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Mission San Juan Capistrano

26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
(949) 234-1300 www.missionsjc.com

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September 2017

Panning for Gold

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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$3 - $5

Try your luck at finding the 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! Panning for Gold/Adobe Brick Making/Arrowhead Necklace Bundle: $10.00 per person, $5.00 for members *Crafts may be cancelled due to rain.

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Adobe Brick Making

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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$3 - $5

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. Panning for Gold/Adobe Brick Making/Arrowhead Necklace Bundle: $10.00 per person, $5.00 for members *Crafts may be cancelled due to rain.

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Arrowhead Necklace

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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$3 - $5

Join the fun! Craft your own arrowhead necklace while learning about the lifestyle of Mission Native Americans. Students and adults will delight in the historic fun. Panning for Gold/Adobe Brick Making/Arrowhead Necklace Bundle: $10.00 per person, $5.00 for members *Crafts may be cancelled due to rain

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Koi Fish Feeding

September 24 @ 12:45 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free - $1

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 is free for Mission Preservation Society Members and $1.00 for non-members.

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Special 4th Grader Q&A Sessions

September 24 @ 3:30 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free with paid admission to the Mission

Offered every Saturday & Sunday at 3:30 p.m. by the Father Serra Statue. Learn all the facts you need to know for your Mission Report.

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Curiosity Carts

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free with paid admission to the Mission

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.

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San Juan Capistrano Resident Appreciation Days

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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$10

Every Wednesday, San Juan Capistrano residents receive FREE admission to Mission San Juan Capistrano with a $10 purchase made in the Mission Store.

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Garden Tours

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free with paid admission to the Mission

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

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Art Walks

September 29 @ 11:00 am
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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The Mission Art Walk is a docent guided tour highlighting the art collection of rare paintings related to Mission’s history within the Serra Chapel, the Spanish Colonial Room and the Mission Treasures Exhibit. Experience Spanish Colonial and Plein Air paintings as well as learn about Mission San Juan Capistrano’s goal and efforts in the conservation of its collection. www.missionsjc.com/tours/art-walks/ For groups of 15 people or more, please call Group Bookings at (949) 234-1306 to schedule in advance. Pricing is $8 per adult.…

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October 2017

Serra Chapel Tour

October 1 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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In honor of Saint Serra’s 300th birthday celebration, the Mission is offering guests the chance to enjoy a private tour of the Serra Chapel, the most historically significant chapel in California, every Sunday. Mission San Juan Capistrano is one of the nine missions Saint Serra founded. It is also the only Californian mission to name a church in Saint Serra’s honor. Saint Serra celebrated mass in the Mission’s newly built adobe church in 1783, just a year before he died. Mission San Juan Capistrano…

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Native American Basket Weaving

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free with paid admission to the Mission

Experience the art of basket weaving at Mission San Juan Capistrano on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Learn the traditions and capture the culture of basket weaving.

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Teacher Appreciation Day

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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free with proof of teacher id
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Father Serra’s Legacy: History Tour of Mission Church Sites

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Tour guests are invited to go behind the scenes and explore the legacy of Father Serra, as well as Mission San Juan Capistrano's current and former church buildings that have stood from 1782 to the present day. The tour also explores historic Serra Chapel (the only remaining church in which Father Serra celebrated Mass), the ruins of the Great Stone Church, the former Sala Church, and the modern Mission Basilica. A Mission guide leads guests through more than 200 years of…

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Homeschool Family Day

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Join us every 3rd Wednesday of the month for Homeschool Family Day. Discount package includes child admission, audio tour, panning for gold, adobe brick making, koi fish food, Mission Clubhouse ID card and Mission Passport. Must book and purchase 1 week in advance. Groups must also have a minimum of 8 attendees. Please call Group Bookings at (949) 234-1306.

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Native American Basket Weaving Demonstrations

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
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Free with paid admission to the Mission

Experience the art of basket weaving at Mission San Juan Capistrano on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month. Learn the traditions and capture the culture of basket weaving.

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