2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19
Friday & Saturday of Thanksgiving Weekend 11 am-4 pm
$7 for 17 & over, $3 children 6-16, FREE for children under 6, FREE Parking
Celebrate the holidays early 1900s’ style at Holidays at Empire Mine. With old-fashioned decorations, lavish period costumes, and festive live music, Empire Cottage will be brimming with good cheer. Inside the Clubhouse Santa and Mrs. Claus will be listening carefully to gift wishes – so bring your list.
Docents portraying the prestigious Bourn Family, the Starrs, and chatty housekeeper Katie Moriarty will be there to greet you and share insights about Empire’s glory days when it ranked as one of the most prosperous hard-rock gold mines in North American history.
The Mine Yard will be buzzing with activity. Take a peek in the Mine Shaft, the Machine, Wood, and Blacksmith Shops – and imagine what life was like during those days of hard work, grit and glory!
A visit to the Gift Shop is a must. With its fascinating selection of unusual geological gifts, jewelry, books, and mementos, there’s something special for every budget.
Enjoy a magical day and a golden memory your entire family will treasure!