Nuggets of Gold Raffle

· Entries close Oct 20, 2018 at 4:00PM ·

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Don't miss the opportunity to own these impressive, authentic gold nuggets pulled from California's famous Gold Country in the Sierra Nevada foothills. These are the real deal - shaped and moulded by nature, and discovered by gold panning.
The Mark Twain Gold Nuggets

Sponsored by Cal Waste Recovery Systems, funds from this raffle of real gold nuggets (actual nuggets shown above), help support The Mark Twain Wild West Fest, a full day of free entertainment with historical re-enactors, live music and storytelling, opportunities to banter with our own Mark Twain re-enactor and fun, family-friendly activities like a petting zoo, face painting, candle dipping, roping a steer, street performers and much more!
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The Mark Twain Wild West Fest celebrates California’s historic Gold Rush and Angels Camp, CA itself as the town where Mark Twain found his voice–launching Mark Twain's career nationally and internationally as well. This fabulous full day event offers Wild West and artistic fun for the entire family in the picturesque, historic downtown Angels Camp, filled with beautiful Gold Rush architecture.
Mark Twain Gold Nuggets being transported by armed Mountain Men

The nuggets are escorted by armed mountain men in a locked box to a stage where Mark Twain pulls the winning raffle ticket at the end of the day's festivities. The winner need not be present to win.
Mark Twain Gold Nugget Raffle being drawn by our own Mark Twain

The raffle drawing takes place at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest on October 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm at the balcony on Rasberry Street in historic downtown Angels Camp. Need not be present to win.

Planning on heading out to the Mark Twain Wild West Fest and buying your raffle tickets in person? Check out our blog on tips for Mark Twain fun at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest.

The Prizes

  • Grand Prize: Nuggets of Gold

    Nuggets of Gold Grand Prize

    Enter for a chance to win these authentic California Mother Lode gold nuggets appraised by Firefall Jewelers in Angels Camp on August 31, 2018 to have a total value of $5,950. The nuggets comprise one 13.9 gram, one 14.0 gram, one 13.8 gram, one 16.1 gram and one 17.1 gram natural gold nugget. The winner may take the nuggets as their prize, or choose within 24 hours to take a $3,000 cash prize in lieu of the nuggets.

    This prize is sponsored by Cal Waste Recovery Systems. The drawing takes place at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest in historic downtown Angels Camp, on the balcony at Rasberry Street. Need not be present to win.
  • Second Prize: Virginia City Getaway

    Virginia City, Nevada

    Overnight stay at Silverland Inn & Suites, Virginia City, Nevada | One free drink at the Bucket of Blood Saloon | Dinner at the Palace Restaurant and Saloon | Guided walking tour of Virginia City (subject to availability). Travel to and from Virginia City, Nevada is not included. Recipient must provide their own transportation.

    The drawing takes place at the Mark Twain Wild West Fest in historic downtown Angels Camp, on the balcony at Rasberry Street. Need not be present to win.

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