The Ely Stage Stop & Country Museum, operated by the Lake County Historical Society, will be closed Saturday, December 26, opening as usual on Sunday, December 27. The next monthly Fiddlers’ Jam will be held Sunday, January 3. Living History Days will resume in January on the 4th Saturday, January 23.
The museum is located at 9921 Hwy 281 (Soda Bay Road) in Kelseyville (near Clearlake Riviera). Normal hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each Saturday and Sunday, or by special appointment. Fiddlers’ Jams occur the first Sunday of every month from noon until 2 p.m. Living History events featuring local historians are held on the fourth Saturday of every month, again, from noon to 2 p.m.
Visit www.elystagestop.com or www.lakecountyhistory.org, check out the stage stop on Facebook at www.facebook.com/elystagestop, or call the museum at 707-533-9990. Contact the museum for questions about volunteer work, donations of old wood for barn construction, or docent applications. Make a New Year’s resolution to get involved!
Santa with Pete Chappars and Steve Hendricks at the Ely Christmas Marketplace last Saturday. Pete and Steve were the organizers of the event which drew big crowds. Shopping, hay rides, and moments with Santa were enjoyed by all, young and old. Photo by Greg Blinn.