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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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.
Special Events

Docent Orientation Program
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 a.m. and at 3:00 p.m.
Docents make California history come alive for over 500,000 school children and adults each year. If you love history, have a natural curiosity, enjoy people and like sharing with others, this may be a volunteer position for you! Join us for an orientation program on September 17, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Phone: (949) 234-1322
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Historic Bell Ringing: Constitution Day
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
1:00 p.m.
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Serra Statue
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Today's Highlights

Curiosity Carts
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Every Tuesday & Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Each educational cart offers close-up learning for students and visitors interested in seeing items up close. Items include branding irons, spurs, horseshoes, hides, candles, pottery shards and objects used by the Juaneno Indians.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Carts are located in the Central Courtyard on the north side of the fountain.
Daily Activities

South Wing Interpretative Exhibit
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The new exhibit highlights the lives of the padres who lived in the South Wing of the Mission during the 18th century.

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

Voices of the Mission Audio Tours
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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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Plein-Air Paintings from the Collection of Mrs. Joan Irvine Smith
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Daily
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mission San Juan Capistrano is proud to partner with longtime Mission supporter Mrs. Joan Irvine Smith to display reproductions of historic plein-air paintings from her private collection at the Irvine Museum

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Soldiers Barracks Gallery
Phone: (949) 234-1315
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Guided Tour
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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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General Q & A Session
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Daily at 3:30 p.m.
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission

Mission Clubhouse
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
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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