Events & Calendar

Yosemite Conservancy offers fun things to do in Yosemite, all year. Explore the park with our experts on guided hikes, backpacking trips, photography workshops or bird-watching tours. Join us in Yosemite Valley for art workshops and lively theater programs. Whatever your passion, find your adventure with us!

Your memories will last a lifetime, and program proceeds will be used to fund trail repair and access, habitat restoration, wildlife protection and more.

Learn more about how your participation in these programs benefits Yosemite National Park.

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Challenge yourself on a backpacking trip to Yosemite’s remote Lyell Glacier with a knowledgeable guide, and experience the thrill of climbing a living glacier.
Backpack to Lyell Glacier: Last of its Kind

Experience a glacier up close during this challenging backpacking adventure, led by an expert naturalist guide.

Painter Bill Bartelt teaches students to depict Yosemite with a limited palette to achieve a sepia effect in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Capturing the Splendor of Yosemite in Sepia

Capture scenes of Yosemite using a limited palette to achieve a “sepia” effect in this art workshop with painter Bill Bartelt.

Bird-watchers learn about Clark’s Nutcracker and other birds on an Outdoor Adventure with Yosemite experts.
Yosemite Birds & Trees

Let your curiosity run wild during this special day trip, where you’ll explore the unique relationship between birds and trees.

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Upcoming Events

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Sep 27 2015 .
May 3, 2015
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September 27, 2015
Shows every Sunday at 7pm, May 3 - Sept 27
Yosemite National Park ranger Shelton Johnson portrays a Buffalo Soldier in Yosemite
Expert artists introduce the basics at Yosemite Conservancy Beginner Art Workshops in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Oct 25 2015 .
April 5, 2015
April 12, 2015
April 19, 2015
April 26, 2015
May 3, 2015
May 10, 2015
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May 31, 2015
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June 28, 2015
July 5, 2015
July 12, 2015
July 19, 2015
July 26, 2015
August 2, 2015
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September 27, 2015
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October 25, 2015
Workshops every Sunday for beginner artists at the Art Center in Yosemite Valley
Have you always wanted to capture Yosemite’s wonders with a paintbrush but don’t know where to...