Billy Kercmer poses with her quilts. She was the featured quilter at the annual Mountain Quilters of Idyllwild Quilt Show on display at Buckhorn Camp over the weekend. Photo by Jenny Kirchner
Saturday was the Art Alliance of Idyllwild’s 19th-annual Art Walk and Wine Tasting. Many of the artists set up exhibits and displays of their work at the Village Centre complex. Photo by Tom Kluzak
A new board and chairs have been elected to lead the Idyllwild Garden Club. This high-energy group will be working on some great programs for their monthly meetings, put on their annual Lilac Tea, Walk and Art show the end of April and will be seeking local gardens for a Garden Tour in June. Pictured, from left, are Treasurer Dianne Johnson, 2nd Vice President Toni Berthelotte, Secretary Bronwyn Jones, 1st VPs Antje Banks and Joy Allgeier, and President Gary Parton. Not shown were Emily Kelley and Marsha Freed, Hospitality; Suzie Bennett, Membership; Tricia Pilkington, Junior Garden; and Mike Feyder, Beautification. Photo by Marlene Pierce
Soroptimist of Idyllwild President Theresa Teel (left) welcomed new member Michele Aubuchon to the club at the Oct. 5 business meeting. Photo by Diana Kurr
Idyllwild Arts Alumna Elora Hardy (second from left) speaks with current students after her lecture Friday night on campus. Photo by Jenny Kirchner
Joanna Glesmann-Dixon (left) and Steve Pettit (center) of Bankers Life and Casualty Co. in Palm Springs receive an Idyllwild Rotary squirrel and mug from Idyllwild Rotary President Marc Kassouf (right) as tokens of appreciation for addressing members at the weekly meeting on Oct. 5. Glesmann-Dixon and Pettit addressed the complicated issues of retirement planning, especially as it concerns health care, and offered to help navigate the Medicare and Social Security systems.
Photo by Tom Kluzak
Friends of the Idyllwild Gift Shop and members of the Idyllwild Rotary Club helped the shop owners celebrate their 10th anniversary on Friday, Oct. 7, with a ribbon cutting. Attempting to cut the uncooperative ribbon are owners Rick Shahan (from left) with wife Colleen and mother Judy Begin. Photo by Tom Kluzak