Just received this media release and can't resist posting it. It should be a beautiful weekend in the Gold Country, and a few hours at Empire Mine would be a fun way to celebrate Mothers' Day.
Mother's Day Springtime Event
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Park open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Special activities from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Empire Mine State Historic Park
10791 E. Empire St.
Celebrate Mother's Day surrounded by gold-mine history, lavish early 1900s' costumes and glorious gardens. Children can pot a plant as a gift for mom. In the busy Blacksmith Shop, handmade "prairie-diamond" rings will be given to moms, and the story behind them shared. Live music and entertainment will add to the festive feel. Bring your own lunch, chairs and blankets - and picnic on the magnificent grounds. Food and drinks from local vendors will be available for purchase - and Empire's popular Gift Shop will be full of unusual, beautiful gifts (including jewelry). A memorable day for mom - and all the family. Everyone's invited. All ages welcome.
Admission: $7 for adults 17 & over
$3 ages 6-16
FREE for children under 6
Further information: Visitors Center, (530) 273-8522
Find out what a "prairie-diamond" ring is in Empire Mine's Blacksmith Shop at the Mother's Day Springtime Event, May 10th.
|Visit the Blacksmith Shop to see the "prairie-diamond ring."|
Have a great time! Backpack45