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History Themed Backyard Birthday Parties!

General Info:


All program duration is Approximately 2 hours


Hands-on interactive activities


Costumed Guide(s) with lots of experience around youngsters


If you find it or make it--it's yours to keep. 


Cost is $750 per party + mileage fee round-trip from Julian, CA to your site. 


appropriate for approx.  30 children


Arrival time no less than 1.5 hours prior to party for set up in your backyard or park

References provided upon request. 


While designed for your backyard, these party packages can also be conducted on our grounds here at Julian Mining Co. with an advance reservation.


Questions?  Please give us a call or email we are happy to help.



Native Americans
  • Shoot a Bow and Arrow

  • Make a Clay Pinch-Pot

  • Braid Yucca & Grind Acorns into 'showii'

  • Throw a Tomahawk

  • Visit a Life-Size Sioux Tipi

  • Learn about Trading and Make a Bracelet to take home

The California Gold Rush
  • Pan for Gold

  • Sluice Box/ Long tom

  • Mine w/ Rockers or Cradles

  • Throw a Tomahawk

  • Square Dance

  • Gold Test/ Assayer's Sho

Early American Farm Life
  • Make Apple Cider

  • Wool Carding & Spinning

  • Apple Pie Making

  • Buttermaking or Candle-Making

  • Farm Chores: Wash Clothes in a basin, Beat the Rug with a Stick, and Stuff a Mattress with Fresh Hay

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