As far as the eye can reach it extends, a heaving, swelling sea of green . . . . the whole landscape showed design, like man's nobelist sculptures. How wonderful the power of its beauty! Gazing awestricken, I might have left everything for it.

~ John Muir, 1867

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2018 Programs & Events

 

History on Tap Pub Quiz

Test your knowledge about Fresno history and current events at our pub quiz! Come out to Full Circle Brewing Co. on the last Thursday of the month to purchase and enjoy great beer and a food truck feast while showing off your local expertise!                     - Full Circle Brewing Co. 620 F Street, Fresno 

Dates:  July 26, Aug 30 and Sept 27

 

History Happy Hour

Ghost Towns of Central California

Sip wine and snack on appetizers in this unique setting, while you enjoy this intriguing program.

Michael J. Semas, well-known speaker, antique photograph and postcard collector, will give a fascinating glimpse into long-forgotten towns and communities that existed-and barely exist today-throughout Central California, all within 95 miles from Fresno. 

Thursday, July 19, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM

$20 for members     $25 for non-members     $30 at the door

This program is for people 21 years and older.  Appetizers, two drink tickets, Kearney Park admission, and a self-guided tour of the Kearney Mansion Museum are included with the price of admission. 
 
Purchase tickets HERE                                                                                                                                                                    

 

History Happy Hour

The Rise & Fall of the Sunset Irrigation District

Sip wine and snack on appetizers in this unique setting, while you enjoy this intriguing program.

The Sunset Irrigation District was envisioned to become one of the West’s greatest 19th-century agricultural wonders. Its rapid rise was ultimately exceeded by the swiftness of its fall.

Randy McFarland will explore the tumultuous history of the Sunset Irrigation District. Randy McFarland is a Fresno County historian with many published works and specializes in research in support of agricultural water agencies. He is also an announcing voice for parades, sporting events and other special activities for the public.

Thursday, August 16, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM

$20 for members     $25 for non-members     $30 at the door

This program is for people 21 years and older.  Appetizers, two drink tickets, Kearney Park admission, and a self-guided tour of the Kearney Mansion Museum are included with the price of admission.   
                                                                                                                                                                 

Purchase tickets HERE   

 

Civil War Revisited

Thousands of visitors gather each year in California’s Central Valley for an opportunity to experience a bit of mid-nineteenth century American history. The Civil War Revisited is one of the largest annual Civil War reenactments in the Western United States.

Dates: October 20-21, 2018

Click HERE for more information

 

Christmas at Kearney

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Kearney Mansion decorated for the holidays or shop for gifts in the Kearney Mansion Museum Store. Special tours are offered in December.


 

Additional 2018 programs and events to be posted soon!




Last Updated Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 07:51 AM.