Opening for the season April 1, 2022. Spring hours: Friday-Sunday 11-3
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.
Museum Nature Trail Cleanup Workday
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
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!
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…
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 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,…
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
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!