HISTORICAL SOCIETY LECTURE FEATURES MONGOLIAN ARCHEOLOGY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will present their second Friday lecture tomorrow evening. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you learn about Mongolian archeology… Ikh Nart Nature Reserve in eastern Mongolia is home to the remains of thousands of years of human activities. Dr. Schneider has been studying the kinds of archaeological

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TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW WINNERS

A busy weekend with perfect weather drew over 450 visitors—including some from Switzerland—to the Old Schoolhouse Museum for the Twentynine Palms Historical Society’s Annual Weed Show. The theme this year was All Rhyme, No Reason, and 35 individuals entered 146 compositions showcasing local desert weeds and appropriate accessories. The People’s

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THE UNIQUE TWENTYNINE PALMS WEED SHOW THIS WEEKEND

The annual Weed Show is a uniquely Twentynine Palms institution. Reporter Diana Jones says start getting your submissions ready for the event this weekend… This year’s theme for the Twentynine Palms Weed Show this weekend is All Rhyme, No Reason. This annual display features artistic arrangements of weeds, desert vegetation,

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TWENTYINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS YOUNG HISTORIANS PROGRAM

A new program sponsored by the Twentynine Palms Historical Society is designed to teach local young people. Reporter Taylor Thacker has more on the Young Historians… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society is pleased to announce a program to encourage the youth of Twentynine Palms to become more familiar with our

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OLD TIMERS GATHER TOMORROW

The annual old-timers gathering, a Pioneer days tradition in Twentynine Palms, is set for tomorrow. Reporter Taylor Thacker has your invitation… Join the Twentynine Palms Historical Society for the Old Timers Gathering on Saturday, October 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Old Schoolhouse Museum in Twentynine Palms. The

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TWENTYNINE PALMS OLD TIMERS OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society has announced the creation of the Old Timers of the Year Award. The award honors an early or long-term resident who has contributed significantly to the development or betterment of the City of Twentynine Palms. The inaugural winners are Nolan Lockwood, Bruce Arnett, and Marilyn

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THE CALL IS OUT FOR THIS YEARS 29 PALMS WEED SHOW SUBMISSIONS

The annual Weed Show is a uniquely Twentynine Palms institution. Dan Stork says the call is out for submissions for this year’s event…

This year’s Twentynine Palms Weed Show will be on the weekend of November 8 and 9, at the Old Schoolhouse Museum on National Park Drive. This annual

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY AUCTION RAISES $7,000

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society Red Hot Auction on Saturday, August 23, raised $7,000. All of the money raised will be used to pay for the Hastie Bus restoration loan. Between the silent and live auctions, there were more than 150 items up for bid, with local art work and

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RED HOT AUCTION AT OLD SCHOOLHOUSE SATURDAY NIGHT

Find some treasures while having fun for a good cause. Reporter Taylor Thacker invites you to the Red Hot Auction in Twentynine Palms… The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will host a Red Hot Auction on Saturday, August 23, at the Old Schoolhouse Museum. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. with

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A DONATION FOR THE TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society received a $2,500 check last week from the Lamplighter Foundation. The money matched the funds raised from the Historical Society’s inaugural Desert Chic Wine and Cheese social event held earlier this year. The money will be used toward the Historical Society’s planned addition of a

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SUMMER HOURS FOR THE OLD SCHOOLHOUSE MUSEUM

Summer hours have gone into affect for the old Schoolhouse Museum in Twentynine Palms. Reporter Diana Jones has the details…

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society has changed its hours for the summer. Effectively immediately, and through September 1, the Old Schoolhouse Museum will be open on Fridays through Sundays from

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HISTORICAL SOCIETY TO OPEN HASTIE EXHIBIT SATURDAY

The Twentynine Palms Historical Society will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony this Saturday, June 7, for its newly completed exhibit building for the Hastie Bus. For years during the Depression, Johnnie Hastie drove a 1928 Chevrolet bus, known as “Old Betsy” every day from Twentynine Palms to Banning, with stops

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