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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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Ongoing Events
& Things To Do







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.
See website for map and details

  Outdoor Pickers Market Presented by
Hand Pickin Emporium

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