Friday, November 15, 2013

Hidden Wonder of the World: The Transcontinental Railroad from Sacramento to Donner Summit

The Transcontinental Railroad has long been a source of wonder and awe. Documentary filmmaker Bill George will present his 30 minute film on the Transcontinental Railroad from Sacramento to Donner Summit on Friday, November 22nd at 6:30 pm on the second floor of the Bernhard Museum Winery. He will follow up with a brief presentation on the history of the railroad and the making of the film.

Please join us for this FREE program to learn more about this significant local, state, and national event.

The Bernhard Museum Winery is located at 291 Auburn Folsom Road in Auburn.

For more information, please call 530-889-6500.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Come get the scoop on an often overlooked man in our local history at the presentation, "Jean Baptiste Charbonneau Returns to Auburn." You know him as the little guy on the dollar coin, but his connections to Auburn remain unknown to most. You can remedy this oversight on October 13th at the Auburn Veteran's Memorial Hall at 2:00pm.

 

Monday, July 8, 2013

Heritage Trail Time Again!

Keep up to date with all the goings on of our biggest annual event, at our Heritage Trail Blog.

Friday, June 7, 2013

Jump Into Summer!


Take a step back in time with your whole family for a taste of yesteryear’s summertime fun!


Join us at the Bernhard Museum for our Jump into Summer program. We will have 19th century children's games, Living History crafts, kid-friendly tours of the Bernhard House, and hand-cranked ice cream.

Bring your family on Saturday, June 15th anytime between Noon and 2:00. 

This program is FREE!

The Bernhard Museum is located at 291 Auburn-Folsom Road in Auburn. For more information, please call 530-889-6500.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Coyote Hill at the Bernhard

This year's Music on the Porch at the Bernhard Museum Complex will feature the music of Coon Hollow. (Formerly Coyote Hill) With special guest Keith Little. May 25th, 6:00 pm at 291 Auburn-Folsm Road in Auburn.  

Thursday, March 14, 2013

The American River Canyon

Local authors, Rodi Lee and Michael G. Lynch, will be presenting this program about the history of the American River Canyon. Come on over to the Bernhard Museum Winery at 1:00 pm on April 6th to learn about this great and historic canyon.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Women Prospectors of the Old West

Of the women who traveled west during the Gold Rush, many found they could make good money by cooking meals or doing laundry. But not all women sought to earn a living performing domestic tasks. A few came to out west for the same reason men did: Gold!


Join us on the second floor of the Bernhard Museum Winery on Sunday, March 10th at 1:00 pm for Women Prospectors of the Old West presented by author Chris Enss. She has written over 25 books, many focusing on the lives of women in the west. This program is FREE!

She will have many of her books for sale after the program and she accepts cash or checks.

The Bernhard Museum is located at 291 Auburn Folsom Drive in Auburn. For more information about this program, please call 530-889-6500.