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Events on August 9, 2014

AUG 9 Junior Rangers

Every Saturday and in August at 11am Have some fun playing in the woods and learning about the redwoods and its inhabitants: past and present. Junior ...read more

AUG 9 Rancho del Oso- Movies at the Ranch: Vertigo

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 6:30 pmRancho del Oso goes Hollywood with movie nights at the Nature and History Center, featuring films made in Big Basin...read more

AUG 9 History, Nature, and Scenic Views: A Tour of the Grey Whale Ranch Area

Saturday, August 9 at 9 amThis challenging guided three-hour hike will explore the natural and cultural history of the upper hills of Wilder Ranch Sta...read more

AUG 9 Wilder Ranch Tours and Living History Demonstrations

Weekends from 11 am to 3 pmGuided Tour of the Ranch Buildings Weekends at 1pmVisit an early day dairy ranch and step back in time to the late 1800’s...read more

AUG 9 Junior Rangers

Saturday, August 2, 9, and 16 at 3 pmExplore and play games as you learn about plants, birds, mammals and more. For ages 7-12, Junior Rangers earn rew...read more

AUG 9 Life on the Ranch Day

Saturday, August 9, 11 am to 3 pmJoin in on the fun and old-time activities which include themes from the Old West:  The Rancho, Dairy Farm, Cow ...read more

AUG 9 Guided Adobe Tour

Saturday, August 9 at 1 pm Join us at the Santa Cruz Mission State Historic Park for a guided tour of the oldest building in Santa Cruz. Come learn ab...read more

AUG 9 1Old-Growth Redwood Walks

Every Saturday and Sunday in August at 11 am and 2 pmMeet at the Visitor Center via the Park’s main entrance off Hwy 9Come experience a forest adventu...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs

What: Special Exhibition of 2013 Award-Winning Photographs Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park...read more

AUG 9 Silver Strand SB – Kayak Tour – “Big Bay Kayak Experience”

Time: 9:30am-11:30am Get closer to nature and experience San Diego Bay on this guided kayak tour. Available for ages 5 and older. Participants un...read more

AUG 9 Silver Strand SB – Junior Rangers

Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm Kids age 7 to 12 are invited to these outdoor activities which include walks, presentations, games, investigations, art and more...read more

AUG 9 Life on the Ranch: Family Living History Day

Saturday, August 9, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.Wilder Ranch State Park invites you to experience old-time activities from its rancho, dairy far...read more

AUG 9 Evening Campfire Program

August 1-16: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 6:30 pm August 17-31: Saturday at 6:30 pm (except no program August 23)SPECIAL EVENT/GU...read more

AUG 9 Big Basin Nature Club

August 1-17: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 4:30pm, Sunday at 10amAugust 18-31: Saturday at 4:30pm and Sunday at 10am (except no pr...read more

AUG 9 Redwood Loop Walk

Every Saturday and Sunday in August at 11 am and 2 pm every Friday in August at 1 pmSaturday, August 30 at 4 pmHow do these grand redwoods grow to be ...read more

AUG 9 Felling the Giants

Saturday, August 9 at 12 pmLogging was the major industry in the Santa Cruz Mountains for over 50 years. How did lumbermen cut down these tall, tall t...read more

AUG 9 A Walk in the Past

Saturday, August 9 at 1 pmNo Safeway? No Home Depot? No Pharmacy? How did the Ohlone Indians survive? Take a walk with Docent Eva Fewel and learn abou...read more

AUG 9 Railtown 1897 SHP -- Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August!

What: Diesel Train Rides on Wednesdays in July & August! Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park Jamestown  When: July 2 thr...read more

AUG 9 Campfire Programs

Saturday, August 2, 9, and 16 at 8 pmJoin us at the campfire center for an evening of interactive and educational entertainment for the whole family.&...read more

AUG 9 Coffee Talk and Crafts

Saturday, August 2 from 9-12Saturday, August 9 from 9-12Saturday, August 31 from 9:30-12:30Come to the Sempervirens Room next to Park Headquarters for...read more

AUG 9 Plants of Butano Nature Walk

Saturday, August 9, from 1 to 3pmJoin Interpreter Sara for a walk along the Six Bridges Trail through the park’s many plant communities and see what m...read more

AUG 9 ASK US! - Visitor Center Staffed

Saturdays 9-11 am; Sundays 12-2 pmDo you have questions about Big Basin? Want trail information? Information about the plants and animals you see? Com...read more

AUG 9 Little Rangers

Every Saturday and in August at 2pmOur littlest rangers should have some fun in the forest too! Little Rangers is designed for children ages 3-6 accom...read more

