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May Day at the Marston House
San Diego's Garden Party
3525 Seventh Avenue
Saturday, May 1, 2010   10am-5pm

Join us as we kick off the garden season in style with SOHO to celebrate this historic estate and National Historic Preservation Month by attending the historic Marston House Museum & Gardens.

Tea Garden   11am-4pm
Enjoy an elegant mid-morning or afternoon tea with assorted pastries, scones, tea sandwiches and your choice of hot or iced teas in the formal garden, with views of the historic house and other activities of the day, while listening to live music.
Wine Garden   12-4pm
Sponsored by Wine Steals, Guests over 21 may sample a flight of California wines (or two full glasses) in their complimentary commemorative Marston House wine glasses with regional fruit and cheeses served Accompanied by soft live music, guests will have the rare opportunity to relax, sample fine California wines and enjoy watching the festivities of the day from the elegant terrace of the Marston house.

Children's activities all day long.  For tickets and more info go to SOHO web site



The Women of  Old Town: 1821 - 1872
Matching Grant ends April 30th

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We have only a few days left to take advantage of a Matching Grant needed to fund this new exhibit in the Fiesta del Reyes of Old Town State Historic Park.

Every $25 becomes $50.  Please take a moment to support this great opportunity for the museum to have a presence in Old Town State Historic Park.

You can donate on-line or by calling the museum at  619 233-7963.  Your check would also be welcome. Our mailing address is 2323 Broadway, Suite 107, San Diego, CA 92102
Thank you.

Funding Goal: $5,000
Click here to support this project


Bring your Mother to...
Gator By The Bay,
San Diego's 9th Annual Zydeco, Blues & Crawfish festival!

A family event that is sure to delight your ears, tickle your tastebuds and move your soul!
Mother's Day Weekend, May 7, 8 & 9
Friday 7th - 4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday 8th - 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Sunday 9th - 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Please join us at the "WOMEN'S CENTER" hosted by the Women's History Museum and other local women's organizations.  A good place to take a break!
For tickets and more info go to The Gater by the Bay web site


An easy "win-win" way to help us raise money!
Here's how it works
- You buy a $10 MACY'S Card that is worth $10 when you shop at Macy's between now and May 14.
- You get 20% off on your purchases
- You get entered into a drawing to win a $500 Shopping Spree

Here's how it helps us:  Buy your $10 off Card from us at the museum - We get to keep the $10 and participate in the overall pool of funds raised... if we sell 100 Cards by May 15th.

Buy on-line or call us at 619 233-7963 or stop by the museum... corner of 23rd and Broadway in Golden Hill.  Open noon to 4pm.

Thanks for your help!  Happy Shopping!


Your support...
Is the energy that keeps programs going at the Women's History Museum.  Whether it's a purchase of a T-shirt from our Gift Shop or a major gift of financial support, it all goes toward the continuance of this museum and the creation of a community of and for women in San Diego.   Simply mail in your check or go to our web site and use your credit card. Please come and visit Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 4pm in Golden Hill and soon in Old Town, to witness the fruits of your support.  MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THE 3rd ANNUAL WINE, CHEESE AND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL ON JUNE 4 IN BALBOA PARK.  You can get more info and make reservations here!  This event sold out 2 days prior in previous years! Join us!

   Funded in part by the San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.arts logo