At the Sunday, Aug. 7 annual meeting of the Idyllwild Area Historical Society (IAHS), the featured speaker, aviation archeologist Gary “Pat” Macha, spoke of crash sites in local mountains. Prior to Macha’s talk, Treasurer Bob Smith reported that IAHS was flying high financially on a strong course with good instrument ratings. “We feel fortunate to […]
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With trumpeter Stan Watkins and vocalist Sherry Williams, the Keith Droste Quintet wowed the capacity crowd at its Thursday, Aug. 4 performance as part of Idyllwild Summer Concert Series. Keith Droste, on keyboard, along with Luther Hughes on bass and Sinclair Lott on drums played a medley of Broadway show tunes, old standards and jazz and pop selections.
Cajun fiddler Lisa Haley and her Zydekats arrives in Idyllwild with the force of a major weather front …
Brian D. Cohen became president of Idyllwild Arts Academy (IA) on July 1. One of his stated goals is to expand outreach to the Idyllwild community and create more avenues of cooperation and connection between town and gown. “The town’s [residents] are welcome here and I hope they take advantage of it,” he said. Cohen […]
Imagine being up close and personal with a butterfly! It’s all about the monarch during Idyllwild Nature Center’s Butterfly Daze, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13. During the day, a butterfly pavilion will be erected on the grounds. Before entering the pavilion, everyone can buy a piece of watermelon for 50 cents. The […]
Chris Johnston has put Idyllwild on the wine map with his award-winning Middle Ridge varietals.
Café Aroma served as a gathering place for a group of residents and friends originally from Idyllwild. Seated, from left, R.J. Owens and Gracie Everhart, Tracy Apple Rogers, Anna and Lynn Johnson, Reunion Coordinator Adrienne Hayden, Kim Payne and Kannyn MacRae.