AUG 9 Junior Rangers- Redwood Forest Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, August 9, from 10 to 11amJoin us in learning about the plants and animals of the redwood forest and then go on a scavenger hunt to get a fir...read more

AUG 9 Gardens of Time

Saturdays from 1 to 2 pmStroll through history as you visit the various gardens within our courtyard and patio. We can learn a good deal about people ...read more

AUG 9 Junior Rangers

August 1-17: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 3 pm, Sunday at 11am.August 18-31: Saturday at 3 pm and Sunday at 11 (except no program...read more

AUG 9 Rancho del Oso - Wildflower Hike

Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10 amTake a hike among the wildflowers of Rancho del Oso’s Waddell Valley.  Docent naturalist Scott Peden will lead a...read more

AUG 9 Volunteer with the Trail Crew

Saturday, August 9 at 9 am (must be 18 years of age or older)Since 1969 the Big Basin Volunteer Trail Crew has helped make it possible for others to s...read more

AUG 9 Twilight Hike

Monday, August 4 and Monday, August 11 at 7 pmFriday, August 1 at 8 pmSaturday, August 9 at 8 pmJoin us for an easy, level walk for the whole family. ...read more

AUG 9 Campfire!

Every Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 7pm in August Come enjoy marshmallows, the comforting warmth of our campfire, and have some fun with us! Some acti...read more

AUG 9 Columbia SHP - Ghost Tours

Time: 3:00 pm Have you heard that there are ghosts in Columbia? Join us on the tour to find out where they lurk and the stories behind those who live...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad Exhibit -- September 14, 2013 through October 5, 2014

What: "Double Exposure: Photography and the Transcontinental Railroad" Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museum; Old Sacramento State Historic...read more

AUG 9 Junior Rangers

Thursday, Saturday and Sundays at 11am in August at New Brighton State BeachJoin the fun at a state park near you!  Junior Rangers is a statewide...read more

AUG 9 Campfire

Every Saturday, from 7:30 to 8:30 pmCome join us for campfire food, songs, games, and trivia, followed by a short slideshow presentation on some of th...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Weekend Excursion Train Rides!

What:  Weekend Excursion Train Rides! Where:  Trains depart from the Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot   (On Fron...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit

What: "Welded Workers and Fused Faces: The Sawmill and Railroad Sculptures of Ray Carrington” Exhibit Where: California State Railroad Museu...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- "Diesel Days!"

What: "Diesel Days!" Where: California State Railroad Museum, Old Sacramento State Historic Park  Excursion trains depart from t...read more

AUG 9 Tijuana Estuary - Nature Walk

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday1:00am to 12:00pm. The Tijuana Estuary protects a variety of plant communities and wildlife. Come and discover the richness ...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- All Aboard for Story Time!

What: All Aboard for Story Time! Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park When: Ongoing --...read more

AUG 9 Railtown SHP -- Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides

What: Weekend Steam-Powered Excursion Train Rides Where: Railtown 1897 State Historic Park, Jamestown  Dates: Train rides - week...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition

What: “Journey Stories” Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Where: California State Railroad Museum Old Sacramento State Historic Park&nb...read more

AUG 9 California State Railroad Museum -- Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program

What:  “Thursday Night at the Museums” Extended Hours Program Where: California State Railroad Museum – 125 I Street in Old Sacramento&nbs...read more

AUG 9 Stagecoach Days - Days of the Vaquero

Vaqueros were the original cowboys in California. These highly skilled horsemen and cattel herders were an integral part of the early cattle tradein C...read more

AUG 9 MacKerricher SP – Harbor Seal Interpretive Programs

Time: 2pm – 3pm Come out to the park on the beautiful Mendocino Coast to learn about and observe harbor seals.  The talks begin at the Lake...read more

AUG 9 Malibu Creek SP Summer Campfire Programs

July 2014:Saturday, July 5th, 7pm - 8pm, The Reptile Family, Chrissy O'Grady Martin & Joe MartinSaturday, July 12th, 7pm - 8pm, The Nature of Wild...read more

AUG 9 LAKE OROVILLE CAMPFIRE PROGRAMS FOR SUMMER 2014

Time: Saturday evenings at 8:30 PM Where: At the Loafer Creek campfire amphitheater Free to the Public! Campfire Programs Slide show, stories, &...read more

AUG 9 Sense-O-Rama Hike!

Saturday, August 9 at 10 amSaturday, August 16 at 10:30 amSense-O-Rama is a one and a half hour hike traveling along the lovely Creeping Forest and Do...read more

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