Living History in Old Town San Diego

Join us for Living History activities every Wednesday and Saturday! Speak with staff and volunteers as they demonstrate activities that would have taken place here in the 1800s. See demonstrations of quilting, blacksmithing, carpentry, games and much more!

Featured Living History throughout the Month:

First Saturdays: Print Guild, using period technology to produce newspapers, cards, etc. and 1800s photography. Historic Contra Dance Society social, open to both dancers & spectators.

Second Saturdays: Californio Day, celebrating the early settlers in San Diego.

Third Saturdays: Fiber Arts (carding & spinning wool, weaving, knitting, crochet), Quilting, and Mormon Battalion Museum (games, crafts, & other activities).

Fourth Saturdays: Soap Makers (demonstrating historical techniques) and Mountain Men (music and other activities).