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Mountain Heritage Days honors Yosemite - Oakhurst Comments

The 17th Mountain Heritage Days takes place on September 20 and 21st at Fresno Flats Historic Park ,with tasty  food and a Golden Chain Melodrama in the Gazebo.Look over the Silent Auction and the Vendors in the Park for unique items and auction bargains. 

This year Mountain Heritage Days will honor the 150th Anniversary of the Yosemite Grant which President Abraham Lincoln signed in 1864.  The National Park Service will be represented by the Ranger Patrol riding in the Parade. 

At 10.00 on Saturday, 21st the best parade in Eastern Madera County marches down School Road with live bands, floats, horses, antique cars and trucks and entries from service organizations and public service corps. It's a Community parade and all are invited to attend. The Park will be alive with Mountain Heritage Days crowds enjoying tours of the Museum, crafts for the children, pioneer life demonstrations like the blacksmith ,quilting, spinners and , woodcarvering demonstrations are fun to watch..A  good lunch provided by Kiwanis will be available. At 4:00 a wine party takes place in the garden with live music  before the Community Barbeque of ribs and salmon at 5:30:Tickets are available from any Fresno Flats member and  in in the Park. A surprise raffle will occur during dinner.

Come to Fresno Flats on September 20-21 and enjoy mountain life with friends while relaxing in the park and being  entertained by delicious food and enjoying  the easy pace  of life 100 years ago.



Friday: September  20
4 – 6 pm Children's Activities
5 pm Hotdogs and chips and soda only $5
6:30-7:30 pm Square dancers


Saturday, September 21
10 am vendors and arts and crafts
10 - 11 am – Parade
11 am – Silent Auction
12 – 3 pm Children's Art Activities
12: 30 – 2:30 pm Cake walk each half hour
1 pm – Sluice Box Derby
1:30 pm  Cow Race
2 pm – Parade Awards
4 pm Silent Auction Closes
4 – 5:30 pm Wine and Cheese Recption with Chambermaid Singers
5:30 pm Barbecue Dinner with live music
6:30 pm – Door prize awarded


Friday, 20 September, 2013



Fresno Flats Historic Village
Road 427 & Indian Springs Road 418
Oakhurst, CA 93644


Fresno Flats

Phone: 559-683-6570
Website: Click to Visit

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