Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sanchez Adobe Rancho Day Fiesta, Saturday, September 17, 2016

New site improvements coming.  

 Pacifica Tribune/Featured, 8/27/16. "Sanchez Adobe gets facelift." 

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Image result for Pacifica, CA Sanchez Adobe Fiesta picture"A $1.57 million dollar endeavor designed to make the five acre Sanchez Adobe site in Pacifica a regional attraction and educational center will be announced in conjunction with a groundbreaking ceremony on September 17, 2016. The groundbreaking will be held at 2 p.m., as part of the annual Rancho Day Fiesta celebration, to be held from noon until 4 p.m.

....  The Sanchez Adobe Historic Site is unique in that the first three eras of California History are represented here. The new interpretive center will outline all of these eras, providing visitors from around the world with all of California’s history in one place.

....  Because of this important celebration, the entry fee will be waived for this year’s Rancho Day. Lance Beesom and his musicians will be playing while giving instruction about the dances of the 1840s. Dancing with reenactors has long been a popular part of the activities for families. Carol Verbeek and Bruce Hortter, expert craftsmen, will describe how they constructed the authentic Mexican era carreta (or ox cart) that is on the site. ....  The Sanchez Adobe Site is located at 1000 Linda Mar Blvd, Pacifica, CA ....  Read article.

Reference. San Mateo County/Pacifica, CA, Rancho Day Fiesta, "The Sanchez Adobe Docents invite visitors to experience life in the 1840s. This family day will focus on what life was like on a rancho in Mexican California.  Dance to early California music; Discover bygone trades; Eat real rancho food; Stamp leather and twine rope; Make corn husk dolls and candles; And more make-it-yourself crafts. .... The Rancho Day Fiesta is held annually the third Saturday in September. Event flyer.   Related, San Mateo County History Museum.

Note photographs.  Fiesta Day celebrating Mexican California from the San Mateo County reference, (the Pacifica Tribune identifies what appears to be the same photograph as by Joe Messina).  Child through a dance line by Debbie Kehoe, found on Pinterest/San Mateo County History Museum/Rancho Day Fiesta.

Posted by Kathy Meeh

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