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Memorial Day: May 25, 2015

Memorial Day: May 25, 2015

Memorial Day—a day that commemorates United States soldiers who died while honoring, serving and fighting for our country.  Observed on the last Monday in May, it is a United States federal holiday formerly known as Decoration Day.  First enacted to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War, then it was (Continue reading)

Memorial Day Weekend at the USS Midway Museum

Memorial Day Weekend at the USS Midway Museum

Memorial Day Weekend: WWII Remembrance Ceremony  Saturday, 23 May, 2015 Starts at 09:00 AM Free, family-style ceremony featuring WWII veterans in person, flyover, live entertainment, Harbor Patrol water salute and possibly skydivers! All attendees get same-day admission to the museum. A great way to inspire (Continue reading)

Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

Cinco de Mayo in San Diego

Cinco de Mayo is a historic celebration commemorating the victory of the Mexican Army over the French at the Battle of Puebla.  The battle took place on May 5, 1862 near the City of Puebla, Mexico, during the French intervention in Mexico.  It was a major Mexican victory, and is commemorated every year.  The (Continue reading)

Visit the Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

Visit the Old Mission San Luis Rey de Francia

  California’s coast is lined with historic missions that tell the story of the missionaries whose quest for spreading the word of God laid the foundation on which the state is built. San Diego is home to two of these missions: the Mission San Diego de Alcala and the Mission San Luis Rey de Francia. The (Continue reading)

Reuben H Fleet Science Center

Reuben H Fleet Science Center

You may think you know what you’ll see at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center in San Diego’s Balboa Park, but you might be surprised. Sure, you’ll find eight galleries with more than 100 interactive science exhibits. You’ll get to touch a tornado (yes, really!). But what you don’t expect to see: a series of (Continue reading)

Visit the San Diego Mormon Battalion

Visit the San Diego Mormon Battalion

The Mormon Battalion was the only religiously-based unit in United States Military history. It served for a year in the mid 1840s. The Battalion played a pivotal role in the U.S.’s successful push to secure land in the western states. During its service, the battalion marched nearly 2,000 miles from Council (Continue reading)

Spanish Village Art Center

Spanish Village Art Center

Artists need space and freedom to create. And right here in Balboa Park, the Spanish Art Village gives artists exactly that. The Village is filled with art studios, each one home to a creative soul. As a visitor to the Village, you can see real artists creating real pieces of art, right before your very eyes! It is (Continue reading)

Flying Leatherneck Museum

Flying Leatherneck Museum

The Flying Leatherneck Museum in MCAS Miramar showcases the history and story of Marine aviators. Known for their feats of daring on the battlefield, they have a well-earned reputation as phenomenal flyers as well. While you’re at the Flying Leatherneck Museum spend some time in the research library to learn even (Continue reading)

Warner-Carrillo Ranch House

Warner-Carrillo Ranch House

One of California’s finest examples of the Arts and Crafts movement, the beautiful and historic Marston House and Gardens, sits just north of Balboa Park.  Built in 1905 for George White and Anna Gun Marston, this grand old home stands as a wonderful tribute to a unique family and their legacy of service to the (Continue reading)

Explore The Natural History Museum!

Explore The Natural History Museum!

  It’s Only Natural to Love History The San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park tells more than the story of mankind’s history. It tells the story of how mankind came together to form communities. It also shows how man learned to navigate the world around him. All of this is brought to wondrous (Continue reading)

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