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Special Events at Maidu Museum & Historic Site

Night Out at the Museum - September 16, 2017
All Ages

At this month's Night Out at the Museum, enjoy a film screening from "The Land of Woge," the pilot episode of an educational children's TV program based on a Yurok  Indian legend teaching children about gratitude. The show is musically charged, with lots of fun song and dance numbers. It encourages reading skills, cultural appreciation, and social intelligence skills. Some of the local cast and crew from Free Flow Academy and On Native Ground will be present. Showings at 6:30pm and 7:30pm. Children's activities and light refreshments will be available.

Stay after for the Rock Art Mysteries nighttime petroglyph tour from 8-9pm, $6 per person.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 6:00pm-8:30pm


Rock Art Mysteries - September 16, 2017
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. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 8pm-9pm
$6 per person

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day - September 23, 2017
All Ages

Enjoy free admission, guided tours (10am and 1pm), and a day full of children’s activities at Maidu Museum & Historic Site as part of the 13th Annual Smithsonian Museum Day Live event on Saturday, September 23, 9am-4pm. Bring the whole family and enjoy our contemporary art galleries and interactive exhibits inside the museum. Kids can grind acorns, take the scavenger hunt and make a pine nut beaded bracelet.

Download your free ticket good for 2 admissions at the Smithsonian Museum Day  Live website. 

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 9am-4pm
Free (with Smithsonian Ticket) 

Campfires - 3rd Fridays
All Ages

Experience Native American stories around the campfire at our outdoor amphitheater. Stay for crafts and enjoy roasting marshmallows over an open fire. In the event of inclement weather, program moves indoors. Please call ahead for groups of 10 or more.

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

Night Out at the Museum  - 2017 Upcoming Shows

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

Upcoming Artists and Speakers for 2017: Melissa Melero-Moose, Shanti Parks, Maureen Self, Sarah Biscarra-Dilley, William Bauer, Ken Holbrook, Frank LaPena, Malcolm Margolin, Julia Parker, Beverly Ortiz, Denise Davis, Tiffany Adams, Jean LaMarr, Lyn Risling, L. Frank Manriquez, Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, Alicia Siu, Jack Alvarez , Phil Buckheart, Cora Burchett, Leah Harper, Karma Henry, Jack Malotte, James McCloud, Tork Rains, Mike Rodriguez, Amanda Francom, and Ben Aleck.

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

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


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