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Wisteria Regale – Saturday, March 28, 2015

| January 14th, 2015 | No Comments »
2015-Wisteria-Invitation cover

“Victorian Masquerade Gala” Join us for an evening of fun and mystery at Friends of Banning Museum’s largest fundraiser of the year, Wisteria Regale – “Victorian Masquerade Gala” on Saturday, March 28 from 5 pm – 9 pm. The event will once again be held at the beautiful Banning Museum. Event guests will be formally greeted at the Mansion’s front door and invited to step back in time for an evening of illusion and intrigue. The night’s entertainment includes a stroll through the lower floor of the Mansion with live music in the Parlor. Magic Castle magician, Nathan Gibson will wow all in

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10th Annual Valentine’s Tea & Tunes Luncheon – February 7, 2015

| December 11th, 2014 | No Comments »
T & T Paris

Saturday, February 7  1:00 pm – 3:00 pm (Stagecoach Barn) Guests will enjoy celebrating Valentine’s Day inside the Banning Museum’s historic Stagecoach barn. Presented in a vintage setting, you will be treated to an elegant light luncheon served on exquisite fine china with a special selection of teas chosen for the occasion. There will be live entertainment, as well as complimentary tours of the Museum, the Transportation Exhibition and the Visitor Center. A special Victorian accessories exhibit will be assembled especially for this event. Don’t forget to don your hats, gloves and finery. Reservations are required and space is limited.

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Over 4,000 Visitors Enjoy Victorian Christmas

| December 11th, 2014 | No Comments »

Over 4,000 visitors from the local community and as far away as San Diego and Bakersfield visited the Banning Museum for the annual Victorian Christmas Celebration and Open House. There were smiles all around as guests enjoyed the holiday festivities in beautiful Southern California weather. Santa greeted the little ones and horse drawn trolleys carried folks to the Drum Barracks Museum down the street. Still, the star of the show was the Banning Mansion dressed in its finest holiday splendor. Guests were delighted to see the rooms decorated with traditional Victorian adornments and Christmas trees nearly touching the ceiling!  The event has become

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Victorian Christmas Luncheon – 11:30 AM – SOLD OUT

| December 5th, 2014 | No Comments »
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“Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

| October 27th, 2014 | Comments Off
Victorian Couple

Join us for a lecture about the history of vintage textiles, including clothing and fabrics from the mid-to-late 19th to early 20th Century America. EVENT DETAILS Date: November 1, 2014 Time: 10:00 am Place: The Banning Museum, Stagecoach Barn Admission: $5.00 For further information or to RSVP please call (310) 548-2005

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