2016 World Gold Panning Championships Schedule of Events for Thursday: Golden Agers Day

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 15, 2016 / comments

2016 World Gold Panning Championships – Thursday, September 15 "Golden Agers Day
Location: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667

Schedule of Events for Thursday via Dina Gentry, Competitor and Media Liaison.

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Historic Encampments

Fairgrounds

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Preliminary Panning Heats

Gold Panning Arena

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Cool off at Marshall Medical Center Misting Tent

Behind Corker Building

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Free Health Screenings by Marshall Medical Center

Behind Corker Building

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Sarpika Gypsy Dancing Troop

Wells Fargo Stage

10:40 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

Kodak Opportunities with Historical Legends

Forni Frontier Town

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Music – Alan Candee Portraying Old Put

Apple Mural Stage

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Music – Down Town Country Friends

Wells Fargo Stage

12:20 a.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Lunch Break – Panning Competition

 

12:30 p.m.  – 1:00 p.m.

Snake Oil Show

Apple Mural Stage

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Music - Fern

Apple Mural Stage

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Old West Shootout and Skit

Main Lawn

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Preliminary Panning Heats Continue

Gold Panning Arena

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Square Dancing

Wells Fargo Stage

5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

WGA Board Meeting (bus pickup at 6:00 p.m.)

Fairgrounds Green Gate

6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Old West Shootout and Skit

Main Lawn

6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Music – Bison Blue Grass Band

Marble Valley Stage

7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Sarpika Gypsy Dancing Troop

Wells Fargo Stage

8:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Music – Cheryl Kent and the Hickory Wind Band

Marble Valley Stage

 

Things to note:

  • More than 400 individuals and 20 different countries have registered to compete.
  • The event is free to the public all week, except for Saturday evening. Beginning at 5:00 p.m., there will be an entry fee of $5 to enjoy the live music.
  • Tickets for Friday’s concerts are for sale at Raley’s - 166 Placerville Dr, Placerville, CA 95667. A list of bands may be found in the official program >>http://anyflip.com/mdhs/ofyw/

 

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