Holiday Events

Holiday Events

Old Time Christmas Festival

Discover traditions of a Victorian Christmas! Make historic crafts, enjoy holiday music from a live brass band and carolers, strike the pinatas, listen to storytellers in the library, sip warm cider, get a head start on holiday shopping in our Museum Shop, and tour the adobe, lavishly decorated for the holidays. This event is fun for the whole family.

Sunday, December 9, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Santa at the Rancho

Cocoa with Santa

Enjoy cocoa and treats, make crafts, listen to stories, and meet Santa at this fun, intimate event.
Tickets go on sale November 1. Please note that each attendee needs a ticket.

Tuesday, December 11, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Friday, December 14, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Saturday, December 15, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Holday Tea16 place setting

Victorian Holiday Tea

Scones, sandwiches, and sweets are served as holiday music echoes through the festively-decorated adobe. Reservations required.

Tuesday, December 4, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm