Free Park entrance weekend on July 18 and 19 for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks. The $20 7-day pass fee will also be waived on August 15-16.
Hot Dog Festival sponsored by the Three Rivers Historical Society from 10 am-4 pm at the Three Rivers Historical Museum on HWY 198 in Three Rivers. Offering hot dogs, corn-on-the-cob, and root beer floats for $5 per person. Meet local firefighters. Live music by Mankin Creek. Open to the public. Call 561-2707 for information. All proceeds benefit the Three Rivers Volunteer Firefighters and Three Rivers Historical Museum.
23nd Annual “Picnic in the Park” sponsored by the Mineral King Preservation Society starting at 12 noon, in the cabin area adjacent to road’s end, Mineral King area of Sequoia National Park. The picnic will include a program by Jana Botkin, Mineral King artist, and a living history presentation starring Mary Trauger, who will discuss the Mineral King mining days. Bring a picnic lunch and folding chair or blanket; lemonade and cookies provided. Free and open to the public (park entrance fee required but this is a free weekend for the Park.)
The Foreman cabin in Mineral King circa 1920, to read more about the history of the cabins go to the “cabin profiles” page at Society’s website.