Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum

Events

Rancho Day Is Here

Tomorrow, Saturday the 28th from 12pm to 5pm is Rancho Day.  Come out and enjoy the fun.  There will be fun for all.

Sheep herding demonstrations will take place 2pm and 4pm

Living History Timeline is at 3pm

Activities include adobe brick making, gold panning, quilting, making corn husk dolls, learning how to and making tortillas and butter, dressing up in costume, visiting a jail, and more.  There will also be food for sale!

The event is free, however there is a suggested donation of $5 per adult and $2 per child.

For more information, call the museum at (310) 603-0088!

Summer Evening Docent Training

Summer Evening Docent Training starts on May 30th for those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public.

The Museum is looking for docents for the following days:

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons
  • Tuesday through Friday mornings for our school tours

Classes will be held from 5pm to 7pm on the following days:

Wednesday, May 30th

Wednesday, June 6th

Wednesday, June 13th

Wednesday, June 27th

Please call or email the Museum for more information and to sign up.  We hope you will join our docent family!

Summer Docent Training

Summer Docent Training starts on July 21st for those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public.

The Museum is looking for docents for the following days:

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons
  • Tuesday through Friday mornings for our school tours

Classes will be held from 10am to 12pm on the following days:

Saturday, July 21st

Saturday, July 28th

Saturday, August 11th

Saturday, August 25th

Please call or email the Museum for more information and to sign up.  We hope you will join our docent family!

Flamenco Friday

Flamenco Fridays will be held on September 7 and October 5. See the Dominguez Rancho calendar for additional information.

Learn the art of flamenco dancing midst the beauty of the Spanish Rancho San Pedro.  Join us for an evening of food, wine and dancing on the Rancho.  There will be appetizers and wine followed by a class taught by the talented and experienced dancer Janice Guerrero.

Flamenco has its roots in Indian, Arabic and Spanish cultures.  It is known for its sweeping arm movements and rhythmic feet stomping.  Flamenco dancers are known as bailaores and bailaoras and perhaps the greatest joy of flamenco dancing is watching the beauty, personal expressions and emotions of these dancers.

Fall Evening Docent Training

Fall Evening Docent Training starts on September 5th for those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public.

The Museum is looking for docents for the following days:

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons
  • Tuesday through Friday mornings for our school tours

Classes will be held from 5pm to 7pm on the following days:

Wednesday, September 5th

Wednesday, September 12th

Wednesday, September 19th

Wednesday, October 3rd

Please call or email the Museum for more information and to sign up.  We hope you will join our docent family!

  • Upcoming Events

    Aug
    21
    Sun
    3:00 pm The Legacy of Rancho San Pedro @ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
    The Legacy of Rancho San Pedro @ Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels
    Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – Nov 27 @ 3:00 pm
    The Legacy of Rancho San Pedro, a special exhibition at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels opens August 21, 2016 through November 27, 2016. Featuring rare religious books, ephemera and art from the Museum’s[...]
    Oct
    1
    Sat
    1:00 pm Open House @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Musuem
    Open House @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Musuem
    Oct 1 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    All teachers are invited to our Open House on September 7th and October 1st. In this open house we will be discussing the many things that the museum offers during our school tours for both[...]
    Oct
    8
    Sat
    10:00 am Battle Reenactment: Battle of Do... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Battle Reenactment: Battle of Do... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Join us as we celebrate the 170th anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun. In this two day event you will be able to experience[...]
    Oct
    9
    Sun
    10:00 am Battle Reenactment: Battle of Do... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Battle Reenactment: Battle of Do... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Join us as we celebrate the 170th anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hills also know as the Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun. In this two day event you will be able to experience[...]
    Oct
    15
    Sat
    1:00 pm Nature Craft Classes @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nature Craft Classes @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Oct 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    This year the museum is offering its 1st Nature Class Series where people who participate get to make beautiful gifts from the nature that can be found on the Rancho San Pedro. Each class has[...]
    Nov
    19
    Sat
    1:00 pm Nature Craft Classes @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nature Craft Classes @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    This year the museum is offering its 1st Nature Class Series where people who participate get to make beautiful gifts from the nature that can be found on the Rancho San Pedro. Each class has[...]
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  • Tours

    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

    Lantz Foundation

    Murphy Foundation

    Waste Management

    The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

    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
    • Father Frank Ferrante, C.M.F
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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