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DECEMBER

Christmas Calamities: A Living History Tour
Sunday, December 1; tours depart hourly at 12, 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. 
Space is limited; advance registration recommended.
$6 for adults; $4 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

Nonfiction Book Club - California and the West: Local, State, & Regional Perspectives, Session 3 of 3
Friday, December 6, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

Holiday Merriment
Saturday, December 14, 2 to 6 p.m.
Admission is free.

 
Fiction Book Club - Bestsellers of the 1920s, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, December 18, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

JANUARY 2020

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, January 11 & 12; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

Female Justice: Hattie Woolsteen
Sunday, January 26, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Click HERE to reserve your spot.

 

FEBRUARY 2020

Photo Preservation Workshop
Saturday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students.

 

Nonfiction Book Club - American Presidents, Session 1 of 3
Friday, February 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Flirting with History
Sunday, February 9, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; traditional picnics welcome.

 

Fiction Book Club - Generations, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, February 19, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

MARCH 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - American Presidents, Session 2 of 3
Friday, March 6, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 1 of 2
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. 

 

Fiction Book Club - Generations, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, March 18, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Victorian Hat-Making Workshop
Saturday, March 21, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. 
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 2 of 2
Saturday, March 28, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

APRIL 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - American Presidents, Session 3 of 3 
Friday, April 3, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Sycamore Canyon Hike
Sunday & Monday, April 5 & 6, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Fiction Book Club - Generations, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, April 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Victorian Fair
Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26, 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food & shopping!

 

MAY 2020

Female Justice: Yda Hillis Addis 
Sunday, May 3, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, May 16 & 17; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

Sunday Picnic - Family Ties
Sunday, May 31, 1 to 4 p.m.
Free; no reservations needed; traditional picnic setups only.

 

JUNE 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - Suffrage and Women's Rights, Session 1 of 3
Friday, June 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

  
Paper Preservation Workshop
Saturday, June 6, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended.
More information on registration coming soon.

 

Fiction Book Club - Then it got worse..., Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, June 17, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.


Living the California Dream: African American Leisure Sites During the Jim Crow Era
Sunday, June 28, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.


JULY 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - Suffrage and Women's Rights, Session 2 of 3
Friday, July 10, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 
Fiction Book Club - Then it got worse..., Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, July 15, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

AUGUST 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - Suffrage & Women's Rights, Session 3 of 3
Friday, August 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 
Female Justice: Lea Delmon
Sunday, August 9, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. 

  
Fiction Book Club - Then it got worse..., Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, August 19, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

SEPTEMBER 2020

It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 1 of 2
Saturday, September 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended.

 

It's All Relative: Researching Family History , Session 2 of 2
Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

Nonfiction Book Club - L.A. History, Session 1 of 3
Friday, September 25, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

OCTOBER 2020

Ticket to the Twenties
Saturday & Sunday, October 3 & 4, 2 to 6 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food & shopping!

 

Female Justice: Clara Phillips
Sunday, October 18, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 
Fiction Book Club - Literature of the Progressive Era, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, October 21, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 

Sorrowful Soirée
Sunday, October 25, 2 to 5 p.m.
Free; traditional picnics welcome.

 

Nonfiction Book Club - L.A. History, Session 2 of 3
Friday, October 30, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

NOVEMBER 2020

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, May 16 & 17; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

Christmas Unwrapped: The Stories Behind the Homestead's Holiday Exhibit
Saturday, November 14; tours depart at 12 (Spanish), 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 

Fiction Book Club - Literature of the Progressive Era, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, November 18, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

DECEMBER 2020

Nonfiction Book Club - L.A. History, Session 3 of 3
Friday, December 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

Fiction Book Club - Literature of the Progressive Era, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, December 16, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 

 

 

 

 Past Events

 

NOVEMBER, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - California and the West: Local, State, and Regional Perspectives, Session 2 of 3 
Friday, November 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.  Reservations for this event have now ended.

