Tulocay Project Virtual Presentation

March's virtual presentation features New Tech High School students who participated in The Tulocay Project, researching and writing vignettes in monologue form from the perspective of historical individuals and families in Napa County under the mentorship of instructor Nancy Hale and Mary Fullerton. The students' scripts will be debuted by professional local actors. The presentations [...]

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$5 – $10

Presence of the Past Exhibit Virtual Opening (Members Only)

Members and their guests are invited to attend an exclusive first look at our newest exhibit, The Presence of the Past, including a virtual tour from exhibit curators. Historic Napa was founded at the advent of photography and thus its development is well-documented. The Presence of the Past chronicles eighteen select landmarks, representing nine different [...]

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Katharine Van Arsdale presents Angwin and Howell Mountain

  We are honored to host Katharine Van Arsdale, author of Angwin and Howell Mountain, the newest book on the Napa Valley in Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series. Katharine Van Arsdale is the Archivist and Special Collections Librarian at Pacific Union College in Angwin, California. Before coming to Napa County, Katharine worked for several [...]

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$10 – $20

73rd Annual Members Meeting

Uptown Theater

Napa County Historical Society is honored to present a conversation with this year's keynote speaker, George Altamura, broadcast live from the historic Uptown Theater and moderated by Mayor Scott Sedgley. Reserve a seat at the Uptown or join us live via Zoom. Seats and Zoom slots are limited. Do you have a question for Mr. [...]

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Free

Repurposing and Reusing California Ships with Sheli O. Smith

"The habit of repurposing ships and boats dates to ancient times and has been imitated again and again." Join us Thursday, June 17th at 7pm for a virtual presentation with Dr. Sheli O. Smith, focusing on the surprising continued lives of ships and boats, especially in California maritime communities. Purchase a ticket below to reserve [...]

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$10.00 – $20.00
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Downtown Napa Walking Tour

Goodman Library 1219 First Street, Napa

Join us for the 2021 walking tour season, exploring historic downtown Napa and over a dozen landmarks. Who designed them? How has it changed? Who chose to work here and why? Guided by NCHS docents, our tours will answer these questions and more. Our supplied headsets allow participants to clearly hear every word. Starting at [...]

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$30 – $45

Tulocay Cemetery Tour

Tulocay Cemetery Coombsville Road and Tulocay Drive, Napa

Don't miss our new season of cemetery tours, starting with Tulocay Cemetery on July 30th. Tulocay Cemetery, founded 1859 on 48.8 acres donated by Don Cayetano Juarez, is a testament to the long and diverse history of Napa. Join us for a newly-crafted tour, starting at the historic Tulocay Cemetery office just inside the main [...]

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$30 – $45

Downtown Napa Walking Tour

Goodman Library 1219 First Street, Napa

Join us for the 2021 walking tour season, exploring historic downtown Napa and over a dozen landmarks. Who designed them? How has it changed? Who chose to work here and why? Guided by NCHS docents, our tours will answer these questions and more. Our supplied headsets allow participants to clearly hear every word. Starting at [...]

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$30 – $45

Yountville Cemetery Tour (POSTPONED)

Yountville Cemetery Lincoln Ave., Calistoga

NOTICE: THIS TOUR HAS BEEN POSTPONED. We are hoping to host this tour on a future date and we will announce as soon as possible when we are able to offer this tour again. Thank you for your understanding. The historic Yountville Cemetery, also called the George C. Yount Pioneer Cemetery, rests on land set [...]

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