Programs and Events
A Musical Evening at Robert Louis Stevenson House
Come join California State Park Staff, Volunteers and the Robert Louis Stevenson Club for an evening of Celtic music and refreshments. Enjoy a glass of wine and the soft melodies of the HEARTSTRINGS music group. Tickets are on sale at the Cooper Museum Store, 525 Polk Street at Alvarado, or you may download the ticket order form by clicking here.
Location: the Stevenson House is at 530 Houston Street
Date: Saturday, March 15
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tickets: (Refreshments included) $15 General Admission
$10 for Monterey State Historic Park Association members
Celtic Music Forever!
Learn to Make a Fan!
Have you ever wanted to have a fan that was special, that matches your 19th Century-style outfit, and that is different from everyone else’s in the room? Now you can make one that is unique with help from instructor Lynn McMasters.
When: Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a break for lunch
Where: Pacific House Museum Wardrobe Workshop
Cost: $40 ($30 for instructor plus $10 for materials kit provided)
The class will be limited to 10 participants.
To reserve space in the workshop, please send a check for $15 made payable to Lynn McMasters to: Fan Workshop / Monterey State Historic Park / 20 Custom House Plaza / Monterey, CA 93940 by March 19. Deposits are non-refundable.
For more information, download these instructions!
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Los Ninos de Monterey
Los Ninos Experiential Living Program Description
Week-long classes are held at the beautiful two-acre Cooper-Molera Adobe which has 1820s-40s adobe buildings and a heritage garden.
Program staff include California credentialed teachers and State Park presenters who lead students in activities which include tours of Monterey's historical sites and buildings, period games and toys, crafts, food, songs and dances, and Spanish vocabulary.
The week culminates in a "Fandango" where students have an opportunity to share what they have learned with family and take home treasures that they have made.
Students are provided with historic reproduction clothing to wear for the week of "time travel."
For more information, please download the program below which also contains your registration form. If registering more than one child, please use a separate registration form for each.
Click Here for Program & Registration Form
Session One: June 9-13, 2014 (Grades 3 thru 5 combined)
Session Two: June 16-20 (Grades 3 thru 5 combined)
You may register you child, regardless of grade
Registration (Includes all materials and instruction):
$145 per child for one week program; 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 Noon (Half-day)
$195 per child for one week program 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Full day)
History Fest 2014 - October 3, 4 & 5
Come to Historic Downtown Monterey to enjoy History Fest! Acitivities are family oriented and many are free, including Walking Tours of Historic Custom House Plaza and surrounding areas, entrance to Custom House, Pacific House, and Cooper Museum Store and Garden.
Free family events will be taking place throughout Monterey, hosted by California State Parks, Monterey History and Art Association, the City of Monterey & the Historic Monterey Collaborative.
Watch this space for a full schedule of events as the date approaches.
Cell Phone Tours
Visitors to Monterey State Historic Park may take a cell phone tour of historic buildings by dialing (831) 998-9458, followed by a Stop Number when prompted. Stop Numbers correspond to various Monterey State Historic Park adobes in the downtown area. Listeners recieve a two-minute narration for each building. There is no charge for the cell phone tours, but callers will use cell minutes, according to their individual plan. Callers may also use land based phones and will be charged based on normal land based rates.
Click here for downlodable Cell Phone Guide and Map.
Call (831) 998-9458
After prompt, enter Stop Number:
401 Custom House
402 Pacific House
403 First Brick House
404 Old Whaling Station
405 California's First Theater
406 Casa Soberanes
407 Larkin House
408 Cooper-Molera Adobe
409 Robert Louis Stevenson House
410 Casa de Oro (J. Boston Store)