2:00 pm 31st Annual Members Meeting

Museum Media Room & Outside SeatingMembership Social             2:00 @ CSHS Museum Media Room Annual Meeting                   2:30 @ CSHS Seating Outside Museum Media Room BOD Election Meeting         Immediately Following   Effective March 1, 2022  Fresno County Guidelines "Strong Recommendation" that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking 

Sierra Voices #1 – Search & Rescue in the Sierra Nevada

Title - Search & Rescue in the Sierra NevadaREGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sierra-voices-search-rescue-in-the-sierra-nevada-tickets-324362255237 Presentation Summary - Listen to Jim Dixon discuss his personal experience as a member of the Fresno County Sheriff Mounted Posse Search and Rescue (SAR) team and how the SAR teams utilize horses and mules to navigate the rugged wilderness. Jim will also discuss fire and safety tips and provide resources available in emergency situations. Speaker - Jim Dixon hitch-hiked to Shaver Lake in 1969, when he was just 18 years old, to work at China Peak. In 1971, Jim met and married his wife, Debby, while she was a waitress at Angelo’s Bakery.…

1pm-4pm – A Taste of Shaver

Taste of Shaver Lake - Outdoors at the museum Saturday May 21, 2022 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Admission is FREE $5 sample plates and beer for purchase Food Vendors:  Shaver Lake Trading Post, Big Creek General Store's Down to Earth Bakery & Deli, Shaver Lake Coffee & Deli, Hungry Hut, Cressman's and At the Point Burgers & BourbonLive music and games, a fun family event Event will be held on he museum grounds 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

The Dalton Gang’s Life of Crime — It didn’t add up! – Museum of the Sierra

Join us as we look at the Dalton Gang and their crime spree 'by the numbers'. Between 1890 and 1892, Bob, Bill, Grat and Emmett cut a swath of murder and mayhem across the Old West, robbing trains and banks. Even Wonder Valley, right here in our own backyard, still bears the mark of their presence in the Sierra. Perhaps because in Coffeyville, Kansas, they attempted to rob two banks at the same time, their impact on the American psyche still remains. But why are we fascinated with these guys? Join this second webinar, as we take a look at…


9:00 Docent & 10:15 v.e.s.t. Meetings

Meetings are always the 2nd Friday of the month (some exceptions apply, it's always best to check the calendar for any changes).9:00 am begins our monthly Docent meeting. 10:15 am begins our monthly v.e.s.t. meeting. All meetings are located in the CSHS Media Room.*If you are not yet a v.e.s.t or Docent Member and are interested in possibly joining our team of volunteers, please consider attending one of our meetings and find out how you can help.  Effective March 1, 2022 , Fresno County Guidelines, strong recommendation that all persons, regardless of vaccine status, continue indoor masking.

Steam-up/Powerhouse Demo #2

Beginning at 10:00 am the Sierra Steamers offer a free demonstration of a "Steam-Up", a 1905 Dolbeer Steam Donkey located in the Museum's Parking Lot. Bring the kids and let them blow the whistle. Kids of "ALL" ages will enjoy this demonstration!At 12:00 pm come witness a live demonstration in our Redinger Powerhouse, the only fully functioning demonstration powerhouse in the world on museum property that can generate electricity!  

Museum Nature Trail Cleanup Workday

Museum of the Sierra 42642 Tollhouse Rd, shaver lake, CA

Come out to the Museum and help get the trails and grounds in shape. They need some love and we need your help. This is a two day event and you may register for one day or two days. Saturday, June 11 at 8am and Sunday, June 12 at 8 am. It is important that we know who will be helping please register here! Please email CSHS@SierraHistorical.org or call 559.841.4478 for more info

Sierra Voices #2 – The Lakes of Shaver, Huntington & Florence – A Photo History of their Formation

