October 26: Behind-the-Scenes Walking Tour: The Old, Old Town

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October 26 | 6 – 8 PM | Old Town, Heritage Park

Join us for a ghostly tour through history as we explore Old Town. This tour is meant to be both historical and just a little bit spooky – it is Halloween after all!

Do you know the history behind Heritage Park or the Old Adobe Chapel? Our tour guide will share stories about historic homes and lesser known areas of the old, Old Town ending at the graveyard – let’s just hope we don’t get buried alive! 

Parking Options: Parking in the lot across the street from Whaley House is free. There is also the option of parking by the trolley. There are also parking garages and lots that are usually cash only. Old Town is busy around Halloween time so please arrive early to look for parking.

Dress: Please dress comfortably. There is a lot of walking involved – comfy shoes are a must! 

Meeting spot: We will meet at Heritage Park (2454 Heritage Park Row, San Diego, CA 92110)

After the tour, join us for Networking Hour at Café Coyote, 2461 San Diego Ave., San Diego, CA 92110 (at San Diego and Conde Street)!

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Please note that RSVP is required as space is limited. Tickets are $10 each along with a suggested donation of $5 to support San Diego EMP. Please contact SanDiegoEMP@gmail.com for questions. 

September 28: Behind-the-Scenes Tour at La Casa de Estudillo

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Monday, September 28 | 5:45 – 8PM | La Casa de Estudillo in Old Town

Join San Diego EMP at La Casa de Estudillo for a special behind the scenes tour and learn about the challenges and rewards of managing a house museum in an outdoor living history park!

Karen Beery, Interpretation and Education Manager for the San Diego Coast District, and Amy Lew, Senior Park Aid-Curatorial Staff will lead the tour and discuss what makes La Casa de Estudillo, an abode hacienda, a prime architectural example of California’s Mexican Period.

Learn about maintaining objects in an open environment, creating historically accurate exhibits, and interpretation methods.

Happy Hour at Miguel’s Cocina to follow!

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The tour is hosted by Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO) and the California State Parks.