EVENTS & CALENDAR

Photo of the Shinn Estate

Mission Peak Historical Foundation provides tours of the Shinn House on the first Wednesday and Third Sunday of each month from 1-3 PM. Board meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Shinn House at 7:15 PM, the public is invited to attend. The grounds are open from sunrise to sunset. Group tours are available by arrangement. The grounds can be rented from the City of Fremont by calling (510) 790-5541.



CALENDAR HIGHLIGHTS

JULY 2017

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SEPTEMBER 2017

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FULL CALENDAR

FEBRUARY 2017

  • Wednesday, February 1, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, February 1, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, February 5, 9 AM - 11 AM
  • Al Minard gives talk on Dr. Robert Fisher.
  • Friday, February 10, 7 PM to 10 PM
  • Al Minard portrays Neal Mc Conaghy at the Mc Conaghy House in Hayward for their Valentine's Day tour.
  • Sunday, February 19, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, February 19, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, February 19, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours.
  • Saturday, February 25, 10 AM to 3 PM
  • MPHF tour of glass blowing factory in Benicia. Meet at Shinn House to carpool to Benicia, Tour leaves at 10 AM Sharp.
  • Monday, February 27, 4 PM to 8 PM
  • All Arts Summit sponsored by the Fremont Cultural Arts Council, at Country Drive, Fremont.

MARCH 2017

  • Wednesday, March 1, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, March 1, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Saturday, March 11, Noon to 5 PM
  • National History Day competition for junior and senior high school students in Alameda County at John Hopkins Elementary School. Public is invited to observe Museum Exhibits, Documentaries, and Performances.
  • Sunday, March 12
  • DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME BEGINS
  • Sunday, March 19, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, March 19, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, March 19, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours.
  • Monday, March 27, 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Washington Township Historical Society Meeting at the Museum of Local History, 190 Anza Street, Fremont.

APRIL 2017

  • Wednesday, April 5, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, April 5, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, April 16
  • EASTER
  • Sunday, April 23, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, April 23, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, April 23, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours.

MAY 2017

  • Wednesday, May 3, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, May 3, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, May 14
  • MOTHER'S DAY
  • Sunday, May 21, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, May 21, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, May 21, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours.
  • Monday, May 22, 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Washington Township Historical Society Meeting at the Museum of Local History, 190 Anza Street, Fremont.

JUNE 2017

  • Wednesday, June 7, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, June 7, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, June 18, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, June 18, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, June 18, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours.

JULY 2017

  • Wednesday, July 5, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, July 5, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Thursday, July 13, 7:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, July 16, Noon to 4 PM
  • Victorian Ice Cream Social at the Shinn House in Fremont. Food and tours available at reasonable prices and music on the grounds for free.
  • Monday, July 24, 7 PM to 9 PM
  • Washington Township Historical Society Meeting location to be determined.

AUGUST 2017

  • Wednesday, August 2, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, August 2, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Thursday, August 17, 7:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, August 20, 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Arts and Crafts in Shinn Park, Free admission to the grounds with entertainment and artists. Food and tours of the house available at a reasonable price from Noon to 4 PM.

SEPTEMBER 2017

  • Wednesday, September 6, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, September 6, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, September 17, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, September 17, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, September 17, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn House Open for Public tours.
  • Monday, September 25, 7:15PM to 9 PM.
  • Washington Township Historical Society meeting with speaker on history of Washington Township.

OCTOBER 2017

  • Wednesday, October 4, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, October 4, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Thursday, October 12, 7:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, September 17, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn House Open for Public tours and our Annual Paint Your Pumpkin event on the lawn, with music. Food, soft drinks, and tours available at reasonable prices.

NOVEMBER 2017

  • Wednesday, November 1, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, November 1, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, November 19, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, November 19, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, November 19, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn House Open for Public tours.
  • Friday, November 24, 6 PM to 8 PM
  • Niles Light Parade.
  • Saturday, November 25, 11 AM to 2 PM
  • Wreath making for the Shinn House in the front garden area.
  • Monday, November 27, 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Volunteers needed to decorate the Shinn House for Christmas, please call La Vonne Minard, (510) 552-4842 to volunteer.
  • Monday, November 27, 7:15PM to 9 PM.
  • Washington Township Historical Society meeting with speaker on history of Washington Township.

DECEMBER 2017

JANUARY 2018

  • Wednesday, September 6, 1 PM to 3PM
  • Shinn Open for Public tours
  • Wednesday, September 6, Noon to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, September 17, 11:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Board meeting, Shinn house archive room.
  • Sunday, September 17, 1 PM to 4 PM
  • Shinn House research library open.
  • Sunday, September 17, 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Shinn House Open for Public tours.

WEDDING OR PARTY INFORMATION

Photo of the Shinn Estate

The city must be called to rent the park for weddings and parties at the Fremont Visitors Center 510-790-5541 located at Lake Elizabeth. After the reservation is confirmed by the city, the person calls Joan Serafino at 510-795-0891 to book the docents to open the Shinn House. During the event our docents, dressed in Victorian attire, will give the guests a guided tour of the house. You are allowed to take all the photos you want. It adds a special element to your event by having the house open. The fee for having the Mission Peak Heritage Foundation Docents at the Shinn House is $100. this fee is tax deductable as we are a non profit organization.

MISSION PEAK HERITAGE FOUNDATION
P.O. BOX 3078, FREMONT, CALIFORNIA 94539


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