March Fiddlers

Free to all. Monthly Fiddler’s Jam, this Sunday, in the barn at the Ely Stage Stop Museum. Noon till 2. At 9921 Soda Bay Road, Just north of Kitt’s Corner off HWY 29 between Lower Lake and Kelseyville. Join us for some old time fiddle music.

February Fiddlers

Free to all. Monthly Fiddler’s Jam, this Sunday, in the barn at the Ely Stage Stop Museum. Noon till 2. At 9921 Soda Bay Road, Just north of Kitt’s Corner off HWY 29 between Lower Lake and Kelseyville. Join us for some old time fiddle music.

Congressman Mike Thompson

22h  ยท Last year, the Ely Stage Coach Stop and County Museum celebrated its 10th anniversary. To recognize this achievement, I stopped by to present a Congressional certificate and a United States flag that was flown over the Capitol to the Lake County Historical Society Board members.Thank you for hosting me and here’s to the next 10 years!

1876 TAVERNIER PAINTING OF A POMO CEREMONY AT ELEM

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Special Presentation in the Ely Museum barn on February 12, 1:00. Archaeologist John Parker and Elem Cultural Leader Robert Geary will team up to talk about the:

This is in honor of the current display of the painting and Pomo cultural life featured at the de Young Museum in San Francisco between now and April 17th.

A life-size replica of the painting will be on-hand. If you can’t make it to San Francisco, come to the Ely on Feb. 12th to see and hear about Tavernier’s best work of art

Jules Tavernier

The earliest depiction of Clear Lake Native Americans known. A great exhibit put together by Robert Geary and other traditional Pomo featured this month at the DeYoung in SF.

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December Fiddlers

Fiddler’s Jam Sunday (Dec. 5th) in the barn at the Ely Museum. Last Fiddler’s Jam of the year. Come by and enjoy the music. Noon till 2. See you there. I hear we will have pumpkin cheese cake. We will be taking a break in January. The Fiddlers will return on February 6 from noon to 2:00. For a great Christmas present stop up to the museum and select one of our many books on Lake County history.

Old Time Fiddlers October 3rd

Looking for a fun place to bring the family this Sunday? Come to the Ely Stage Stop Museum. Located at 9921 Soda Bay Rd. Between Kits Corners and the Riviera Shopping Center. Bring a folding chair and take in the free old time music. Hamburgers and Hot Dogs, Beer and wine are available for purchase.

Free Lecture

PUBLIC TALK: Learn about the two Native American Massacres in Lake County and what lead up to them. Dr. John Parker will present his research on “The Kelsey Brothers; A California Disaster”.When: October 9th at 2:00 Where: The Ely Stage Stop Museum (in the Red Barn) 9921 Soda Bay Road (just north of Kitt’s Corner).The research relies on 20 published references including interviews with tribal elders and local ranchers, government documents, and diaries of participants. The work is an attempt to determine what really happened during events that have been shrouded with the passage of time.

C’mon up and see us

The weather is getting pleasantly cooler. The volunteer docents at the Ely Stage Stop Museum would like to invite you to come visit. Pack a picnic lunch and bring the whole family up to Ely. Ely will provide the picnic table and 5 and a half acres to explore. Come see our stagecoach and chuckwagon and curious artifacts from all over. Ely is located at 9921 Soda Bay Rd. in Kelseyville. We are open from 11:00 to 3:00 Saturday and Sunday.