August is the perfect time of year to celebrate your family … including the furry and freckled members. So load up the gang, the trikes and man’s best friend and head over to WOOFstock in the Village at Mammoth from Aug. 13-15.
The event makes its debut this year as part of what is arguably the Village at Mammoth’s biggest summer program yet. WOOFstock, a celebration of both family and their furry friends, promises to be paws down the largest family and pet event of the year in Mammoth Lakes.
The event lineup includes free concerts, magicians, storytellers, local children’s and animal outreach groups with interactive booths, Wild Wonders exotic animals shows, animal obedience demonstrations, games and crafts for kids, an outdoor screening of Lassie, a Pimp Your Trike booth and inaugural Bike Rodeo and Pet Fashion Show. Parents, be prepared to fall in love with a new pet and take him/her home.
For more details, keep an eye out for our weekly ads in The Sheet, call the Village at 760.924.1575, or log on to www.villageatmammoth.com.
Family or animal-oriented organization or business interested in exhibitor space can contact Green Fox Events at 760.709.6744, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Woof! Woof!
The Town of Mammoth Lakes recently launched a Transportation Survey … take a few minutes and fill out the online questionnaire and you could win a Free Bike Park Pass, courtesy of Mammoth Mountain Ski Area.
Visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/MammothLakesTransportationSurvey and jump right in. The survey is funded by a California Department of Transportation Community Based Planning Grant.
Budding Bishop and Mammoth thespians take center stage as Playhouse 395’s Theatre Workshop Showcase presents Disney’s “Aladdin, Jr.” for two more shows at the Bishop High School Theater, 301 N. Fowler Street.
Among the talented cast members is Trinity Dostrow, daughter of frequent Sheet contributor Dr. Mike Dostrow.
Shows are free on Friday, July 23, at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Info: 760.920.1900 or www.playhouse395.com.
A river runs through it
Beat the heat of summer with the world’s coolest chamber music programs at Mammoth’s Cerro Coso College during the 2010 Mammoth Lakes Music Festival.
The festival kicks off with “A River Runs Through It” on July 21, featuring Haydn’s String Quartet in D Major, opus 50 no. 6, “Frog” (played by Aimee Kreston, Emma Noel Votapek, Rebecca Hang and Brian Schuldt), Beethoven’s – Sonata in C Minor for Violin and Piano, opus 30 no. 2 (played by Corey Cerovsek & Steven Vanhauwaert), Schumann’s Piano Quintet in E Flat Major, opus 44 (played by Sarkis Baltaian, Cerovsek, Lina Bahn, Andrew Picken and Mark Votapek).
On July 23, “Over the Rainbow” has music for Soprano and Piano (performed by Maria Jette & Sarkis Baltaian), Lalo’s Piano Trio no. 3 in A Minor, opus 26 (performed by the Felici Trio) and Ravel’s String Quartet in F Major (performed by Cerovsek, Kreston, Picken and Mark Votapek.
Complete artist, schedule and ticket information is available at www.ChamberMusicUnbound.org.
Food pantry open
The Salvation Army and Church on the Mountain have opened a food pantry in Mammoth to serve those in need of food assistance. The food pantry has a well-stocked facility at 220 Sierra Manor Rd., adjacent to Higerd Plumbing, to provide assistance and accept food and cash donations. Hours of operation: Monday/Wednesday 2-5 p.m. and Saturday noon-4 p.m.