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Capistrano Lights: Nightly Tree Lighting at 5 p.m.

December 8
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Free for Mission members or with paid admission to the Mission

Join us all month long for a new tradition! The Mission will host Capistrano Lights 2018: a nightly tree lighting at 5:00 p.m. The Mission’s new nightly lighting and music program will be held from December 2 through January 6,

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8:00 am

Historic Bells Toll in Remembrance of the Earthquake of 1812

December 8 @ 8:00 am - 8:30 am
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Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States

On December 8, 2018, the historic bells will toll at 8:00 a.m. in remembrance of the Earthquake of 1812. On December 8, 1812, the Great Stone Church fell due to a tragic earthquake that killed over 40 people attending mass on December

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9:00 am

Teacher Appreciation Day

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Mission San Juan Capistrano, 26801 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 United States
free with proof of teacher id
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11:00 am

Panning for Gold

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

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Adobe Brick Making

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

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Arrowhead Necklace

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

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2nd Saturday Native American Storytelling and Activities

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2019

FREE to Mission Members and FREE with paid admission to the Mission

2nd Saturdays Native American Programming and Activities Journeys to the Past: Celebrating California’s First People Presented by Jacque Tahuka Nunez, Award Winning Indigenous Educator and Master Storyteller Join Jacque Tahuka Nunez, an Acjachemen descendant and cultural storyteller on 2nd Saturdays.

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12:45 pm

Koi Fish Feeding

December 8 @ 12:45 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:45pm, repeating indefinitely

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

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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1:00 pm

“Selfies with Santa or Mrs. Claus”

December 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 15, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

Throughout December weekends, families will have the chance to meet and take "Selfies with Santa or Mrs. Claus " in the historic Sala. Dates featuring an 18th century St. Nicholas. Saturday, December 8 Sunday, December 9 Saturday, December 15 Dates

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3:30 pm

Special 4th Grader Q&A Sessions

December 8 @ 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30pm on Saturday and Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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