Month

February 2022
The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will host its La Pastorela: A Christmastime Tradition produced by Teatro Dominguez of CSU Dominguez Hills. A Pastorela is a traditional Mexican Christmas play depicting the nativity from the point of view of the pastores, or shepherds, who traveled to Bethlehem to see the baby Jesus. Pastorelas are a beloved...
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(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum in collaboration with Semillitas Learning Community will celebrate its 6th Annual Dia de Muertos/Day of the Dead event. Rooted in Mexican tradition, Dia de Muertos is a festive time of remembrance in which families decorate the tombs of deceased relatives and install memorial ofrendas/altars where special offerings are...
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The Battle of Dominguez Documentary - a man on horse dressed in historical attire
The Battle of Dominguez Rancho was a military engagement of the Mexican-American War. It occurred on October 8 and 9, 1846, when a series of skirmishes took place on and near the Dominguez Rancho 12 miles north of San Pedro harbor. Collectively known as the Battle of Dominguez Rancho, the Battle of Dominguez Hills, or...
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(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will commemorate the 176th Anniversary of the Battle of Dominguez Hill with a battle re-enactment. The Battle of Dominguez Hill, originally took place on October 8th and October 9th, 1846, was a military engagement of the U.S.-Mexican War that took place within Manuel Dominguez’s 75,000 acre Rancho San...
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Earth Days at the Rancho Dominguez
The mission of this Earth Day event is to encourage attendees to think a bit more deeply about the state of our planet and what we, as individuals and as a community, can do about it. The fair will consist of activities and exhibits aimed at providing environmental education and awareness to the community. The...
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Miguel Ordeñana from the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles (NHMLA) will be presenting on the bat population in Los Angeles. As of 2017, Ordeñana has embarked on a journey called the “SuperProject” which is set to help locate and identify bat species that surround the L.A. area using special recording devices. Join us on...
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The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will celebrate National Rose Month on Saturday, June 4th, 2022, from 11 am to 12 pm by hosting a June Bloom Walk in its honor. The event will highlight the beauty of the state of the roses, for their upcoming summer bloom. Our expert Rose Curators will also touch on...
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The public is invited to experience life in 1800s Mexican California. Experience the sights and sounds through music, crafts, and food. Visitors can participate in hands-on activities; such as, corn husk doll making, adobe brick making, butter making and gold panning. Exhibitors will demonstrate historic skills including blacksmithing and cattle roping. Children are encouraged to...
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