April ~ 2017

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April 1 ~ Saturday

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Every First Saturday

Living History Days


11am to 4pm, San Juan Bautista State Historic Park. Step back to the early days of San Juan. Meet mountain men, Civil War soldiers, Victorian ladies, and more. Enjoy craft and cooking demonstrations. Enjoy an old-fashioned soda in the historic Plaza Hotel Saloon. See historic horse-drawn vehicles inside the Plaza Stables and Victorian furnishings in the Plaza Hotel and Zanetta family home.

April 7 ~ Friday Kick-Off Party

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Visit the website to download a map (link below). Maps are also available at ARTspace at 240 Fifth St. in downtown Hollister or at the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce. 

Open Studios

Come to the Open Studios Kick Off Party from 6-8 pm on Friday April 7th at ARTspace at 240 Fifth St. in Hollister for a sneak peak of artwork from 28 artists on this year’s Open Studios Art Tour! The Kick-Off Party is an opportunity for the community to view the artwork, enjoy food and drinks and celebrate this year’s group of talented, dynamic artists. This event is free and open to the public.


Local residents, students and visitors are invited to participate in a self-guided tour of artists’ studios throughout San Benito County during the San Benito County Arts Council’s annual Open Studios Art Tour on Saturday & Sunday, April 22nd- 23rdfrom 10 am- 4 pm.  This year’s tour features 28 local artists and artisans and showcases works in painting, photography, pottery & ceramics, stained-glass, jewelry and more!  Open Studios is a great way for locals and out of town visitors to meet the artists, view and purchase original works of art, learn more about the processes of art-making and enjoy a scenic tour throughout San Benito County. 

Please call 831.636.2787 or visit the website, http://sanbenitoarts.org/?p=1938 

April 8 ~ Saturday

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Spring Easter Parade

The San Juan Committee is hosting this years Easter Parade.

Starting at 1:00pm on Saturday, join us for some serious cuteness!


April 30 ~ Sunday