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9th Annual Phineas Banning Birthday Celebration- August 19, 2017

| May 22nd, 2017 | 2 Comments »

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friends of Banning Museum will celebrate the birthday of the “Father of the Los Angeles Harbor” Phineas Banning with a special evening of music and dancing. In the spirit of the Rancho-period of the Banning property, guests will be treated to a Western-themed evening with live music provided by country band, “JB and The Big Circle Riders”, free line dance instruction, dancing and a good old fashioned barbecue buffet provided by Southland favorite, “The Outdoor Grill.” We will also present the Phineas Banning Entrepreneurial Spirit Award to Amy Grat, CEO of

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Educational Program Reservations 2017-2018

| April 17th, 2017 | Comments Off on Educational Program Reservations 2017-2018

  We are proud to again offer these Educational Programs for the 2017-2018 school year:   Living History School Program (4th Grade) Banning Heritage Week (4th Grade) Evolution of a Town (3rd Grade)   We will begin accepting RESERVATION REQUEST FORMS on May 1, 2017 for the 2017-2018 school year.  Please  CLICK HERE for more information about booking your visit.

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Wisteria Regale – “Mystery at the Banning Mansion” – March 25, 2017

| January 13th, 2017 | Comments Off on Wisteria Regale – “Mystery at the Banning Mansion” – March 25, 2017

IN CELEBRATION OF THE WISTERIA REGALE returning to the Banning Mansion, join us in playing the classic detective game, CLUE, with a Banning twist. In addition to solving the “Mystery at the Banning Mansion” you will also enjoy an elegant dinner, hosted bar, live music and a silent auction. The annual Wisteria Regale Scholarships provided by Friends of Banning Museum and California Sulphur, Inc. will be presented to Banning High School’s finest students. All proceeds benefit Friends of Banning Museum’s mission to continue the legacy of Phineas Banning through educational and programming and historical preservation. Mystery at the Banning Mansion

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12 Annual Tea & Tunes Luncheon – February 11, 2017

| December 10th, 2016 | Comments Off on 12 Annual Tea & Tunes Luncheon – February 11, 2017

Saturday, February 11 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. 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 Luncheon – Friday, December 2, 2016

| September 30th, 2016 | 1 Comment »

Victorian Christmas Luncheon – Friday, December 2, 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, “The March of the California Column: 900 Miles to Battle” in the Norris Visitor Center. Parking is onsite. This very popular event has limited seating and sells out very quickly. We are taking reservations NOW. Tickets are $95 for non-members and $85.00 for

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