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THIS Saturday, April 26th- Founding Day at El Presidio de Santa Barbara

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THIS Saturday, April 26th- Founding Day at El Presidio de Santa Barbara

Join us for Founding Day, Saturday April 26th, Santa Barbara’s 232nd birthday! Come see the birthplace of Santa Barbara and enjoy a costumed reenactment of the original founding ceremony, held on April 21, 1782 at El Presidio de Santa Bárbara. This free event will include Early California music and dance by Baile de California and the Flor y Canto String Ensemble, pottery, Chumash storytelling, archaeology, adobe brick making, and more. Bring the family and watch the Presidio come to life!

Saturday, April 26, 2014 from Noon to 3:00 PM
El Presidio de Santa Bárbara State Historic Park
123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara
Free event
For more information (805) 965-0093