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The Mother Lode Fair highlights this weekend’s events. The grandstand arena will feature Truck and Tractor Pulls today, July 12th at 8:00pm. The event features local stock, street modified, diesel, and pro modified rigs. Saturday is the Freestyle Moto X at 8:00PM. The event features professionals Jeff Griffin and Garrett Ahlf. Sunday July 14th at 5:30pm is the Demolition Derby. There is no separate admission charge for the arena events.

Food, exhibition booths, carnival rides and games and lots of animals will be at the fair. The Junior livestock auction is on Saturday at 5pm.

A free shuttle service will be provided from the Wal-Mart parking lot for all four days of the fair. The shuttles are highly recommended as local traffic near the fairgrounds will be busy throughout the weekend. The event listing with a link to the Mother Lode Fair website is here.

In Angels Camp the Bret Harte FFA Boosters are hosting a Fund raiser called Oysters & Oinkers. The annual dinner and dancing event takes place at 5pm on Saturday. For contact and entertainment details view the Bret Harte FFA Boosters Fund raiser Oysters Oinkers event listing here.

Another Tuolumne County Master Gardeners Open Garden Day will be held at their garden in Sonora. Talks on gardening information includes a talks about bugs, bees and fire safety. For locations, times and other information view the Open Garden Day listing here.

A ranger talk on Water Safety will be given at the Glory Hole Recreation Area, at New Melones Lake. The talk is at 7pm on Saturday, July 13. Details about all the ranger talks are here.

On Sunday there is a Benefit for Kevin Degn. From 11am to 5pm at the Twain Harte Stage in the Park four bands will be performing. The event includes raffle prizes, a silent auction and a live auction, plus a food and beverage booth. More details on how to help Kevin are here.