Columbia's 29th Annual Lamplight Tours12/01/2012
Location: Columbia State Historic Park
Contact: (209) 682-5754 for reservations
Come one and all to Columbia State Historic Park's annual Lamplight Tours on Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st! Get ready to laugh and be merry with the costumed town of Columbia during this annual holiday themed event. Travel along the decorated town with a guide as a rumor of a huge gold nugget grows with each stop. This year's tour is sure to warm your heart as you witness the characters in their most fun roles yet! The tour will end at Angelo's Hall with refreshments for all.
"The Seven Pound Christmas Nugget" Lamplight Tour script was written by Columbia docents based on newspapers of actual events in 1853. Each stop will focus on a different event based on the newspaper research. Be prepared to be amazed at some of the real happenings of the town during the Gold Rush!
Tickets for the family friendly event may be purchased by calling (209) 682-5754. Tours leave every 15 minutes beginning at 6:30pm on Friday and 5:30pm on Saturday. Friday night, all tickets are $18. Saturday night ticket prices are as follows: Adult $22, Youth (6-15) and Senior (62+) $20. Ages five and under free both nights.
All proceeds from the event will benefit the non-profit Friends of Columbia in the funding of interpretive and education events and programs at Columbia State Historic Park.
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