Calendar of Events

 

2016
 

JANUARY
 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, January 16 & 17, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

Curious Cases - Revolutionaries or Ruffians:
The Massacre of Sheriff James Barton and Posse, 1857 

Sunday, January 24, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting December 13

 

FEBRUARY

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Politics & Presidents Series, Session 1 of 3 
Friday, February 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advanced registration is recommended starting December 18

 

White Glove Workshop: Custom-Made Enclosures 
Saturday, February 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting December 18

 

Special Lecture! Eternity Street: Violence and Justice in Frontier Los Angeles 
Saturday, February 6, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting December 18

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History - Workshop 1 of 2 
Saturday, February 20, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting January 9

 

MARCH

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Politics & Presidents Series, Session 2 of 3 
Friday, March 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting December 18

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History - Workshop 2 of 2 
Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting January 9

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, March 12 & 13, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

All About Cowboys
Wednesday, March 30, 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
This program is ideal for children ages 2 to 6
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

APRIL

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Politics & Presidents Series, Session 3 of 3 
Friday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting December 18

 

Lecture Series - Both Sides of the Silver Screen: 
Michael Mortilla on Composing for Silent Film

Sunday, April 10, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting February 28

 

Victorian Fair
Saturday & Sunday, April 30 & May 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free, but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

MAY

 

Victorian Fair
Saturday & Sunday, April 30 & May 1, from 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free, but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

Pickling Workshop
Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Admission TBD
Advance registration recommended starting April 2

 

Curious Cases - Battle in a Box Canyon: The Lugo Case of 1851
Sunday, May 15, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting April 3

 

JUNE

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Film Series, Session 1 of 3
Friday, June 3, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting April 22

 

First Sunday Picnic - more info to come
Sunday, June 5, 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission is free

 

White Glove Workshop: Introduction to Textile Cleaning
Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting April 30

 

JULY

 

First Sunday Picnic - more info to come
Sunday, July 3, 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission is free

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Film Series, Session 2 of 3
Friday, July 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting April 22

 

Lecture Series - Both Sides of the Silver Screen:
Cari Beauchamp on Women in Early Film

Sunday, July 10, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting May 29

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, July 16 & 17, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

AUGUST

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Film Series, Session 3 of 3
Friday, August 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting April 22

 

First Sunday Picnic - more info to come
Sunday, August 7, 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission is free

 

Curious Cases - Cleaning House in the Calaboose: The Mass Lynchings of 1863 
Sunday, August 14, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting July 3

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Chili Roasting Workshop
Saturday, September 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting July 23

 

First Sunday Picnic - more info to come
Sunday, September 4, 12 to 4 p.m.
Admission is free

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History - Workshop 1 of 2
Saturday, September 10, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting July 30

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History - Workshop 2 of 2
Saturday, September 24, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for seniors & students
Advance registration is recommended starting July 30

 

OCTOBER

 

Ticket to the Twenties Festival
Saturday & Sunday, October 1 & 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. both days
Free, but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Race & Ethnicity Series, Session 1 of 3
Friday, October 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting August 26

 

A Taste of California: Chili, Chilies, & Hot Sauce
Saturday, October 15

Time and admission TBD
Reservations are recommended starting September 3

 

Curious Cases - Third Strike on All-Strangler's Day: 
The Lynching of Michel Lachenais, 1870
Sunday, October 16, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free, reservations are recommended starting September 4

 

Beyond the Grave Tours
Sunday, October 23, at 12, 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
$6 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, & children (age 2 and under are free)
Reservations are recommended starting September 11

 

NOVEMBER

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Race & Ethnicity Series, Session 2 of 3
Friday, November 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting August 26

 

Lecture Series - Both Sides of the Silver Screen: 
Dana Driskel on Film Preservation

Sunday, November 6, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting September 25

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, November 12 & 13, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh
Saturday, November 19, 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free; reservations are recommended starting October 8

 

DECEMBER

 

History Book Club at the Homestead: Race & Ethnicity Series, Session 3 of 3
Friday, December 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended starting August 26