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Ghost Tours at the Dana Adobe

The DANA Cultural Center will be holding our annual Ghost Tours this October at the Dana Adobe, come listen to the tales of former inhabitants of the historic home.

The tours will include tragic stories and ghostly tales seldom shared with the public. Walk the worn wooden floors in candlelit rooms, touch the adobe walls, and hear the stories of the tragic deaths and murders that have occurred during the heydays of the Rancho Nipomo.

Tours take place between 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on October 20, 21, and 29. Tours will start every 10 minutes – choose your time slot when ordering tickets. Maximum of 10 people to each tour. Tours last about 60 minutes. Tickets can be bought and reserved online or purchased at the door on a “first come, first served” basis.

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Paranormal Investigation at the Dana Adobe

The Dana Adobe will be holding a live Paranormal Investigation this Sunday, October 15 from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Join local Paranormal Investigators as they lead you throughout the Adobe in search of restless spirits using their high-tech investigation equipment. If your lucky, you may be able to spot the spirits of some of the former inhabitants of the historic home.

This event is appropriate for ages 16 and older. For guests under 18, parental guidance is strongly recommended. Guests are encouraged to bring cameras, digital voice recorders and handheld investigation equipment. Please wear warm, comfortable clothing and closed-toed shoes during investigation.

Tickets are $50 each. Only 10 spots are available, so reserve your tickets now!

DANA Book Club

Join us at the DANA Adobe Cultural Center for our monthly book club! This month, we’ll be reading and discussing Rails Across the Rancho by Loren Nicholson. Rails Across the Rancho tells the fascinating and detailed history of San Luis Obispo County, such as the founding missions and the construction of the Pacific Coast Railway. The meeting will take place on Monday, October 23 at 11:00 AM.

Monthly Program Day – September

Join us on Sunday, September 10th from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for our Monthly Program Day!

This month, visitors will get the opportunity to learn about the skills and importance of Vaqueros on during the early California rancho era. Our Vaquero station is one of the many fun education activities we teach school children when they attend field trips at DANA Adobe Cultural Center.

During this event the Dana House will also be holding docent-led tours for anyone who might be interested in learning the rich history it has to offer.

Spend a fun, free, Sunday afternoon with us at the Dana Adobe in Nipomo!



Family Campfire at DANA Adobe

Join us this Friday, August 18 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, for our last Family Campfire of the Summer! This free event will have campfire sing-alongs led by Trish Stewart on guitar, as well as S’mores, games, and much more. Don’t miss this chance to attend the final Family Campfire of the year!