Your one stop shop for all events, workshops, lectures
and other fun happenings at Rancho Los Cerritos.

 Museum Public Hours:

 Wednesday - Sunday 1-5 p.m.

Phone: (562) 206-2040
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Overview of 2015 Events

Creation Station

First Saturdays from 1-4 PM
A free drop-in program of seasonally themed craft activities

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Romances at the Rancho

Saturday, February 13
Enjoy a special evening as you stroll through a century of history and witness romantic vignettes from the Rancho’s past. This Valentine’s eve program will take place on Saturday, February 13; tours start every 15 minutes, 6-8pm. The program concludes with a sumptuous dessert and live music. Call for tickets starting Dec 15. $15/person.

Reservations are required. Call (562) 206-2040 to reserve a spot.

The Bixbys in Southern California: Legacy of a Pioneering Family

Join us on selected Saturday mornings, starting at 10am. $7/general; $5/student. Seating is limited; call to reserve your space.

February 20: Bixby family historian Steve Dudley shares the early years, when the Bixbys and their cousins came to California seeking their fortunes in the gold fields.

March 19: Retired Rancho curator Steve Iverson explores the Bixbys’ ventures in Southern California, beginning with their purchase of Rancho Los Cerritos in 1866.

April 23: Historian Bill Deverell, USC, examines the development of Southern California from largescale ranching to urbanization as well as the roles played by pioneer families like the Bixbys.

May 14: Anne Peterson, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation, looks at the significance of historic sites and the movement to preserve and share local history.

Reservations are required. Call (562) 206-2040 to reserve a spot.



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