Did I mention August is a crazy-busy month of activities all around town? Mammoth Lakes has got to have the most activities of any resort town I know, especially as late in the month as they are. Some kids have returned to school, some start in a few more weeks, but there’s still plenty of playtime and activities to keep young and old alike busy for the remainder of the month
EVENTS THIS WEEK
Shakespeare in the Woods
Sierra Classic Theater’s Shakespeare in the Woods is back with The Two Gentlemen of Verona, set in the Roaring 20’s: A hilarious tale of love and friendship featuring Hollywood, gangsters and jazz. August 6th through 16th. 6pm at Sam’s Woodsite. Bring a dinner picnic, and enjoy theater under the stars. $10 suggested donation. Learn More
Sierra Summer Festival
Since 1978, the Sierra Summer Festival has presented classical symphonic concerts and programs of the highest artistic excellence to audiences in Mammoth Lakes and Eastern Sierra. This year, the Eastern Sierra Symphony will be led by guest conductor Edwin Outwater. Learn More
Mammoth Wine Weekend
A weekend of wining and dining with exclusive Winemaker Dinners at two of Mammoth’s premiere restaurants, a Wine Walk in The Village featuring 20+ wineries pouring over 45 vintages and a Sunday Champagne Brunch at Campo Mammoth. Learn More
- August 21-22: Kids Adventure Games
- August 21-22: Mammoth Rocks – A Taste of the Sierra
- August 22: Crowley Still Lake Classic
- August 28-29: Mammoth Reggae Festival
- August 29: EZAKIMAK 11,053′ Bike/ Run Challenge
- August 29: 11,053′ Full Moon Party
July was definitely an interesting month weather wise! Snow in June, who would have thought we’d see that?!
We have a lot going on the end of July. See below for events going on the next few days and into August, for Adults and Kids alike.
Starting Thursday July 30, come on out for the 20th Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers and Bluesapalooza. It occurs daily through August 2nd. Location is Sam’s Woodsite, on Minaret Road between Main Street and Meridian Blvd.
Outdoors among the pines and showcasing the best craft breweries in the country and top blues performers. This is Mammoth’s biggest event-4 days of fun in the sun. The best party of the summer!
Mammoth’s Bluesapalooza has a well-deserved reputation for booking a unique variety of blues artists from all over the country. It’s a mix of styles and genres.
Check out the different ticket options and purchase at the link above.
2015 Performers: http://www.mammothbluesbrewsfest.com/bands.
Here’s just a few of the performers scheduled to play:
• Trombone Shorty & Orleans
• Robert Cray
• Johnny Lang
• Robben Ford – Into the Sun Tour
• Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
• Ruthie Foster
• The Slider Brothers
• John Németh
• Carolyn Wonderland
On Friday July 31, we have the Blue Moon Summit Party from 6pm-9:45pm. Location is the Summit of Mammoth Mountain, 10001 Minaret Road, Mammoth Lakes.
A unique summer experience at the summit of Mammoth Mountain. Ride the Panorama Gondola to the top of the Sierra at dusk to watch the sun set and the full moon rise, then party under the Blue Moon and celebrate summer. The top of the mountain will be buzzing with indoor/outdoor fun including, a lighted glow walk to the Lakes Basin Overlook, music, and food and drink stations, a guided naturalist tour with the Eleven53 docent. Visit their website for more information.
Mammoth Lakes Fine Arts Festival also starts Friday July 31, running through August 2.
Join us for the 43rd Annual Mammoth Lakes Fine Arts and Crafts Festival from 10am to 5pm daily. Located on the grounds of Kittredge Sports, at the corner of Highway 203/Main Street and Forest Trail in Mammoth Lakes.
Friends of Bodie Day, August 8, 2015 from 9am to 9pm, with daytime and evening activities. Find out more about the food, Living History, and tours that will be conducted. Bodie Days
Kids Adventure Games is coming August 21st and 22nd at the Main Lodge/Adventure Center.
Open to kids ages 6 through 14, to experience the thrill of adventure racing, teamwork skills, and confidence building. Find out more here.