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Things to Do in Oakhurst CA

JANUARY

Annual Installation Dinner & Aweards
Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

FEBRUARY

Crab Feed – Sierra Rotary Club
Oakhurst
559-683-4694

Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Madera Wine Trail
www.maderawinetrail.com
800-613-0709

MARCH

Soup & Salad Luncheon
Soroptimist of The Sierras Fundraiser
559-760-7335

APRIL

Golden Chain Theatre – Season Opening
www.goldenchaintheatre.org
559-683-7552

Annual Woodcarvers Rendezvous
www.oakhurstwoodcarversrendezvous.com
559-658-2405

Elegant Auction
April 28 – Oakhurst Community Park Fundraiser
Chairman Andrew Pence
559-785-3940

Earth Day – Oakhurst
www.oakhurstfeed.com
559-683-7977

Earth Day Yosemite
Yosemite National Park
www.nps.gov/yose/
209-372-0200

Cajun Creole Fest
Oakhurst Sunrise Rotary Fundraiser
559-683-6832

Ragtime Festival
Fresno Flats
559-683-7860

Raymond Parade
559-689-3341

MAY

Oakhurst Sidewalk Sales – Shop Local
Sponsored by the Oakhurst Area Chamber Fundraiser
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Farmers Markets
All summer long Oakhurst, Bass Lake & Coarsegold

Annual Coarsegold Rodeo
www.thecoarsegoldrodeio.com
559-683-1952

Annual Antique and Classic Wooden Boat Show
Bass Lake
www.acbs-tahoe.org
559-733-8379

Memorial Day Weekend Coarsegold Peddler’s Fair
www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com
559-683-3900

Annual Bass Lake Fishing Derby
www.basslakechamber.com
559-642-3676

Meet the Winemaker Weekend
Madera Wine Trail
www.maderawinetrail.com
800-613-0709

Relay for Life – Oakhurst

JUNE

Music in the Meadow
www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com
559-642-4448

Bass Lake Classic Triathlon
www.basslaketri.com
559-683-4636

South Shore Car & Boat Show Miller’s Landing
Bass Lake
www.millerslanding.com
559-642-3633

Hummingbird Festival – Coarsegold
www.coarsegoldchamberofcommerce.com
559-760-0806

JULY

4th of July Celebrations in Bass Lake
www.yosemitethisyear.com
559-683-4636

Annual Logger’s Jamboree 4th of July Weekend
North Folk
www.north-folk-chamber.com
559-877-7700

Car Show – Coarsegold
www.coarsegoldchamberofcommerce.com
559-760-0806

AUGUST

Summer Membership Dinner
Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Annual Indian Fair Days & Pow Wow North Folk
www.sierrmonomuseum.org
559-877-2115

SEPTEMBER

September 11 – Patriot Day
www.sierratel.com
559-683-4611

Labor Day Weekend Peddler’s Fair – Coarsegold
www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com
559-683-3900

My Tri Kids Triathlon Bass Lake at Miller’s Landing
www.mytribasslake.com
559-642-3633

Annual Kiwanis Run for the Gold Car Show – Oakhurst
www.oakhurstkiwanis.org
559-877-6500

Annual Mountain Heritage Days & Parade
www.fresnoflatmuseum.org
559-683-6570

Bass Lake Home Tour
www.basslakehometour.com
559-642-3037

Smokey Bear Run/Walk Smokey Bear Bass Lake
1K and 2-mile Fun Run
www.smokeybearrun.com
559-683-1770

OCTOBER

Animal Faire – EMC SPCA
www.emcspca.org
559-683-1266

Oakhurst Fall Festival – Oakhurst Chamber Event
Family fun, games, wine tasting, food
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Sierra Art Trails – Open Studio Tour Mountain Area
www.sierrearttrails.org
559-658-8844

Yosemite Half Marathon – Bass Lake
www.vacationraces.com
949-295-3302

Soup & Salad Luncheon – Soroptimist of the Sierras
559-760-7335

OCTOBER

Tarantula Festival – Coarsegold
www.coarsegoldhistoricvillage.com
559-683-3900

Oakhurst Community Expo
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Halloween Trunk N’ Treats Events
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

NOVEMBER

Shop Small Business Saturday
Sponsored by Oakhurst Area Chamber of Commerce
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Santa at Sierra Tel
www.sierratel.com
559-683-4611

Holiday Spirit Wine Trail Weekend – Madera Wine Trail
www.maderavintners.com
800-613-0709

Christmas Tree Auction
November 30 – Boy and Girls Auction
559-683-9000

Annual Bass Lake Tree Lighting
www.basslake.com
559-642-3121

DECEMBER

Oakhurst Christmas Tree Lighting
Santa arrives, family fun
www.OakhurstChamber.com
559-683-7766

Christmas at Fresno Flats – Oakhurst
www.fresnoofflatsmuseum.org
559-683-6570

WEEKLY OR SEASONAL

Bass Lake Farmers Market
559-642-8163

Oakhurst Farmers Market
559-683-7117

North Fork Farmers Market
559-877-4229

Coarsegold Farmers Market
559-760-6760

ALL YEAR

Golden Chain Theatre, Live Theatre
www.goldenchaintheatre.org
559-683-7112

Top 50 Things to See & Do
  1. Play at Bass Lake.
  2. Pack a picnic at Falls Beach.
  3. Hike along beautiful Lewis Creek.
  4. Visit the Giant Sequoias in Nelder Grove.
  5. Fish on one of the many lakes or streams.
  6. Spend the day on the Madera Vintner Wine Trails.
  7. Learn candle making at Fresno Flats Museum.
  8. Enjoy hiking many of the Beautiful Trails of the Sierras.
  9. Be a cowboy for an afternoon or the day; experience the Sierras on horseback. Go horseback riding.
  10. Go kayaking on the lake.
  11. Enjoy a winter sport; try snowmobiling on heated snowmobiles.
  12. Springtime is one of the most beautiful times in the Sierras. Take a drive and enjoy your own wildflower tour.
  13. Take an art tour of our famous art galleries in Oakhurst.
  14. Community Park
  15. Listen to Jazz on the Lake every Friday night at the Pines Resort in Bass Lake.
  16. ry your luck; go gold panning.
  17. Kick up some dirt. Go dirt biking on Miami Trails.
  18. Looking for a thrill? Ride the zip line at the Broken Bit.
  19. Visit Gabby, the giant gold miner at the Broken Bit.
  20. Step back in time. Drive a Model T into Yosemite or the Sierras.
  21. Let someone else do the driving for you. View the Sierras and Yosemite in a luxury coach, a rugged jeep or a stretch limo!
  22. Family fun awaits you at Sierra Lanes – Bowling and Arcades.
  23. Don’t miss the latest releases while you’re on vacation. You can still “go to the movies.”
  24. Art Gallery – Gallery Row, North Fork Community
  25. Take in a good old-fashioned melodrama at the Golden Chain Theatre.
  26. Watch talented young people perform at the Squirrel Cage Theatre.
  27. Are you a golfer? We have two great golf courses to play: nine-hole at Rivercreek and 18-hole at Sierra Meadows Ranch Golf Resort.
  28. Feeling lucky? Go play at the Chukchansi Gold Resort and Casino in Coarsegold.
  29. You will find lots of antique shops, collectibles and thrift stores to find those secret treasures you have been looking for.
  30. Shooting range
  31. Take a sleigh ride.
  32. Go ice-skating.
  33. Dine at a five-star restaurant, Erna’s Elderberry House.
  34. Take a stroll along the Riverwalk.
  35. Visit the Talking Bear. He will teach you more about the area.
  36. We are very fond of wooden carved bears. Can you “find the bears”?
  37. Go skateboarding at the Harry Baker Boys and Girls Club Skate Park.
  38. Travel 100 miles to see some of the most breathtaking views of the Southern Sierras on the Scenic Byway.
  39. Try the world-famous hamburgers at The Forks Restaurant in Bass Lake.
  40. Jet-skiing at Bass Lake
  41. Water skiing at Bass Lake
  42. Visit an Alpaca farm.
  43. Pick your own berries at Sweetberry Farms.
  44. Go ghost hunting at the historic (and haunted) Sierra Sky Ranch.
  45. Visit a park station.
  46. Take a motorcycle ride on historic Highway 49.
  47. Go rock climbing at Southern Yosemite Rock Climbing.
  48. Too much too soon? Try the rock climbing wall at Tenaya Lodge.
  49. Participate in an authentic American Indian drumming circle.
  50. Try something new: Pashana – North Fork.