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Adobe Brick Making. Create Your Own Structure. Free!
Free Family Activities at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum
Every Saturday and Sunday in June 2013. Noon to 4pm FREE!
The word adobe has its roots in Egypt. For thousands of years, and throughout the world peoples have been using adobe for houses and places of worship. The Native Americans of the Southwest United States have been using adobe for centuries. The Spanish taught the Native Americans to make abode structures using wooden frames to create the bricks. Learn the fascinating history and then make your own mini-bricks and create your own structure.
The San Dieguito Heritage Museum will continue to offer free history activities for families on Saturdays and Sundays, through June 2013. Each weekend there will be free hands-on experiences that highlight a certain era of San Dieguito history. These activities will change monthly. The historic eras and corresponding activities may include:
The activities are offered Saturdays and Sundays in throughout the year from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The location is 450 Quail Gardens Drive, Encinitas. (760) 632-9711.
The Museum's exhibits will also be open during the activity times with docents to guide you through the history of San Dieguito. With these new intergenrational activities, families in the Sandieguito area will come to understand they can visit the Musuem on any weekend and know that new and interesting experiences await.