Long Beach Rancho Los Alamitos
Back by popular demand! The public is invited to enjoy a day of Music, Magic and Muse at the Children’s Fall Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 30, 2016 from 12:00 noon until 4:00 p.m. One of Rancho Los Alamitos’ signature family-oriented programs, the Children’s Fall Harvest festival is a fun-filled event for families with children (toddlers to twelve years of age).
Lydia Shinkle, the Rancho’s Cook, with her niece, Janie Mae Wilkie, at Rancho Los Alamitos’ duckpond, c. 1922
There is always something new to see at the historic Rancho Los Alamitos. Now is a good time to take a docent-led tour of the ranch house with its meticulously restored interior.
Shop local and support the Rancho! On Saturday, November 14, 2015, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos Gift Shop, get an early start on your holiday shopping in a beautiful and relaxed setting while enjoying light refreshments.
In addition to regular fabulous Gift Shop items, this year the gift shop wil include local Artisans and Craftsmen presenting their jewelry, glass products, specialty foods, candles, home décor and more.
L to R (Top Row) – James P. Folsom, Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo, Laura Pulido L to R (Bottom Row) -Karen Quintiliani and Claudia Jurmain
“When I think of home I think of the garden,” wrote Frederick Bixby Jr. to his mother Florence at Rancho Los Alamitos in 1928.
Rancho Los Alamitos Garden Volunteers in the Cutting GardenFrom left to right: Melinda Rasch, Leo Hernandez, Jim Farley,Nancy Hegelheimer, Sally Innes, Vivian McKee, Elaine Bauer
In honor of the 40th Anniversary of National Volunteer Week, Rancho Los Alamitos will be presenting a Volunteer Recruitment Program on Saturday, April 12 from 10:00 a.m.
From filling thousands of potholes to achieving comprehensive pension reform, from completing a new fire station to getting more homeless people off the streets and into shelters, the City of Long Beach had a productive year in 2013.
On Saturday, December 7, from 9:00 a.m. until noon, family and friends will gather at Rancho Los Alamitos to create holiday memories! The Rancho’s Holiday Hoedown and Breakfast with Santa is a sell-out every year.
On Sunday, October 27, 2013, from noon until 4:30 p.m., the public is invited to celebrate the spirit of the harvest at Rancho Los Alamitos and experience a day of local history. This popular, family-oriented event is an annual tradition at the Rancho.
On Sunday, September 22, 2013 Rancho Los Alamitos will host Conversations in Place, “Shadow Landscapes: Hidden in Plain Sight.” Conversations at Rancho Los Alamitos have been going on for over 2,500 years – through the lives of the indigenous Gabrielino-Tongva, the region’s Spanish and Mexican settlers, the Bixby Family and their tenant farmers and ranch workers, and among us who are the 21st century inheritors.
The 25th “Silver” Class of the Leadership Long Beach Institute program will be introduced to the community during a welcome reception on Monday, August 26 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Rancho Los Alamitos, 6400 Bixby Hill Road, near CSULB at Atherton and Palo Verde.