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Visit Placer County


Aug 02, 2014 to Aug 03, 2014
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Many locations
Placer County
530 889-6500


Discover the hidden nuggets
of Placer County History.

our 18 Placer County Museums
between Roseville and North Lake Tahoe

All are open both days from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is FREE to All!

Visitors can bake biscuits in an 1890s wood stove, explore the wonders of a granite quarry, view the world from a 19th century farm wagon, pan for elusive flakes of gold and listen to Native American stories.   Many of the museums will also offer fun, food, and beverages such as hand-churned ice cream, root beer floats, Indian flat bread and lemonade.

You will learn about the Gold Rush,
construction of the transcontinental railroad,
and our history as one of the richest
fruit growing regions in the nation.

Sponsored by the
Placer County Department of Museums

See website for details and exact locations  The official Trail Guide is available in local museums. 



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NOTE: All effort is made to notify when events have changed or been cancelled. That said, however, weather or other circumstances may force the cancelation of an event without notice. When in doubt, contact the Event to find out the latest information. 

Ongoing Events

 Historic Guided Walking Tour of
Old Town Auburn


Presented by Placer County Museum Docent Guild
Every Saturday, rain or shine!!  Meet at the Courthouse at 10:00 a.m.
101 Maple Street, Auburn, CA
530 889-6500

Farmers Markets

Old Town Courthouse Parking Lot

Every Saturday Year 'Round from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Auburn Folsom Road at Lincoln Way
Auburn, CA

Fountains at Roseville
Every Tuesday Year 'Round from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Roseville Parkway and Galleria Blvd.
Roseville, CA

Free Art Walk
Downtown Roseville Merchants 

Every 3rd Saturday from 7-10 p.m.
Roseville, CA 95678
See website for map and details

Outdoor Pickers Market Presented by
Hand Pickin' Emporium

Antiques, Vintage, Food & Fun
4155 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA
4th Sunday each month
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Food Truck Mania

Starts March 26th!!
Every 4th Thursday of the month at
Johnson-Springview Park in Rocklin, CA
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Colfax Art Walk

Starts April 10th!  Every 2nd Friday of the month from
April through September.
3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Main and Depot Streets in
Historic Downtown Colfax, CA

Auburn Art Walk

Four Dates:
April 9th, June 11th, August 13th, and October 15th
Streets of Old Town Auburn, CA
6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The home of Short-track racing thrills in Northern California!
Saturday races starting April 11th!  See website for schedule.

800 All American City Blvd
Roseville, CA  95678

2nd Friday of the month from May to September!
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Lincoln Way in Auburn, CA from Elm Street to High Street

Speedway motorcycle racing every Friday night, all summer long!!
Races start May 8th...see website for 2015 schedule!

Gold Country Fairgrounds
1273 High Street, Auburn, CA  95603