This Week's Mammoth Times Events Section

Staff Writer

Devil’s Postpile Volcanic History Talk, July 14
Join U.S. Geological Survey geologists Wes Hildreth and Judy Fierstien at noon for interpretive talks about mysteries of the Devil’s Postpile origin, and (USGS) California Volcano Observatory efforts in monitoring volcanic unrest in the Long Valley volcanic region. The group will celebrate the newly published USGS map of the Eruptive History of Mammoth Mountain and its Mafic Periphery authored by Hildreth and Fierstein that will debut at this event. Join us for this celebration of geologic wonders.

Devil’s Postpile, San Joaquin River Geology Talk, July 15
Join U.S. Geological Survey Senior Scientist Wes Hildreth from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. as he guides a group through millions of years of geologic drama on Middle Fork of San Joaquin landscape. He will link the landscape with colorful layers of history on the newly published USGS map of Eruptive History of Mammoth Mountain and its Mafic Periphery authored by Hildreth and Judy Fierstein. The Devils Postpile portion will last approximately 1.5 hours. Afterwards, an extended hike will be led to Rainbow Falls until 3 p.m. Bring lunch, liter of water, sunscreen, hat and raingear.

Chamber Music Festival, July 15
The Eastern Sierra Chamber Music Festival will continue at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 15 with “Sierra Secrets,” featuring music from Bochsa-Kreutzer, Jaquin Turina and Johannes Brahms. This concert will be held at Cerro Coso College in Mammoth. Tickets are available at www.chambermsuicunbound.org or by calling 760-934-7015.

Food and Wine Experience, July 15-16
The Mammoth Food & Wine Experience, a fundraiser for the Mammoth Lakes Foundation, will be held July 15 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and 16, from 5 p.m.-8:30 p.m. for Saturday’s Grand Tasting, featuring Nearly 20 wineries pouring 100-plus exceptional wines and SIX local Mammoth Lakes fine dining restaurants presenting their best dish, will be held at the Edison Pavilion. The event will also feature an auction to benefit the foundation, and a wine walk. For more information, visit http://mammothfoodandwine.org.

Community Meditation, July 15 through end of July
Take advantage of Mountain Sol Yoga & Holistic Healing offering non-sectarian Community Meditations on walk-in basis to all members of the community. Meditation reduces stress, and improves overall health. It is open to anyone and basic techniques will be taught. The event is free but donations are accepted. For information: www.mountainsolyoga.com or email ROLmeditation@gmail.com. The summer schedule for Community Meditations is:
Monday, 8-8:45 a.m.; Wednesday, 8-8:45 a.m.; Thursday, 8-8:30 p.m.;
Friday, 6-6:45 p.m.; Sunday, 10:30-11:15 a.m.; and Sunday, 5:30-6:15 p.m.

Chamber Music Festival, July 16
The Eastern Sierra Chamber Music Festival will continue at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 16 with a free concert featuring the students of the Sierra Academy of Music. This concert will be held at Cerro Coso College in Mammoth. Tickets for feature concerts during the Music Festival are available at www.chambermsuicunbound.org or by calling 760-934-7015.

Chamber Music Festival, July 18
The Eastern Sierra Chamber Music Festival will continue at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 18 with “Bass Camp,” featuring music from Bohuslav Martinu, Louise Farrenc and Antonin Dvorak. This concert will be held at Cerro Coso College in Mammoth. Tickets are available at www.chambermsuicunbound.org or by calling 760-934-7015.

Chamber Music Festival, July 20
The Eastern Sierra Chamber Music Festival will continue at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 20 with “The River Wild,” featuring music from Luigi Maurizio Tedeschi, Peter Tchaikovsky and Erno Dohnanyi. This concert will be held at Cerro Coso College in Mammoth. Tickets are available at www.chambermsuicunbound.org or by calling 760-934-7015.

U.S. Highway 395 Cleanup, July 21
Remove trash and debris from Easter Sierra Land Trust's adopted section of Scenic Highway 395 along Sherwin Grade. For more information, visit http://www.eslt.org/.

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