Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site


9th Annual Heritage Trail Museums Tour - July 9, 2016
All ages

We will be open extended hours and will offer free admission, free guided tours at 10am and 1pm and free children’s activities on Saturday July 9. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Take a guided tour of the ancient Nisenan Maidu site to see petroglyphs, bedrock mortar holes, and native plants and animals. Children can pound acorns, make a beaded bracelet, try the scavenger hunt all for free.
 
The Heritage Trail Museums Tour is a summer-long adventure with clusters of museums having their free admission day from June through Labor Day weekend. Join the Placer County museums tour and get a better understanding of the county's rich and colorful history. Go to 16 different museums during this summer long event to be eligible to enter a prize drawing for a gift basket. For more information on all 25 of the participating museums from Roseville to Tahoe, visit The Heritage Trail website .

Saturday, July 9 from 10am - 4pm
FREE

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934

Campfires - Every 3rd Friday, April through October
 
All Ages

Storytelling has been an important part of Native American culture for thousands of years. Sit under the stars at our outdoor amphitheater to enjoy native stories around the campfire. We'll provide roasting sticks and marshmallows for a sweet program's end to this fun family event. Please call ahead for groups of 10 or more. Museum doors open at 7pm. Program starts at 7:30pm.

Every 3rd Friday, April through October
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Fee: $5/person, $16/family of four. Under 2 are free.

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934

Night Out at the Museum  - 2016 Upcoming Shows

Every 3rd Saturday, January through November enjoy art receptions and cultural presentations at these monthly evening events.

Upcoming Artists and Speakers for 2016:Ben Aleck, Shonna Alexandra, Jack Alvarez, George Blake, Charley Burns, Dalbert Castro, John Harper, Karma Henry, Ken Holbrook, Jean LaMarr, Frank LaPena, Jack Malotte, Brandy McDaniels, Vincent Medina, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Rod Querini, Lyn Risling, Larry Rodriguez, Dixie Rogers, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose-Smith, Sky Titus, Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie, and Alan Wallace.

Every 3rd Saturday, January through November 6:30pm - 8:30pm
FREE

Maidu Museum & Historic Site
1970 Johnson Ranch Drive
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 774-5934