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Monday, December 24, 2012

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

Christmas Eve: Latin Midnight Mass
Monday, December 24, 2012
11:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Midnight – Festive Bi-lingual Vigil Mass at Mission Basilica, preceded by a pre-Service Concert at 11:30 PM Midnight— Latin/Missal 1962 in Serra Chapel with carols beginning 11:30 PM

Location: Serra Chapel
Phone: 949-234-1360
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Historic Mission Grounds Close at Noon on Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24, 2012
Christmas Eve
Cost Details: General Admission Until Noon
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Daily Activities

South Wing Interpretative Exhibit
Monday, December 24, 2012
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
Monday, December 24, 2012
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
Monday, December 24, 2012
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
Monday, December 24, 2012
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
Monday, December 24, 2012
Monday - Sunday
M-F: 11:15 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 11:15 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:00 p.m.
Tour durations are 45 minutes and do not require advanced reservations.

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
Monday, December 24, 2012
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
Monday, December 24, 2012
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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