MARIPOSA When the topic of gardening comes up, perhaps many of us envision lush, overgrown spaces requiring lots of upkeep and tons of water. But the Master Gardeners in Mariposa work diligently to create lovely gardens and yards without the need for so much H2O.
"Mom, next time we have a stay-at-home day, can we go to Alaska?" asked Logan (not his real name).
The Antique and Classic Wooden Boat Show will be held this weekend at the Bass Lake Marina and Pines Resort. Cary Winslow, coordinator of the show, says, "The main marques will be there: Chris-Craft, Mercury, Higgins, Century, Gar Wood and Belmont."
In 2006, after giving up three gorgeous spring Saturdays for training in a cheerless classroom, my husband and I began a four-year adventure parenting somebody else's children.
Chi-Tock-Non Kote-U-Pu is a festival of Native American heritage. Each spring the Southern Sierra Miwuk Nation celebrates in grand style. Through culture, dance and song, the festival is held in a drug-free, alcohol-free and smoke-free environment.
MARIPOSA Today through Sunday, Mariposa will welcome thousands of visitors to its annual Butterfly Festival. It's the one time of year when hundreds of newly hatched butterflies are released, delighting the child in each of us. From Friday through Sunday, activities will take place at various locations in and around town.
The price of his freedom cost one dollar. Such was the beginning of a heritage lasting over 130 years.
MARIPOSA Springtime is the season for wildflowers, sunshine, waterfalls and ample opportunities to be outdoors. But in Mariposa, springtime also brings classical music to the stage. "This season's concert combines three composers and two soloists in one amazing setting," said Les Marsden, the Mariposa Symphony Orchestra's founder and conductor.