2011 Lemon Lily Festival schedule of events

WEDNESDAY July 13 Lemon Lily Festival Open House Reception 5:30–7:30pm @ Idyllwild Nature Center Open to the Community (no day use fee required) • Appetizers & Drinks •...

The Lemon Lily quilt story

Annamarie Padula is a local resident and a brilliant quilter. For the second year, she and friend Nancy Borchers have collaborated in designing a...

The Hill at the time of the Lemon Lily

As the end of the 19th century approached, Strawberry Valley (“Idyllwild” didn’t officially exist until 1901) was a far different place from anything we can readily picture today.

Samba sounds at Idyllwild Summer Concert series

The summer sounds of Brazilian samba and bossa nova will waft over the community center meadow on Thursday, July 14

A very Idyllwild Fourth of July

Many local community groups participated in the 2011 Fourth of July Parade. A few are pictured here.

Noel Alumit visits Idyllwild authors series

Noel Alumit, author of “Talking to the Moon” and “Letters to Montgomery Clift,” talks with Idyllwild Authors Series host Eduardo Santiago at 2 p.m....

Why “Our Town” endures

Isis Theatre is presenting Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” starting Friday July 8 through Sunday July 10 at the Caine Learning Center. It is a full production that director Emily Heebner has crafted to enhance the spare staging and terse text that are hallmarks of “Our Town.”

Altschul’s “Deus Ex Machina” savages media

Andrew Altschul, according to reviews, has applied a devilish wit to what he observes as a growing societal fascination with reality TV, in his...

Santana tribute band, Bohemio, opens Summer Concert Series

Bohemio, a sizzling Latin jazz and Santana tribute band from the Coachella Valley jump-starts Ken Dahleen’s popular community event, the Idyllwild Summer Concert Series....

Idyllwild’s Fourth of July

Parade blossomed from small-town patriotism ...