Luck Park in San Juan Bautista. Photo by Robert Eliason.

Government / Politics

SJB Council hires firm to develop Luck Park master plan

Historical Society opposes, as it wants property to remain a park ‘per the donor’s wishes.’

San Juan School. Photo courtesy of Sara Frieberg.

Children and Youth

Preparations underway for San Juan School’s 150th anniversary next year

San Juan Bautista resident and San Juan Home and School Club member, Sara Frieberg, is spearheading preparations for the school's sesquicentennial

Unknown, local Mission Pageant participants, circa 1930s. Photo courtesy of San Juan Bautista Historical Society Archives.

For More Than a Decade, the Mission Pageant Plays Attracted Thousands

Co-produced by two prominent California women, the plays centered on the mission's rich and vibrant past

Author and historian Julianne Burton-Carvajal discusses her book with attendees of the Feb. 21 event.

Art & Culture

The Abdys: A Couple in Love with San Juan Bautista

Book details an artist couple's love affair with the Mission City


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).

photos of Liars Bench

San Juan Bautista Open House At Luck Park

San Juan Bautista held an Open House hosted by the San Juan Bautista Historical Society