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Trains still entrance

Ella Fors, 3, is fascinated Friday by the G-scale railroad running high inside Jo'An's restaurant. She, her parents and her brother, Nathan, visited from...

Idyllwild Soroptimists host comedy night at Brewpub

This night it’s all for laughs, although the annual Soroptimist International of Idyllwild fundraiser raises money to combat a dangerously pervasive and serious social...

Tea amidst an acre of lilacs at their blooming best

Lilacs reach their peaks of bloom and fragrance based on weather conditions. And since weather conditions vary, scheduling annual lilac festivals can be tricky. But...

One concert to go and over $5,000 needed

Each year, Ken Dahleen and the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series board launch their annual eight-concert series without sufficient funds to meet budget. They do...

Heller discusses ‘Lucky Kellerman’ at Idyllwild series

Steve Heller (right) joins Eduardo Santiago at the INK Book Gathering for the Idyllwild Author Series on Sunday afternoon. Heller talked about his writing and teaching life and discussed his book, “Lucky Kellerman,” which he wrote in 1987. He is currently writing a follow-up to that book, called “Return of the Ghost Killer.”

Spring Equinox Celebration

Spirit Mountain Retreat is hosting a Spring Equinox Celebration at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 29, in the garden, weather permitting. Local Color will perform and...

World Book Night reaches Idyllwild

Millions of free books were hand-delivered to unsuspecting individuals on Monday, April 23, around the U.S., U.K. and Ireland as part of World Book Night 2012 — “Spreading the love of reading, person to person” — including in Idyllwild. These happy Café Aroma customers were visited by “Book Fairies,” representing INK Book Gathering in Idyllwild, who gave them a few titles from a list of 30. A discussion of World Book Night followed on Tuesday at INK.

Todd Carpenter, Idyllwild Arts faculty, in Race Across the West

Todd Carpenter, Idyllwild Arts Campus technical director and theater faculty, is putting his summer break to optimum use — racing in an endurance cycling...

Idyllwild Arts Summer Program launches Writers Week

For many years, the Idyllwild Arts Summer Program has been known as a gathering place for some of the country’s finest poets and writers....
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