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Sutter’s Fort to focus on fun & games with a summertime “Hands on History” evening edition

Continuing a popular series of interactive and fun “Hands on History” activities happening on the third Saturday each month, Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Friends of Sutter’s Fort are proud to present a new and special summertime event -- “After Hours: An Evening Hands on History” on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 6 to 9 p.m.

 

As part of this new evening offering, Fort visitors will take a step back in time to the 1850s to participate in crowd-favorite pioneer fun and games such as marbles, the game of graces, and more. Plus, Fort guests will have the opportunity to explore and experience history in a variety of ways, including: 

 

  • Watch Dutch oven baking demonstrations at 6 p.m.  
  • Watch flint and steel fire making demonstrations at 6, 6:45, 7:45 & 8:45 p.m.
  • Take a 30-minute Fort tour offered at 6:30, 7:30 & 8:30 p.m.
  • Watch musket demonstrations at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.
  • Enjoy a campfire and marshmallow roasting activities at 8 p.m.

 

Admission to this special “After Hours: An Evening Hands on History” event at Sutter’s Fort SHP is $7 per adult (18 and older), $5 per youth (ages 6 to 17) and is free for children 5 and under (regular admission pricing is $5 per adult, $3 for youth). For more, call 916-445-4422 or visit www.suttersfort.org.

 

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California State Parks Mission

To provide for the health, inspiration and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high quality outdoor recreation. 

 

Friends of Sutter’s Fort 

The Friends of Sutter’s Fort is a nonprofit 501 (C) (3) organization that believes experiencing history first-hand at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park can be a positive life-changing experience for all generations. As a Cooperating Association, we work to provide California State Parks with critical funding for restoration and preservation projects, and we support the Fort's renowned educational programs. For more information, please visit www.suttersfort.org.

 

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