Save Old Shasta Day, June 16 at Shasta State Historic Park

History will come alive for the whole family throughout the day at Shasta State Historic Park.

Bring your dad and help us strike it rich. Create a personal Father’s Day card; enter into an arm-wrestling, tug-of-war, or watermelon-eating contest. Dress up in Gold Rush era costume for an old time photo. Place bids in the dessert auction; all to help raise funds for the SOS, Save Old Shasta campaign.

This free event is visitors’ last chance to donate toward keeping Shasta State Historic Park open after July 1, 2012. Co-sponsored by California State Parks and the Shasta Historical Society, this event will be held on Sat., June 16 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Activities will include historic arts and crafts, games, demonstrations and entertainment, such as The Law Dawgs and Pistoleros of the Olde West.

Refreshments will be available for purchase at the Masonic Lodge Western Star #2.

Shasta State Historic Park is located 5 miles west of Redding on Highway 299 west, in the town of Shasta.

For more information about the event, please contact Shasta State Historic Park at 530-225-2065.

California State Parks welcomes all visitors. If members of your group have special needs, please contact us in advance to arrange accommodations.

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