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Sunday, March 23, 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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Panning for Gold
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Daily
M-F 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Weekends 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
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Daily
M-F 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Weekends 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

Serra Chapel Tour
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Every Sunday
11:15 a.m.
In honor of Father Serra s 300th birthday celebration, tour the Serra Chapel, the oldest operating church in California. Father Serra celebrated Mass in this chapel in 1783.

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

Voices of the Mission Audio Tours
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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
Sunday, March 23, 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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LAST CHANCE! Camposanto: A Historical Tribute to the Mission Cemetery
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Open Daily
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pays homage to the landmark Mission Cemetery, which is located east of the Serra Chapel. Exhibit will close permanently on January 5, 2015.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
Location: Historic Sala
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Mission Store Open Daily
Sunday, March 23, 2014
The Mission Store promotes local, national and international artisans. All active members receive a 10% discount on most merchandise. Open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission
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Backpack Program
Sunday, March 23, 2014
Daily
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Learn more about the 21 California Missions with our backpack program! Each Mission has its own backpack, filled with educational, hands-on learning materials. Students are able to check out backpacks for on-site learning.

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