Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Maidu Museum & Historic Site June Events

Enjoy fun activities at Maidu Museum & Historic Site in June!

Campfire: Friday, June 20, from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sit under the stars at their outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire. They'll provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet program's end. Museum doors open at 7 p.m. $5 per person, $16 family of four, under 2 are FREE.

Night Out at the Museum: Join them Saturday, June 21, from 6:30 p.m.- 8:30p.m. for a FREE Night Out at the Museum, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. They will host a reception to remember, share and celebrate the people, the place and the work of Pacific Western Traders. This new exhibit,Off the Walls of Pacific Western Traders: Photographs from the Herb Puffer Collection, features elders, weavers, artists, dancers, educators and community members whose presence alongside the Puffer family made the recently closed shop a significant and memorable place in the history of Native California. The community is invited to contribute their stories to the Pacific Western Traders Project. For more information, please contact Sigrid Benson (916) 774-5930, sbenson@roseville.ca.us. Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program starts at 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be available.

Storytime and Native Craft: Bring your child Tuesday, June 24 from 10 a.m.- 11a.m. for native storytelling and a craft, part of the Summer Reading Program. This free event will end with a short nature hike through the historic site. For ages 3 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Roseville Public Library.

For more information, please visit roseville.ca.us/indianmuseum.

Blog Post information and picture courtesy of Maidu Museum & Historic Site.

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