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
    8
    Sat
    8:30 am Bird Walk @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Bird Walk @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
    Join us at the museum for our monthly morning bird walk.  Explore many parts of the Rancho finding birds of all types.  Learn about bird journaling and keep your own journal going throughout the year[...]
    10:00 am Summer/Fall Weekend Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Summer/Fall Weekend Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, are looking to sharpen their presentation skills, meet wonderful and interesting people, and most of all HAVE FUN, the Museum is looking for[...]
    Aug
    12
    Wed
    5:00 pm Summer/Fall Weeknight Docent Tra... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Summer/Fall Weeknight Docent Tra... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, are looking to sharpen their presentation skills, meet wonderful and interesting people, and most of all HAVE FUN, the Museum is looking for[...]
    Aug
    15
    Sat
    1:00 pm Summer Saturdays at the Rancho: ... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Summer Saturdays at the Rancho: ... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Make your kid’s Saturdays full of fun and learning this summer! Throughout the three months of the summer there will be Summer Saturday activities for children where they get hands-on experiences while learning a lot.[...]
    Aug
    22
    Sat
    10:00 am Summer/Fall Weekend Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Summer/Fall Weekend Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, are looking to sharpen their presentation skills, meet wonderful and interesting people, and most of all HAVE FUN, the Museum is looking for[...]
    11:00 am Garden Tour: Stroll the Domingue... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Garden Tour: Stroll the Domingue... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Come along on a guided tour of the beautiful gardens on the Rancho San Pedro dedicated to the six Dominguez daughters.  Visit the Maria de la Reyes rose garden, Guadalupe Monarch butterfly and California native[...]
    12:00 pm Monarch Butterfly Watching and M... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Monarch Butterfly Watching and M... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Help the museum track the monarch butterflies in the monarch butterfly garden and surrounding gardens.  Each month help track what stage of their growth they are in and how they are doing.  Everyone gets a[...]
    1:00 pm Speaker Series: Farming in Torra... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Speaker Series: Farming in Torra... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    This is the 3rd and final installment in the museum’s Spring/Summer Speaker Series and will be looking at farming in Torrance and the South Bay. Join author Judith Gerber as she takes you through the[...]


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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

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    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
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    • 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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