Lectures and Performances

Lectures and Performances

Speaking of History – Notable experts speak to a range of historic topics in the Rancho’s annual lecture series, which take place on selected Saturday mornings from February through May. Check our calendar for upcoming dates and ticket information.

History Comes Alive – Our living history theater series shines a spotlight on the lives of local, state, and national figures of days gone by. This ticketed series takes place on selected Saturday evenings from May through July.

The Crowd at a Summer ConcertSummer Concerts at the Rancho – Free concerts in the garden take place on selected Sunday evenings, June through August. Bring a picnic dinner and low chairs or blankets. No reservations are needed.

Stories of the Garden – Garden experts speak talk about gardening, history, and environmental issues in this lecture series, which take place on selected dates from September through November. Check our calendar for more details.

Art at the Rancho – Stay tuned for details about our new Rancho art program, aimed at an adult audience, debuting in 2017.