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Wednesday, May 14, 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.
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San Juan Capistrano Resident Appreciation Days
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Every Wednesday, San Juan Capistrano residents receive FREE admission to Mission San Juan Capistrano with a $10 purchase made in the Mission Store.

Cost Details: FREE admission with a $10 Mission Store purchase

Garden Tours
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Wednesday
10:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
These half hour tours are conducted by the Mission Gardening Angels every Wednesday at 10:00 and 10:30 a.m. Guests wishing to tour should meet at the Front Gate.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Mission grounds
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Organ Practice with Christine Dow
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Every Wednesday
2:00 p.m.
Christine Dow, the lead organ player at the Basilica, will be practicing the organ in the Serra Chapel every Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.

Stop by the Serra Chapel and listen to the new organ, crafted by Walker Technical Company. It stylistically mirrors instruments from the 17th and 18th centuries. The casework incorporates themes from the retablo and uses inlaid woods as well as hand applied, gold leaf accents.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Serra Chapel
Daily Activities

Voices of the Mission Audio Tours
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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
Wednesday, May 14, 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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