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Historical Museum Hosts Heritage Days On July 27

Come experience Heritage Days at the San Joaquin County Historical Museum on Saturday, July 27. This is a fun event for people of all ages with features including the Critter Corral, Blacksmith Exhibition, Laundry, Rope Making and Gold Panning. For prices and more information, call (209) 331-2055 or by email at

The museum is at 11793 N. Micke Grove Road, Lodi. Summer hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is $5 for adults, ages 18 to 64; $4 for seniors 65-plus and teens, ages 13 to 17; children six to 12 are admitted for $2.

In addition to the special ‘Heritage Day’ on July 27, the San Joaquin County Historical Museum reveals the rich heritage of the region, from the Miwok and Yokuts Indians through Charles Weber (founder of Stockton and first farmer in the area) and the development of modern agriculture. The Museum has eight exhibit buildings and four historic buildings, including the 1848 Weber house and the 1866 Calaveras School. Exhibits include room dioramas of Weber family furnishings, a children’s activity area, and large displays of hand tools and historic agricultural equipment. The 18-acre grounds include the Sunshine Trail living exhibition of native habitats and the Delta Water Path. A Critter Corral of farm animals can be enjoyed weekends from May through August.