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Branding

Caligraphy

Look at that guy!

And then I skinned that bear right there!

Wagon Rides

Weaving

Candle Making

Rope Making

Photography

Here's lookin' atcha!

Apple Curl

Burney Falls Park News & Events

Anyone seen the bone?

Black Smithing

Voodoo

BurneyFallsPark.org

Music

Buffalo Hunting

HERITAGE DAY 2021 is currently slated for Sunday, October 9th. 

Historical crafts come alive during Heritage Day 2020 at McArthur-Burney Falls State Park on Sunday, October 9 from Noon to 4:00 p.m. 

Youngsters’ eyes are opened to the Pioneer (circa 1870’s) lifestyle, an era before internet and smart phones.    For the mature crowd, it’s an opportunity to remember stories told by ancestors and historians.  For all, it is a hands-on experience with teachers dressed in period costumes and... it's loads of fun.  

Ain't that Dirty Dirk over there?

Great fun!  Good times!

Heritage Day 2019!

Cat Hunting

Buck Sawing

Yaking


Among the items participants can make are candles, doll-making using native materials, branding cedar rounds and the lost art of calligraphy.  Additional exhibits include blacksmithing, brand designing, rope-making, shave and curl, shingle making, two-man saw bucking, spinning and weaving, and bead-making.  An age old skill beneficial to individuals using modern camp stoves is learning how-to start a campfire with flint and steel in case the camp stove fails.   
Enjoy musical entertainment provided by the ever popular Ol’ Time Fiddlers while eating vittles cooked over a fire and drinking hand pressed apple cider.  Food and drinks are available for purchase from the Burney Lions Club.  Free parking will be coordinated by the Rotary Club of Burney-Fall River and Burney Lions Club. 
McArthur-Burney Falls State Park is located on Highway 89, six miles north of the intersection with State Highway 299, 11-miles northeast of Burney and 70 miles northeast of Redding.   GPS coordinates:  41 00’49.88” N,  121 38’57.53” W, Elevation – 2931 feet.
The Visitor Center features nature, geology, cultural and recreational exhibits.

Yummy in my tummy!

Pioneering

Beading

Food


Some of the "hands-on" participation booths you can expect to find are: 

  • Candlemaking
  • Branding
  • Saw Bucking
  • Blacksmith Exhibits
  • Pine Doll Making
  • Bead making
  • Ol' Time Fiddlers
  • Apple Squeeze
  • Mountain Men
  • Spinners/Weavers
  • Rope Making
  • Wagon Riding

Pine Doll Making

Events

Wait for me!

Making Ice Cream