WEDNESDAY LECTURE ON “REPTILES OF THE MORONGO BASIN”

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series offers some insight on desert reptiles. Reporter Rebecca Havley has more… “Reptiles of the Morongo Basin” is the topic of The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s second Wednesday lecture series. Wednesday, February 10, at 5:30 p.m., meet herpetologist Robert Black. He will

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MARKETPLACE YARD SALE IN LANDERS THIS WEEKEND

The Morongo Basin Historical Society has planned a huge marketplace yard sale this weekend. Reporter Rebeca Havely has all the details… This weekend, February 5 and 6, plan to do some shopping in Landers. The Morongo Basin Historical Society has set up a huge yard sale Friday and Saturday from

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY SELLING 2016 CALENDARS

2016 calendars will help raise funds for the Historical Society. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to get one… The Morongo Basin Historical Society is selling 2016 calendars now. Site Chair Steve Hanson researched and photographed 12 historic sites in the Morongo Basin for the calendar. Calendars are only $11.

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY SALE IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society will hold its monthly marketplace and yard sale Saturday, December 5, from 9 to 2 in Landers. Items for sale include a copy machine, Christmas decorations, collectibles, chain-link fencing, and more. The sale will be held at the historical society’s office, 632 Landers Lane.

DESERT ARCHIVE DAYS PLANNED BY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Can you help identify some of the Morongo Basin’s pioneers? Reporter David Knutson invites you to Desert Archive Days this weekend… On Saturday and Sunday, on the weekend of November 7, the High Desert Test Sites is hosting their “Desert Archive Days” at the Sky Village Swap Meet in Yucca

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY HOLIDAY MARKET FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Morongo Basin Historical Society is having a fall and holiday marketplace/yard sale Friday, November 6, and Saturday, November 7. There will be a selection of holiday decorations and artificial Xmas trees, along with outdoor games, furniture, jewelry, kitchen items, and more. Artisan breads, fruit tarts, and desserts will also be

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JOSHUA TREE RETREAT CENTER OFFERS TOUR

Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society in a behind the scenes tour of the Joshua Tree Retreat Center. Reporter Rebecca Havely tells you how… The Joshua Tree Retreat Center, formerly known as the Institute of Mentalphysics has the largest collection of Lloyd Wright buildings in the world. Join Director Gavoian

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SIGNING OF NEW BOOK HIGHLIGHTING SAWTOOTH FIRES SUNDAY

Local author Susan Lang is signing her new novel, “The Sawtooth Complex.” Reporter Rebecca Havely has more information… On Sunday, October 18, at 1 p.m. join local author Susan Lang as she reads from her latest novel, “The Sawtooth Complex.” This book is based on the 2006 Sawtooth fire that

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TOUR OF OLD WOMAN SPRINGS RANCH OFFERED

An up-close look at the nearby Old Woman Springs Ranch is being offered. Reporter David Knutson tells you how to take the tour…

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is offering a rare opportunity to spend the afternoon touring the Old Woman Springs Ranch. The tour of the ranch and

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OLD WOMAN RANCH TOUR

The Morongo Basin Historical Society hosts a rare tour next weekend. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has more… Rarely seen, Old Woman Springs is located on a private ranch on the north end of Johnson Valley. On Saturday, October 17 the Morongo Basin Historical Society hosts an exclusive field trip to the

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FORMER PARK RANGER TO SPEAK AT LECTURE SERIES

The Morongo Basin’s Historical Society’s Second Wednesday Lecture series presents a local author. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Wednesday, October 14, local author Joseph Zarki will speak at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum in Yucca Valley for the Historical Society’s lecture series. Zarki is a retired Park Ranger. His presentation is

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY COLLECTING YARD SALE DONATIONS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is accepting donations of gently used clothing, furniture, collectibles, and household goods for its monthly fund-raising sales. Pick up service is available. Call Karen Ford at 760-623-3049 for more information. The yard sales start Saturday, October 3, at 9 a.m. at 632 Landers Lane in

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MOVIE UNDER THE STARS IN LANDERS SATURDAY

Join the Morongo Basin Historical Society for a movie under the stars this Saturday, August 15. The historical society will screen “Last Chance,” Bryan Cranston’s 1999 movie that was filmed and set in Pioneertown and the Yucca Valley bowling alley. “Last Chance” is set in a California desert where a

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS TOUR OF ROUGHLEY MANOR IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Morongo Basin Historical Society still has openings available for its field trip to the Roughley Manor in Twentynine Palms. Owners Gary and Jan Peters will give a behind-the-scenes tour of the 1926 ranch and three-story house that was the former home of Bill and Elizabeth Campbell, early homesteaders in

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS JOSHUA TREE ARCHITECTURAL TOUR

A unique Tour will offer an opportunity to see the wide variety of architecture in our wonderful quirky Morongo Basin. Reporter Cassie Zimarik has tour details… On Saturday, May 16th, the Morongo Basin Historical Society will be hosting a field trip titled “Joshua Tree Architectural Tour-Harrison House and Bonita Domes.”

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MORONGO BASIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY YARD SALE TOMORROW

Deals will be blooming at Saturday’s (May 2) Morongo Basin Historical Society Marketplace Yard Sale. The sale will include tables where everything on them will be sold for a quarter or a buck. The monthly sale will be held from 9 to 2 May 2 at the Morongo Basin Historical

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LANDERS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MARKETPLACE OPEN TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s monthly marketplace sale will feature lots of kitchen and household items including antiques and collectibles. The museum marketplace sale will be 9 to 2, Saturday, April 4, at the Historical Society, 632 Landers Lane in Landers.

MUSEUM MARKETPLACE OPEN IN LANDERS TOMORROW

The Morongo Basin Historical Society’s monthly marketplace sale will feature lots of spring items for Easter. The museum marketplace sale will be 9 to 2, Saturday, March 7, at the Historical Society, 632 Landers Lane in Landers.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY PLANS TRIP TO JOSHUA TREE RAILROAD MUSEUM

The Morongo Basin Historical Society is planning a trip to one of our area’s hidden treasures. Reporter Cassie Zimarik says join them for a field trip… If you are interested in seeing a little known part of Joshua Tree, then the Morongo Basin Historical Society field trip to Joshua Tree

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LECTURE ON GOLD PROSPECTING WEDNESDAY IN YUCCA VALLEY

A hands-on lecture about prospecting for gold in Southern California will be offered at the Hi-Desert Nature Museum this week. Reporter Cassie Zimarik tells you how to be a real gold digger… The Morongo Basin Historical Society continues its Second Wednesday Lecture Series with “Gold: Prospecting in Southern California.” A

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