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Sunday, August 16th Program: "The History

of the Scarecrow Festival” and how to build one!

Normally we do not have speakers during the

summer months of July and August;

however, this year we will host "The History

of the Scarecrow Festival” in August presented by Tess Bernstein.

Following the presentation there will be a

basic 'how to build a scarecrow’ class. The

class will be free but due to our space

limitations reservations are encouraged.

Learn instructions on creating masterpieces.

So come bring a friend and build a scarecrow with us!

Seating is limited, for RESERVATIONS call (949) 631-5918.    Doors open at 2:00, program at 2:30. Free admission and refreshments. We are located at 1870 Anaheim Ave. northwest corner of the Lions Park complex. Visit www.costamesahistory.org   or go to facebook/costa mesa historical society for more information.

 


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Come enjoy the Denwar Exhibit and also check out our gift shop for Denwar and other Costa Mesa related items!

Give the gift of history and help support the CMHS at the same time!

Lots of books and memorabilia to select from including commemorative plates, paperweights and SAAAB items, note paper, postcards and out of print items.

And we have many historic photos to choose from for your home, office or gift!

 

 

"Costa Mesa My Sweet Home" video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luwNEsM94FU&feature=youtu.be

 

Order form for the book Early Costa Mesa: more info


The Costa Mesa Historical Society welcomes you to its online home.  The Society is an all-volunteer, non-profit group whose mission is to collect, preserve and promote the history of the Costa Mesa area.

We encourage anyone interested in Costa Mesa history to explore our website.  Also, we extend an open invitation to interested individuals, families, students, professionals, businesses and organizations to become members of the Society.

This website contains but a tiny sampling of the many resources available to you.  Please contact us should you need more information.

 

 

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