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October 2018

Wakamatsu Public Tour

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$5 - $17

Join us on the third Saturdays of Spring & Fall for public tours at Wakamatsu Farm! The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869, the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony is on the National Register of Historic Places and California Registered Historical Landmark #815.  This 272-acre property features Okei-san’s historic gravesite, an 1850’s farmhouse, and a turn-of-the-century barn. Rich in cultural and natural resources, the rolling landscape boasts productive farming soils, wildlife habitat, oak woodlands, ponds,…

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November 2018

Wakamatsu Open Farm Day

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$5 - $10

  Join ARC staff, docents and other volunteers for open farm days at Wakamatsu on the first Saturdays of Spring & Fall! Site of the first Japanese colony in America, your self-guided walking tour of Wakamatsu Farm may include a stroll to Okei-san’s 1871 gravesite and Charles Graner's original 1850’s farmhouse. Take a trip around the lake on the 1.5-mile wheelchair-accessible trail. Bring a picnic and chair to sit and relax.  Onsite interpreters can share information and answer questions about…

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Wakamatsu Farm Volunteer Orientation

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

American River Conservancy is seeking adults and older teens who will commit to regular weekly, monthly, or quarterly volunteering at Wakamatsu Farm.  Volunteer Orientation will help you understand programs and service commitments at the landmark Farm.  During this full-day immersion, you will tour the farm and learn about the many volunteer programs available to you, including: historical, natural, and cultural interpretation; produce and ornamental gardening; maintenance, building, and grounds-keeping; event planning and assisting; teaching and educating.  Volunteer orientation is especially…

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Wakamatsu Public Tours

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$5 - $10

Join us on the third Saturdays of Spring & Fall for public tours at Wakamatsu Farm! The site of the first Japanese colony in America in 1869, the Wakamatsu Tea and Silk Farm Colony is on the National Register of Historic Places and California Registered Historical Landmark #815.  This 272-acre property features Okei-san’s historic gravesite, an 1850’s farmhouse, and a turn-of-the-century barn. Rich in cultural and natural resources, the rolling landscape boasts productive farming soils, wildlife habitat, oak woodlands, ponds,…

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