Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



California’s State Historic Landmark No.152

National Register of Historic Places

The mission of the Friends of Rancho San Pedro is to preserve and increase community awareness of early California history as it relates to the Dominguez family, homestead adobe and the Rancho San Pedro, the first Spanish land grant in California. This is accomplished through educational programs and the operation of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.

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Flamenco Friday this Friday featuring Yvette “La Sole”

Flamenco Friday at the historical Dominguez Adobe is this Friday, August 15th from 5pm to 7:30pm.  Experience the profound musical expression from Spain with authentic flamenco guitar and an intimate dance performance by 1st Class Los Angeles Artists.

Janice Guerrero hosts the event and encourages you to learn more about this powerful musical genre.

This evening features Los Angeles Artists from Spain -

Yvette “La Sole” with special guest Manuel Guiterrez and Guitarist Alfredo Caceres.

There is a cost of $15.00 per ticket (includes performance, tapas and wine tasting)

Space is limited so reserve your seat now by calling (310) 603-0088

Don’t miss this special Rancho Cultural Presentation!

Fun Weekend on August 9th and 10th

Join us for a fun filled weekend on August 9th and 10th!

Saturday, August 9th from 1pm to 3pm is the last class in our Summer Saturday program: Roping and Weaving.  Come out and learn to make you own riata and learn the weaving basics.  These were trades in the 1800s and now are fun activities.

Sunday, August 10th from 12pm to 3pm is the Ice Cream Social.  For only $5 a person (price for adults and children) gets a bowl of tasty ice cream, unlimited popcorn and cotton candy, and a chance to participate in all the contests and games.

Entertainment will be provided by “The Conductors,” a family friendly interactive band that plays a combination of original and traditional songs with that all new twist to keep your ears listenin’ and your toes a tappin’.  http://www.TheConductorsUSA.com 

Flamenco Fridays at the historic Dominguez Adobe

Flamenco Fridays at the historic Dominguez Adobe!

Experience the profound musical expression from Spain with Guitar, Dance, Wine and Tapas.  Be treated to authentic flamenco guitar and an intimate dance performance by 1st Class Los Angeles Artists midst the serene beauty of the Rancho San Pedro.

Janice Guerrero hosts the event and encourages you to learn more about the development of this powerful musical genre and it’s family of elements: cante, palmas, guitarra, baile and compas.

Become an Aficionado!

Listen! Learn! Enjoy!

Each evening features Los Angeles Artists from Spain -

August 15 features Yvette “La Sole” with special guest Manuel Guiterrez and Guitarist Alfredo Caceres

September 12 features Sarah Parra with special guest Ricardo Chavez and Guitarist Gabriel Osuna

October 17 features Clarita with Guitarist Gabriel Osuna and special guest Emilio Dominguez

5:00-7:30pm

There is a cost of $15.00

Space is limited – Make reservations early!

Don’t miss this special Ranch Cultural Presentation!

For more information and reservations, call 310.603.0088

Flamenco Friday

Summer Events

The museum has some great summer events and we hope you can join us.  Here is the summer month line up:

June 14th, 1pm to 3pm is the 1st class in our Summer Saturdays program: Paint a Pot

June 21st, 1pm to 3pm is the 3rd installment in our Speaker Series: The 1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet

July 12th, 11am to 1pm is our Volunteer Open House

July 12th, 1pm to 3pm is the 2nd class in our Summer Saturdays program: Mosaics and More

August 9th, 1pm to 3pm is the 3rd class in our Summer Saturdays program: Roping and Weaving

August 10th, 12pm to 3pm is the Ice Cream Social.  Tickets are only $5

August 15th, 5pm to 7:30pm is the 1st of our Fall Flamenco Fridays. Tickets are only $15

And of course, we have our 4th Saturday garden tours so those dates are:  June 28th, July 26th and August 23rd.  The tours are always at 11am.

Visit the Rancho this summer and have some fun!

1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet

On Saturday, June 21st at 1pm, author Ken Pauley will give a talk about the 1910 Los Angeles International Aviation Meet, which is considered by historians to be the birth of aviation in Southern California.  There will be a talk, Q&A with Ken, then a light reception where he will sign copies of his book that will be available for sale in the museum’s gift shop.  We hope you can join us.  There is a $4 suggested donation.

  • Upcoming Events

    Aug
    23
    Sat
    11:00 am Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Aug 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Come along on a guided tour of the beautiful gardens on the Rancho San Pedro.  Explore hidden grottos, orchards and more.  Take a peaceful stroll through the Rose Garden and Cactus Garden on the tour. [...]
    Sep
    10
    Wed
    5:30 pm Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, the Museum is looking for docents for the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons Tuesday through Friday mornings for our[...]
    Sep
    12
    Fri
    5:00 pm Flamenco Friday featuring Sarah ... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Flamenco Friday featuring Sarah ... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
    Flamenco Fridays at the historic Dominguez Adobe! Experience the profound musical expression from Spain with Guitar, Dance, Wine and Tapas.  Be treated to authentic flamenco guitar and an intimate dance performance by 1st Class Los[...]
    Sep
    13
    Sat
    1:00 pm Speaker Series: Mexican American... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Speaker Series: Mexican American... @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Join us for the third  in our 4-part speaker series. This talk is titled “Mexican Americans in Hermosa Beach and Redondo Beach”, based on the book by Alex Moreno Areyan. The century-old presence of Mexican[...]
    Sep
    20
    Sat
    10:00 am Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, the Museum is looking for docents for the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons Tuesday through Friday mornings for our[...]
    11:00 am Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Del Amo’s “Living Garden” Tour @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Come along on a guided tour of the beautiful gardens on the Rancho San Pedro.  Explore hidden grottos, orchards and more.  Take a peaceful stroll through the Rose Garden and Cactus Garden on the tour. [...]
    Sep
    24
    Wed
    5:30 pm Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Docent Training @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    For those interested in sharing the Dominguez family history with the public, the Museum is looking for docents for the following days: Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons Tuesday through Friday mornings for our[...]
    Sep
    27
    Sat
    11:00 am Hispanic Heritage Day @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Hispanic Heritage Day @ Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum
    Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Welcome to the Rancho’s second annual Hispanic Heritage Day! This fun filled event will feature an array of entertainment, food, craft demonstrations, information booths, activities and games that celebrate Hispanic and Latin American history and[...]


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  • Tours

    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month

  • Sponsors

    Watson Land Company

    The Carson Companies

    Norris Foundation

    Waste Management

    Post Alarm Systems

  • Friends of Rancho San Pedro

    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Mr. Tom Van Woerkom
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
    • Ms. Jean (Bird) Willard
    Honorary Member
    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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    18127 S. Alameda St., Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220

    Phone (310) 603-0088 | Fax (310) 603-0009