Under the Oak Tree
Saturday, November 2, 10 to 11 a.m. & 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

Christmas Unwrapped: The Stories Behind the the Homestead's Holiday Exhibit
Saturday & Sunday, November 16 & 17; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. on both days
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

Fiction Book Club: Best Sellers of the 1920s, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, November 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.  Reservation for this event have now ended.

OCTOBER, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - California and the West: Local, State, & Regional Perspectives, Session 1 of 3
Friday, October 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

Ticket to the Twenties
Saturday & Sunday, October 5 & 6, 2 to 6 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food & shopping!

 Fiction Book Club - Bestsellers of the 1920s, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, October 16, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. 

Female Justice: The Sexual Assault Trial of Alexander Pantages
Sunday, October 20, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended.

 Sorrowful Soirée

Sunday, October 27, 2 to 6 p.m.
Free; traditional picnics welcome.

 

SEPTEMBER, 2019

It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 1 of 2
Saturday, September 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

White Glove Workshop: Photo & Paper Preservation
Saturday, September 14, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. 
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students. Reservations for this event have now ended.

It's All Relative: Researching Family History , Session 2 of 2
Saturday, September 21, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

AUGUST, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - U.S. History: Race, Gender, & Modernity, Session 3 of 3
Friday, August 9, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
 
Female Justice: The Mysterious Death of J. Belton Kennedy, 1921
Sunday, August 11, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
  
Fiction Book Club - History Mash Up, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, August 21, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

JULY, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - U.S. History: Race, Gender, & Modernity, Session 2 of 3
Friday, July 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

Fiction Book Club - History Mash-Up, Session 2 of 3 Wednesday, July 17, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

Portola Hike and Panel Discussion

Sunday, July 28, 8 to 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

JUNE, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - U.S. History: Race, Gender, & Modernity, Session 1 of 3
Friday, June 7, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
 
White Glove Workshop: The Basics of Textile Conservation
Saturday, June 8, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students. 

Fiction Book Club - History Mash-Up, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, June 19, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

MAY, 2019

Female Justice: The Seduction Case of Lillian Ashley, 1896
Sunday, May 5, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
 
Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.
 
Sunday Picnic - Family Ties
Sunday, May 26, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; no reservations needed; traditional picnic setups only.

 

APRIL, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - Women: Politics, Religion, & Vocation, Session 3 of 3 
Friday, April 5, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
 
Leathercraft Workshop
Saturday, April 6, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended. 
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students

 Fiction Book Club - The Birth of Noir, Session 3 of 3
Wednesday, April 17, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 Victorian Fair of the Far West
Saturday & Sunday, April 27 & 28, 1 to 5 p.m. both days
Free; bring spending money for food & shopping!

 

MARCH, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - Women: Politics, Religion, & Vocation, Session 2 of 3 
Friday, March 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, March 9 & 10; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

 History, Open Space, and Resiliency in the East San Gabriel Valley
Saturday, March 9; 1 to 4 p.m.
Free

 It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 1 of 2
Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration is recommended. 
 
Fiction Book Club - The Birth of Noir, Session 2 of 3
Wednesday, March 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended.

 Victorian Fan-Making Workshop
Saturday, March 23, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended. 
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students

 It's All Relative: Researching Family History, Session 2 of 2
Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

FEBRUARY, 2019

Nonfiction Book Club - Women: Politics, Religion, & Vocation, Session 1 of 3
Friday, February 1, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.
 
White Glove Workshop: Photo & Paper Preservation
Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Advance registration is recommended.
$30 for adults; $25 for seniors (55+)/students

Flirting with History
Sunday, February 10, 12 to 4 p.m.
Free; picnics welcome.
 
Fiction Book Club - The Birth of Noir, Session 1 of 3
Wednesday, February 20, 7 to 9 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

JANUARY, 2019

Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Saturday & Sunday, January 12 & 13; tours depart at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m.
Free; space is limited and available first-come, first-served.
 
Female Justice: The Murder Trial of Lastenia Abarta, 1881
Sunday, January 27, 2 to 4 p.m.
Free; advance registration recommended. Reservations for this event have now ended.

 

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