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April 11th - Los Encinos Easter Egg Hunt Canceled

Apr 11 2020 1:00 pm


Join the Los Encinos Docent Association at Los Encinos State Historic Park, on the Saturday before Easter Sunday, starting around 1 P.M., for our annual Easter Egg Hunt.

Admission is free. Donations of any amount are welcome.

This is our most popular event; a tradition for decades. In addition to the Egg Hunts for ages from toddlers to 10, we will have traditional games, a blacksmith, and old-time music, tours of the historic adobe and performers in period costume.

The Egg Hunts will be grouped as follows:

1:30: Toddlers 2 and under (in the corral)

2:00: Kids 3 and 4 (in the corral)

2:30: Kids 5-6 (in the orange grove)

3:00: Kids 7-10 (in the orange grove)

Saturday Oct 28 - Haunted History Spooky Jazz Age Halloween

Oct 28 2017 4:00 pm

Put on your roaring 20s picnic duds or vintage style Halloween costume, pack a picnic supper and come out to the park.

Live jazz age music will be provided by Dutch Newman's Musical Melodians, the lawn will be available for dancing; there will be activities for the kids and grown ups, and after dark, we'll have a showing of classic spooky cartoons and the 1925 Phantom of the Opera.

Additional activities include a costume parade for kids and adults, and for the kids: pumpkin carving and painting, face painting, spooky stories and games.

California Pizza Kitchen will set up on site, selling personal pan pizzas and beverages.

The event is free but donations are encouraged.

Presented by the Los Encinos Docent Association.

Note: the park will be open from 10 AM, and you are welcome to come in any time. 4 PM is when the event formally kicks off and the band starts playing.

October 30, 2016 - Haunted History 4

Oct 30 2016 3:00 pm
Oct 30 2016 7:00 pm

Your favorite unliving history event is baaack.

Stay tuned for more details.

Sat Aug 6 - Shakespeare by the Sea

Aug 6 2016 7:00 pm
Aug 6 2016 10:00 pm

Shakespeare by the Sea Othello

Directed by Stephanie Coltrin

An emotionally gripping thriller, where gossip turns friendships rancid,
and rumor brutally murders innocence. Othello is as unflinching in its
power as it is in its heartbreak.

This event is free and performance is family-friendly. Show runs two hours, including intermission.

Donations are appreciated.

Wed Aug 5 - Shakespeare by the Sea at Los Encinos: The Tempest

Aug 5 2015 7:00 pm
Aug 5 2015 10:00 pm

"Shakespeare by the Sea" returns to Los Encinos State Historic Park for performances of
"The Tempest" Wed August 5th, and

"As You Like It" Thurs August 6th.

Showtime both nights is 7:00PM.

The Tempest – Wednesday, August 5 at 7pm
An island fantasy -- passionate, visceral, fierce and magical.
"We are such stuff as dreams are made on."

Thu Aug 6 - Shakespeare by the Sea at Los Encinos: As You Like It

Aug 6 2015 7:00 pm
Aug 6 2015 10:00 pm

"Shakespeare by the Sea" returns to Los Encinos State Historic Park for a performance of
"As You Like It" Thurs August 6th.

SBTS performs "As you Like It" Thursday August 6th.
A tale of a love so grand all the rules are broken. “Love is merely a Madness”

Showtime both nights 7:00PM.

Admission is free. Donations are encouraged.

Bring a blanket or beach chair and enjoy the show.

More about "Shakespeare by the Sea": http://www.shakespearebythesea.org/

Street parking is available. Please read all posted signs.

Los Encinos State Historic Park
16756 Moorpark St,
Encino, CA 91436

Shakespeare Specials:
Lakeside Cafe ( http://www.lakesidecafe.com ) - adjacent to the park - is offering a Shakespeare Special for the shows: Use the password 'Shakespeare' when making reservations or ordering a boxed meal for pickup and get 10% off PLUS the Los Encinos Docent Association will receive 10% of the proceeds to help fund these Shakespeare performances.

California Pizza Kitchen - Encino ( http://www.cpk.com/locations/encino-place/ ) - is offering a Shakespeare fundraising special: CPK Encino will honor 20% back to the Los Encinos Docent Association to help fund these Shakespeare performances when patrons order take out, curbside, or dine-in August 5th or August 6th and mention the word 'Shakespeare'.

Sun Oct 30 Haunted History 4 - Halloween Program

Oct 25 2015 3:00 pm
Oct 25 2015 7:00 pm

Join us for family-friendly Halloween fun!

Sun, Jul 21 - Story Time at the Park

Jul 21 2013 1:00 pm

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar," "Barnyard Banter," " and "Brown Cow, Green Grass Yellow Mellow Sun." and much more.

Sat May 18 - Lecture on 19th Century Men's Wear

May 18 2013 1:00 pm

Dress for the West: Men's Wear in 19th Century California

Walter Nelson will present a review of the clothing worn by men in Southern California from the Mexican period to the early 20th Century. Extensive use will be made of original sources, such as the Los Encinos photo archive.

There will also be practical suggestions for ways you can make your outfits more interesting and historical.

Admission is free, but a donation to support educational activities at the park will be requested.

Attendees are encouraged to wear historical costume.

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