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Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site


Night Out at the Museum - May 21, 2016

Please join us for a live performance from Something Inside is Broken, a Native American Rock Opera in the Nisenan and English languages. Something Inside is Broken is a courageous success story of the Nisenan tribe of Northern California, through the frontier of Sutter's reign on the Sacramento Valley. A discussion from the actors, writers and producers will follow the performance.

Program starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available. For more information on the play visit www.somethinginsideisbroken.com  

Don't forget to wear comfortable shoes if you plan to stay for the Rock Art Mysteries petroglyph tour from 8pm-9pm.

Saturday, May 21
6:30pm - 8:30pm 
FREE

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


Rock Art Mysteries - May 21, 2016
All Ages

Take a walk with through our historic site to observe petroglyphs by lantern light. Journey back in time and explore ideas about the purpose of these mysterious symbols carved in stone thousands of years ago.

Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Lantern tour starts at 8pm, following the FREE “Night Out at the Museum” event.

Saturday, May 21 
8:00pm - 9:00pm
Fee: $6 per person

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


Yomen: A Spring Celebration - April 30, 2016
All Ages

Celebrate and experience California Indian culture during Maidu Museum's biggest event of the year, Yomen: A Spring Celebration. Watch tribal dancers, basket weavers, and other traditional art & craft demonstrators. Explore the Historic Site with guided tours, every hour. Shop at the craft fair where more than 20 artisans from California tribes will be selling contemporary jewelry, basketry, and other handmade crafts. Children can make a beaded bracelet, create petroglyph rubbings, take part in a scavenger hunt, and pound acorns. 

Food & beverages will be available for sale. Free admission and parking.

Saturday, April 30, 2016
10:00am - 2:00pm
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, Jack Alvarez, George Blake, Charley Burns, Dalbert Castro, Ken Holbrook, Jean LaMarr, Frank LaPena, Jack Malotte, Brandy McDaniels, Vincent Medina, Melissa Melero, Stan Padilla, Lyn Risling, Larry Rodriguez, Alicia Siu, Kathleen Rose-Smith, 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


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