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.

 

Fiddlers and Marketplace

Marketplace at Ely

When planning for your Cinco de Mayo weekend please consider stopping by the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum on Sunday May 6th.  As is our custom for the first Sunday of the month, the Old Time Fiddlers will be playing plus it is our May Marketplace with lots of local vendors which includes Cactus Grill, handmade jewelry makers, beauty products, pencil art, wood products, crochet and many more.  The Fiddlers play music from Noon until 2 PM and the vendors will be selling their wares from 10 AM until 3 PM.

Ely Stage Stop Marketplace joins Fiddlers’ Jam on May 6

 

 

 

 

The Ely Stage Stop Marketplace returns Sunday, May 6 with the Fiddlers Jam at the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum. This family friendly, free, fun-packed day can be enjoyed by all, young and old. The Marketplace, next to the Ely barn, will feature local handcrafted goods and will begin early, from 10 am to 3 pm . The Old Time Fiddler’s Association  will offer music inside the Ely barn from noon to 2 pm.

Ely hosts our Marketplace three times a year:  Fiddler’s Jam & Ely Market Place May 6;Blue Grass Festival & Market Place September 8; Ely Christmas Market Place December 15.

On May 6, items will include jewelry, pencil art, wood items and bath and beauty products. The Lake County Rockhounds will offer “panning for gold for kids”.

Bring friends to enjoy music, refreshments, with an opportunity to browse and purchase the wares of local craftsmen and artists.  The Cactus Grill of Clearlake will also provide food on site for purchase.

In the barn beverages and tasty treats will be provided by the Ely docents. Be sure to take a ride up to the house on the hay wagon where you can enjoy the latest display.

Donations made during the Fiddlers Jam fund the completion of the Ely Blacksmith Shop and provides partial funding for the Old Time Fiddlers Association, District 10, scholarship programs.

Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Hwy 281 (Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville, near just north of Hwy 29-Kit’s Corner. Regular hours of operation are Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Consider a tax-deductible donation to help us complete our vision to create a complex honoring Lake County living history.  You can join the Historical Society and or donate funds to the Blacksmith Shop via mail. LCHS P.O. Box 1011 Lakeport, CA 95453 or check our Facebook page: California’s Lake County Historical Society and Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum.

Visit www.elystagestop.org or www.lakecountyhistory.org, check Facebook at California’s Lake County History or call  the museum at 707-533-9990.

                 

April 8 Olde Time Fiddlers

Ely Stage Stop closed Easter Sunday, Fiddlers Jam on 2nd Sunday in April 8.

KELSEYVILLE — Ely Stage Stop and Country Museum will be closed Easter Sunday April 1. The monthly Fiddlers Jam will take place on April 8.  The fiddlers will be ready to play some lively music to enjoy and sing along with. California’s Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Hwy. 281 (Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville, near Clearlake Riviera, just north of Hwy. 29 — Kit’s Corner. The hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday (except Easter Sunday 2018).

The Fiddlers Jam is a free event in conjunction with members of the Northern California Old Time Fiddlers Group. Donations received provide Fiddlers scholarships and fund the completion of the Ely Blacksmith Shop. Fiddlers Jams occur the first Sunday of every month from noon until 2 p.m.

Visit www.elystagestop.org or www.lakecountyhistory.org and check out the stage stop on Facebook at California’s Lake County Historical Society or call the museum at 707-533-9990.  See you at the Stagestop!

March Olde Time Fiddlers

Bring the whole family to the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum on Sunday, March 4, for the monthly Fiddlers’ Jam. Musicians will meet in the Ely barn to perform their wonderful Americana music from noon till 2 p.m.  The event is free, but donations made during the event benefit both the Ely Stage Stop, helping to fund the blacksmith shop, and the Old Time Fiddlers Association, helping to fund their scholarship programs.

Enjoy the music with beverages and tasty treats provided by the Ely volunteers. Bring your own wine and sip it in Ely Stage Stop wine glasses that are available for purchase.

Come ready to clap your hands and tap your toes. We’ll even make room for those who want to get up and dance! This is a free, family friendly event for all to enjoy, young and old alike. The fun begins at the museum at 11:00 a.m. with the Fiddlers playing in the barn from 12 noon through 2 PM.  So come early to enjoy all of the newest museum acquisitions and displays.Take a hayride (weather permitting) or stroll the barn trail.

Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 Soda Bay Road in Kelseyville, near Clearlake Riviera, just north of Hwy 29-Kit’s Corner. Current hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday. Fiddlers’ Jams occur the first Sunday of every month from noon until 2 p.m. Private tours can be arranged by appointment. Facilities are available to support events, conferences, or family gatherings.  Celebrate a wedding, reception, special anniversary, or family reunion.  Use our newly created outdoor stage to hold music events.

Come join the Lake County Historical Society and become a volunteer at Ely..  Applications will be available during the day. Join the fun!

Visit www.elystagestop.org or www.lakecountyhistory.org, check out the stage stop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elystagestop, or call the museum at 707-533-9990.