May 22, 2017 – On Saturday, June 10, between the hours of 11am and 4pm, Humbug Day will commemorate Malakoff Diggins’ Golden Olden Days as park staff and volunteers in period costume interpret our historic heritage at North Bloomfield, formerly Humbug, California.
Entertainment and food will include the World’s Shortest Parade, Izzy Tooinski, Buffalo Gals, Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Blessing, Gold Panning, Blacksmithing, Candle Making, Tin Punching, Weaving Demonstration, Organized Kids Games, Fox Walkers Demonstrations, Sierra Muzzle Loaders, Special Walking Tours, ECV Chapter 10 BBQ, Ice Cream, Popcorn, Root Beer Floats, Snow Cones, & More!
11:00 Flag Ceremony
11:15 Welcome & Nisenan Blessing (Shelly Covert, Nevada City Rancheria)
11:30 Buffalo Gals
12:15 Alkali, Last of the 49ers & Friends of North Bloomfield & Malakoff Diggins
12:45 Izzy Tooinski
1:15 Parade (don’t miss this!)
1:30 Hydraulic Monitor (Water Cannon) Demonstration
1:45 Buffalo Gals
2:30 Izzy Tooinski
3:15 Alkali, Last of the 49ers
All Day Fun:
Family Games Face Painting Blacksmithing Gold Panning Weaving Demonstration Candle Making Tin Punching Clampers BBQ Sierra Muzzle Loaders Lazy Dog Ice Cream Root Beer Floats Popcorn Snow Cones Wagon Rides Historic Building Tours Period Costumes