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Sunday, May 26, 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.
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Panning for Gold
Sunday, May 26, 2013
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
Sunday, May 26, 2013
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

4th Grader Q&A Session
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Every Saturday & Sunday
3:00 p.m.
New! Special 4th Grader Q&A. Learn the facts for your Mission Report.

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

Serra Chapel Tour
Sunday, May 26, 2013
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

South Wing Interpretative Exhibit
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 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
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Daily at 3:30 p.m.
Cost Details: This event is free with paid admission to the Mission