Sportman’s Club. If you’re a gun enthusiast, go hunting, or like to fish, join this club. The club operates a shooting range on post and can also organize fishing and hunting trips. Contact John Antes at 380-6372 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Newberry Springs Pistachio Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Newberry Springs Community Center Gate. Free 16th annual festival features food, crafts, music, dance and pistachios. More info, call 760-257-1072, NewberrySpringsCOC@gmail.com or www.pistachiofestival.info/
Knott’s Berry Farm visit, Sat. day trip, Sign up by Nov. 2 through MWR Outdoor Recreation, 380-4327, info at www.FortIrwinFMWR.com
Festival of Wreaths dinner and auction, Sat., 6:30 p.m. at Sam Adams Banquet Facility. Military and Civilian Spouses Club’s annual event features sit-down Italian dinner and auction of donated festive and creative wreaths. Proceeds benefit the Fort Irwin community through the MCSC welfare and scholarship program. Tickets available from MCSC gift shop at NTC & 11ACR Museum, weekdays, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; or from any board member. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Wreaths due by Nov. 5. Awards given for best wreaths, which can be winter or gourmet -themed, not necessarily Christmas holiday-themed. For more info, visit MCSC website, www.mcscftirwin.org.
AUSA 18th annual golf tournament, Wed., 9 a.m. shotgun start, registration at 8 a.m., Green Tree Golf Club, Victorville, Calif.; $60 for military, active, reserve and NG; $75 for others; includes green fees, cart and buffet lunch. More info/registration: www.highdesertausa.org, Gloria Leddesman, 760-267-3854.
Women Warriors Equine Therapy FREE Workshop (register by Nov. 1), Rising Moon Ranch in Tehachapi, CA. Free transportation from Fort Irwin and Barstow. Open to female servicemembers, family members and civilians 18 yrs and older. Working with horses help to process effects of trauma or stresses of military life, build positive relationships with others. To register, contact 1LT Nicole Myers, 760-267-6112, Nicole.email@example.com.
Turkey Shoot, includes chance to win turkey for Thanksgiving dinner and other shooting related prizes. $25 per person, register by Nov. 9 through MWR Outdoor Recreation, 380-4327, info at www.FortIrwinFMWR.com
NEC Tech Expo. Annual Fort Irwin Technology Exposition, Wed., 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fort Irwin Event and Catering Center. More than 20 exhibitors on latest in emerging technologies, including data management, video/multimedia presentation, distance learning, C2 simulation. Free, all invited. More info at www.federalevents.com.
Community Choice Campaign’s healthy lifestyle quarterly event, Sat., 8 a.m.-noon, Freedom Fitness Center. Begins with 3K & 5K Turkey Trot at 8 a.m.; plus throughout the morning: info on dental health, SHARP, healthy foods in the commissary; TRX demo; mini-classes on women’s self defense, weight room orientation for teens, kids crafts. No child care available but children welcome for most events. $3 Pre-registration for Turkey Trot, or $5 on day of event through FMWR. For info, call SFC David Rosen, 254-368-4510 or visit NTC Facebook.
Hole in the Wall, Petroglyphs, Kelso Dunes tour, transportation cost $35 for adults, $25 for kids 0-13. Hikes and tours are free. Register by Nov. 16 through MWR Outdoor Recreation, 760-380-4327, info at www.FortIrwinFMWR.com