Classic Car Show and BBQ

COOL OFF in Stirling City during the 3rd Annual CLASSIC CAR Show and BBQ Event on Sunday, 14 September 4 to 7pm at the Stirling City Museum Complex, 16999 Skyway! Car plaques will be given to Classic Car owners (one per car). Registration is free.
For More information, call or email Mary Schaefer 873-0583/mschaefer@hughes.net

Speaker event: Bill Dennison

You’re invited!  Sunday, 10 August at 2pm at the Stirling City Historical Society General Meeting, 17044 Skyway. Guest Speaker, Bill Dennison, co-author of the book, “What’s In The Woods?” will focus on how children lived in the logging camps. Don’t miss “The Diamond Match Co. History and the 1927-1944 Logging Camp Kids!”
For more information, call Mary Schaefer at 873-0583.

Bake Sale and Annual Town Yard Sale

Sat & Sun, August 2-3 , 8am to 4pm Maps available for Stirling City yard sales at 16999 Skyway in front of the Stirling City Museum. Household/tools/books/jewelry/linens & more! The Stirling City Historical Society will hold a yard sale and a BAKE SALE (while baked goods last) in front of the museum at 16999 Skyway.

For more information, call Mary Schaefer at 873-0583 Thank you!

BLACK BART REVISITS BUTTE COUNTY!

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The Stirling City Historical Society Presents

A two-act historical re-enactment of the “Lifetimes of Black Bart,” the infamous outlaw who held up 29 stagecoaches (2 within Butte County), and the “Life & Times of Wells Fargo Chief Detective James Hume who spent 9 years tracking down the infamous road agent.

Black Bart & James Hume will be portrayed by Lee Dummel, “Old West” historian and re-enactor of historical outlaws and lawmen of the 1800’s.

This historical event will begin at 2:30pm, Sunday, July 13, 2014 at the Stirling City Community Hall, 17044 Skyway, Stirling City, California.

Admission is FREE

Christmas Social and Potluck

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The Stirling City Historical Society hosted a Christmas Social and Potluck at the Stirling City Museum on Sunday, 15 December 2013.  Kash, grandson of Leon and Karen Wagner of Stirling City, sat on Santa’s knee and told him what he wanted for Christmas. “It’s a secret!”  Santa handed out bags of Christmas goodies to 24 children. Homemade gingerbread houses adorned the fireplace mantel next to a Silvertip Fir Christmas tree donated by the Volunteer Fire Department No. 12, and decorated with antique and new ornaments.

Stirling City Veterans Day Tribute, November 10th, 2013

The “Stirling City Veterans Day Tribute” will be held on Sunday, 10 November 2013 at 2:00PM in the Community Hall. We will have surprise guest speakers, a “Photography Corner” for picture taking, a Bugler and Honor Guard. Refreshments will be available after the program. Please bring either finger foods or desserts if you would like, and bring your family and friends!  Photos from this event will be put on the website.

For information, please call Mary Schaefer 873-0583 or Jerri Heivilin 873-2744.  

All about the Bees

THE Stirling city historical society INVITES YOU TO:

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Presented by LEE EDWARDS

Sunday 11 AUGUST 2013, 2:00 pm

At the Stirling City Community Hall Followed by a General Meeting of the historical society. You do not have to be a member of the historical society to attend.

Refreshments provided.

Mary Schaefer, SCHS Event Coordinator 873-0583

In Search of the Double Incline

Coming July 14th, guest speakers Roger and Helen Ekins will present their new book “The Flumes & Trails of Paradise” (just released). The title of their presentation will be “In Search of the Double Incline”. Please be sure to catch this fascinating presentation and enjoy refreshments. A short general meeting will precede this presentation.

SCHS 20th Anniversary & Elections

The town is invited to join in on the SCHS’s 20th Anniversary! A big day is planned in celebration with a potluck as well as birthday cake. Also, this is the day to cast your vote on for the SCHS board positions. Come join in the celebration, cast your vote and enjoy our small town community celebration.