Category: Art & Culture
“There are many reasons to use native plants locally,” said horticulturist Harold Voorheis. He, along with co-presenters Jackie Lasater and Ben White, will discuss the virtues of planting natives in local gardens at the Thursday, May 16, Idyllwild Community Recreation Council’s Speaker Series. As the title of their talk, “The Importance of Native Plants in […]
The Idyllwild Lemon Lily Festival, July 13 and 14, enters its fourth year faced with germination challenges. Propagating the lily from native seeds is a time-consuming and difficult job that takes years to consummate. Growing the festival itself is no less difficult. Both take a core of dedicated volunteers that expands as the festival grows […]
The Art Alliance of Idyllwild is seeking artists and sponsors for an ambitious public art project. The project plans to permanently place 15 life-size aluminum deer, stags, fawns and does at 10 Idyllwild businesses. The purpose of the project is to enhance Idyllwild’s image as an art mecca and launch a drive to create more […]
Hoegaarden is a small town located in Flanders, Belgium. Historically known for a wit style ale, the town ceased brewing the style in 1955. Witbier is a top-fermented style ale that often has a very hazy, white appearance. Witbiers historically used a variety of spices and other ingredients instead of hops.
The plans for the Idyllwild Community Center, including the 6,000-square-foot Butterfield Family Center, the amphitheatre, the park and sculpture garden, and all of the parking areas and access roads are in the final stages of development.
“This year they should be perfect,” said Gary Parton, owner of Alpenglow Lilac Gardens, referring to the vagaries of nature and how they affect when his lilacs bloom. Each year it is a worry because the Idyllwild Garden Club, in partnership with Parton and the Art Alliance of Idyllwild, hope, Parton’s lilacs are in perfect bloom just when the annual Lilac Walk, Tea and Art Show takes place in mid May. This year, the beautifully choreographed event takes place Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, and if Parton is right, it will be perfect.