For more information about these or any other TRHC events, please call the History Center: 707.878.9443

2015 Events

April

Luther Burbank: a gardener touched with genius
Learn of the man and his work in an illustrated talk

Sunday, April 26th, 2015
  
Social hour and refreshment in museum at 1:00 P.M.
Presentation in downstairs meeting room at 2:00
no charge   donations appreciated

May

TRHC’s 17th annual Tea and Fashion Show
Join us for tea at the historic Tomales Town Hall

Saturday, May 16th, 2015    1:30 P.M. Tickets: $30  

Tomales Town Hall
27150 Highway One, Tomales

Tickets may be reserved by calling Kathleen 707.878.2462

October

Opening Reception for new exhibit:
NORTH PACIFIC COAST RAILROAD TOWNS
A collaborative exhibit in two parts: one at each end of Tomales Bay

Sunday, October 4, 2015   12:00 - 5:00 P.M.

Join us to celebrate the opening of our newest exhibit, then drive down the bay to see its sister exhibit at Jack Mason Museum in Inverness. (jackmasonmuseum.org)

November

Open House 2015
Join us for our annual Open House

Sunday, November 1st, 2015   1:00 - 4:00 P.M.


2014 Event Archives

july

Local railroad tunnels: an illustrated presentation
Historian Richard Torney will discuss the tunnels of the North Pacific Coast narrow gauge route, focusing on the two tunnels south and north of Tomales. An audience participation time will be included, so bring your questions, stories, and memories.

Sunday, July 20th, 2014    2:00 P.M.

Tomales Regional History Center (downstairs meeting room)

no charge / donations welcome



August

Special opening of private museum at Two Rock View Ranch
TRHC is very pleased to sponsor this rare, open afternoon to see Frank Glazier's incomparable collection of historic agricultural equipment, vehicles, and other artifacts of local rural life—all the tangible things that made the days go more smoothly for rural families of the past. From milk bottles and vacuum cleaners to woodworking tools and tractors, the large and well-curated collection lends insight into the everyday lives of the men and women who settled this region.

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014    1:00–4:00 P.M.

Two Rock View Ranch
50 Fallon Road (just west of Bodega Highway)

no charge / donations welcome



November

History Center's Open House / “LOST BUILDINGS” opening reception
Please join us for our annual Open House and to celebrate our newest exhibit, “Lost Buildings,” featuring images and stories of buildings—and groups of buildings—that today exist only in memory.

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014    1:00–4:00 P.M. Tomales Regional History Center


2013 Event Archives

June

The Swiss-Italian Connection: Linking Marin and Sonoma Dairy Ranchers to their Alpine Roots
An illustrated presentation on the Alpine roots of local dairy ranchers, with views of the Vallemaggia, the ancestral home to many of the Swiss immigrants, and stories of the families separated by economic necessity.

Sunday June 30th, 2013    2:00 P.M. no charge / donations welcome  

Tomales History Center (downstairs meeting room)

July

TRHC’s annual Tea and Fashion Show
Join us for tea at the historic Tomales Town Hall.

Saturday, May 18th, 2013    1:30 P.M. Tickets: $30  

Tomales Town Hall
27150 Highway One, Tomales
Tickets may be reserved by calling Kathleen 707.878.2462

April

Book signing and illustrated presentation with David Lewis, Director of the U.C. Cooperative Extension, and west Marin historian Dewey Livingston, both contributors to the new book M.B. Boissevain, Marin’s First Farm Advisor: Historical Portraits of Marin’s Agrarian Roots--1920–1950.

Learn the story of M. B. Boissevain who, in many ways, bridged the gap between the farmers and ranchers of the region’s pioneer era and those of today.

Saturday, April 6th, 2013    2:00 P.M.
Tomales History Center

March

Opening reception for new exhibit “TOMALES NEIGHBORS: INFORMAL PORTRAITS BY STEVE QUIRT, ELLA JORGENSEN, AND OTHERS.”

Sunday, March 24th, 2013    1:00–4:00 P.M.
Tomales History Center