Welcome to Rancho Nipomo DANA Adobe


The mission of the Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos is to restore and preserve the historic Dana Adobe and promote development of the Rancho Nipomo Heritage Park as a means of enhancing knowledge and understanding of California’s Rancho era, to encourage an appreciation of the many peoples who contributed to that era’s influence on the present and future of California, and to demonstrate the interdependent nature of the site’s ecosystems and human economies over time.


New Event

DANA’s PCPA Event – Noises Off

noises off

The DANA will be hosting an evening at PCPA. Friday, April 25 – 5:30 p.m. Reception; 7:00 p.m. Show Marian Theater Tickets: $ 35.00 includes reception and show  The reception will include wine, hor d’oeuvres, and a silent auction. To purchase tickets go to Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobes online store at http://www.danaadobe.org/store/  or call the DANA office at (805) 929-5679. Noises Off – is a comedy appropriate for all ages though best

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DANA Hosts Gold Rush Exhibit!

Gold Rush Exhibit

DANA will be hosting a new educational exhibit May 3—June 8 Gold Fever! Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush The exhibition spotlights the remarkable stories of individual Californios, women, Native Americans, and adventurers and gold seekers who emigrated from all parts of the world during the tumultuous and colorful Gold Rush era. Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe will be open 1 pm—4 pm Saturdays and Sundays so plan a visit and come see the new

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Heritage Day


Heritage Days is coming back to Rancho Nipomo Dana Adobe on May 24, 2014! We will be celebrating the special event with the theme “Discover the Gold” because the DANA is hosting a limited time exhibit Gold Fever! Untold Stories of the California Gold Rush. This event will also feature vendors, re-enactors, and special programming for children.  

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Speaker Series – Gov. Pacheco

Gov. Pacheco (1)

Saturday June 21, 2014 2 pm Jaime Avila talks about Gov. Pacheco – 12th governor of California. Pacheco remains the only Hispanic or Latino governor in the state’s history as part of the U.S. He was also the state’s first governor to be born in California and the only governor to be born in the state before statehood. Join us on June 21 to learn more about Gov. Pacheco.    

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