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Sunday Speaker Series: John Wilson

Join us on Sunday, July 14 at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center for our next Sunday Speaker talk. Our next talk will be focusing on SLO resident John Wilson, as presented by Jaime Avila. A ship Captain and close friend of Captain Dana, John Wilson was considered the richest person in SLO County from the 1830s until the 1840s.

The talk will take place on Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 PM. Admission is free for DANA members and $5.00 for non-members. We look forward to seeing you there!

2019 Family Campfires

Do you relish the taste of S’mores roasted over an open fire? Or how about watching the sun go down as you hear stories about the animals that once lived here? If you do, don’t miss DANA’s family campfires on July 12, August 23, and September 6. Featuring trail hikes, campfire songs, games, and an opportunity to toast marshmallows over an open fire.

Participants will meet at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center in Nipomo at 6:30 PM and activities will start at 7:00 PM. Please wear proper clothing for outdoor activities, bring a chair, and a flashlight. The campfire is free for DANA members or $5 for non-members. For more information, call the DANA office at (805) 929-5679.

DANA’s New Summer Day Camp​​​

In today’s increasingly technologically-focused society, it’s more important than ever for children to have meaningful interactions with nature and history. The Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos (DANA) Summer Day Camp program for kids offers a wide arrangement of hands-on activities and lessons that help to engage children and teach them the importance of nature, culture, and Rancho era history.

DANA Summer Day Camp takes place each day Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 12 PM with a snack and bathroom break around 10:30 AM DANA will be offering complimentary snacks for campers. Each day will feature activities that are geared towards teaching campers about a particular topic. ​​​​​​​​​​​


UnClassical Series: Flamenco with Illeana Gomez

Illeana Gomez studied the art of flamenco dancing in Madrid and Seville and has performed with various ensembles in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, New York, San Francisco, and Austin. Join her quartet, which includes guitar, percussion, and vocals, for an evening of flamenco dance and music under the stars at the historic Dana Adobe. The show will take place on Friday, July 26 at 7:30 PM as part of Festival Mozaic’s Summer Music Festival.

TIP: Gates to this outdoor venue open one hour before show time. Please carpool if possible. Table seating is available or you may bring your own chair for general seating. Picnics are welcome. Beer, wine and snacks available for purchase. Be prepared for sunny conditions and varying temperatures.


Dave Stamey Concert & BBQ

Join us on Saturday, August 3rd at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center to see the nationally acclaimed cowboy entertainer, Dave Stamey,​ live in concert! Accompanying the western cowboy music will be a BBQ dinner and raffle. Gates open at 2:00 PM, while the concert starts at 4:30 PM. Make sure to bring a chair, blanket, and your dancing boots.

Tickets are on sale for $50 per person. Tickets include the show, dinner, and 1 drink. Additional drinks can be purchased during the event.