December Happenings at Ely

Start your 2018 Christmas season at Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum.  Come admire the freshly painted ranch house that is beautifully decorated for the holiday season.  The Christmas tree and the Christmas dining table will set the mood for the holidays.    The monthly Fiddlers’ Jam will be in full swing in the decked out barn on Sunday, December 2nd, from noon to 2pm.  Hot chili and crunchy cornbread will be the food fare for the day.  The popular pies by the slice will also be available. The space heaters will help keep you cozy while tapping your feet to the music.

This month’s raffle basket will showcase a Christmas theme.  The funds from this raffle help with ongoing projects at the Ely.  New this month will be the opportunity to win a beautiful Christmas bouquet from Flowers by Tracy, located inside A + H General Store in downtown Kelseyville. 

There will be magic in the nippy winter air when the annual Christmas Marketplace returns on Saturday, December 15th.  It will run from 10-3.   This Marketplace features over 20 Lake County crafters and food.  The vendors will present their wares in the warm barn for those special gifts for your family and friends.  The food will be presented by Passion Foods for the season. Remember that Santa and Mrs. Claus will also be on hand to hear special wishes.

Lake County’s historical Society’s Ely Stat Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State highway 281 (Soda Bay Road) outside of Kelseyville, near Clear Lake Riviera, just north of Highway 29/Kit’s Corner.  Current hours of operation are   11:00 am to 3:00 pm each Saturday and Sunday.

Visit: www.elystagestop.org  or www.lakecountyhistory.org.  Check out the Ely Stage Stop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elystagestop.  Phone number for the Ely is: 707-533-9990.

Fiddlers for November

 

Kelseyville, California

The Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum welcomes the popular monthly Fiddlers’ Jam on Sunday, November 4th.  The talented musicians entertain for two hours from 12 noon to 2 pm with their favorite folk songs.  The afternoon provides a happy time for all who attend.  The Ely Docents will, once again, be offering food and beverages during the day.  Hot dogs and chili from the grill are the fare for a fall day.  The pie ladies will return to their station at the antique cook wagon with fresh pies.   

Executive Director, Greg Dills will be on hand to demonstrate his Lake County antique 1926 Hercules/Economy saw cart.  There is plenty of action when he gets the wood going through the saw.   

A beautiful fall basket of goodies will once again be available at the Raffle Table.    The funds from these raffles help with the ongoing projects at the Ely.  This month will be the last opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for the gorgeous handmade quilt.  The drawing for the quilt will be held at the annual Thanksgiving Dinner to be held on Saturday, November 17th at the Lakeport Senior Center.

Lake County’s Historical Society’s  Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Highway 281 (Soda Bay Road) outside of Kelseyville, near Clear Lake Riviera  just north of Highway 29/Kit’s Corner.  Current hours of operation are 11:00 am to 3:00pm each Saturday and Sunday.  

Visit: www.elystagestop.org or www.lakecountyhistory.org.  Check out the Ely Stage Stop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elystagestop.   Phone number for the Ely is: 707-533-9990.

Grand Reopening Oct. 7

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7

ELY STAGE STOP

AND COUNTRY MUSEUM

PRESENTS

THE FIDDLERS’ JAM

Old Time-y Music

Art, Antique Farm Equipment, Boutique

GATES OPEN: 11:00 AM-3:00PM

Free entrance

MUSIC FROM 12 noon to 2 pm

           FEATURING BBQ AND PUMPKIN PIE

For the kids:  Face painting and petting zoo

 

 

9921 Soda Bay Road, Kelseyville, California

Old Time Fiddlers June 3rd

Kelseyville, California—Stop by the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum on Sunday, June 3 to enjoy the monthly Fiddlers’ Jam in the Barn from noon to 2:00pm.  Attendees will be treated to “old timey” tunes and sing a longs with the musicians.  Bring the whole family to this free event.

Start the day early by bringing a picnic lunch to eat in the shady grove of trees. Wander around the grounds to see the antique farm equipment, an old San Francisco Trolley car, and the new-in-the-works Blacksmith Shop.   Then head into the barn where folks enjoy the music with beverages, cookies and popcorn provided by the Ely volunteers.

Be sure to buy tickets for the monthly raffle basket full of seasonal goodies or a ticket to win the beautiful handmade quilt which is displayed in the barn.  The final call for the quilt raffle will be this winter.  Donations during the Jam help with the continuing construction of the Blacksmith Shop and the Scholarship Fund for the Old Time Fiddlers Association, District 10.

Lake County’s Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Highway 281(Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville, near Clear Lake Riviera just north of Highway 29-Kit’s Corner.  Current hours of operation are 11am-3pm each Saturday and Sunday.

Visit: www.elystagestop.org or www.lakecountyhistory.org.  Check out the Ely Stage Stop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elystagestop.   Phone number for the Stage Stop is:  707-533-9990.