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Art of the Park Exhibition Closes this Month!
Join us for the final weeks of this beautiful exhibition, Art of the Park: 100 Years of Art in Balboa Park (1915-2015), closing September 21, 2015, part of our year-long celebration of the Centennial of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition.

The closing coincides with the last of six months of Garden Art Shows, September 20, 2015, with original art painted just for the centennial shows and featuring the truly spectacular art of san Diego's best painters with the last show featuring...Read more.
Events in September
Balboa Park Exposition Designers 1915-1935The Making of the Dream City

Memorabilia of the 1915 & 1935 Expositions

Exposition Memories: The music, literature and decorative arts of
the 1915 San Diego Exposition
Silent Movie Sundays at
the Adobe Chapel
Showing Grandma's Boy (1922)

Walking Tours

Group Tours
Did you know you can arrange to take a group of friends and family on your own VIP private tour of the Marston House and its four centennial exhibitions any day of the week? We offer this for all our walking tours too! Groups must be a minimum of 12 guests. More information
Advocacy Notes
By Amie K. Hayes
These trees date back 70 years, from before Juan Street was paved
September begins the fall season, which prompts trips to our picturesque backcountry for the kick off of apple season, in addition to several new historical designations. The seasonal drive to Julian passes by farms with landscapes composed of orchards and pumpkin patches. The rhythmic rows of this setting, a cultural landscape, would dismay many if lost. While the concept of protecting a cultural landscape is not new, efforts to retain whole heritage landscapes are finding their way into the preservation mainstream.

Preservation often connotes images of buildings; however, without contextual surroundings, the historical meaning of these... Read more
Heirloom Beans
Lecture & Demonstration
Owners of Rio Del Rey Farms, a small farm located on the banks of the San Luis Rey River in northern San Diego County, Mike and Chris Reeske will speak on the fascinating history of heirloom beans in the Southwest region, and their adventures collecting seed samples and organic farming practices.

Samples using the organically and locally grown beans will include an Apple Days special of white bean salad with apples and nuts! Free but limited seating, first come-first served.

Hand pressed in small batches sweet cider from...Read more.
Help Wanted
Perfect job for a lover of San Diego history!
Positions are now available at the historic Whaley House Museum.

We are hiring docents and retail staff for the museum and museum shop. SOHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values workers of all ages. Both positions require someone with a strong personal work ethic, who can get along well in a team environment, can multi-task, and is naturally resourceful with reliable transportation...Read more.
Two Great Events
From SOHO's friends in preservation
September 12 * 5-8pm
Coronado Mainstreet
Garden Party

September 26
Mission Hills Heritage
Historic Home Tour
Help us grow our membership! Advocacy organizations gain power through numbers! The 1000s of voters that SOHO has a direct line to gets the attention of decision makers whose careers depend on being elected and re-elected. To help just introduce a friend to SOHO for free on the 3rd Sunday of any month through September at the Marston House Museum ($15 adult admission value), and if they join that same day at any level they will receive an additional gift!
Offer Expires: September 30, 2015