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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Artist Janet Takahashi helps students develop their watercolor and calligraphy skills to translate Yosemite into personal artwork in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
Watercolor Sketchbook Journaling

Artist Janet Takahashi helps students develop their watercolor and calligraphy skills to translate Yosemite into personal artwork in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.

Revered cultural icon Julia Parker leads visitors on a journey through American-Indian traditions and history in Yosemite Valley.
American Indian Food Preparation and Acorns with Julia Parker

Often described as a “national treasure” for ensuring the legacy of the Miwok-Paiute people in Yosemite, Julia Parker worked as a cultural demonstrator in the park for more than 60 years. This is a rare opportunity to join the recently retired Julia and her daughter Lucy for a two-day journey through American-Indian traditions in Yosemite Valley.

Shelton Johnson as a Buffalo Soldier at Yosemite Valley Theater
Yosemite comes alive in theater!

After a long day exploring the park, relax and enjoy an evening in the Yosemite Valley Theater with creative performances that reveal Yosemite’s history and little-known stories.

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Upcoming Events

Artist Carolyn Fitz teaches Japanese Sumi brush and ink technique in this Yosemite Conservancy art workshop.
September 26, 2016 to October 1, 2016
Express your love of Yosemite using the Japanese tradition of ink painting.
Yosemite National Park Ranger John Dill shares stories of Yosemite Search and Rescue teams at the Yosemite Theater in Yosemite Valley
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 25 2016 except Tue Sep 20 2016.
April 12, 2016
April 19, 2016
April 26, 2016
May 3, 2016
May 10, 2016
May 17, 2016
May 24, 2016
May 31, 2016
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June 21, 2016
June 28, 2016
July 5, 2016
July 12, 2016
July 19, 2016
July 26, 2016
August 2, 2016
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August 30, 2016
September 6, 2016
September 13, 2016
September 27, 2016
October 4, 2016
October 11, 2016
October 18, 2016
October 25, 2016
Shows every Tuesday at 7 pm, April 12 - Oct 25 (No show Sept 20)
Hear stories about emergency response missions in the park from Yosemite’s expert Search and Rescue rangers.