Dana Adobe’s Heritage Day

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

The Dana Adobe will hold its annual Heritage Day on September 30, 2023 from 10 AM until 4 PM.  The event will include skilled craftspeople representing the trades of the mid 1800s, live entertainment from the period, and attendees will experience what life was like on the Rancho. Dancers, Musicians, Gold Miners, Mountain Men, Vaqueros, …

$3 – $10

DANA’s Monthly Sunday Speaker Jim Corridan Presents: The Voyages of William Goodwin Dana

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

DANA’s Monthly Sunday Speaker Jim Corridan Presents: The Voyages of William Goodwin Dana September 17, 2023 at 1pm   Departing in 1816 at the age of 19, William Dana Circumnavigated the globe. He conducted trade in China, Russia and Alaska, Alta California, South America, and Islands across the Pacific. In 1824 the King of Hawaii …

$8

DANA’s Monthly  Sunday Speaker Collen Beck Presents Who counted as Family? What godparenting meant for the Danas.

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

August 20, 2023 at 1pm DANA’s Monthly  Sunday Speaker Collen Beck Presents Who counted as Family? What godparenting meant for the Danas.   Colleen Beck will present her research on the Dana couple as godparents in the “compadrazgo” institution of Catholic sponsorship. For William G. Dana, a foreigner, participation in compadrazgo linked him to existing …

$8

Naturefest at DANA Adobe & Cultural Center

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

NATUREFEST BRINGS CHILDREN & NATURE TOGETHER (Nipomo, California)— All ages can once again connect with nature at the Dana Adobe’s NatureFest, happening from 10am-4pm on Saturday, April 15, 2023. From …

$3 – $10

Heart for Art

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

  The “Hearts for Art” Fundraiser will offer over 125 pieces of curated artwork.  Most of the artwork will be original pieces created by local Central Coast artists and you will have the opportunity to purchase these unique creations. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit both the Rotary Passport Club and the DANA Adobe & …

Free

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center’ Sunday Speaker series William Goodwin Dana: On becoming a Ranchero, 1829 -1835

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center’ Sunday Speaker series hosts Colleen Beck Presenting  William Goodwin Dana: On becoming a Ranchero, 1829 -1835. This talk will report on some of our recent research and interesting suggestions on –how and why our ship’s master, Dana, transformed himself into a Californio ranchero. Join us for our monthly Sunday Speaker …

$8

Jim Beckwourth, a Legend of the American West

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

Join us for our monthly Sunday Speaker at DANA Adobe & Cultural Center, this month we will be hosting local DANA docent Helen Daurio- Dubois. She will be presenting on Jim Beckwourth, a Legend of the American West. Sunday February 19, 2023, at 1pm at the DANA Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Ave. Nipomo, Ca …

$8

Upcoming Exhibit at DANA Cultural Center!

DANA Adobe & Cultural Center 671 S. Oakglen Avenue, Nipomo

Upcoming Exhibit at DANA Cultural Center!   Photography of My Diné ( Navajo) Family and images of the Southwestern Landscape by Professor, Photographer, and DANA Volunteer John Craig.   Join Us on January 22, 2023 at  the DANA Cultural Center at 1pm for the Exhibition Opening! Admission $8 for Non-members, Free for DANA Members Can't …