Things to do in Mammoth Lakes - Labor Day, sonjabush.com

Labor Day is upon us, some kids have gone back to school, others are preparing to.

With one last burst of Summer fun, here are some of the events going on in and around Mammoth Lakes this weekend:

Mammoth Rock n Rye

September 2-4:

As part of Outside on the Eastside – a colorful fall celebration of arts, culture and recreation – Mammoth Rock n Rye is three days of free live music, two tastings, 30 distilleries, 15 craft breweries and endless fun. Rock out to some of the nation’s finest Americana music for free in the beautiful Eastern Sierra.
Buy Your Tasting Ticket!
One Day – $50
Two Day – $85
VIP Reserve – $120
Just want to listen to music and hang out in the Village at Mammoth? That’s FREE!

Exit Laughing at Edison Theatre

September 1,2,3,4,8,9,10,11:

As part of Outside on the Eastside — a colorful fall celebration of arts, culture and recreation — Exit Laughing is a theatre production written by Paul Elliot and directed by Juliana Olinka. The Golden Girls meets Magic Mike in this heartfelt, laugh-out-loud comedy about life and death. Tickets are $20 for general admission, $18 for seniors and students, and $10 for children and starts at 7 pm.

Cam Zink Ride MTB Ride Session at MMSA

September 3:

With an impressive list of wins and accomplishments in the mountain biking world, Cam Zink is no stranger to the dirt. Spend a weekend hitting the trails of Mammoth Mountain’s famed bike park with personalized coaching from Cam himself. Improve your skills with one of the most down to earth, knowledgeable riders and spend some time on the USA Cycling Nationals Dual Slalom Course.

Bike Park ticket or pass and own equipment is required.  Rental equipment is available from the Adventure Center at Main Lodge. Must be an experienced intermediate to advanced downhill mountain bike rider to participate.  Space is limited to 20 riders – sign up early.

CALL 800.MAMMOTH TO SIGN UP

Minaret Vista Instameet

September 3:

Join the Visit Mammoth team, locals, visitors and everything in between to shoot photos with people that share the same passion. Making friends and being creative is what it’s all about. We’ll be shooting photos of the sunset over the Minarets and then diving into night sky photography. The fun starts at 5:30 pm and continues until 9:30 pm. It’s a new moon, so the stargazing and photo opportunities will be exceptional. This Instameet is free and open to everyone! Bring warm layers.

The Village at Mammoth Summer Movie Series

September 1:

This is your last chance! Take your favorite blanket and grab a chair in The Village this Thursday for a fun movie under the Sierra sky. The movie will be viewed on a large outdoor screen in the plaza, showtime just after sunset.
This Week’s Movie: Star Wars The Force Awakens

Mammoth Market Sidewalk Sale

September 2-5:

Check out sidewalk sales from many businesses in Mammoth Lakes during three weekends of the year – Memorial Day, July 4th and Labor Day. These are the only weekends of the year to catch sales like these, so keep an eye out for them and steal some sweet deals on your Mammoth Lakes vacation!

Labor Day Festival of the Arts

September 2-5:

As part of Outside on the Eastside, Mono Arts Council presents the Annual Labor Day Festival of the Arts held in the unique forest setting of Sam’s Wood Site. Set high among the pines, this world class festival provides fairgoers a beautiful viewing and buying experience.

Campfire Program

September 2:

Join a local naturalist for a free, fun, family-friendly evening program on topics ranging from Eastern Sierra wildlife to the night sky. Program begins at 7 pm and all are welcome to this free 1-hour event!

Park in the lower parking lot at the Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center (a California Welcome Center) at 2510 Main Street. Follow the wide dirt trail to the New Shady Rest Campground Amphitheater.

Woolly’s Summer Saturdays

September 3:

Join Woolly for his last Summer Saturday with a bike ride down the Discovery Trail followed by family fun at the Adventure Center. After the bike ride, Woolly will hang out for face painting and a frozen summer treat. Woolly’s Summer Saturdays is for kids of all ages.

12:45 pm – Meet Woolly at the bottom of Discovery Chair 11 for the ride. A ticket is required to participate in the ride. Each child receives a bike race plate for the ride and medal afterwards.

1 pm – Ride with Woolly

1 pm – Face painting, balloons and frozen treats at the Adventure Center

2 pm – Farewell to Woolly

Live Music at the Adventure Center

September 3-4:

Go chill on the grass of the Adventure Center at Main Lodge for some mountain views and afternoon tunes from Ryan Hiller on Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Let the kids loose on the climbing wall, zipline and Eurobungy or grab a bite at the outdoor deck at the Yodler restaurant and bar.

Mono Lake Canoe Tours

September 3,4:

The Mono Lake Committee leads guided canoe tours on Mono Lake on Saturdays and Sundays from late June through Labor Day weekend. Meet at Navy Beach Road Lee Vining, CA 93541. Tours begin at 8, 9, and 11 am and last about one hour. The $25 tour is an amazing way to get up close and personal with the iconic Tufa Towers.

Ambush at the Lake: Fall Fishing Derby

September 5:

As part of Outside on the Eastside, the Ambush at the Lake fishing derby costs $15 to enter and includes a commemorative pin and a chance to win. Competition runs sunrise to sunset, and all fish caught 14 inches or longer are eligible to be registered. Each person with a registered fish will be entered into the prize drawing for the derby. Prize winners will be posted within 30 days of the last day of the derby.

More snow is coming! A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect Thursday morning thru Friday morning, with hopefully 1-2 feet of fresh powder on the hill. Mammoth Mountain has great conditions, for all you skiers and shredders, with 14 lifts currently running and about 80 trails of terrain available, including three Terrain Parks, with tons of fun features! Tamarack X-Country Ski Center is open, with 12-14km of groomed trails. June Mountain opens this Saturday, 12/12!

 

December 12
Projected Opening Day for June Mountain

 

December 12
Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Island Extravaganza

 

December 18-29
The Village at Mammoth Holiday Festivities

 

December 19
Night of Lights

 

 

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra Island Extravaganza

  • December 12, 2015
  • Times: 6pm-11pm
  • Admission: $70

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A Mardi Gras party like no other to benefit Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra  Tickets are $70.00 including dinner and a raffle ticket. Dinner, dancing, raffle, silent auction.

Projected Opening Day for June Mountain – June Lake

  • December 12, 2015

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Opening day ceremony, afternoon toast and bonfire at the Chalet.

Unbound Series: Rail Jam

  • December 13, 2015

Series events open to all ski/snowboarders of all levels and ages.

The Village at Mammoth Holiday Festivities

  • December 18, 2015 to December 31, 2015 (Recurring daily)
  • Recurring daily

December 18, 19, & 20 3:30pm – 5:30pm – Pictures and Christmas wishes with Santa and Woolly in Santa’s World, music by DJ Mash Up in the plaza, piano Christmas karaoke in the yard, and live ent…

Night of Lights

  • December 19, 2015
  • Times: 4:30pm – 8:00pm
  • Admission: Free

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Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a one-of-a-kind evening at Canyon Lodge. A fun-filled night for all ages with live music, a firework show, torchlight parade and more. Event Schedule …

Sources: mammothweb.com and visitmammoth.com/events

 

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