Category: Events

NF Chamber of Commerce Press Release

Nov 30 2013

November 30, 2013


North Fork Chamber Pens an ‘Open Letter to the Community.’
Local businesses ask residents to consider the affects of their spending habits during the holiday season.

North Fork, CA –On Monday December 1st, 2013 the North Fork Chamber of Commerce will release a letter encouraging residents to ‘Think Local First’ this holiday season and support local business. The letter, which cites data from a recent consumer study, describes how money spent locally helps build sustainable communities, and explains how dollars spent in another county by residents are being used to fund lawsuits against their own Eastern Madera Community.

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North Fork Community Choir

Oct 15 2013

December 7th, 2013

The performance is held every year on the first Saturday of December at North Fork school in Kennedy Hall. This year the show is on Dec. 7, and will feature performances by choirs from around the mountain area, which has historically included Minarets, Sierra and Yosemite High Schools, in addition to the North Fork bunch.

For more information on the choir – S|N|O article

Think Local First Survey

Oct 15 2013

This very moment!

The North Fork Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Fresno State University and Yosemite/Sequoia Resource Conservation & Development Council(YSRC&DC), has launched its first ever county-wide research study to analyze consumer behaviors and recreational habits of Madera County residents.

For more information contact Neil O’Brien 559-772-2747, 559-877-2410, or via email:

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Grizzly Century

Sep 26 2013

October 5th, 2013

The community of North Fork is sponsoring the 21th Grizzly Century bicycle ride in order to promote the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway and to encourage the enjoyment of our treasured resources. Come and spend the day taking in scenic vistas from the unique vantage point that only a cyclist can claim.   For more information call Mike Nolen (559) 877-2218 x 3156 or email:


Sierra Art Trails

Sep 26 2013

October 4th, 5th, and 6th 2013

Sierra Art Trails gives art enthusiasts the chance to see fine art and fine crafts in the making, and to purchase works directly from the people who create them. The show takes place in homes, studios, galleries, and businesses. The show features artists and artisans working in a wide range of media including painting, photography, jewelry, sculpture, fiber arts, woodcarving, ceramics, glass, and more!
For more information call 559-658-8844 or email: