While it isn’t officially summer until June 20th, the outdoor events are in full swing. The already in progress 63rd Tuolumne Lumber Jubilee in Tuolumne is celebrating the logging industry. According to their website, they host one of the only two tug of wars regularly held in the U.S. They also host the Soap box Derby of Northern California 2012 Championship race. Photos of last year’s race are here. Times for many of the activities are available in the Newsmaker of the Day story here.
Rock for the Track is a fundraising event at Sonora High School’s Dunlavy field. Three bands will be performing including Chains Required, The Black Irish Band and the Hills Brothers. For more read the news story “Rock For The Track At Sonora High“.
The 3rd annual John Muir Festival is all day at Coulterville Park. Several events are part of the celebration aims to “provide visitors the experience of what Muir wrote about in “My First Summer in the Sierra” while traveling through the area in 1869.” Details about the several different hikes, music, storytelling and a bicycle tour are available here.
Yosemite is also free to get in this weekend, as part of the National “Get Outdoors” Day. Fees are waived in an effort to get families to enjoy the great outdoors.
For more events listed in our events calendar click here.