The Fresno BeeJune 28, 2014 

Numerous events are planned to mark the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, which will be officially commemorated on Monday:



Way Out West in 1864: ends today, The Groveland Hotel, Groveland

Yosemite Grant 150th activities: through Monday, Yosemite National Park

Mariposa Grove Restoration Ceremony: Monday, Yosemite Conservancy, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park

Yosemite Melodrama Series: 7-9 p.m., Monday, Golden Chain Theatre, 42130 Highway 41, Oakhurst



Yosemite Art Month: July 1-31, Oakdale

July 4th Yosemite Festival, Bridgeport

Sierra Professional Artists Event, July 5-6, The Groveland Hotel, 18767 Main St., Groveland

The Music of Yosemite and Beyond: July 5, The Groveland Hotel, 18767 Main St., Groveland

Mid-Sierra Loggers Jamboree: July 5-6, North Fork Recreation Center, 33507 Road 230, North Fork

Mount Sing Pilgrimage — Chinese American Contributions Tours, July 25-28, Wawona, Yosemite


Youth in Yosemite Symposium: Aug. 7, Yosemite

Native Youth Cultural Exchange: Aug. 9-11, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park

National Park Service turns 98: Aug. 25


Wilderness Act 50th anniversary: Sept. 3, Yosemite

Kiwanis Club of Oakhurst 12th annual Run for the Gold Classic Car Show: Sept. 6, Oakhurst Community Center, 39800 Road 425B, Oakhurst

Annual 49er Festival Celebrates Yosemite: Sept. 20, Mary Laveroni Community Park, Groveland

John Muir in America: 7:30-9 p.m., Sept. 26-27, Lower River Amphitheater, Yosemite


Yosemite National Park turns 124: Oct. 1

Oakhurst's Yosemite Fall Festival: Oct. 11-12, Oakhurst Community Park, Oakhurst


Jo Mora Exhibit: through Monday. Mariposa County Arts Council Treetop Gallery, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa

Yosemite Rocks — an Artistic Learning Series: 2-4 p.m. second Saturday of the month through September, Timberline Gallery and Yosemite Gallery, 40982 Highway 41, Oakhurst., or (559) 683-3345.

Discover Yosemite's Forgotten Trails Series: 7:30-8:30 p.m. third Saturday of every month through August, and Sept. 13. Yosemite Southgate Hotel & Suites, 40644 Highway 41, Oakhurst.

Lure & Lore of Yosemite Exhibit: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 19, Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, 40637 Highway 41, Oakhurst

Wild, Wonderful Yosemite lecture series: fourth Saturday of every month through December, King Vintage Museum, Oakhurst

Yosemite Workshop and Summer Art Series: 10 a.m.-noon Fridays through Sept. 26, Mariposa County Arts Council Treetop Gallery, 5009 Highway 140, Mariposa

Camp Mather exhibit, Mondays-Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Dec. 31, Oakdale Cowboy Museum, Oakdale

Inspiring Generations exhibit, Yosemite Valley: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. through July 6, The Ansel Adams Gallery, 9039 Village Drive, Yosemite

Yosemite Grant 150th exhibit: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Oct. 18. Museum gallery closes for lunch, Yosemite Museum Gallery, 9039 Village Drive, Yosemite

"Yosemite: A Gathering of Spirit" documentary by Ken Burns: 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays through September at Curry Village or Yosemite Lodge Amphitheaters; 5-6 p.m. Thursdays through October, Evergreen Lodge, 33160 Evergreen Road, Groveland


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