Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

March 2013

Save the Grotto Day on April 20th

Join us for “Save the Grotto Day’ from 10am to 3pm on Saturday, April 20!  This volunteer event is the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day.  We are looking for individuals and groups who don’t mind getting a little dirty.  We need people to help clean, clear debris, and prune overgrown vegetation from the garden beds, walkways and once-flowing waterfalls of this hidden oasis on a shaded hill behind the museum  For more information or to sign up for this event, please call (310) 603-0088 today.

All ages are welcome.


6th Annual Spring Tea on April 27th

Our fantastic annual spring tea is back this year and is on Saturday, April 27th at 11am.  Join us for a scrumptious tea lunch, music and dancing.  This year’s performance will be the very talented Folklorico Faisan, a children’s folklorico group.

The tea starts at 11am and tickets are only $22 per person.  The price of the ticket includes the tea lunch, entertainment and a photo opportunity. Enjoy the beauty of the Rancho grounds this April.  Make your reservations now since seating is limited.  Call (310) 603-0088 to make your reservation or use the contact form on the website.

Garden Tour on March 23rd

Join us this Saturday, March 23rd at 11am for our beautiful garden tour. Explore hidden grottos, orchards, and more. Take a peaceful stroll through the Rose Garden and Cactus Garden. Enjoy seeing hundreds of various flowering plants, succulents, and trees thriving all over the Rancho.  It will be a wonderful tour in a beautiful place.

Rosie the Riveter and Women’s History Talk on 3/16 @ 1pm

Discover Rosie the Riveter’s Local Story on Saturday, March 16th @ 1pm

The museum is celebrating women’s history month with ta talk by Long Beach City Council Member Gerrie Schipske who will be speaking about women’s history and the local influence of Rose the Riveter.  She is the author of “Rose the Riveter in Long Beach,” which chronicles the experiences of thousands of women who worked at the U.S. Army-financed Douglas Aircraft plant in Long Beach during World War II.

There will be a reception, featuring light refreshments and book signing that will follow the lecture.  The book will also be available for purchase.

There is a suggested donation of $4 for the talk.  We hope to see you there.

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    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
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