Events

CCHS hosts a number of special events including:Annual meetings, Symposiums and workshops throughout California. Click below to learn more about our upcoming events.

What's going on in your local area? CCHS welcomes you to post your local events here!

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Shirley Temple Exhibit

Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Santa Monica History Museum in Santa Monica, CA

Shirley Temple

Santa Monica's Biggest Little Star

Now through July 1st!

Featuring:

 

Artifacts    -    Original Movie Costumes    -    Photographs    -    Dolls    -    Correspondence

And memorabilia to honor and celebrate her film and diplomatic career as well as the personal life of this special woman who touched the lives of so many!

Don't miss this limited-run exhibit!

Admission

$10 general admission  -  $7 for SAG/AFTRA and Television Academy members with ID

$5 students

FREE for members, children (12 and under), active-duty military and veterans

Visit http://santamonicahistory.org/ for more information.


Santa Monica History Museum

Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Santa Monica History Museum in Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica History Museum is Honoring Mothers with Reduced Admission!

The Santa Monica History Museum is excited to announce it will offer half-price admission on Saturday, May 7th to all groups visiting its museum with a mother, mother-in-law, step-mom, mother-to-be or grandmother!  Take this opportunity to stop by and visit the museum's six galleries.

In addition to the permanent exhibition detailing the founding and growth of the City of Santa Monica, the museum is currently offering a special exhibit celebrating the legacy of home-town star Shirley Temple.  Born in Santa Monica in 1928, Shirley Temple had illustrious careers in both entertainment and diplomacy.  The Mother's Day Reduced Admission includes access to both the permanent and temporary exhibits.

General admission is normally $10, but groups with mothers will receive admission for $5 per adult and $2.50 per student.  Children ages 12 and under, as well as active duty military and veterans, are free.


History Mystery

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 09:00 AM
Orange County Historical Society

Go behind-the-scenes in Orange County

Board the OCHS Mystery Machine (bus) in Orange at 9:00 a.m. and join us on a tour of fascinating, often-overlooked O.C. historic sites, including little-known spots you may never be able to visit again.  We can't say where we're going... because it's a MYSTERY!  But you'll be guided by local history experts, receive a box lunch (included in the tour price), and return to Orange before dinnertime.  Wear comfortable shoes, since you'll be doing some exploring on foot.  This mysterious expedition is open to OCHS members and non-members alike, so bring your friends.  Confirmations and further instructions will be sent via email. 

For more information or to buy tickets, visit Orange County Historical Society's website here.


Jedediah Smith Society - 60th Anniversary

Saturday, October 08, 2016 at 09:30 AM

Jedediah Smith Society 60th Anniversary Celebration!

The Jedediah Smith Society will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary at a day long celebration on October 8, 2016 from 9:30am - 4:00pm.  They welcome you to join them on this historic and important milestone in history.  It will be located at the San Joaquin Historical Society/Museum in Micke Grove Park southeast of the city of Lodi, CA.  Registration is $30/person, which includes speakers, a buffet lunch, fur trapping exhibit and a commemorative CD.  Please make checks payable to Jedediah Smith Society and send them to 1040 West Kettleman Lane #147, Lodi, CA 95240.  Registration closes September 10, 2016.  For more information, please visit their website.


Post your local event here

Shirley Temple Exhibit

Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Santa Monica History Museum in Santa Monica, CA

Shirley Temple

Santa Monica's Biggest Little Star

Now through July 1st!

Featuring:

 

Artifacts    -    Original Movie Costumes    -    Photographs    -    Dolls    -    Correspondence

And memorabilia to honor and celebrate her film and diplomatic career as well as the personal life of this special woman who touched the lives of so many!

Don't miss this limited-run exhibit!

Admission

$10 general admission  -  $7 for SAG/AFTRA and Television Academy members with ID

$5 students

FREE for members, children (12 and under), active-duty military and veterans

Visit http://santamonicahistory.org/ for more information.

Santa Monica History Museum

Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Santa Monica History Museum in Santa Monica, CA

Santa Monica History Museum is Honoring Mothers with Reduced Admission!

The Santa Monica History Museum is excited to announce it will offer half-price admission on Saturday, May 7th to all groups visiting its museum with a mother, mother-in-law, step-mom, mother-to-be or grandmother!  Take this opportunity to stop by and visit the museum's six galleries.

In addition to the permanent exhibition detailing the founding and growth of the City of Santa Monica, the museum is currently offering a special exhibit celebrating the legacy of home-town star Shirley Temple.  Born in Santa Monica in 1928, Shirley Temple had illustrious careers in both entertainment and diplomacy.  The Mother's Day Reduced Admission includes access to both the permanent and temporary exhibits.

General admission is normally $10, but groups with mothers will receive admission for $5 per adult and $2.50 per student.  Children ages 12 and under, as well as active duty military and veterans, are free.

History Mystery

Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 09:00 AM
Orange County Historical Society

Go behind-the-scenes in Orange County

Board the OCHS Mystery Machine (bus) in Orange at 9:00 a.m. and join us on a tour of fascinating, often-overlooked O.C. historic sites, including little-known spots you may never be able to visit again.  We can't say where we're going... because it's a MYSTERY!  But you'll be guided by local history experts, receive a box lunch (included in the tour price), and return to Orange before dinnertime.  Wear comfortable shoes, since you'll be doing some exploring on foot.  This mysterious expedition is open to OCHS members and non-members alike, so bring your friends.  Confirmations and further instructions will be sent via email. 

For more information or to buy tickets, visit Orange County Historical Society's website here.

Jedediah Smith Society - 60th Anniversary

Saturday, October 08, 2016 at 09:30 AM

Jedediah Smith Society 60th Anniversary Celebration!

The Jedediah Smith Society will be celebrating their 60th Anniversary at a day long celebration on October 8, 2016 from 9:30am - 4:00pm.  They welcome you to join them on this historic and important milestone in history.  It will be located at the San Joaquin Historical Society/Museum in Micke Grove Park southeast of the city of Lodi, CA.  Registration is $30/person, which includes speakers, a buffet lunch, fur trapping exhibit and a commemorative CD.  Please make checks payable to Jedediah Smith Society and send them to 1040 West Kettleman Lane #147, Lodi, CA 95240.  Registration closes September 10, 2016.  For more information, please visit their website.

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