September Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site
● By Brenna McGowan
Lots of excitement happening at Maidu Museum & Historic Site in September!
Campfire: Friday, September 19, from 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Sit under the stars at our 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 two are FREE.
Night Out at the Museum: Please join us Saturday, September 20, from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. for a FREE Night Out at the Museum, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Opening Art Reception for“Calling All Coyotes”. This multimedia exhibit will include paintings, photography, poems and songs about Coyote by various Native American artists. Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be available.
Rock Art Mysteries:
Saturday, September 20 from 8 p.m.- 9p.m. Take a walk through the 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 6:30 p.m. Lantern tour
starts at 8 p.m., following the FREE “Night Out at the Museum” event. Fees:
$6 per person.
10th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live: Saturday, September 27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Maidu is one of 82 participating California museums in the Smithsonian Museum Day Live event. The Maidu Museum & Historic Site is offering FREE admission, FREE guided tours at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., and FREE children’s activities all day.
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Post information and picture courtesy of Maidu Museum & Historic Site.