29 PALMS’ PIONEERS DAYS OLD-TIMERS AND MILITARY GRAND MARSHALL’S NAMED

In Twentynine Palms, the 2017 Pioneer Days Old Timers of the Year, Ann Congdon and Cheryl Erickson have been announced. The ‘old timers’ will join this year’s Grand Marshals (Ret.) Col. Owen and Audrey Gillick and Military Grand Marshals Col. Charlie and Lt. Cmdr. Mary Kay Sherry in representing the

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PIONEER DAYS KICK-OFF TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The 81st annual Twentynine Palms Pioneer Days celebration kicks off Friday evening, September 15 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Bowladium. Hosted by The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce and The Bowladium. The Kick Off! will feature live entertainment, Elks Lodge Bar-B-Que, beer, contests, and family fun. Sign up to

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PIONEER DAYS KICK-OFF FRIDAY

There’s much to do for those aiming to be a part of the 81st annual Pioneer Days celebration in Twentynine Palms October 21. Reporter Mike Lipsitz has details on the big Kick Off and opportunities for contestants, vendors and other participants… The Pioneer Days celebration kicks off Friday evening, September

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PIONEER DAYS COMMITTEE MEETING TONIGHT

Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms is coming up fast. The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold a Pioneer Days committee meeting tonight, Wednesday, August 30 at 5:00 p.m. at the Elks Lodge in Twentynine Palms.

TWENTYNINE PALMS CHAMBER PLANNING 81ST ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce hosted a 2017 Pioneer Days planning session yesterday. Chamber President Jacob Smith gave a rundown for the 81st annual community celebration, set for the second and third weeks on October, with a kick-off event September 15. The theme, submitted by Ann Congdon, is “On

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TWENTYNINE PALMS’ PIONEER DAYS PLANNING MEETING WEDNESDAY

Yes, we are in the dog days of summer, but it’s never too early to think about Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms, set for October 19-22. A planning session for residents who want to help with Pioneer Days is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, at the Twentynine Palms

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SET THE DATE FOR PIONEER DAYS KICK-OFF

Yes, we are in the dog days of summer, but it’s never to early to think about Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms. The kick-off event for Pioneer Days is set for Friday, September 15, at the Bowladium, starting at 5:30 p.m. There will be barbecue, live music, vendors, and raffles.

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HIGHWAY CLOSURE FOR 80TH ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS PARADE TOMORROW

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is holding the 80th Annual Pioneer Days Parade tomorrow at 10:00 a.m. State Route 62 (Hwy 62) will be closed from 8:00 a.m. to noon between Oasis Avenue and National Park Drive. Commuters traveling east will be diverted via Oasis Avenue, left turn onto

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PIONEER DAYS PARADE GRAND MARSHALL AND MILITARY GRAND MARSHALL NAMED

Joining Irma Wilburn, who raised her family in Twentynine Palms during her husband’s, Sergeant Major (retired), Ray Kilburns’ four tours of duty here, as Grand Marshal of the 80th annual Pioneer Days Parade in Twentynine Palms, Dorothy (Einerson) Angil has been named 2016 Pioneer Day’s Military Grand Marshal. Angil enlisted

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR AFTER-ACTION MEETING ON PIONEER DAYS

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce will hold a meeting Monday, November 16, to discuss the success and challenges of 2015 Pioneer Days event. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the chamber office, 73484 29 Palms Highway and is open to all. For more information, call 760-367-3445.

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PIONEER DAYS FIGURES RELEASED, TWENTYNINE CHAMBER NETS OVER $20,000

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce released the profit and loss report for the recent 2015 Pioneer Days Event. The figures show that the four- day celebration of the areas military, mining, and ranching history netted $20,448.50, after expenses of $6,365.95. The biggest income driver was the carnival, which netted

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ANNUAL CHILI DINNER TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

The annual chili dinner at the 29 Palms Art Gallery is a Pioneer Days tradition. Managing editor Tami Roleff says don’t miss this fund-raising meal…

Tonight is the annual chili dinner at the 29 Palms Art Gallery. The dinner is served on the gallery’s patio and includes meat and

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PIONEER DAYS OLD-TIMER GATHERING SATURDAY

The Pioneer Days’ Old Timers Gathering will celebrate the Old Timers of the Year, Bob and Edie Carter, as well as grand marshals George and Marybeth Hall and Jim and Sue Kedis, and military grand marshal and Cleveland Spaight. The Twentynine Palms Historical Society selected the Carters as the Old

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PIONEER DAYS EVENTS START TOMORROW IN TWENTYNINE PALMS

The Twentynine Palms Salute is a tribute to those who serve our country—military, first responders, and volunteers. The Salute will be held during Pioneer Days in Twentynine Palms, and begins with the arrival of the American Veterans Traveling Vietnam Wall at Tom Nicoll Stadium about 4 p.m. Wednesday. The wall

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BUY TICKETS NOW FOR TWENTYNINE PALMS CHILI DINNER

Tickets are on sale now for the 29 Palms Art Gallery’s annual chili dinner. A Pioneer Days tradition, the dinner will be served on the gallery patio Saturday, October 17, from 5 to 8 p.m., and will include meat and vegetarian chili, along with salad, cornbread, and a variety of

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PIONEER DAYS GRAND MARSHALS NAMED

The 2015 Pioneer Days Grand Marshals have been selected, George and Marybeth Hall and Jim and Sue Kedis are the 2015 Pioneer Days Grand Marshals. In the mid 1960s, George and Jim worked at the KB Market, bought the Plaza Market and ran it for almost 20 years along with

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PIONEER DAYS THEME IS “A SALUTE TO THOSE WHO SERVE”

Planning is already underway for this October’s annual “Pioneer Days” celebration in Twentynine Palms. A special citizen’s committee, under the leadership of Mary Jane Binge, have already announced the special theme and feature for this year. Managing editor Tami Roleff has the latest… The theme for the Twentynine Palms Pioneer

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78TH ANNUAL PIONEER DAYS SUCCESSFUL FOR COMMUNITY AND CHAMBER

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce held an after-event meeting this week to discuss what went right and what went wrong with the recent 78th annual Pioneer Days event. Pioneer Days is a longtime October tradition event celebrating the rich mining, ranching, and military history of the Twentynine Palms areas.

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PIONEER DAYS AFTER-EVENT MEETING WEDNESDAY

The Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce is thanking and recognizing all of the sponsors, volunteers, participants, and attendees for helping to make this year’s Pioneer Days event a huge success. The number of people that committed their time, energy, money, and expertise is greatly appreciated. An after-action meeting will be

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TOP PIONEER DAYS PARADE SCHOOL FLOAT ANNOUNCED

For Pioneer Days this year, the Twentynine Palms Chamber of Commerce invited schools to take part in the Pioneer Days Parade Float Challenge. The competition was suggested by a teacher to encourage schools to participate and compete in a contest which would team parents, students, and teachers in the task

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