PHOTOS: Idyllwild’s busy Fourth of July weekend

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he Git Hayetsk Northwest Coast Intertribal Dance Group performs during the Native American Arts Festival Friday, July 4, at the Idyllwild Arts campus. More photos in On the Town.    Photo by Cheryl Basye

he Git Hayetsk Northwest Coast Intertribal Dance Group performs during the Native American Arts Festival Friday, July 4, at the Idyllwild Arts campus. More photos in On the Town. Photo by Cheryl Basye


The Idyllbeast celebrates the Fourth of July by marching in the annual parade hosted in Idyllwild. Photo by John Pacheco

The Idyllbeast celebrates the Fourth of July by marching in the annual parade hosted in Idyllwild.
Photo by John Pacheco


Carol Levitsky and Linda Turner drive in the Idyllwild Area Historical Society’s caravan.   Photo by John Drake

Carol Levitsky and Linda Turner drive in the Idyllwild Area Historical Society’s caravan.
Photo by John Drake


Jackson Carey (center) and father Hal Carey enjoy the Parade from the back of the American Legion Auxiliary float. The annual parade attracts visitors and locals alike.   Photo by John Pacheco

Jackson Carey (center) and father Hal Carey enjoy the Parade from the back of the American Legion Auxiliary float. The annual parade attracts visitors and locals alike.
Photo by John Pacheco


The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit demonstrated its drills for the crowd during the 2014 Independence Day Parade in Idyllwild.	  Photo by John Drake

The Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit demonstrated its drills for the crowd during the 2014 Independence Day Parade in Idyllwild.
Photo by John Drake


The American Legion Honor Guard gets a standing salute from the crowd.      Photo by John Pacheco

The American Legion Honor Guard gets a standing salute from the crowd.
Photo by John Pacheco


Bud Hunt leads the Idyllwild Cyclists contingency in the annual Fourth of July Parade.  Photo by John Pacheco

Bud Hunt leads the Idyllwild Cyclists contingency in the annual Fourth of July Parade.
Photo by John Pacheco


The Git Hayetsk Northwest Coast Intertribal Dance Group performs during the Native American Arts Festival Friday, July 4, at the Idyllwild Arts campus. Photo by Cheryl Basye

The Git Hayetsk Northwest Coast Intertribal Dance Group performs during the Native American Arts Festival Friday, July 4, at the Idyllwild Arts campus. Photo by Cheryl Basye


The Ladies Auxiliary put on the annual Fourth of July barbecue Saturday at the American Legion Post 800. Pork and beef, coleslaw, baked beans, corn and a bread roll were served on every plate. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

The Ladies Auxiliary put on the annual Fourth of July barbecue Saturday at the American Legion Post 800. Pork and beef, coleslaw, baked beans, corn and a bread roll were served on every plate. Photo by Jenny Kirchner


Jackie Weis dances during University of California, Riverside, Pipes in the Pines Band evening performance at Alpenglow Gardens on Independence Day eve. Photo by Cheryl Basye

Jackie Weis dances during University of California, Riverside, Pipes in the Pines Band evening performance at Alpenglow Gardens on Independence Day eve.
Photo by Cheryl Basye


Dominic E. Lopez meets a boxer waiting to be adopted July 4, when ARF and Living Free held a pet adoption and festival at the Idyllwild Community Center site and in the center of town. Photo by Cheryl Basye

Dominic E. Lopez meets a boxer waiting to be adopted July 4, when ARF and Living Free held a pet adoption and festival at the Idyllwild Community Center site and in the center of town.
Photo by Cheryl Basye


Corrine Brown shows her jewelry to Laura Loux during the Arts and Crafts Fair at the Idyllwild Community Church on Saturday. Photo by Cheryl Basye

Corrine Brown shows her jewelry to Laura Loux during the Arts and Crafts Fair at the Idyllwild Community Church on Saturday.
Photo by Cheryl Basye


At middle left, ARF and Living Free’s Festival and Adoption Fair after the parade Friday included a pie-eating contest and chili cook-off. Photo by Peter Szabaldi

At middle left, ARF and Living Free’s Festival and Adoption Fair after the parade Friday included a pie-eating contest and chili cook-off. Photo by Peter Szabaldi


The Fabulous Woodies Band from the San Diego area performed at Jo’An’s Restaurant Saturday afternoon in the Beer Garden. Specializing in classic surf instrumentals, the group also played a variety of popular Top 40 songs from past to present. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

The Fabulous Woodies Band from the San Diego area performed at Jo’An’s Restaurant Saturday afternoon in the Beer Garden. Specializing in classic surf instrumentals, the group also played a variety of popular Top 40 songs from past to present.
Photo by Jenny Kirchner


Rick Michel performs with Ken Dahleen’s Big Band last Thursday night at the Idyllwild Community Center site. Michel performed hits from Sinatra and Cole Porter. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

Rick Michel performs with Ken Dahleen’s Big Band last Thursday night at the Idyllwild Community Center site. Michel performed hits from Sinatra and Cole Porter.
Photo by Jenny Kirchner


From the pews, one of the attendees at Idyllwild Community Church joins in a gospel song with “Ms. Lillie” Knauls, who returned to sing again at Sunday service July 6.  Photo by John Drake

From the pews, one of the attendees at Idyllwild Community Church joins in a gospel song with “Ms. Lillie” Knauls, who returned to sing again at Sunday service July 6.
Photo by John Drake


Many came out to socialize and support the Idyllwild Community Fund Saturday. Wine and beer tastings, appetizers, silent auction, raffle and live music were all part of the fundraiser at the Rainbow Inn.			         Photo by Jenny Kirchner

Many came out to socialize and support the Idyllwild Community Fund Saturday. Wine and beer tastings, appetizers, silent auction, raffle and live music were all part of the fundraiser at the Rainbow Inn. Photo by Jenny Kirchner

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