A large crowd was present at Aug. 11, 2019 antique's fair. Photo by Becky Bonner.

News Release

San Juan Day inaugural festival set for Aug. 14

San Juan Bautista Business Association's event will include collectables, antiques, crafts and music.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by Wanda Guibert and taken by Heidi Balz.


Inaugural beer and wine stroll comes to San Juan Bautista

Event commemorates San Juan Bautista's 150th anniversary of incorporation as a city.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

San Benito Lifestyle

SJB Historic Walking Trail dedication and open house planned for April 13

Saturday event starts at 9 a.m. with a dedication of the new map kiosk near the San Juan Bakery patio.

Downtown San Juan Bautista. Photo by Leslie David.

Art & Culture

Indigenous New Year celebration and community mandala coming to San Juan Bautista

March 30-31 celebration to take place during annual Art and Crafts Festival.

Kitaji's Bible captures his notations and drawings.


Kitaji Bibles: One-day public viewing before placement in Stanford’s Hoover Institution

There will be a one day viewing of significant Japanese artifacts before their permanent placement at Stanford for scholarly study. Gilroy Historic Museum Oct. 21, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Granddaughter of P.E.G. Anzar and Mariquita Zanetta Breen Anzar Passes

Daughter Collette Cowger asked the SJB Historical Society to post Lolita Anzar Lizotte's obituary, as she lives out of the area


Art & Culture

Book Release Celebration: “Artists’ Honeymoon…”

The SJB Historical Society & NDGW #179 to host Book Release Celebration of "Artists' Honeymoon: Rowena Meeks Abdy & Harry Bennett Abdy at Work & Play in Monterey and Beyond, 1910-1920"

May 4,1918 Issue of Mission News

The News IS the News

Sponsor an archival box, save a year of Mission News issues (1918-1969).