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Miners Christmas

2When: December 10, 11, 17, 18, 2022

Time: 12-3pm    

Cost: FREE

Location: Main Street Columbia

Event Description: Join the holiday celebrations at Columbia State Historic Park with a family friendly event demonstrating what Christmas in a Gold Rush town may have looked like in the 1850’s.

Stop in and listen to Christmas stories from some of the ole’ timer miners, taste chestnuts roasted over the open fire, and make a variety of old-fashioned crafts. Explore the historic buildings of Columbia adorned with old fashion decorations while you sip hot cider and coffee. You might even catch sight of Father Christmas as he visits the town of Columbia.

Some activities may be cancelled in the event of wet weather.

This event is supported by Friends of Columbia State Historic Park.

For More Information: Email Columbia State Historic park at

Columbia SHP

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