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

| February 1st, 2016 | Comments Off on Wisteria Regale – “Hollywood’s Golden Age” – April 2, 2016

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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A Day in the Garden- Saturday, April 11, 2015

| February 11th, 2015 | Comments Off on A Day in the Garden- Saturday, April 11, 2015

Saturday, April 11,  11:00 pm – 3:00 pm  Come and join us for “A Day in the Garden” at The Banning Museum. FREE activities include lectures, garden themed crafts, tasty samples of botanically inspired treats presented by our “Taste of History” committee and an introduction to our new California Native Garden. We will also have a lovely display of blooms and visitors are welcome to participate by bringing examples from their own gardens! For more information on how to participate or to RSVP please call (310) 548-2005. A Day in the Garden Flyer 2015   

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Wisteria Regale – Saturday, March 28, 2015

| January 14th, 2015 | 1 Comment »

“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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“Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

| October 27th, 2014 | Comments Off on “Vintage Textiles” Lecture presented by Kara McLeod, FIDM

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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Victorian Christmas – December 6 & 7, 2014

| October 20th, 2014 | 2 Comments »

Join us on Saturday, December 6 and Sunday, December 7  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 horse-drawn trolley ride between The Banning Museum and Drum Barracks Civil War Museum as well as local food and craft vendors. As a special treat, a Queen Victoria re-enactor will receive guests for the two days

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