Our current programs and events include:
Docent program: Docent-led guided tours of the historic Dana Adobe.
Educational program: 1800 school children annually visit the Dana Adobe for hands-on – out of the classroom experiences.
Free Family Campfires: Summer evening campfire program.
Sunday Talk Series: Museum Lecture Series – open to the public.
Summer Concert Fundraisers: Concerts at the Dana Adobe.
Museum programs: Art exhibits, nature exhibits, and cultural exhibits.
Community programs: Nature Festival, Heritage Day Festival, Taste of Nipomo, Ghost tours, and a monthly hands-on program.
Board members are asked to commit to the following:
- Join one board committee; meet monthly
- A financial donation of an amount that is significant to the member
- Attend major events
- Support fundraising efforts
- Be committed to vision and mission
(Board meetings are the first Tuesday of the month from 3:30 pm to approx 5:00 pm. Meetings are held in Nipomo.)
Our Board Committees Include:
Fund Development Committee:
Oversees development and implementation of the Fundraising Plan; identifies and solicits funds from external sources of support, working with the Development Officer if available; sometimes called Development Committee.
Public Relations/Marketing Committee:
Oversees development and implementation of the Marketing Plan, including identifying potential markets, their needs, how to meet those needs with products/services/programs, and how to promote/sell the programs. Represents the organization to the community; enhances the organization’s image, including communications with the press.
Plans and coordinates major events, such as fundraising (nonprofits), team-building or planning; sometimes a subcommittee of the Fundraising Committee.