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Saturday, May 10, 2014

Open Daily: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Closed at noon Good Friday and Christmas Eve.
The historic Mission reserves the right to close due to weather conditions.
On rainy days, please call (949) 234-1300 to check hours of operation.
Mission San Juan Capistrano Signature Events

Tenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival
Saturday, May 10, 2014
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Mission San Juan Capistrano, with the generous support of the Thomas J. and Erma Jean Tracy Family Foundation, is proud to present the Tenth Annual Battle of the Mariachis Festival. Join us in the beautiful Mission Courtyard for this exciting tenth annual celebration of talent, interpretation and inspiration of Mariachi music.

Reserved tables and tickets on sale in January 2014! Purchase a reserved table for guaranteed seating for this popular event. Tables and tickets are limited and expected to sell out. Purchase early!

Location: Mission Courtyard
Phone: (949) 234-1317
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Special Events

Teacher Appreciation Day
Saturday, May 10, 2014
2nd Saturday of the month
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
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Panning for Gold
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Every Saturday & Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Try your luck at finding gold in our custom-designed Mission trough. We’ll supply the pan and the “gold” – you roll up your sleeves and pan your way to riches!

Cost: $3.00
Cost Details: $3.00 per person, $1.00 for members
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Adobe Brick Making
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Every Saturday & Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Join the fun! During this hands-on activity, kids are encouraged to make and build their own adobe brick. Examine the daily lives of Mission Native Americans. Students and adults will delight in the historic fun.

Cost Details: $3.00 per person, $1.00 for members
Daily Activities

Voices of the Mission Audio Tours
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Daily
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Daily
Award-winning Adult Audio Tours included with paid Adult and Senior admission in the following languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian, German and Vietnamese

Cost Details: Audio Tours are free with paid adult & senior admission to the Mission
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Child Audio Tour: Saved By The Mission Bell
Saturday, May 10, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A Child’s Journey Through California’s History. Available in English and Spanish. This humorous and imaginative audio tour is designed to engage 4th graders, but appropriate for children of all ages.

Cost Details: Free with cost of admission
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Guided Tour
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Monday - Sunday
M-F - 11:15 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Saturdays - 11:15 a.m. & 2:15 p.m. Sundays - 2:15 p.m.
Cost: $2 - $3
Cost Details: $2 for Members; $3 Adult/$2 Child for Non Members, in addition to museum admission
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Koi Fish Feeding
Saturday, May 10, 2014
12:45 PM
Help us feed our koi fish friends! Visitors may meet us at one of two courtyard fountains to participate in and enjoy this daily activity. Fish food provided.

Cost Details: $1.00 per person, free to Preservation Society Members
Phone: 949-234-1300
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Mission Treasures: Historical Collection Revealed
Saturday, May 10, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Featuring historic artifacts, precious and rare paintings, religious artifacts, documents and more related to the history of the Mission.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
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Swallows Walk & Talk Tour
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Daily at 1:00 p.m.
Learn the facts about cliff swallows, view the swallows vocalization experiment and hear the legend of the Swallows of Capistrano.

Cost: $2 - $3
Cost Details: $2 for Members; $3 Adult/$2 Child for Non Members, in addition to museum admission

In Tribute Bell Ringing for Friar Junipero Serra
Saturday, May 10, 2014
9:00 a.m.
Honoring the legacy of Friar Junipero Serra who founded Mission San Juan Capistrano in 1776 the bells will ring daily at 9:00 a.m.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
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Mission Clubhouse
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Open Daily
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
A place for inspired learning featuring hands-on activities such as life size basket weaving, spin the wheel of Mission jobs, build a roman arch and word play!

Cost:
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: West Wing
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Camposanto: A Historical Tribute to the Mission Cemetery
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Open Daily
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Historic Sala
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Mission Store Open Daily
Saturday, May 10, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The Mission Store promotes local, national and international artisans. All active members receive a 10% discount on most merchandise.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
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