Leaves in the Loop: A June Lake Autumn Experience

Oct 18 2019 - 6:00pm to Oct 20 2019 - 12:00pm
Leaves In The Loop: A June Lake Autumn Experience, October 8-20, 2019
 

JUST ADDED! Leaves in the Loop Photo Contests


Weekend Schedule*

Read on for details regarding our celebration of Autumn in the Loop.
You can register for specific events using the links below or just RSVP
for the Friday night welcome and sign-up and pay for your Saturday activities there.
Friday October 18

6:00 - 8:00 pm -- Welcome Event - June Lake Community Center (90 Granite Avenue June Lake, CA 93529):
Come grab a slice of pizza (donated by June Pie) and a drink (June Lake Brewing beer and more), find out more about the weekend and sign-up for all of the weekend's activities. THANKS TO EVERYONE THAT ATTENDED! Door prize winners will receive a call on Saturday.

Saturday October 19

7:00 am - 5:30 pm -- FREE Shuttle - 10 stops throughout the Loop-Map will be posted soon and provided on Saturday:
Hop on, hop off style bus with stops throughout the Loop for your fall color viewing pleasure. Dogs are allowed on the shuttle but need to be leashed and muzzled while on board. Service dogs do not need a muzzle.

Breakfast
Grab a fall themed bite at one of the various restaurants throughout the Loop!
Check back here for updated specials.

Restaurant What to Eat
Turmeric Latte & Homemade Sourdough Waffles
*Maple Lattes
*Peppermint Patty Mocha (made with peppermint essential oil)
*Apple Turnover Pastries

8:00 am - 10:00 am -- Photography Hike** - Location TBD***:
Take a hike! Guided by June Lake Brewing's Sarah Walsh with photography hints and tips from local photographer Michael Allen White. Free activity. FULL!

10:00 am - 11:30 am -- Printmaking - June Lake Community Center:
Join local artist, Melissa Mitchell, for a relaxing morning of autumn themed printmaking. $25 covers your supplies and you'll have a handmade souvenir to take home. Sign-up & pay here.

10:45 am - 1:00 pm -- Group Road Bike** - Gull Lake Park:
Join Eastside Velo for a celebration of the beautiful fall colors with a road bike ride in the Loop! Meet at 10:45 am at Gull Lake Park tennis court area and we will depart at 11 am. Route will be out to the corner of HWY 395 and return. This is approximately a 25 mile route and the pace will be casual and the group will stay together. Plan for around a two hour jaunt! This is a free ride and open to the public. For more info, contact Caroline Casey at eastsideveloinfo@gmail.com. RSVP here.

Lunch
Grab a fall themed bite at one of the various restaurants throughout the Loop!
Check back here for updated specials.

Restaurant What to Eat
Fall Soup Special with a Harvest Salad
Fall Food is on order...the recipes are so fresh, they're not even created yet!
DINNER - NOT LUNCH

*Taut Hotties (Cinnamon Soju Whiskey, hot water and fresh Squeezed Lemon)

*Saturday Night Special!
Bowl of Homemade Creamy Tomato Basil Soup or Homemade Chili served with 1/2 Grilled Cheese Sandwich or Side Salad and any Beer, Wine, or Kombucha on tap for $14

12:45 pm - 2:45 pm -- Paint Demo** - Gull Lake Park:
Local artist, Randall Smith, will conduct a painting demo at Gull Lake Park, where the colors and scenery are prime. Do you paint? Bring your supplies and setup with Randy, for tips and tricks on painting outdoor scenes. Or just stop by to have a look and a listen. Free activity. RSVP here.

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm -- Scenic Chair Rides** - June Mountain:
June Mountain will run their J1 chair lift, from the parking lot to the chalet, so you can get the best views, from above, of the fall colors in the Loop. Go up and down anytime between 3:00 pm and 5:00 pm. The gates will open at 2:40pm and the last chair down is at 4:40pm. There will not be concessions available at the chalet but restrooms will be open. $10/adults and $5/children (12 and under). Sign-up & pay here or pay at the gate.

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm -- Sunset Phone Photography Workshop - Various Shuttle Stops:
Ride the shuttle with June Lake Autumn Beer Festival photographer, Nick Hammer, and get helpful information for taking the best pictures with your most used device. Nick's pro tips and the "Golden Hour" light will set you up for some awesome phone shots. $10/per person. FULL!

7:00 pm -- Displays and Awards Reception - June Lake Community Center:
Come wrap up and wind down with light appetizers from Double Eagle, a no-host bar, prizes and displays from throughout the day. RSVP here.

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm -- Astrophotography 101** - Gull Lake Park:
Always wanted to learn night photography? All you'll need is a tripod, a camera featuring manual controls, warm clothes and a willingness to stay up past 10:00 pm. Join Nick Hammer out at the park to get the night sky shots that dreams are made of. Free activity. Sign-up here.
 

Sunday October 20

Breakfast
Grab a fall themed bite at one of the various restaurants throughout the Loop!
Check back here updated specials.

Restaurant What to Eat
Turmeric Latte & Homemade Sourdough Waffles
*Maple Lattes
*Peppermint Patty Mocha (made with peppermint essential oil)
*Apple Turnover Pastries

10:00 am - Noon -- Historical Walk** - June Lake Village-Meet at The Lift:
Before you head out, meet up with the June Lake Historical Society and a couple of long time locals to walk through town and learn more about the rich history of the June Lake Loop. $5 donation, to the June Lake Historical Society, appreciated but not necessary. RSVP here.


*Details are subject to change.
**Outdoor activities are weather dependent.
***TBD locations dependent on best color viewing spots.

 

Weekend Happenings and Specials

In addition to the planned activities, local businesses are getting in on the fun!
See below for weekend happenings and specials throughout the Loop. Check back often, as we'll be adding more info as it comes in.

 

June Lake Marina
Check out the leaves from the water! Get incredible views and relax on the lake. Enjoy discounts on boat rentals all weekend at the June Lake Marina. Call to reserve or learn more at 760-648-7726.
T-Bar Social Club
For your Saturday night entertainment, U2Xperience will be playing at the T-Bar Social Club from 8PM-10:30PM. You can get your tickets here.

Do fall colors make you thirsty? Stop in for Voodoo Child! A hot toddie with chili flakes in it...the bartenders representation of falling leaves. Normally this drink will run you $10, but if you tag @tbarsocialclub and use the hash tag #seeyouintheloop in your fall picture, it can be yours for only $6!

Golden Pine RV Park
Fall camping at it's finest! Full hook-up sites, picnic tables, fire pits and bathrooms/showers. Mention this page when you book for Friday 10/18 or Saturday 10/19 and get 10% off of your stay. Check out goldenpinervpark.com or call 760-648-7473 to reserve.
 

High Sierra - Tour the Loop Special - 1 of each of our custom craft cannabis strains (Gnome Zone, Bodie Ghost, and of course June Bloom) for a special price!