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January 27, 2018

Open House at the Castro Adobe

Castro Adobe State Historic Park
184 Old Adobe Road (off of Larkin Valley Road)
Watsonville, CA 95076

Date & Time

January 27, 2018

Starts at 11:00 AM and ends at 3:00 PM

11:00 am - 3:00 PM
Parking is limited; carpooling is encouraged. Guided tours will be offered at 11:30 AM, 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM. Presentation 2:15 PM"


"Explore Castro Adobe State Historic Park during the first public open house of 2018. The event will focus on the early period of the Adobe and the Castro family's prominent role in local and California history. Visitors can enjoy homemade nopales and fresh tortilla-making while getting the chance to share stories of their own family’s beginnings in California. A short presentation on the Castro family’s participation in the historic De Anza Expedition will start at 2:15 PM.The event is free. Leashed dogs are allowed only in the parking area. Castro Adobe is the first non-beach State Historic Park in the Pajaro Valley, the two-story Rancho San Andrés Castro Adobe, built between 1848-49, is one of the finest examples of a rancho hacienda in the Monterey Bay area. The Castro Adobe is open on a limited basis. The park will be open to the public only one weekend day each month in 2018. "