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Brews by the Bridge 2019
Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Brews by the Bridge 2019

Celebrate summer with beer, live music, tasty food, and outdoor activities on the Quarry Patio near the Sundial Bridge! Tickets are $15 presale/member or $20 at the door and include your first beer free with admission. Additional beers are $5 for a pint and $10 for a tasting flight of 4. This is a 21 and over ONLY event. All funds raised go to support the educational programs and exhibitions at Turtle Bay.

Tickets Available Online and in Museum Store soon!

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Paint Night at the Museum
Jun
9
4:30 PM16:30

Paint Night at the Museum

Whether you’re a painter or a person who has never touched a brush, local artist and art instructor, Lura Wilhelm, will guide you in painting your own take-home masterpiece. No experience is necessary. Invite your friends and register today! One glass of wine and all materials are included. 21+ only. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 242-3108 to register. Please note: cancellations made within 48 hours will not be refunded.

Members $25, nonmembers $35

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Sundial Bridge Tours
Jun
2
10:00 AM10:00

Sundial Bridge Tours

Join Turtle Bay docents on a free interpretive tour of the Sundial Bridge. Get in-depth information about the building of the bridge, how it works, and stories from many of the people involved in the project, including the inspiration of the designer, Santiago Calatrava.

Free.

Tours meet at the South End of the Sundial Bridge

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Sundial Bridge Tours
Jun
1
10:00 AM10:00

Sundial Bridge Tours

Join Turtle Bay docents on a free interpretive tour of the Sundial Bridge. Get in-depth information about the building of the bridge, how it works, and stories from many of the people involved in the project, including the inspiration of the designer, Santiago Calatrava.

Free.

Tours meet at the South End of the Sundial Bridge

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Paint Night at the Museum with Lura Wilhelm: Summer Succulents
May
19
4:30 PM16:30

Paint Night at the Museum with Lura Wilhelm: Summer Succulents

Whether you’re a painter or a person who has never touched a brush, local artist and art instructor, Lura Wilhelm, will guide you in painting your own take-home masterpiece. No experience is necessary. Invite your friends and register today! One glass of wine and all materials are included. 21+ only. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 242-3108 to register. Please note: cancellations made within 48 hours will not be refunded.

Members $25, nonmembers $35

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Girl Scouts: Bugs and Brownies Patch
May
12
10:00 AM10:00

Girl Scouts: Bugs and Brownies Patch

Become an entomologist and discover the world of bugs at Turtle Bay!  Learn how these little creatures help us in lots of cool ways. Brownies will draw bug posters, see bug collections, and explore bug homes! Brownies will earn the “Bugs” patch through hands-on activities and crafts. Register here: http://girlscoutsnorcal.doubleknot.com/registration/calendardetail.aspx?ActivityKey=2175960&OrgKey=2343  

Please note: Park admission is included for the day of your workshop.
$17 per girl
$10 per adult
Open to girls grades 2-3.

20 minimum/60 maximum

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Five and Dime Discount Day
May
10
9:00 AM09:00

Five and Dime Discount Day

Five and Dime Discount Days is a year-round access program offered by Turtle Bay Exploration Park, offering affordable access to all park visitors on the 5th and 10th of every month, General park admission is reduced to $5 for children and $10 for adults as part of the organization’s mission of providing park access to a growing audience and to improve access for low-income population in Shasta County. Five and Dime Discount Days fall on an assortment of days, including open weekends and weekdays, in order to accommodate a variety of schedules.

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Five and Dime Discount Day
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Five and Dime Discount Day

Five and Dime Discount Days is a year-round access program offered by Turtle Bay Exploration Park, offering affordable access to all park visitors on the 5th and 10th of every month, General park admission is reduced to $5 for children and $10 for adults as part of the organization’s mission of providing park access to a growing audience and to improve access for low-income population in Shasta County. Five and Dime Discount Days fall on an assortment of days, including open weekends and weekdays, in order to accommodate a variety of schedules.

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Sundial Bridge Tours
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Sundial Bridge Tours

Join Turtle Bay docents on a free interpretive tour of the Sundial Bridge. Get in-depth information about the building of the bridge, how it works, and stories from many of the people involved in the project, including the inspiration of the designer, Santiago Calatrava.

Free.

Tours meet at the South End of the Sundial Bridge

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Sundial Bridge Tours
May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Sundial Bridge Tours

Join Turtle Bay docents on a free interpretive tour of the Sundial Bridge. Get in-depth information about the building of the bridge, how it works, and stories from many of the people involved in the project, including the inspiration of the designer, Santiago Calatrava.

Free.

Tours meet at the South End of the Sundial Bridge

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Five and Dime Discount Day
Apr
5
9:00 AM09:00

Five and Dime Discount Day

Five and Dime Discount Days is a year-round access program offered by Turtle Bay Exploration Park, offering affordable access to all park visitors on the 5th and 10th of every month, General park admission is reduced to $5 for children and $10 for adults as part of the organization’s mission of providing park access to a growing audience and to improve access for low-income population in Shasta County. Five and Dime Discount Days fall on an assortment of days, including open weekends and weekdays, in order to accommodate a variety of schedules.

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Ask a Smokejumper & Smokey Bear
Mar
31
11:00 AM11:00

Ask a Smokejumper & Smokey Bear

Join us Saturday, March 31 at 11am for a 30-minute presentation from US Forest Service Smokejumpers in the Mill Building at Turtle Bay! Learn about what they do and how they do it, including the equipment they use, training they go through, and why it's such an important job. At 12 pm enjoy an opportunity to meet Smokey Bear and learn how you can prevent wildfires! Free for Members / Included in Park admission. 

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