Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting

Get in the holiday spirit in Mokelumne Hill, CA, a quaint, historic, gold rush town that comes to life with special free activities perfect for adults and children of all ages during the annual Mokelumne Hill's Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting.

Mokelumne Hill's Holiday Open House

Discover small town holiday cheer at Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm. During this charming annual event, this quaint, historic, gold rush town comes to life each December with special free activities perfect for adults and children of all ages. Don’t take our word for it, see for yourself. 

Petroglyphe Gallery exterior, Mokelumne Hill

Petroglyphe Gallery exterior

Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting is a chance for everyone to join in and celebrate the spirit of the season. Feel the warmth of small-town pride and the rich heritage of this historic gold rush community.   Make it a holiday tradition to be part of the celebration!!

Enjoy horse drawn hay rides down historic Main Street, photos with Santa, face painting by Leslie Vasquez at Petroglyphe Gallery, Reindeer Games at McHale’s Revival, gingerbread house decorating at Ed & Brenda’s,  children’s coloring contest and crafts at the Mokelumne Hill Library, and complimentary holiday surprises and sweet treats, including punch, coffee, and tea available at numerous locations around town.

Mokelumne Hill's Holiday Open House, Moke Hill Holiday Open House

Renegade Winery in Mokelumne Hill I Courtesy of Calaveras Visitors Bureau

Kids and those young at heart will also enjoy  a chance to mail their Santa Claus wish list at the charming historic Mokelumne Hill post office. There will be live music and wine tasting for the grown-ups from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Petroglyph Gallery with the Magnolia Rhythm Trio playing their rich diversity of music and impeccable harmonies while sampling wines from 1850 Wine Cellars of Sutter Creek.  Artist Doug Lawler will also be there signing his gorgeous new limited edition book “The Island of ZA, A Wordless Fable”. The Mokelumne Hill tree lighting will take place at 5:30pm at Renegade Winery 

Wondering where to park for the Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House?? There will be a free shuttle to this fabulous free family friendly annual event in the Wendell’s parking lot.

Shopping near Saddle Creek Golf Resort

Mokelumne Hill Shopping is a memorable experience in and of itself.

For more information on Mokelumne Hill’s Holiday Open House & Tree Lighting please contact the Mokelumne Hill Community Historical Trust at (209) 286-1387Historic Mokelumne Hill is located between San Andreas and Jackson, located off Highway 49, just 10 minutes from Jackson and less than an hour from Sacramento in the heart of the Gold Country. We’ll see you there!

Want to scout out where to shop in Mokelumne Hill during this great event? Check out the 2018 Calaveras Holiday Shopping Guide to get the inside scoop on where to shop throughout this great event.

Featured Image: Artist Takayuki Harada’s oil on portrayal of the annual Mokelumne Hill Holiday Open House titled “The Joyful Day of our Town”.

2018 Calaveras Holiday Shopping Guide

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