What's Ahead This Weekend

Staff Writer

Blue Diamond, Earthquake Fault hike, Aug 20
Follow one of the “Blue Diamond" routes established in the 1980’s and explore with a local student of geology the Earthquake Fault (is it a fault or a fissure?). Meet 4:30 p.m. at Mammoth Union Bank. For more information, contact Mike at marymikeshore@gmail.com

Native American Flute Concert, Aug. 20
Paul Stone shares his Paiute and Washoe heritage through his traditional music, art and storytelling on the outdoor stage at The Gallery at Twin Lakes from 5:30 p.m. until dark. This event is free and open to all ages. Bring a picnic basket and a chair to the gallery at 2749 Lake Mary Road. For more information, call 760-924-7300.

Hayden Cabin 30th Celebration, Barbeque, Aug. 22
Come one, come all to the Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin, 5489 Sherwin Creek Road, Mammoth Lakes, to celebrate the museum’s 30th anniversary and to celebrate “Mammoth History Makers," Aug. 22, 4-8 p.m. Suggested donation is $20 adults, $6 school age kids, under five free with paid adult. The event includes tri-tip, chicken with all the fixin's, dessert and a no-host bar. All proceeds go to support the Southern Mono Historical Society and the Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin. All are invited to bring tall tales and help preserve Mammoth Lakes’ history! Call 760-934-6918 or go to www.mammothmuseum.org or on Facebook go to: www.facebook.com/www.mammothmuseum.org for more information.

Gibbs Lake hike, Aug. 23
Check ahead due to possible fire closures as Gibbs Lake is close to the Walker Fire. This is a six-mile round trip, steep ascent up a moraine for one mile, then easier terrain following a creek to the lake. Meet at 8 a.m. at Mammoth Union Bank, well-behaved dogs OK. Info: Mary K at mkp@npgcable.com