What's Ahead This Weekend

Staff Writer

Summer Solstice Wine Walk, June 19
The Summer Solstice Wine Walk at the Village at Mammoth will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, June 19. This event features more than 20 wineries and a free concert by the Rolling Stones tribute band Mick Adams and The Stones. For more information on the wineries or to purchase tickets, visit www.gimmeshelterfund.org.
This event will be followed up by another wine walk at the Hidden Creeks Ranch, 85 Reata Rd. in Bishop, from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, June 20.

Lee Vining Creek cleanup, June 18
Get out and give back to the land! What better way to kick off the Mono Basin Bird Chautauqua than to help clean up the land and make it a safer place for the birds and critters of the Eastern Sierra? This year the group will be focusing its clean-up efforts along Lee Vining Creek in middle Lee Vining Canyon. Those who would like to attend should meet at 9 a.m June 18 at the Mono Lake Committee Information Center and Bookstore. The project will last until 11:30.

Low cost pet vaccinations, licenses June 20
It’s time to renew Town of Mammoth Lakes dog licenses for the upcoming fiscal year. An annual license sale/vaccination clinic will be held in the Police Department parking lot on Saturday, June 20 from 2 to 3:30 pm.
Pet owners may now purchase 2014-15 TOML dog licenses at the MLPD front counter, Tuesday through Friday, 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Those planning to attend should bring proof of spay/neuter and current vaccination. For more information contact Mammoth Lakes Police Department at 760-934-2011, ext 0.

Mammoth Motocross, June 19-28
Every summer racers have flocked to Mammoth Mountain for the oldest continuous running motocross in the USA. Many of the top racers in the world have honed their skills at this event. Riders like Ricky Carmichael, Jeremy McGrath, Rick Johnson, Johnny O'Mara, Broc Glover, Donny Schmitt, Steve Lamson, Gary Jones, Kevin Windham, David Bailey, Jeff Ward, Ron Lechien, Bob Hannah, James Stewart, Mike Bell, Donny Hansen, Ryan Dungey, Ryan Villopoto, Eli Tomac and many more have raced Mammoth and moved on to giant success. It has also become one of the major amateur events in the country and includes the factory riders of tomorrow racing in the mini classes at Mammoth today.
Back in 1968 Don Rake and some friends decided on Mammoth Lakes, California. They built a world-class track 8,000 feet up in the Sierra Nevada Mountain range. Dave McCoy came along and offered the backing of his Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, and the rest, as they say, is history. is history.

Mammoth Half Marathon is June 21, volunteers needed June 20
Mammoth Half Marathon is looking for a local group to coordinate volunteers to work an info booth directing runners to where the best shuttle pick-up spot will be for them. The organization will be paid $500. The booth will be in the Village at the expo from noon-8 p.m Saturday, June 20. The run is June 21. They are looking for adults who are knowledgeable about town locations and can direct people to the nearest spot to where they are staying. Approximately five people per shift are wanted and the day could be broken up into two shifts of 12-4pm and 4-8pm. If interested email volunteer@mammothhalfmarathon.com. — WG