The second Saturday of every month Malakoff hosts a series of events to discover what the park has to offer. Enjoy docent-led hikes, stargazing, volunteer work parties, craft making, and more!
Join us at the SYRSP Bridgeport North Parking Lot entrance (near the front picnic table) for a short presentation about the geology of SYRSP; this will be followed by a 1.5-mile walk along the Buttermilk Bend Trail where we will discuss the geology and natural history of the park at selected stops. This walk will […]
Commemorate Malakoff Diggins’ Golden Olden Days as park staff and volunteers in period costume interpret our historic heritage at North Bloomfield, formerly Humbug, California. • Enjoy live music, games, crafts, food, and fun. • Tour the historic buildings and grounds, echoing with the ghosts of miners and early settlers or poke around the relics of by-gone horse & buggy days in the fascinating Ostrom Stable.
Yuba River Cleanup – September 16-27, 2020 Sierra Gold Parks Foundation is pleased to join SYRCL in the 23rd annual Yuba River cleanup. This year will be a different event, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, rather than one day of fun, this year’s cleanup will be spread across 12-days from September 16-27th. 2020. We […]
Everything’s "Coming Up Roses" at Empire Mine State Historic Park What: Heritage Rose Sale from Estate Gardens, Empire Mine State Historic Park Where: Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 East Empire Street, Grass Valley, CA 95945 When: Saturday August 21, 2021 from 10 am until all sold Who: Sierra Gold Parks Foundation and park docent […]
**Unfortunately this event has been cancelled** Welcome to Miner's Picnic--a picnic, a tradition, and tons of fun for everyone since 1895! All are invited to enjoy a picnic lunch on the beautiful grounds of Empire Mine State Historic Park. Cool green lawns, formal gardens, live music, costumed docents, games and activities await you. This is […]
KNOW & GO WHO: California State Parks, Sierra Gold Parks Foundation and Nevada County Arts Council present WHAT: Poetry in the Park WHEN: Saturday, April 2nd, 2022, 1:30-3pm WHERE: Empire Mine State Historic Park, 10791 E. Empire Street, Grass Valley INFO: $5 Admission Fee per person, www.sierragoldparksfoundation.org or www.parks.ca.gov History, nature, and poetry beautifully […]
In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of “Art in Parks” events this April. On Saturday, April 9th, 10am-1pm, join celebrated local artist and illustrator Jerianne Van Dijk, along with other professional and amateur painters for painting at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Tour the amazing grounds of […]
In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of “Art in Parks” events this April. On Saturday, April 23rd, 8:30am, join the Nevada County Plein Air Painters at South Yuba River State Park at Bridgeport. Spring at Bridgeport on the South Yuba River is an amazing time of the […]
In honor of Arts, Culture and Creativity Month in California, we are hosting a series of "Art in Parks" events this April. On Saturday, April 23rd, 2-4pm, join Erin Thiem (Visit Nevada City, Outside Inn and Inn Town Campground) for a 2-hour photo walk at Empire Mine State Historic Park. Tour the amazing grounds of […]
California State Parks and Sierra Gold Parks Foundation are hosting the 57th anniversary of the establishment of Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park on Saturday, June 11th, 2022, 11am-4pm. $10/vehicle for parking; $9 for seniors. After a 2-year hiatus due to the epidemic, this annual celebration known as Humbug History Day is returning to commemorate California’s […]