Genealogy: Jumpstart Your Family Research
Join Barbara Leak of the Placer County Genealogical Society to learn the basics of genealogical research at this hour-long jump into building your family history. Placer County Archives, 11526 C Avenue,(Bldg. 209), Auburn, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Limited seating. Please RSVP to Katy Bartosh at 530-889-6506; email@example.com
The DeWitt History Museum Opens to the Public
Join Placer County Museums at the unveiling of our newest Museum: The DeWitt! 2985 Richardson Drive, Auburn. Reception 4:00–6:00 p.m. Ribbon cutting 4:00. Van tours start at 4:15; last one at 5:00. Presentation 5:15.
The “Good Old Days” of Leeches and Arsenic
Appreciate modern medical care after a trip through Gold Rush medicine with Dr. Bob LaPerriere, Curator, SSVMS Museum of Medical History. Bernhard Museum Winery, 291 Auburn-Folsom Rd, Auburn, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Japantowns of Placer County
Join author David Unruhe to learn the unique history and challenges that faced the Japantowns of Placer County. Bernhard Museum Winery, 291 Auburn-Folsom Rd, Auburn, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
The Man Behind the Mattes
Learn about the art and history of matte painting from Frank Ordaz, Placer County artist known for his work in Return of the Jedi, The Wrath of Khan, and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom. Bernhard Museum Winery, 291 Auburn-Folsom Rd, Auburn, 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Dive into family-friendly living history fun: hand crank ice cream, pan for placer gold, engage in 1916 classroom activities, and more. ∙ Bernhard Museum Complex, 291 Auburn-Folsom Rd, Auburn ∙Gold Rush Museum, 601 Lincoln Way, Auburn ∙ Benton-Welty School Room,1225 Lincoln Way, Auburn; 10:00 a.m.-4:00p.m.