier in Yosemite.

Visit Yosemite Theater website for information and tickets

Enjoy theater performances and films inspired by Yosemite! After a day filled
with exploring, relax and take in a show at the Yosemite Theater.
April through October, the Yosemite Theater presents a variety of experiences,
including plays based on some of the park’s most colorful characters, inspiring films,
and celebrations of Yosemite’s culture and history.

If online tickets are sold out, a small number of tickets may still be available
to purchase in person. Please visit any Yosemite Hospitality Tour Desk or the
Yosemite Valley Visitor Center Bookstore.

All sales are final. No refunds will be given unless a show is cancelled.

Adults: $10 / Children (12 or under): FREE

Proceeds from Yosemite Conservancy's theater ticket sales go to support Yosemite National Park.

SPCA puppies and kittens


SPCA Hours & Days of Operation: 
     Summer Hours     
Tuesday 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”
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 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 ~    
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Eastern Madera County, Oakhurst & North Fork 


Bass Lake Farmers Market

Bass Lake Farmer's Market
Every Wednesday
 thru September 25th

The Pines Resort, Bass Lake, 54432 Road 432, Bass Lake

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Children's Summer Reading Program is for ages 4 years to students entering the 4th grade.
This program will be held on Wednesdays. See flyer for specific dates and events.

For more information visit the North Fork Library on Facebook

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Every Thursday thru September 26

Visit the farmers market on Facebook for more information

True Value Homecenter, 40596 Westlake Dr/Hwy 49, Oakhurst

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North Fork Library, 32908 Rd 222, North Fork

Oakhurst Library, 49044 Civic Circle Drive, Oakhurst

opem mic

Friday, July 19

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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

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Friday, July 19LUVPLANET

Come enjoy the sight and sounds of Bass Lake!
Join us for the 2019 Lakeside Summer Concert series at the Pines Resort.
Concert tickets start from $5!  
The Pines Resort's Gazebo Deck and Lawn area.

Visit Facebook for more information

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The Hot Summer Nights tradition continues this Friday, July 19th at Miller's and Yosemite Badgers
Youth Football will be here fundraising for their upcoming season! We'll be BBQing, have Games
for the Kids and DJ Jonny Cash will be playing us some great Music for Dancing! One of the best parts
about HSN's is watching the Kids Play and Grow Up! These pictures are proof that Time Flies By....
and you're never too old for Tug-of-War! So, come up and have some fun With the Kids - For the Kids.
Everyone is welcome!

Visit Facebook for more information

Miller's Landing37976 Road 222, Bass Lake

Yosemite Nature Walk

Saturday, July 20
Every week on Saturday until August 31
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Admission: Free

In a Partnership with Yosemite Conservancy, the Wawona Ranger Nature
Walks will offer a fun way to learn about a variety of topics, including the Park’s
geology, early people, wildflowers and trees, astronomy and bird watching.
(And don’t forget to ask about the history of the Park Rangers’ famous hat!)
These exciting Yosemite walks are offered in all areas of the Park depending on
the season and access. The Wawona Park Ranger Nature Walk is 2 hours long
and we meet every Saturday through Saturday, August 31st at 9:00 a.m. in
front of The Redwoods building located on 8038 Chilnualna Falls Rd. in Wawona.
No reservations are required.  
Bring your comfortable shoes, some water and enjoy!

Visit Facebook for more information

Redwoods in Yosemite – Wawona, 8038 Chilnualna Falls Road, Wawona

Time Travels with an Archeologist on the Scenic Byway

Saturday, July 20
at 9:00 A.M.

Travel up the Scenic Byway visiting prehistorical and historical locations, getting insights
from Erin Potter, USFS Archaeologist.  Bring water, lunch, and comfortable shoes.

USFS District Office - North Fork, 11 Casey Road, North Fork

7 20 19 Stellar Gallery

Exhibit - July 15th through August 14th

Reception - July 20th 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Black and white photography by Jerry Bosworth and Friends opens at Stellar Gallery July 16th,
reception on Saturday, July 20th from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M.

Participating artists... 
Franka Mlikota GablerG Dan MitchellCathy McCrery-CordleDavid Hoffman and Jon Bock.

Stellar Gallery is, just south of Yosemite National Park at 40982 Hwy 41, Suite 1, Oakhurst

7 20 19 Music by the RiverLive Music by the River at Queen's Wine Bar & Beer Garden will feature
live music from Rio Bravo on Saturday, July 20th.
The bar opens at 4:00 p.m. and music will begin at 6:30 p.m. 

No outside beverages permitted. Bring a picnic!  21+ only please.

Visit Facebook for more information

Queen's Inn by the River, 41139 Highway 41, Oakhurst

7 13 19 Gallery 5

Exhibit - July 5th through August 4th

Gallery 5 presents works by three exceptional painters, all with unique perspectives and approaches to their work.
North Fork artist John Kifer, Fresno, California artist Daniel Van Gerpen, and Mariposa, California artist
 Hannelore Fischer will all be sharing their unique interpretations of the world around them.

Every day until August 4, 2019

Visit Gallery 5 Facebook for more information

Gallery 5, 40982 Hwy 41, Suite 5, Oakhurst

Wawona Barn Dances

Saturday, July 20

Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Admission: Free

Wawona Interpretation is continuing to host summer barn dances at the
grey barn at the Pioneer Yosemite History Center. Join the fun on:

July 20th, August 3rd, August 17th, and August 31st -
from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Learn to strut your stuff to folksy tunes provided by Yosemite's
own live band, the Wawona Philharmonic!

Pioneer Yosemite History Center, Wawona
Forest Drive, Wawona

bodhi Oak Zen Meditation

Sunday, July 21

10:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.

Bodhi Oak Zen Sangha is led by Rev. Myogo Mary-Allen Macneil, a Zen priest in the 
lineage of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, the founder of San Francisco Zen Center.

Sunday Meditation session consists of two 25-minute periods of sitting meditation split
by 10 minutes of walking meditation, service, dharma talk, and tea.
Both beginning and experienced meditators are welcome. Meditation instruction is available.
Donations are gratefully accepted but not required.
For further information:
www.facebook.com/bodhioakzen mamacneil@sti.net (559) 642-7470

Bodhi Oak Zen Center, 40879 Highway 41, Suite 1-I, Oakhurst





Calaveras County/ Angels Camp/ Murphy's

Calaveras County Visitors Bureau

Tuolumne County/ Sonora/ Groveland