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Debbie Croft: Plenty of autumn events in the Sierra foothills

The trees are already losing their summer garb and dressing for fall. And nights have turned chilly as autumn arrives in the foothills. A favorite season of many folks, nature’s beauty isn’t the only lure to the Sierra communities. This time of year our annual events bring visitors back to our neck of the woods again and again. Maybe one of the following activities will interest you?

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Debbie Croft: Head to the foothils for fun

What are you in the mood for this month? Music, dramatic stage productions, appreciation of unique art or browsing at a country flea market? The foothills communities provide the setting and backdrop for events that will satisfy whatever you’re interested in.

Mariposa Life

Debbie Croft: Open studios lure art lovers to Sierra foothills

Visitors to the Sierra Art Trails Open Studio Tour (SAT) are continually amazed by the hand-crafted beauty of regional artistry. Not only that, local artists create their best work surrounded by the gorgeous scenery of the mountains, forests, canyons, granite cliffs, meadows, rivers, waterfalls and wildlife. Next weekend — October 3, 4 and 5 — marks the 12h year for the tour.

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