Calendar of Events for 2014

The Homestead Museum offers a variety of special events, tours, and programs throughout the year, listed here in chronological order.

For information about any of these programs, simply click on the titles.

 

NOVEMBER

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 3 of 3 - Glenna Matthews
Sunday, November 2, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting September 13.
 

         Behind-the-Scenes Tours
         Saturday & Sunday, November 8 & 9, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
         Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served
 

Holiday Greens Workshops
Sunday, November 16
Session 1 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Wreaths
Session 2 (2 to 5 p.m.): Swags
Adults: $30 for one session, or $50 for both. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25 for one session, or $45 for both. Reservations recommended, starting October 4.

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh
Saturday, November 22, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free; reservations required, starting October 4.

 

DECEMBER

 

Holiday Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, December 6, 7, 13, & 14, tours depart every 30 minutes from 1 to 5 p.m.
$6 for adults; $4 for seniors, students, and children (children under 2 are free); reservations recommended, starting October 25.

 

Past 2014 Programs

 

FEBRUARY

Calligraphy Workshop 
Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for students (12+) & seniors (55+); reservations recommended

 

Once Upon a Time...at the Homestead
Saturday, February 8, from 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Ideal for children ages 4 to 8
Free; reservations recommended

 

White Glove Tours
Saturday & Sunday, February 15 & 16, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

MARCH

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, March 8 & 9, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

Homemade at the Homestead, food workshop 1 of 2: Victorian Ice Cream
Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Adults: $30 for one workshop, or $50 for both. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25 per workshop or $40 for both. Reservations recommended, starting February 8.

 

APRIL

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 1 of 3 - Paul Spitzzeri
Sunday, April 13, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting March 1

 

Victorian Fair 
Saturday & Sunday, April 26 & 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free, but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

MAY

Homemade at the Homestead, food workshop 2 of 2: Picnicking
Saturday, May 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Adults: $30. Students (12+) and seniors (55+): $25. Reservations recommended, starting February 8.

 

White Glove Tours
Saturday & Sunday, May 17 & 18, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

JUNE

Sewing Workshop
Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 2 to 5 p.m.
$25 for adults; $20 for students (12+) and seniors (55+); reservations recommended, starting April 26

 

Under the Oak Tree: Exploring Nature with the Kizh
Saturday, June 28, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Ideal for families with children ages 6 & up
Free; reservations required, starting May 17

 

JULY

Los Angeles During the Civil War Years: Lecture 2 of 3 - Kristin Howland
Sunday, July 13, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations recommended, starting May 31

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, July 19 & 20, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Free; tour sizes are limited and space is available first-come, first-served

 

SEPTEMBER

Ticket to the Twenties Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 20 & 21, from 3 to 7 p.m. both days
Free—but bring spending money for food and shopping

 

OCTOBER

All About Cowboys
Wednesday, October 15, from 10 to 11 a.m. or 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Ideal for children ages 2 to 6
Free; arrive early to claim your spot

 

Beyond the Grave Tours
Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26, at 2, 3, 4, 5, & 6 p.m.
$5 for adults; $3 for students & seniors; reservations recommended, starting September 13.