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Upcoming Events

Capistrano Shakespeare Festival
July 24 to August 2, 2015

Performing different works of Shakespeare every July. The 2015 'Capo Shakes' event will present 'Midsummer Night's Dream' in the Historic Town Center Park & 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged on the indoor stage. Great fun!

LOCATION:
Camino Real Playhouse
El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
Box Office (949) 489-8082

Richard Henry Dana's 200th Birthday Bash with 'Romancing the West'
Saturday, August 1, 2015
10 am - 10 pm

Day long activities celebrating RH Dana's 200th birthday featuring music, displays, activities, lectures, and more!

10 am-4 pm: exhibit: Shore Whaling Along So Cal Coast.
2:30: Lecture, book signing with David T Dana III, 'Into the Tiger’s Mouth: A Novel of the China Trade 1857-1863'
4-5:30 pm: Croquet Tournament
4:30 – 7:30: A Culinary Journey Around Cape Horn, featuring South American Bocaditos (Mini-bites) from Local Restaurants
5-5:30: Mexican lasso demonstration
8 pm: Live in Concert: Romancing the West presents 'A musical history of the American West with a tribute to Richard Henry Dana's human rights legacy'.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library Courtyard
31495-A El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Take the trolley - Free trolley service runs until 10 pm!

INFORMATION:
Call (949) 218-4512 for tickets

San Juan Capistrano Library - First Friday Film
Friday, August 7, 2015
7 pm

Great way to enjoy the evening with your family! A $2 donation supports the library.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
Please contact 949-493 -1752 for more information about this program

San Juan Capistrano Library - Family Film
Saturday, August 8, 2015
10 am

Free admission and popcorn for this fun family event.

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library
31495 El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano

INFORMATION:
Please contact 949-493 -1752 for more information about this program

Multicultural Arts Series presents “Carlos Velasco"
Saturday, August 15, 2015
2 shows - 6:30 & 8:30 pm

Carlos Velasco will be performing Classical, Flamenco, Jazz, Tango, Brazilian and Peruvian music.

Multicultural Arts Series (MAS) is OC's internationally diverse concert series – a summer-long festival of world-class music. This cultural arts program started in 1989 in this elegant and intimate courtyard designed by the world-renowned Michael Graves.

Admission - $20 Adult / $5 children

LOCATION:
San Juan Capistrano Library Courtyard
31495-A El Camino Real
San Juan Capistrano, CA

Take the trolley - Free trolley service runs until 10 pm!

INFORMATION:
Call (949) 218-4512 for tickets

Mission San Juan Capistrano Resident Appreciation Day
Every Wednesday

Mission San Juan Capistrano is proud to offer free admission every Wednesday for San Juan Capistrano residents when a $10 purchase is made in the Mission Store.

LOCATION:
Mission San Juan Capistrano
26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION:
(949) 234-1300

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Ongoing Community Events

Downtown Farmer's Market

Every Wednesday, 3-7 pm

More Information

Barbershop Harmony Society Meeting

Anywhere from 20 to 40 men gather every Monday at 7 pm to learn how to 'ring chords' and make great four-part harmony. Generally familiar to those attending, the songs are great to listen to for guests and 'listening'loos' who are welcome to drop in.

Belonging to the International Barbershop Harmony Society, the San Clemente Chapter is seeking new members and is rapidly becoming a part of the vibrant San Clemente arts scene.

LOCATION:
119 N. Avenida de la Estrella
San Clemente CA 92663

INFORMATION / CONTACT:
Warren Willard at (714) 742-0844 or (949) 369-7384

Camino Real Playhouse
1776 El Camino real
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 489-8082

In the previous 12 seasons the Camino Real Playhouse has presented nearly 100 full scale productions including 11 Show Off playwriting festivals and 16 Shakespeare Under the Stars productions.

In addition, they have offered drama classes for both adults and children and have presented more than three dozen children's productions. Click here for current production

San Juan Capistrano Architectural Walking Tour
Architecture buffs may want to sign up for a walk through 200 years of architecture in the city. The walkincludes adobes, Spanish-era dwellings and streamlined modern building s covers about a mile on level ground and lasts 90 minutes.

A donation of $5 per person is requested. All proceeds support the Friends of the Library. Prospective walkers should call 949-489-0736, and meet at the train depot on Verdugo Street in San Juan Capistrano at 10 AM on Saturday.

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Concerts & Musical Events

Barbershop Harmony Society

Anywhere from 20 to 40 men gather every Monday at 7 pm to learn how to 'ring chords' and make great four-part harmony. Generally familiar to those attending, the songs are great to listen to for guests and 'listening'loos' who are welcome to drop in.

Belonging to the International Barbershop Harmony Society, the San Clemente Chapter is seeking new members and is rapidly becoming a part of the vibrant San Clemente arts scene.

LOCATION:
119 N. Avenida de la Estrella
San Clemente CA 92663

INFORMATION / CONTACT:
Warren Willard at (714) 742-0844 or (949) 369-7384

Multicultural Art Series

Multicultural Arts Series (MAS) is OC's internationally diverse concert series – a summer-long festival of world-class music. This cultural arts program started in 1989 in this elegant and intimate courtyard designed by the world-renowned Michael Graves.

Concert times are 6:30 and 8:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Performances last about one hour.

San Juan Summer Nights Concert begins 6 pm

Free concert series with entertainment, kids area, food and exhibit booths.

Location: Historic Town Center Park

Phone: 949-493-5911

The Coach House
33157 Camino Capistrano
San Juan Capistrano, Ca
(949)496-8930

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Annual Events

Annual Swallow Day Parade & Mercado

Welcoming the annual return of the swallows from their winter home in Argentina. This world renown event includes 3 weeks of celebration - parades, mercado, hoosegow day, and much more.

San Juan Summer Nights
Concert begins 6 pm

Free concert series with entertainment, kids area, food and exhibit booths.

Location: Historic Town Center Park

Phone: 949-493-5911

J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center Annual County BBQ

Over 1500 attendees attend this traditional family barbecue in a casual setting featuring live country western entertainment, activities for children, live and silent auctions and riding demonstrations throughout the evening. All proceeds benefit the programs of the J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center dedicated to improving the lives of persons with disabilities through horsemanship.

LOCATION: The J.F. Shea Therapeutic Riding Center 26284 Oso Road San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

INFORMATION: 949-240-8441

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Local Musicians

Christina & Velvet Bleu
With Velvet Bleu, their signature style is a seasoned blend of folk, classic jazz and classical rock balladry.

 

Gale Storm
This official website for Gale Storm offers a selection of her cds, autographed photos and memorabilia.

Los Tanyaderos
Created and directed by renowned mezzo-soprano vocalist Bonita Nahoum Jaros, Los Tanyaderos is an ensemble of two to ten performers dedicated to the preservation of the ethnic music of endangered cultures.

 

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