Calendar of Events for 2014

The Homestead Museum offers a variety of special events, tours, and programs throughout the year, listed here in chronological order.

For information about any of these programs, simply click on the titles.

 

Please note: The museum will be closed on Thursday, November 27, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

 

NOVEMBER

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh
Saturday, November 22, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free; reservations required, starting October 4.

 

DECEMBER

 

Holiday Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, December 6, 7, 13, & 14, tours depart every 30 minutes from 1 to 5 p.m.
$6 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and children (children under 2 are free); reservations recommended, starting October 25.

 

Past 2014 Programs

 

FEBRUARY

Calligraphy Workshop 
Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for students (12+) & seniors (55+); reservations recommended

 

Once Upon a Time...at the Homestead
Saturday, February 8, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Ideal for children ages 4 to 8
Free; reservations recommended

 

White Glove Tours
Saturday & Sunday, February 15 & 16, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

MARCH

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, March 8 & 9, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

Homemade at the Homestead, food workshop 1 of 2: Victorian Ice Cream
Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Adults: $30 for one workshop, or $50 for both. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25 per workshop or $40 for both. Reservations recommended, starting February 8.

 

APRIL

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 1 of 3 - Paul Spitzzeri
Sunday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting March 1

 

Victorian Fair 
Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free, but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

MAY

Homemade at the Homestead, food workshop 2 of 2: Picnicking
Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Adults: $30. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25. Reservations recommended, starting February 8.

 

White Glove Tours
Saturday & Sunday, May 17 & 18, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

JUNE

Sewing Workshop
Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 to 5 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for students (12+) and seniors (55+); reservations recommended, starting April 26

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh
Saturday, June 28, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Ideal for families with children ages 6 & up
Free; reservations required, starting May 17

 

JULY

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 2 of 3 - Kristin Howland
Sunday, July 13, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting May 31

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, July 19 & 20, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

SEPTEMBER

Ticket to the Twenties Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 20 & 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. both days
Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

OCTOBER

All About Cowboys
Wednesday, October 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Ideal for children ages 2 to 6
Free; arrive early to claim your spot

 

Beyond the Grave Tours
Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26, at 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 p.m.
$5 for adults; $3 for students & seniors; reservations recommended, starting September 13.

 

NOVEMBER

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 3 of 3 - Glenna Matthews
Sunday, November 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting September 13.

 

         Behind-the-Scenes Tours
         Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & 9, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
         Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served
 
Holiday Greens Workshops
Sunday, November 16
Session 1 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Wreaths
Session 2 (2 to 5 p.m.): Swags
Adults: $30 for one session, or $50 for both. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25 for one session, or $45 for both. Reservations recommended, starting October 4.