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Thursday, June 22, 2017    Carriage House 5:30 pm

Grandaughter of two pioneering Santa Barbara County Families, centenarian Joanna Bard Newton will bring to you the Story of early Los Olivos resident Alden Boyd. Alden, Joanna's maternal grandfather, named his property Los Olivos Rancho and the town was subsequently named after this ranch.

Museum members $10      Non members $15


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  If the Shoe Fits
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  Borrowed Borein
  Mourning Glory
  The West on Wood
  Dressed to Impress
  Willy Chamberlin Tribute
  Samurai Warrior
    Horsemen of Japan
  Golden Age of California
    Women's City Fashions
  Rolling Through the West
  Shining through the
  Uncorked: The Evolution
    of Wine in the SY Valley
  Kimono: Traditions,
    Pattern and Symbolism

  Quilts of Family School
  SYVCH Pictorial History
  Walking Through History
  Hats on Parade
  Women's Fashions in the
    Baby Boomer Era
  Valley Views/Layers
  A Baby Boomer Christmas
  From Painted Caves to
    Mission Arches
  Vintage Wedding Dresses
  Ronald Reagan
  Quilting Thru the Ages
  Down on the Farm
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June 26-30, 2017
July 10-14, 2017
July 17-21, 2017

(Space for 20 children in each session)

Wild West Camp is for boys and girls ages 7- 11 looking for a unique, fun-filled week they will remember for a lifetime.

Kids will learn about the crafts and culture of a bygone era during this one-of-a-kind camp. This western themed camp is filled with fun activities that will create memories, new skills and friendships.

Have a Blast this Summer!

Cooking up lunch in a Dutch oven

Happy camper with pony

Activities include:

  • Play games pioneer kids played
  • Historical arts and crafts
  • Archery
  • Native plant identification
  • Special guests and lots more....

Three week-long sessions for your lil’ wranglers!

Session I June 26 - 30 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  
Session II July 10 - 14 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  
Session III July 17 - 21 9 am – 1 pm (7 – 11 yr olds)  


Member price per child per session is $165.
Nonmember price per child per session is $200 (includes a family membership).

Register now by calling the Museum (805) 688-7889 or on-line.

Wild West Camp - 7 11 yr olds
Wild West Camp - 711 yr olds

Bruce Sandifer showing
some roping techniques

Checking out the cowboy saddles

Riding our ponies

Learning about horses

Making butter to go
on cowboy cornbread