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Calendar of Events
April 2018
  KINDER KONZERT
Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Free but Advance Registration Required

Calling all children (and their parents)!

Spend an afternoon with Miss Carla and the Spirits of Harmony, Melody and Rhythm!
The Camerata Kinder Konzert is an interactive music event for children 3 to 8 years old, focused on the vocal arts. Learn to read notes, conduct the choir and sing along with the performers. After the show, enjoy arts and crafts, snacks and access to the barns and animals at Rancho Los Alamitos.

This event is fully booked at Rancho Los Alamitos.
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May 2018
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Happy Mother's Day   MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND WORKSHOP AT RANCHO LOS ALAMITOS
Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 9:30am - 12:30pm
$70/person ($55/RLA member)

Spend the morning getting your hands dirty at Rancho Los Alamitos with Andrew Anderson,
The Urban Farmer
. Personalize three flowerpots then plant them with blooming Spring annuals. Plant and lawn care questions answered. Spring-inspired recipes and mixology, demo and tasting.
Details and Reservations >
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  CURATED TOUR OF FLORENCE BIXBY’S GARDENS AT THE RANCHO
Saturday, May 12, 2018 | 12:00 Noon - 2:30pm
$5.00 per person registration fee
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

The guide for your exceptional 2½ hour tour will be Rancho Los Alamitos’s own historic gardens expert, Janet Brown Becker. Suitable for adults and interested teens. Space is limited.
Details and Registration >

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Cottonwood leaf   7th ANNUAL COTTONWOOD AWARD LUNCHEON
Thursday, May 31, 2018 | 11:00 am - 1:00pm
$100 per person / $75 per RLA member

Honoring Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia
Special Recognition: Historical Society of Long Beach

Join us as we recognize these leaders and enjoy a Ranch-style Barbecue Luncheon. We will also be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the gifting of Rancho Los Alamitos to the people of Long Beach. This event usually sells out. Early reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations/Sponsorships>
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June 2018
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line   CURATED TOUR OF FLORENCE BIXBY’S GARDENS AT THE RANCHO
Saturday, June 9, 2018 | 12:00 Noon - 2:30pm
$5.00 per person registration fee
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

The guide for your exceptional 2½ hour tour will be Rancho Los Alamitos’s own historic gardens expert, Janet Brown Becker. Suitable for adults and interested teens. Space is limited.
Details and Registration >

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Blacksmith   BLACKSMITHING DEMONSTRATIONS
Beginning June 13 on Wednesdays through August | 1pm – 4pm
FREE

Meet the Rancho’s Blacksmith, David Carroll, who will demonstrate and talk about the fine art of the smithy in the historic blacksmith shop on Wednesday afternoons.
Confirm schedule at (562) 431-3541.
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  AN EXCLUSIVE PRESENTATION for RLA MEMBERS and VOLUNTEERS ONLY

Saturday, June 23, 2018 | 10:00am
“Celebrating Female Agency in the Arts”
Presentation by Emily D. Haraldson, Cottonwood Scholar
Free for RLA Members and Volunteers

" ... the contributions of Florence Green Bixby, an influential early resident of the City of Long Beach, to the development of the artistic and cultural arena of Southern California during the first half of the 20th century ... " Details and Reservations coming soon
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July 2018
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Peppers   PEPPER SAUCE & GARDEN WORKSHOP WITH THE URBAN FARMER
Saturday, July 14 | 9:30am – 12:30pm

Andrew Anderson, The Urban Famer, returns to demonstrate his favorite Pepper Sauce recipes and teach guests about the planting, care and feeding of peppers. Food & drink demo and tasting. Save the date. Price and reservations to be announced.
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August 2018
Farm Dinner at the Ranch   FARM DINNER AT THE RANCH
Saturday, August 25, 2018 | 5pm - 9:00pm
$150 per person / $125 per RLA member

Locally sourced farm-to-table feast in the style of California’s ranching traditions, featuring a specialty farm-fresh menu from Chef Paul Buchanan and Primal Alchemy. Join us for a lively and enjoyable evening at the Ranch with great wine, food and entertainment including a cocktail reception in the Rancho gardens; casual family-style dinner under the stars; farm-to-table meal with local produce and ranch menu; lively entertainment and more. This event sold out last year. Early reservations recommended! Reservations and Sponsorship Opportunities>
Looking ahead ...
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Save the Date   BREAKFAST WITH SANTA
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Adult Admission $25 (RLA Member Adult $20)
Child/Grandchild Admission $18 (RLA Member Child/Grandchild $14)

Family and friends will gather once again at Rancho Los Alamitos to create another year of holiday memories. Please join us and be part of the fun at the Rancho’s Breakfast with Santa! Reservations will open on August 1.
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Other Site Uses
Photography, Film, Painting   Book a Luncheon Tour
Moreton Bay Fig Luncheon table

Rancho Los Alamitos encourages certain site uses such as painting and photography classes, horticulture tours and other observations. On a limited basis the ranch is available for commercial photography, video and filming. Details >

"
From the minute we turned into your driveway we were treated as special guests. We enjoyed the quality tours of the garden and house, and the delicious lunch. What a wonderful way to spend a day! " - Jasmine Creek Garden Club Details >

 

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