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Ghost Stories 2019 is this weekend!

Ghost Stories

October 25 @ 6:30 pm – October 27 @ 8:45 pm PDT

Dana Adobe Cultural Center Presents for the Third Year,

Ghost Stories: A telling of the Bloody 50’s Bandits

NIPOMO, CA– This 40-minute experience invites our visitors to travel back in time and be witnesses to the infamous bandit raid of the historic Adobe. This notorious era in San Luis Obispo County history known as “The Bloody 50s” brought a numerous amount of murders and danger due to the lawless roads that travelers journeyed frequently. Come experience the chaos, threat, and thrill at the Historic Dana Adobe.

Come early to enjoy the campfire at our new Visitor Center and hear stories of bandits and ghosts on Rancho Dana.

Tours leave every 15 minutes and tickets are timed. Space is very limited; advance reservations strongly suggested. Recommended for ages 7 and up.


Bandits Raid the Casa de Dana

Dates: October 25th, 26th, & 27th

Tour times: 6:30, 6:45,7:00, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45, 8:00, 8:15, 8:30, 8:45

Location: The Dana Adobe Cultural Center is located at 671 S. Oak Glen Avenue, Nipomo CA 93444 — Come down the road to the 4th gate

Admission Fee: $15 per person.  Recommended for ages 7 and up. $10 DANA Members, $125 private group (for up to 10 people)



Starts Friday October 25 @ 6:30 pm to 8:45 pm
Continues Saturday October 26 @ 6:30- 8:45 pm
Ends Sunday October 27 @ 6:30 to 8:45  pm


Dana Adobe Cultural Center
671 S Oakglen Ave
Nipomo, CA 93444 
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Ghost Stories 2019

Buy Tickets ( For Friday) at: https://my805tix.com/events/50204
Buy Tickets ( For Saturday) at: https://my805tix.com/events/50215
Buy Tickets (For Sunday) at: https://my805tix.com/events/50219

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals
Date: Saturday, October 5, 2019
Hours: From 11AM to 1PM
Location: The Dana Adobe Cultural Center is located at 671 S. Oak Glen Avenue, Nipomo CA 93444 — Come down the road to the 4th gate
Admission: Free
On October 4, people all over the world will be celebrating the feast day of the Patron Saint of Animals, Saint Francis of Assisi. It’s customary that in remembrance of St. Francis of Assisi’s love for all creatures, animals are led to churches for a special ceremony called the “Blessing of the Animals.” Join Dana Adobe at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center as Father Miguel from St. Joseph’s Church in Nipomo blesses your pets in the Cultural Center’s North Courtyard. This event is a non-denominational event, meaning every one, every religion, and every pet is welcome. We please ask the following: All pets must be well behaved and on NON retractable leashes, in pet carriers, strollers, or in your arms as long as there will not be risk of running away. Please remember that ALL animals may be in attendance and be mindful of others and their pets, keep small “prey” animals in enclosed carriers or cages please. If a pet cannot be transported or is unable to attend, a photograph can be blessed instead.  Children are also welcome to bring stuffed animal toys for a blessing.
Followed by a complimentary reception, donations appreciated featuring animal treats and water for pets; plus beverages and light snacks for their humans.

Hoskins’ Hay Ride

Open Every Saturday in October 11am-3pm at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center. $5 Admission


October 13, 2019

10 am

During the Dana Adobe Cultural Center’s monthly trail walk, trained volunteers lead a group along the woodland trails that extend along the Rancho. Topics of discussion include wildflowers, plant and tree identification, natural history, and the cultural and land-use history of the Dana Adobe.

Participants should dress appropriately for the weather. Individuals should also wear sturdy shoes and bring water. Walks last 45 to 60 minutes, and are approximately one mile in length.

Guided trail walks occur on the second Sunday of every month at 10:00 AM. Walks will begin at the Dana Adobe Cultural Center and space is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Walks are FREE, however, donations are appreciated.