SPONSORED BY: Sierra Forest Products Outback Materials We expect a lot of people at this event! Please register by clicking here.   Presentation Summary - “Over the last 20+ years I’ve been extremely interested incollecting images of Central California that were captured between the late1880s through the early 1930s.  I’ve amassed over 20,000+ images, mostlyin the form of real photo postcards.  Using these images I’ve put togethera slide show that presents Shaver, Huntington and Hume Lakes when they werefirst developed and the industries that grew up around them – lumber, powergeneration and recreation.” Speaker - Michael J. Semas was originally from Hanford,…

4:00-9:30 Annual Fundraising Dinner

Join us for our 2022 Annual Fundraiser Dinner Click here to purchase Theme - "Rocks, Sawmills & Bears, Oh My" Program starts at 4:30 with a sawmill presentation my Norm Saude. Proceeds benefit Hayden Sawmill exhibit, enclosure for our grizzly and a geology display.  Advance Ticket Purchase Required - $150 per person  Two bottles of wine per table No-Host Bar, Buffet Dinner, catered by Pardini's   Meal Choice Beef or Chicken 50/50 Raffle and Auction Items along with a Dessert Auction Silent Auction     Effective March 1, 2022  Fresno County Guidelines "Strong Recommendation" that all persons, regardless of vaccine…

Friday in the Pines #1 Deja Too!

Performers: Deja Too! Returning to our Friday in the Pines Concert Series for their 3rd year we have Deja Too!  Deja Too! consists of Jim "Gumbo" Furnas on Acoustic Guitar & National Resonator, Jeff Hallock on Harmonica and Don "Hef" Heflin on Acoustic Guitar and Acoustic Bass.  They have been playing together over 19 years. They play Acoustic Blues from Down Home Delta Blues to Chicago Shuffles including original material with Amazing Harmonica & Guitar Finger Picking. The wide variety of grooves and soulful vocals will take you on a Blues Journey like no other.Learn more about Deja Too here: https://www.facebook.com/D%C3%A9j%C3%A0-Blues-D%C3%A9j%C3%A0-Too-407204609304018  The amphitheater…

Hikes for History #1 – Dawn Road – SJ&E Spur to Saw Mill led by Doug & Debbie Kroeper

Museum of the Sierra 42642 Tollhouse Rd, shaver lake, CA

No registration required! Join Doug and Debbie Kroeper on the Museum of the Sierra’s first Hikes for History of the season! An easy informative hike about the Mill Ponds in Shaver and the use of the flumes to transport lumber to the sawmill in Clovis. The hike will follow the spur from the SJ&E Railroad to the Mill Ponds at Shaver Lake, where the original dam was. The hike has a 3% grade and is approximately 3 miles round trip, with the option to continue to the corrals. Bring your lunch for a picnic on the backside of Musick Mountain!…

Soak in a Summer Sound Bath in the Pines

Museum of the Sierra 42642 Tollhouse Rd, shaver lake, CA

Soak in a Summer Sound Bath in Shaver Lake @ The Museum of the Sierra (Camp Edison turn-off) Relax in the Pines with Yoga Nidra while the healing vibrations of crystal singing bowls, chimes, bells, and a symphonic gong invite you on a mystical sound journey. Sunday June 26th 9-11 am $20 in advance, $25 at the door Support your highest alignment and activate your body's healing potential as you release energy blocks/stress and melt into bliss. Bethany Clague loves to hold space for relaxation and healing. A sound healer, yoga teacher, and reiki master, she currently lives in Fresno,…

Museum of the Sierra Pancake & Egg Breakfast

shaver lake community center 41344 Tollhouse Rd,, Shaver Lake

Join the Museum of the Sierra for the Annual Pancake & Egg Breakfast is scheduled for Sunday, July 3rd from 7:00 - 11:00 am at the Shaver Lake Community Center.   Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, juice and coffee.   Breakfast purchased at the door: $7 Adults 13+ $4 Children 5-12 Free - Children under 4