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Upcoming Events

Smart Gardening 101: A FREE, Informative Lecture Series
July 9, 2016
9:30 am

Learn the Steps of Pickling and Canning. Part of the Smart Gardening 101 series.

Hosted by Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens, the classes are Presented by the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County.

LOCATION:
Reata Park and Event Center
28632 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Smart Gardening 101: A FREE, Informative Lecture Series
July 23, 2016
9:30 am

Learn to create jams and preserves: UCCE Food Preservers. Part of the Smart Gardening 101 series.

Hosted by Goin Native Therapeutic Gardens, the classes are Presented by the UC Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners of Orange County.

LOCATION:
Reata Park and Event Center
28632 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Community Table Dinner Series at the Ecology Center
July 24, 2016
6 pm

Hosted by the Ecology Center, this farm dinner series features a renowned chef (Chef Greg Daniels of Haven Gastropub), a sustainable farmer, and an important issue in sustainable food. The culmination of the series is an inspirational & educational cookbook filled with stories from the farms and restaurants and recipes from each dinner to integrate the philosophy of farm-to-table to our everyday lives. In addition, the Community Table Accord trains chefs and restauranteurs on sustainability best practices from local sourcing to composting.

Community Table farm dinners seating is limited to 50 guests per dinner and tickets sell out quickly. Please reserve your seats in advance.

LOCATION:
The Ecology Center
32701 Alipaz St.
San Juan Capistrano, 92675

San Juan Capistrano Library - First Friday Film
Friday, August 5, 2016
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 6, 2016
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

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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 walk includes 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
Concerts begins 6 pm

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

Concerts are held on the third Wednesdays, June through September.

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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