Park Programs

Please open a new tab and search pespa.org - Upcoming Park Programs to see a complete and updated list of programs! Times below are subject to change and more programs are added throughout the summer. 

 

Weekly Park Programs
Friday 
11 – 2 Assay Office Tours + Blacksmithing
The Assay Office will be open every day this summer until Labor day. Learn how they got the gold out of the mountain and see some blacksmith demos!

Saturday
11 & 12:30 Historic Moriarty House Tour
Learn about the life of a mining family with a tour of a historic home. Space is limited to 8 people per session. Sign up in museum.

11:00 Candle Making 
Sign up in the museum to take part in this hands-on historical craft. Open to children ages 7 +. Space is limited.

11- 2 Woodshop + Assay Office + Blacksmith Tours

8 or 9 PM Campfire Program!
Meet in the Amphitheater near site #70

Sunday 
11 + 12  Historic Moriarty House Tour 
See description above.

11- 2 Assay Office + Blacksmith Tours 

       Monday

       9-3 Woodshop Demos

      Try your hand at woodworking and learn about this important craft in the mining community.                  

 

 TEK Walk with Dana Galloway

   

                                                                                                         UPCOMING SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKERS

                       EVENING PROGRAMS typically begin 8 pm (in the campground amphitheater near site#70)

June 22 -  "Traditional Ecological Knowledge Walk" with Maidu educator Dana Galloway!@ 11 a.m. meeting in front of the museum/visitor’s center.

July 13 - "Nature Photography" with Lisa Carney @ the amphitheater

Aug 3 - "Fire in the Sierra District" with Genome Rodriguez @ the amphitheater

Aug 10 - "Astromony Star Party" @ the ski bowl parking area

Aug 17 - "Bats!" with Brian Buttazoni @ the amphitheater

Aug 24 "Traditional Ecological Knowledge Walk" with Maidu educator Dana Galloway!@ 11 a.m. meeting in front of the museum/visitor’s center.

 

 Amphitheater

 

 

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