Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



California’s State Historic Landmark No.152

National Register of Historic Places

The mission of the Friends of Rancho San Pedro is to preserve and increase community awareness of early California history as it relates to the Dominguez family, homestead adobe and the Rancho San Pedro, the first Spanish land grant in California. This is accomplished through educational programs and the operation of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.

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Pumpkin Decorating and More

Come out for a fun filled afternoon on Saturday, October 25th from 1pm to 3pm when the Rancho is turned into a pumpkin patch.  You can pick the pumpkin of your choosing and decorate it.  Get spooky with paint, pens, stickers and more.  If you’d like you can enter it into the decorating contest and win a prize.

In addition to pumpkin decorating, there are more fun contests to enter:

  • Pumpkin seed spitting contest
  • Pie eating contest

Enter the costume parade, make your Halloween candy bag and color a mask to wear on Halloween.

There will be popcorn and cotton candy as well to enjoy!  It is a fun afternoon for the whole family.

 

Flamenco Friday featuring Clarita is October 17th

Flamenco Friday at the historical Dominguez Adobe is Friday, September 12th from 5pm to 7:30pm.  Experience the profound musical expression from Spain with authentic flamenco guitar and an intimate dance performance by 1st Class Los Angeles Artists.

Janice Guerrero hosts the event and encourages you to learn more about this powerful musical genre.

This evening features Los Angeles Artists –

Clarita with Guitarist Gabriel Osuna and special guest Emilio Dominguez

There is a cost of $15.00 per ticket (includes performance, tapas and wine tasting)

Space is limited so reserve your seat now by calling (310) 603-0088

Don’t miss this special Rancho Cultural Presentation!

Living History Comes to the Rancho on October 11th and 12th

Living History and Reenactment Flyer

Roses for Rancho Tea: Dedication of the Miniature Rose Garden

We hope you can join us for this beautiful and intimate tea dedicating the 205 variety of rose  at the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum: the miniature rose!

Tickets are only $20 and include a wonderful tea catered by Elise’s Tea House in Long Beach.  Make your reservation now!

September 20th, 11:30am-1:30pm

 

Flamenco Friday on September 12th featuring Sarah Parra

Flamenco Friday at the historical Dominguez Adobe is Friday, September 12th from 5pm to 7:30pm.  Experience the profound musical expression from Spain with authentic flamenco guitar and an intimate dance performance by 1st Class Los Angeles Artists.

Janice Guerrero hosts the event and encourages you to learn more about this powerful musical genre.

This evening features Los Angeles Artists –

Sarah Parra with special guest Ricardo Chavez and Guitarist Gabriel Osuna.

There is a cost of $15.00 per ticket (includes performance, tapas and wine tasting)

Space is limited so reserve your seat now by calling (310) 603-0088

Don’t miss this special Rancho Cultural Presentation!

  • Upcoming Events

    Oct
    25
    Sat
    1:00 pm Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Halloween is upon us and it is time to decorate pumpkins. You pick the size of pumpkin you want (small or medium) and choose your creative tools.  Get spooky with paint, pens, stickers and more.  Decorate[...]
    Nov
    1
    Sat
    10:00 am Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, the Museum is looking for docents for the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons Tuesday through Friday mornings for our[...]
    11:00 am Volunteer Open House @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe museum
    Volunteer Open House @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe museum
    Nov 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Join us for our fall volunteer open house where you can learn about all the volunteer opportunities at the museum.  There are opportunities for everyone: Giving tours to the public and to school children Helping school[...]
    Nov
    8
    Sat
    1:00 pm Cooking Class: California Chili @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Cooking Class: California Chili @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Chili can be made in so many ways and recipes can be passed from generation to generation. But have you ever tried or made chili from the 19th century? The museum found one of the[...]
    Nov
    15
    Sat
    10:00 am Monarch Butterfly Garden @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Monarch Butterfly Garden @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Help the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum plant its first Monarch Butterfly Garden! This event kicks-off the opening of the garden meant to bring more Monarchs to the Rancho and gives attendees the chance to show[...]
    Nov
    22
    Sat
    11:00 am Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Come along on a guided tour of the beautiful gardens on the Rancho San Pedro.  Explore hidden grottos, orchards and more.  Take a peaceful stroll through the Rose Garden and Cactus Garden on the tour. [...]
    Dec
    6
    Sat
    1:00 pm Speaker Series: Los Angles, Cali... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Speaker Series: Los Angles, Cali... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Join us for the fourth talk in our 4-part speaker series.  This talk is titled “Los Angeles, California,” which is based on the book by Jeffrey Samudio. Los Angeles was founded in 1781 as one[...]
    Dec
    13
    Sat
    3:00 pm Holiday Living History Afternoon @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Holiday Living History Afternoon @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Dec 13 @ 3:00 pm – Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm
    This holiday season the Adobe is adorned with lights and holiday decorations. This beautiful event offers fun holiday activities. The event includes tours led by the Dominguez sisters and their friends (no better way to[...]


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    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month

  • Sponsors

    Watson Land Company

    The Carson Companies

    Norris Foundation

    Waste Management

    Post Alarm Systems

  • Friends of Rancho San Pedro

    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Mr. Tom Van Woerkom
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    • Ms. Jean (Bird) Willard
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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    18127 S. Alameda St., Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

    Phone (310) 603-0088 | Fax (310) 603-0009