Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Night Out at the Museum - October

Please join us Saturday, October 18, from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a FREE Night Out at the Museum, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Opening Art Reception for “Fixing the Earth: NOW!”, an art exhibition exploring world renewal ceremonies of the Hupa, Karuk, Tolowa, Yurok, Wiyot, and Ts’nungwe of northwest California. Curators Lyn Risling and Julian Lang will present traditional songs and stories about fixing the Earth. Download event flyer here.

Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Program starts at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available.

Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Examining Archaeology: Looking In, Looking Back, and Looking Under

The Sacramento Archeological Society and the Maidu Museum & Historic Site present “Examining Archaeology: Looking In, Looking Back, and Looking Under”. Come explore the dimensions of archaeology with us in the relaxed and inspirational setting of the Maidu Museum & Historic Site.  See the film "Breaking New Ground: Native Americans in Archaeology", tour the rock art, and enjoy presentations by: John Berg (Far Western), Gerrit Fenega (Cal Fire), and John Foster (State Archaeologist, California State Parks, Retired). Open to the public.

Saturday, October 18, from 1pm-5pm

Roseville Historic Hunt
All Ages

Come and sleuth through the historical treasures of Roseville during the entire month of October and seek your chance to win a prize. It's great fun for any age to discover the hidden past in Roseville. Fill out your Historic Pass by visiting each of the participating organizations and/or searching for clues online. Turn them in by October 31st at any one of the participating locations for your chance at a prize. Prizes include: Wine Glass Set, Genealogical Supply Basket, Tour for Ten at the Carnegie Museum, Native California: An Introductory Guide to the Original Peoples from Earliest to Modern Times (publication), and Nook GlowLight.

Roseville Fire Museum, Roseville Genealogical Society, Roseville Carnegie Museum, Maidu Museum & Historic Site, and Roseville Public Library Local History Collection.

Print out your Historic Hunt pass here.

  Night Out at the Museum

Please join us every 3rd Saturday, January through November from 6:30pm-8:30pm for a FREE “Night Out at the Museum”, part of the 3rd Saturday Art Walk. Museum doors open at 6:30pm. Cultural programs start at 7pm. Light refreshments will be available.

2014 Exhibits and Programs: Judith Lowry, Heyday Books, Chag Lowry, United Auburn Indian Community Children’s Art Program, Filmmaker Jack Kohler, Stan Padilla, L. Frank Manriquez, Lyn Risling & Julian Lang, Tiffany Adams & Shiwaya Peck, Billy Hawk Enos, Charlie Burns, Alan Wallace and the Maidu Independent Theater, plus other Native California Artists, including a second annual “Calling All Coyotes” show.

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

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. Don't miss our last campfire of the year, on Friday, October 17, 2014.  Museum doors open at 7pm. Program begins at 7:30pm.

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