Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

January 2014

Gardening Classes

Coming up in February and March are our two remaining gardening series classes:

Saturday, February 8th is the Water Saving Gardening class at 9:30am

Saturday, March 8th is the Composting class at 9:30am


Docent Training Starts in February

Join our fantastic docent team in February.  The museum is offering two 4-class series.  There is a Saturday class series and a Wednesday evening class series.  reserve your spot for one of these fun and engaging docent trainings where you will learn the history of the Dominguez family and its legacy and how to give tours to the public.   We have a wonderful docent team and we want you to be part of it!

Saturday Weekend Series: 2/8, 2/22, 3/15, 3/29  and all classes are 10am to 12pm

Wednesday Evening Series: 2/12, 2/26, 3/12, 3/26 and all classes are 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Rose Pruning Workshop

Please see the photos from our first annual rose pruning class. The instructors were fantastic and we all learned so much. The pruning will finish this week, then comes the fertilizing and mulching. By April, the rose garden should look beautiful and in full bloom. We are always looking for volunteers to help in the rose garden so please contact the museum if you are interested.

Candle Making Workshop Coming Up

Our candle making workshop is coming up on January 25th at 1pm.  This is the only time we are doing the workshop this year so please make your reservation now. The cost is $10 per person and that includes all the materials needed, candle votives, instruction and take away guides on how to make candles in your own home.  This is going to be a fantastic class!  You can make your reservation online at the website or via phone @ 310-603-0088.

Gardening Series Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow kicks off the museum’s gardening series.  Join us for these educational and free classes:

Saturday, January 11th @ 9:30am is Rose Pruning

Saturday, February 8th @ 9:30am is Water Saving Gardening

Saturday, March 8th @ 9:30am is Composting

Reservations are suggested, however not necessary

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