The temperature was enough to cause your breath to curl in wispy clouds but that didn't stop people from bundling up and heading out to the second annual Old Fashioned Christmas to enjoy wagon rides around town and picking up a few items on the Christmas list.
The wind didn't deter shoppers eager to find hand-crafted or unique gifts for the cowboy on their Christmas list as the annual Cowboy Christmas hosted by the Oakdale Cowboy Museum packed in 2,500 visitors to the community center Saturday, Nov. 28.
The Oakdale Chamber will be coordinating with the City of Oakdale for a one-day holiday sidewalk sale on Saturday, Nov. 28. Merchants interested in participating should contact the Chamber right away to get on the participating list that will be submitted to the City of Oakdale.
Oak Valley Hospital Foundation announced that the 25th Annual Sid Haidlen Memorial Golf Classic raised over $42,617 dollars for the benefit of Oak Valley Hospital District. The proceeds raised from the tournament this year will be used for facility enhance at their skilled nursing facility, Oak Valley Care Center, and a portion of the money will also be set aside for medical equipment for the new state-of-the-art Hospital being built.
In April of 2008, Escalon native and EHS graduate Tony Conte came to Rio Arts' Board of Directors looking for support to make an independent short film he wrote, called The Revenant, for his senior thesis project. At the time, he was a Digital Motion Picture student at Cogswell Polytechnical College, where he graduated with high honors in May of this year.
Oak Valley Hospital Foundation will host the 25th Annual Sid Haidlen Memorial Golf Classic Tournament on Monday, Oct. 12 at the Oakdale Golf and Country Club. Proceeds from this event will be used to purchase state-of-the-art medical equipment for Oak Valley Hospital District and for facility improvements at Oak Valley Care Center, the hospital district's skilled nursing facility.
"You only turn 100 once."
For the first time out of the gate, the Taste of Oakdale event held at the FES Hall on Thursday, Sept. 17 drew 200 people to sample and discover the local culinary talents available at their disposal when it comes time to choose a company or caterer for their events.
The Oakdale Irrigation District will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of its founding in 1909 on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new Gene Bianchi Community Center, and the event will be open to the public.
Time is running out to buy advance tickets for the first "Taste of Oakdale" sponsored by the Oakdale Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the FES Hall, 190 No. Lee Ave.
The Oakdale Irrigation District is celebrating its 100th year. To commemorate the OID Centennial a celebration open to the public will be offered on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the new Gene Bianchi Community Center.
The Oak Valley Hospital Foundation will kick off its first ever JGS Poker Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Oakdale Saddle Club Rodeo Grounds at noon. Depending on the pace of play, the tournament is expected to last into the late afternoon.
Children of all ages were invited to try a free day of dance lessons on Saturday, before the official season starts in September.
The Friends of Oakdale Heritage (FOH) has announced they will reopen the Oakdale Museum on Tuesdays from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. beginning June 16. The group received the keys to the facility on May 6, and since then has been working to prepare the museum for visitors.
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With a Health Awareness Day planned for Friday, Feb. 7 and a celebration running all week long, River Oak Pharmacy will mark its 25th anniversary starting on Monday, Feb. 3.
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