~ Out & About Weekend Edition ~

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

Official Yosemite Guide:
June 26 - August 29, 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: CoultervilleHistoryCenter.org for additional information.

Upcoming 2017 Sunday Breakfast Dates:
September 10, October 8, November 12, December 10

Mariposa Farmers Market
Wednesdays through the end of October

Corvette FoF Ad 2017



     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”
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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 ~    
Annual Sierra Moonshine
Poker Run to Benefit
Mariposa Fire Fighters
Saturday, September 9
9 9 17 Sierra Moonshine Poker Run ad
Have a Howlin' Good Time at
Coulterville's Annual CoyoteFest
Saturday, September 23
2017 CoyoteFest ad 2


Eastern Madera County, Oakhurst & North Fork 

Bass Lake Farmers Market sm
 May 17 - October 11
Open Every Wednesday
from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
in beautiful Bass Lake
Oakhurst Farmers MarketCommunity Farmers Market 
Open Every Thursday
from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. 

at 40596 Westlake Drive in Oakhurst

Sierra Meadows 2017 Concert Series:
Bells Atlas
 Friday, August 25
Food & Drink start at
6:00 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m.

Afro-soul, Missy Elliot meets Bjork with this quirky, funky Bay Area quartet.
Bells Atlas emerges from the vibrant cultural and musical backdrop of Oakland, CA.
Blending heavy percussion, soulful vocal harmonies, and thoughtful arrangements,
this dynamic group has arrived at a sound that is uniquely their own...

- this event will be held outdoors behind the clubhouse -
Tickets are $6 in advance, and $9 at the door. 'Click' here to purchase your tickets

Sierra Meadows website
See Map:Sierra Meadows at 46516 Opah Drive in Ahwahnee

Bass Lake Nature Hikes
Saturday mornings from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., through September 2

Join a local naturalist for Nature Hikes with beautiful views of Bass Lake.
Departs from the Way of the Mono Trailhead. Bring water and comfortable hiking shoes.
This is a free program.
Sierra Recreation is a Recreation Service Partner of the USDA Forest Service under a Special Use Permit.

Bass Lake Area Trails - Bass Lake Ranger District (PDF)
Visitors curious about the first people to inhabit the area will want to visit the Way-of-the-Mono Interpretive Trail. 
This self-guided loop trail is about one half mile long, offering a spectacular vista point to
view the lake and mountains. Signs along the trail describe who the Mono people were and how they
lived. The trailhead is located across from the Little Denver Church Day Use Area and has an ample parking area.
See Map

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

Calaveras County Visitors Bureau

Tuolumne County/ Sonora/ Groveland

Tuolumne County Upcoming Events