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Wisteria Regale – “Hollywood’s Golden Age” – April 2, 2016

| February 1st, 2016 | No Comments »
2016 Wisteria Flyer

Please join us for Friends of Banning Museum’s annual fundraiser, Wisteria Regale, set in Hollywood’s Golden Age. You will enjoy an elegant sit down dinner, hosted bar, live entertainment provided by the Fabulous Esquires Big Band, a professional dance show and a silent auction. The annual Wisteria Regale Scholarships provided by California Sulphur, Inc. will be presented to Banning High School’s finest students. You are encouraged to come dressed as your favorite Hollywood star or in formal attire. This year the event will be held in the Madeo Grand Ballroom at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel on the water in San Pedro. Tickets are

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11th Annual Tea & Tunes Luncheon – February 13, 2016

| January 7th, 2016 | No Comments »
T & T

February 13 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Banning Museum Stagecoach Barn 401 East M Street Wilmington, CA 90744 Join us in celebrating Valentine’s Day with an enchanting afternoon of specially selected teas, an elegant light luncheon and live music by renowned harpist, Katrina Saroyan. This is not your mother’s tea! Don’t forget to don your hats, gloves and finery. There will be a best hat contest! Reservations are required and space is limited. This event is selling out quickly, so make your reservations by calling 310.548.2005. $65.00 for Friends of Banning Museum members and $75.00 for non-members. Sponsored by THE SISTERS

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Victorian Christmas Weekend Celebration – December 5 & 6, 2015

| September 30th, 2015 | Comments Off on Victorian Christmas Weekend Celebration – December 5 & 6, 2015
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Join us on Saturday, December 5 and Sunday, December 6  from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as we kick off the  holiday season in grand style at the Banning Museum’s Annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House! Due to the generosity of our sponsors, event admission is FREE! Visitors will enjoy period entertainment, tours of the Museum decorated in holiday splendor, refreshments, a children’s craft, a blacksmith, a horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. We will also raffle off an Apple iPad Air 2 for only $5

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Victorian Christmas Luncheon – Friday, December 4, 2015

| September 30th, 2015 | Comments Off on Victorian Christmas Luncheon – Friday, December 4, 2015
Luncheon

Victorian Christmas Luncheon – December 4, 11:30 am Join us as we kick off the holidays in style with our annual Christmas luncheon in the historic Stagecoach Barn. Guests will enjoy an elegant plated lunch, special live holiday entertainment, an exclusive look at the Banning Mansion decorated for Christmas and a viewing of our newest exhibit, “88 Years of Cinema: The Banning Museum in Film” in the Norris Visitor Center. Parking is onsite. This very popular event has limited seating and sells out quickly. We are taking reservations NOW. Tickets are $95 for non-members and $85.00 for Friends of Banning Museum members. All proceeds

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Museum Closed Intermittently During Banning Heritage Week Program

| September 15th, 2015 | Comments Off on Museum Closed Intermittently During Banning Heritage Week Program

The Banning Museum will NOT offer tours on Thursday, October 15 due to the Banning Heritage Week educational program. Regular tours will resume on Saturday, October 17 and Sunday, October 18. See side calendar for tour times. Additionally, tours will NOT be offered on Tuesday, October 20, Wednesday, October 21 or Thursday, October 22 due to the Banning Heritage Week educational program. Regular tours will resume on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25. See side calendar for tour times. Thank you for understanding!      

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