Calendar of Events

 

2018

 

APRIL

 

Ribbon Flower Workshop
Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. Please call for availability.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

Victorian Fair 
Saturday & Sunday, April 28 & 29, from 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food and shopping!

 

MAY

 

Curious Cases - “Hang Kewen: He’s the Head of the Firm”: Lawyers of Los Angeles, 1850-1875
Sunday, May 6, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

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

 

Historical Flash Fiction & the Extraordinary Point of View 
Saturdays May 19 & 26, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days
Free; reservations are required. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Homestead Picnic
Sunday, May 27, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; no reservation required. Traditional picnic setups only.

 

JUNE

 

Nonfiction Book Club - California’s Nineteenth-Century Economy: The Big Picture, Session 1 of 3
Friday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins April 27.

 

White Glove Workshop: The Basics of Textile Conservation
Saturday, June 9, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended and begins April 27.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

Chile Workshop: Chili Burgers
Saturday, June 16, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended and begins May 4.
$30 for adults; $20 for seniors (55+)/students.
 

Fiction Book Club - A Fantastical Look at California, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, June 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins May 4.

 

JULY

 

Homestead Picnic
Sunday, July 1, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; traditional picnic setups only.

 

Maker Days
Every Wednesday-Sunday in July, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Free; all ages welcome.

 

Through the Viewfinder: Exploring Early Photography in Los Angeles
Sunday, July 8, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins May 25.

 

Nonfiction Book Club - California’s Nineteenth-Century Economy: The Big Picture, Session 2 of 3
Friday, July 13, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins April 27.

 

Fiction Book Club - A Fantastical Look at California, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, July 18, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins May 4.

 

AUGUST

 

Nonfiction Book Club - California’s Nineteenth-Century Economy: The Big Picture, Session 3 of 3
Friday, August 10, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins April 27.

 

Curious Cases - Family Feud: The King Family of El Monte and Personal Justice, 1855-1865
Sunday, August 12, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins June 29.

 

Fiction Book Club - A Fantastical Look at California, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, August 15
, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins May 4.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Chile Workshop
Saturday, September 1
, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended and begins July 20.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students

 

It's All Relative, Session 1 of 2
Saturday, September 8
, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins July 27.

 

Ukulele Workshop
Saturday, September 15
, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended and begins August 3.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

It's All Relative, Session 2 of 2
Saturday, September 22
, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins July 27.

 

OCTOBER

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Varied Views of Los Angeles, 1850-1930, Session 1 of 3 
Friday, October 5
, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended and begins August 24.

 

Ticket to the Twenties
Saturday & Sunday, October 6 & 7
, 3 to 7 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food & shopping!

 

Fiction Book Club - WWI in Different Mediums, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, October 17
, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended and begins August 31.

 

Curious Cases - “Shoot Away, Damn You!”: Judges of Los Angeles, 1850-1875
Sunday, October 21
, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins September 7. 

 

Sorrowful Soirée
Sunday, October 28
, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; traditional picnic setups only.

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Varied Views of Los Angeles, 1850-1930, Session 2 of 3
Friday, November 2
, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins August 24.

 

Under the Oak Tree
Saturday, November 3
, 10 to 11 a.m. AND 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended and begins September 21.

 

Through the Viewfinder: Exploring Early Photography in Los Angeles
Sunday, November 4
, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins September 21.

 

Journey's End Reading Event
Sunday, November 11
, 2 to 5 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins September 28.

 

Fiction Book Club - WWI in Different Mediums, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, November 14
, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins August 31.

 

DECEMBER

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Varied Views of Los Angeles, 1850-1930, Session 3 of 3
Friday, December 7
, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins August 24.

 

Christmas Calamities: A Living History Tour
Sunday, December 2

Details TBA

 

A Weekend of Holiday Merriment
Saturday & Sunday, December 8 & 9
, 12 to 4 p.m. both days
Free; traditional picnic setups only.

 

Fiction Book Club - WWI in Different Mediums, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, December 19
, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended and begins August 31.

 


 

 

Past Events

 

          JANUARY

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, January 13 & 14, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Tours in Spanish are offered Sunday, January 14, at 2:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

Curious Cases - Vigilantes and Vengeance: The Alvitre Family and Community Justice, 1853, 1861
Sunday, January 28, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; reservations are now closed.

 

FEBRUARY

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Nineteenth-Century America in Broad Brush, Session 1 of 3 
Friday, February 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

White Glove Workshop: Photo Preservation 
Saturday, February 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Beginners welcome! Advance registration is recommended.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

Reservations are now closed.

 

From Vine to Glass: An Exploration of Wine
Saturday, February 10, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students (21+)

Advance registration is recommended. 

Reservations are now closed.

 

Flirting with History
Sunday, February 11, 12 to 4 p.m. 
Free; no reservation required. Traditional picnic setups only.

 

NEW! Fiction Book Club - Hollywood in the Era of Silent Films, Session 1 of 3 
Wednesday, February 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

For more information or to sign up, CLICK HERE or email info@homesteadmuseum.org

 

MARCH

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Nineteenth-Century America in Broad Brush, Session 2 of 3 
Friday, March 2, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours 
Saturday & Sunday, March 10 & 11, at 1, 2, 3, & 4 p.m.
Tours in Spanish are offered Sunday, March 11, at 2:30 & 3:30 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served

 

Calligraphy Workshop
Saturday, March 17
, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Beginners welcome! Advance registration is recommended. Reservations are now closed. 
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

NEW! Fiction Book Club - Hollywood in the Era of Silent Films, Session 2 of 3 
Wednesday, March 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.
For more information or to sign up, CLICK HERE or email info@homesteadmuseum.org

 

Chile Workshop: Rancho Days
Saturday, March 24, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration recommended. Reservations are now closed.
$30 for adults; $20 for seniors (55+)/students.
 

Lady Tsen Mei/Josephine Moy: The First Chinese (American) Film Star presented by Dr. Ramona Curry
Sunday, March 25, 2 to 4 p.m.
Reservations are now closed.

 

Spring Maker Days 
Wed-Sat., March 28-31 & April 4-7, 12:30 to 4 p.m.
Free; all ages welcome.

 

APRIL

 

Nonfiction Book Club - Nineteenth-Century America in Broad Brush, Session 3 of 3 
Friday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

Through the Viewfinder: Exploring Early Photography in Los Angeles 
Sunday, April 8
, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

NEW! Fiction Book Club - Hollywood in the Era of Silent Films, Session 3 of 3 
Wednesday, April 18
, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.
For more information or to sign up, CLICK HERE or email info@homesteadmuseum.org