Friday, September 16 Schedule - 2016 World Gold Panning Championships

by Placerville Newswire / Sep 16, 2016 / comments

Via: Dina Gentry, Competitor and Media Liaison. 

Schedule of Events for Friday: El Dorado County Fairgrounds, 100 Fair Lane, Placerville, CA 95667

Time

Event

Location (map attached)

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Historic Encampments

Fairgrounds

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Preliminary Panning Heats

Gold Panning Arena

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Kodak Opportunities

Forni Frontier Town

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

77th CFMS Mineral & Gem Show and Convention

Forni Building

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Mineral and Gem Exhibits (free entry)

Corker Building

10:40 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Sarpika Gypsy Dancing Troop

Wells Fargo Stage

11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Old West Shootout & Skit

Main Lawn

12:20 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.

Lunch Break – Panning Competition

 

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Snake Oil Show

Wells Fargo Stage

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Old West Shootout & Skit

Main Lawn

2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Preliminary Panning Heats Continue

Gold Panning Arena

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Music – Bob Raleigh

Wells Fargo Stage

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Old West Shootout & Skit

Main Lawn

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

VIP Mixer (invite only)

Marshall Hall

6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Music – Rockin’ Gold Evening (ticketed event)

Marble Valley

 

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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