Moraga Cinco de Mayo
Adobe Rancho Cooking Class
|Please join the Friends of the Joaquin Moraga Adobe for
our next monthly meeting. All are welcome.
Monday, April 21st
7:30 to 9 PM
Gallery Room at the Orinda Library
26 Orinda Way
|Wagner Ranch Wildlife
|FJMA will have an information table at the Wagner Ranch Nature Area's
Wildlife Festival on Sunday, April 27th. The festival features a wide
variety of activities and presentations on our area's natural environment and
Sunday, April 27th
1 to 4 PM
Wagner Ranch Nature Area
350 Camino Pablo
|Moraga Cinco de Mayo
|FJMA will be participating in the Town of Moraga's Cinco de Mayo
celebration, which will be held Sunday, May 4th at the beautiful Hacienda de las
Flores. We will have information on the Adobe project, the history of the
Moraga Adobe, and fun activities for kids including roping lessons inspired by
the ranching lifestyle of the Moraga Family. This will be the third year
that FJMA has been part of this event, and it is always a great time for the whole
Music will be provided by a live mariachi band, and gourmet
Mexican food and beverages will be available. Pinatas and tortilla making will
entertain the children. Admission is $5 per adult. Children are free. Parking
and a free shuttle to the Hacienda will be available from AAAAA Storage on
Moraga Road. Come join the fun!
Sunday, May 4th
3 to 7 PM
Hacienda de las
2100 Donald Drive
|Adobe Rancho Cooking Class
|On July 20th, join FJMA for a special one-day cooking class, featuring
delicious dishes inspired by the Rancho life at the Moraga Adobe. The
class will be led by local chef and owner of the Epicurian Exchange, Charlie
Details are still being finalized. For more information
please email events@MoragaAdobe.org.
Saturday, July 20th
4 to 7 pm
|Fandango Benefit for the
|The social life of the early settlers like the Moraga Family centered
on Fandangos, celebrations of music, dance, and good company hosted by the
The Fandangos at the Moraga Adobe were especially anticipated, and would attract
families from great distances to come and enjoy.
This year, FJMA will
host our first Fandango Benefit to recapture this tradition. The event
will be on the evening of Saturday, September 16th.
elegant venue for this benefit will
be a very significant local site, not normally open to the public. Stay
tuned for more information!
Saturday, September 13th
Location and details to be announced.