Latest Past Events

Holidays in the Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley

Celebrate the holiday season at Empire Mine State Historic Park! On Saturday, December 2nd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy festive music and activities in the beautifully decorated historic grounds and buildings. Candle dipping, tin punching, chestnut roasting, historic children's games, and blacksmithing demonstrations will be available for all. Tell Santa what's on your […]


Bridgeport Bridge Harvest Dinner & Fundraiser

South Yuba River State Park 17660 Pleasant Valley Road, Penn Valley

BUY TICKETS HERE Don't miss this unique event to support our local State Parks. Join Sierra Gold Parks Foundation (SGPF) on Saturday, October 7th, 5-8pm, Dinner 5:30-7pm, for an evening of food, music and celebration at the historic Bridgeport covered bridge located at the South Yuba River State Park. Constructed in 1862, the Bridgeport covered […]


Adventure Pass Park Days – Innovation and Consequences

Empire Mine State Historic Park 10791 Empire Street, Grass Valley

Empire Mine State Historic Park is hosting three family focused events to promote the Adventure Pass program. Empire Mine is one of nineteen state parks who are participating in this pilot program which allows fourth graders and their families to get into the park for free. The park is hosting themed events designed to encourage […]