“Say it with Flowers” has been a tag line used by florists since the early 1900s. But flowers have been used to express sentiments for centuries across multiple cultures. How did flowers come to form a “language” and who used it? Was it a universal language, or did different regions apply unique meanings specific to their culture? While[…]
Drawing on diaries, letters, publications and biographies, actor/writer Amy Simon’s one-woman show, She’s History!, tells the stories of women in history. Simon brings to life Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Bella Abzug, among others, employing humor and pathos in equal measure. Simon said it was her own experience as a mother that[…]
Rancho Los Cerritos’ February Bird Walk is this Thursday, February 14th, from 8-9:30 a.m. (weather-permitting). Mating season is coming, and we already see pairs of birds spending time together. Bird walkers also might see migrant birds steal our fruit, fortifying themselves for their northward trek. Another bird visitors might see is the California Scrub Jay.[…]
On January 26th, Rancho Los Cerritos was honored to host special guest and Ipay elder Justin Farmer, who was here to discuss and demonstrate the history and techniques of traditional Native American and Indian basketry in California. This was the first of four special events in a series RLC has planned to connect California Native[…]
In the October edition of Inspired by This, Rancho Los Cerritos is featured as the beautiful backdrop to a Pastel Wedding Inspiration for the Modern Princess. This styled shoot showcases the Rancho’s green gardens, naturally aesthetic hues, and the ultimate vision for any bride-to-be. We are so grateful to all the vendors who helped[…]
Panel Discussions: Labor Issues. This year we are presenting three moderated panels featuring experts on labor and workers’ rights issues of the past and present. Come take part in discussions with labor scholars, activists, and organizers on topics relating to the experience of workers that will enlighten and encourage participants to make connections between history[…]
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Rancho Los Cerritos! The historic home has been decorated with period-specific materials, from the fresh evergreen garland along the staircase to the gift boxes in the master bedroom and charity baskets in the food storage room. Our house tours (Wednesdays through Sunday, 1-5pm, free) will expand[…]
The Rancho was a part of some beautiful weddings and events this year and we wanted to share our favorite photos from 2017! Check out the past weddings and events we have helped host for inspiration. For more information on booking, contact our development office at 562-206-2055 or email@example.com Photo credits: @anyakernes photography and Mark Martinez Photography A mother[…]
More than 150 people gathered in the moonlight on Sunday, Oct. 22, for the Stardusk Dinner Dance. The event raised funds for Rancho Los Cerritos’ award-winning educational programs. Thank you to everyone who attended for supporting RLC and making this evening special!
Rancho Los Cerritos hosted two beautiful baby showers in its gardens. Check out these photos for inspiration, and for info on how to book a private event at the Rancho email firstname.lastname@example.org. We offer spaces for everything from your book club to corporate and nonprofit training sessions, baby showers to weddings!