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.

January Fiddlers

Bring the whole family to the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum on Sunday, January 7, 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.

December Fiddlers and Marketplace

November 27, 2017

By Pam Hendricks

1st Sunday Fiddlers Jam

December 3 from 11 am –  3 pm

Fiddlers play in the barn Noon – 2 pm

Get in the holiday spirit with sounds of joy!  The Old Time Fiddlers will perform beautiful Americana music with a sprinkling of holiday cheer to get you in the spirit.  Come ready to clap your hands and tap your toes.  Even get up and dance.  This is a free family event that can be enjoyed by young and old.  Bring your own wine and sip it in Ely Stage Stop wine glasses, available for purchase.  Come early to enjoy all of the latest museum acquisitions and displays.

Ely Christmas Marketplace

Saturday December 16 from 10 am – 3 pm

A holiday MUST!  Local artists will sell handcrafted goods in the barn.  Food for purchase will be available.  Join the museum volunteers and docents for a wonderful day on the museum grounds with Santa.  He will be taking a much needed break from the North Pole to roam the grounds and join in hayrides with the kids – weather permitting.

Both events will help promote the growth of the Ely Stage Stop Blacksmith Shop and further the interaction of the community with the history of Lake County at the Ely Stage Stop.

Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum located at 9921 Soda Bay Road open Saturday and Sunday 11 am – 3 pm off Hwy 29@ Kit’s Corner.  Private tours and/or public events can be arranged.  Visit www.lakecountyhistory.org

Fiddling At The Ely Stage Stop On Sunday, December 3

Bring the whole family to the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum on Sunday, December 3, 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 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.

Santa Ready to Visit Ely Christmas Marketplace

 

 

Santa paid a quick visit this week to the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum to finalize his plans to be at the the Ely Christmas Marketplace Saturday, December 16. He will be roaming the grounds and joining hayrides with the kids, (weather permitting). Bring your cameras as Santa is excited to be photographed with kids of all ages at the museum’s main house.

Local artists will be selling their handcrafted wares in the barn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. Crafted items for sale will include handmade jewelry, cards, poetry books, cutting boards, handbags, up-cycled and re-purposed items, bath and beauty products, reclaimed furniture and crafts, toys, pencil art, outdoor wood furniture, honey and wax products. Snacks will be available for purchase from A Passion for Food.

Join the museum volunteers and docents for a fun-filled day on the museum grounds. Pick up that perfect last minute holiday gift and support Lake County artists.

This December event will help promote the growth of the Ely Stage Stop Blacksmith Shop and further the interaction of the local community with the history of Lake County and the Ely Stage Stop.

The Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 Hwy 281 (Soda Bay Road), Kelseyville, California. For more information, check out www.elystagestop.com, www.lakecountyhistory.org,  www.facebook.com/elystagestop, or call 707.533.9990, during museum hours, Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 3.p.m.

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Santa making sure all is set in the Ely barn for the Christmas Marketplace. Photos by Greg Blinn.

 

Ely Stage Stop Christmas Marketplace

Save the Date of December 17 for the Ely Christmas Marketplace with Santa. Local artists will be selling their handcrafted goods in the barn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. Crafted items for sale will include handmade jewelry, cards, poetry books, cutting boards, handbags, up-cycled and re-purposed items, bath and beauty products, reclaimed furniture and crafts, toys, pencil art, outdoor wood furniture, honey and wax products, and pickles from the Pickle Man. Snacks will be available for purchase from A Passion for Food.

Join the museum volunteers and docents for a wonderful day on the museum grounds with Santa.  He will be taking a much needed break from the North Pole to roam the grounds and join hayrides with the kids  – weather permitting. Bring your cameras!

The Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Hwy 281 (Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville, near Clear Lake 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.  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.

Note that the museum will be closed both Saturday and Sunday, December 24 and 25 for the Christmas Holiday.

The Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum welcomes more docents to greet visitors and share information on our history, our current displays, and our planned events.  Volunteers for maintenance and construction projects are also needed.

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.

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Hayride enjoyed with Santa at last year’s Ely Christmas Marketplace. Join the fun again this year on December 17. Photo by Greg Blinn.

December Holiday Happenings At Ely

Get in the holiday spirit with sounds of joy! The Old Time Fiddlers Association continues their monthly First Sunday Fiddlers’ Jam sessions in the Ely barn. On Sunday, December 4, they’ll be performing beautiful Americana music with a possible sprinkling of holiday cheer to get you in the spirit! 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 p.m. Come early to enjoy all of the newest museum acquisitions and displays. Enjoy the music with beverages and tasty treats provided by the docents. Bring your own wine and sip it in Ely Stage Stop wine glasses that are available for purchase. Take a musical break from all of that holiday shopping.

Save the Date of December 17 for the Ely Christmas Marketplace with Santa. Local artists will be selling their handcrafted goods in the barn from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day.
Food will be available for purchase from A Passion for Food. Join the museum volunteers and docents for a wonderful day on the museum grounds with Santa. He will be taking a much needed break from the North Pole to roam the grounds and join hayrides with the kids – weather permitting.

Both events will help promote the growth of the Ely Stage Stop Blacksmith shop and further the interaction of the local community with the history of Lake County and the Ely Stage Stop.

The Lake County Historical Society’s Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum is located at 9921 State Hwy 281 (Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville, near Clear Lake 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. 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.

Note that the museum will be closed both Saturday and Sunday, December 24 and 25 for the Christmas Holiday.

The Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum welcomes more docents to greet visitors and share information on our history, our current displays, and our planned events. Volunteers for maintenance and construction projects are also needed.

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.

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Santa enjoying a different kind of ride at the Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum last year. Join him again this year at the December 17 Ely Christmas Marketplace. Photo by Greg Blinn.