• Living History Days
    2nd Saturday of each month

    girl learning to make rope at Marshall Park, Coloma

    Marshall Gold Discovery State Park presents a Living History Program on the 2nd Saturday of each month. This hands-on history day features many historical interpreters who come out to demonstrate different aspects of pioneer life during the Gold Rush. Visitors can experience candle dipping, meet the Mountain Men, chat with ladies doing their sewing or spinning, make some rope, help the carpenters saw a log, and ask the cooks “What’s fer lunch”. Each program also has a cultural or historic theme. For more information about the Living History days, please contact Marshall Gold Discovery State Park at 530-622-3470 or visit their website.

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  • Coloma Lotus Christmas Tree Lighting
    December 1st, 2019

    Please join us on the beach at Earthtrek to light up the Christmas Tree and ring in the holiday season.

    Hang out around the campfire, do some Christmas Caroling and who knows maybe Santa will show up…….

    Sunday, December 1st, 2019

    6:00-7:30 pm

    This is a family friendly event.

    Parking available up top by Squally’s, walk down the dirt road between the bridge & Squally’s to access the lower lot.

  • Christmas in Coloma & Historic Holiday Houses
    December 7-8, 2019

    Christmas in Coloma is back! Join us for this traditional family holiday event.

    Live Music, Wreath Making, Games and Crafts, Carriage Rides, Campfire, Refreshments, and more. Historic Holiday House Tours: Visit 13 historic park buildings decorated for the holidays. Docents in period attire provide the history of each building and its inhabitants.

    Parking $8. House tour $5 per person (age 5 and under free).

    Don’t miss the Holiday Bazaar at the Historic Gold Trail Grange.

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  • Holiday Bazaar
    December 7-8, 2019

    Holiday Bazaar:
    At the Gold Trail Grange Located in beautiful downtown Coloma CA
    December 7th & 8th, 2019.
    Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

    Come find that perfect one of a kind Christmas gift at the Gold Trail Grange annual Holiday Bazaar.

    Vendor space available for the bazaar. Contact Teal at sierrarizing@yahoo.com

  • Gold Discovery Day
    January 25, 2020

    January 24th marks the anniversary of James Marshall’s momentous discovery of gold in the tail race of Sutter’s Mill. This event is commemorated every year with living history, interactive period trade demonstrations, music and a Gold Rush Symposium featuring noted authors and scholars on gold rush history. Join us in celebration on Saturday, January 25th 2020 -Time: 10:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. Parking is $8.00 per car. For more information please contact our museum at (530) 622-3470.

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  • Opening day on the South Fork American River
    April 4th, 2020

    American Whitewater invites paddlers to the 7th Annual Opening Day of the South Fork American River Celebration organized by California Canoe & Kayak and Jackson Kayak. Mark your calendars for a day full of whitewater clinics and BBQ/Party, complete with a raffle and chance to win some great river gear! Contact CCK for more information about this event.

    Contact the Coloma Shuttle at 530-303-2404 for your shuttle needs.

     

  • Springtime Poppy Walk
    April 2020

    hiking through poppies

    With glowing orange fields overlooking the crystal water of the South Fork of the American River, the stunning contrasts and vibrant poppies are a sight few have the fortune of witnessing. Don’t miss this rare opportunity! The river trail is steep in places but has a good flat bed. Hiking to the flowers takes about 15-20 minutes. Healthy snacks and punch will await your return to the house. Cost: $25 per person. Time: 2-5pm. Contact the American River Conservancy (ARC) for meeting location and to sign up. julie@ARConservancy.org or 530-621-1224. Donations aid the Bill Center Memorial Fund supporting river frontage and trails.

  • FREE Community Yoga Classes
    Saturdays in July & August

    Join Cali Collective for yoga on the river every Saturday throughout July & August at 5:30 pm at Camp Lotus, 5461 Bassi Rd. Check-in at the camp store for site #. Parking $4. (530)426-2820 or info@cwwcollective.com for more info.

  • Coloma Lotus Community Celebration
    September 12th, 2020

    Come celebrate our river and our community with Cali Collective – September 12th at the Nugget Campground! The event schedule includes downriver fun races, music, food, camping and kids activities! Awards for best costumes. Prizes by Pyranha, Kokatat, YETI, Immersion Research, Astral, Sweet, Werner & more! More info: https://www.cwwcollective.com/community-celebration

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  • Coloma Gold Rush Live
    October 9-11, 2020

    Come visit a living history encampment of the Gold Rush era. Pan for gold, listen to music of the miners, and hear the re-enactors tell stories of the days of old. Call the museum at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park for more. (530) 622-3470

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