What’s New in the Barn

2018 Christmas Party Enjoyed by Many Revelers!

  This year’s annual Christmas Party was another success. The Christmas Tree was trimmed by members Cherie Ohlson and Josh Scheid and several members pitched in with wine and finger food. We all look forward to this annual event to reacquaint with old friends in the...

The Carmel Valley History Center ROCKS!

Don’t miss our newest exhibit, coming soon: THE GEOLOGY OF CARMEL VALLEY. Plan to join us on Saturday, September 22nd from 4:00 – 6:00pm and enjoy light bites & a beverage while you learn about this fascinating subject. This exhibit explores, in an interesting and understandable…

Historical Society Annual Meeting

Please join us on Saturday, April 21st, for the Historical Society’s Annual Meeting & New Exhibit, “Rusticating in Carmel Valley: 1870s–1940s,” a story of the resorts, ranches and camps of the time period and the activities (wild & otherwise) that enticed people “to take in the rural environment.”

Tularcitos 3rd Graders Visit the History Center

Tularcitos 3rd Graders visit the History Center The Carmel River Watershed Conservancy sponsored this visit by the Tularcitos School 3rd graders and some parents on March 9th. Afterwards they were treated with a tour of the old San Clemente dam site. What's New in the...

2017 PARTY IN THE VILLAGE! a Huge Success

This year's Party in the Village was enjoyed by all.  A dinner by Jerome's Market and no-host bar by the Kiwanis was followed by dancing to music by Mike Beck & the Bohemian Saints.  A silent auction complemented the event with enthusiastic bidders hoping to take home...

30th Anniversary Exhibit Goes on the Road!

Traveling Exhibit at the Carmel Valley Branch Library Traveling Exhibit at the Carmel Valley Branch Library In April 2017, the Historical Society celebrated its 30th Anniversary by hosting a party at the History Center where over 100 residents helped celebrate the...

Robles del Rio Subdivision Exhibit – Grand Showing

Robles Del Rio Lodge - Exhibit Team with Family ROBLES del RIO EXHIBIT A GREAT SUCCESS! Over 100 people showed up for the grand opening of the Robles del Rio Subdivision grand opening event.  They marveled at the large photographic quality posters that tell the Robles...

30th Anniversary Party Saturday, April 29th, 2 to 4 pm

April 29th, 2 to 4 pm Saturday, April 29th, 2-4 pm Libations & Appetizers Carmel Valley History Center Please join us in celebrating CVHS's 30th anniversary. Relive our journey from Rosie's Cracker Barrel to today's History Center through photos and memorabilia....

April 8: Brands & Branding

SATURDAY, APRIL 8TH at 10:00 AM Carmel Valley History Center. In this fun and informative presentation, learn about cattle brands, how to read them, and how branding has changed over time.

History Center Hosts Talk on Brands & Branding in Carmel Valley

Steve Dorrance You're invited to a second “Brands & Branding in Carmel Valley” presentation to be held on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10am at the History Center. Steve Dorrance and his daughter Mollie will discuss the many aspects of brands and branding and how younger...

2016 PARTY IN THE VILLAGE! Held at Hidden Valley

An enthusiastic crowd attended last Saturday night’s Party in the Village! which was sponsored by Hidden Valley Music Seminars and benefited the Carmel Valley Village Improvement Committee and the Carmel Valley Historical Society.

Can you identify these farm tools?

These vintage tools are part of the History Center’s farming collection. They all came from the Berta Ranch where they were used for decades in ranch operations.

Historical Society Is Exhibiting at Monterey Regional Airport

For the second straight year, the Carmel Valley Historical Society will have an exhibit at the Monterey Regional Airport's ART AT THE AIRPORT exhibition. Our theme for this year's exhibit is "Rusticating at the Resorts", which covers the timeframe 1870-1950. Go back...

Joan Baez Exhibit Kick-off Event a Resounding Success

A reception for our latest exhibit, JOAN BAEZ: CARMEL VALLEY AND BEYOND, was held on Friday, August 28, 2015, 3pm to 6 pm. Attendees walked into the History Center with soft Joan Baez music playing in the background and enjoyed viewing the exhibit and sipping wine...

Joan Baez: August 28, 3-6 pm

NEW EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION "Carmel Valley & Beyond" AUGUST 28, 3-6 PM CARMEL VALLEY HISTORY CENTER 77 West Carmel Valley Rd. GO BACK 50 YEARS Witness Ms. Baez's activism, her folk music and '60s guitar, and work with fellow activists Martin Luther King, Jr. and...

Gonzales Schoolchildren Visit Museum

Donna Zahn coordinated this visit with Lorin Letendre, President, Carmel River Watershed Conservancy, Marie Butcher, Founder & Director of Green Heart Works, and Tina Ramos of Fairview Middle and La Gloria Elementary Schools in Gonzales. The History Center tour of...

A 3D Model of Carmel Valley is Now in History Center

CVHS President Kim Williams (on right) is shown accepting delivery of the History Center's new 3D Terrain Model of Carmel Valley from Solid Terrain Modeling's President Mark Fisher. The Historical Society began work on this topographical map of Carmel Valley in the...

Stevenson Lower School 5th Graders Visit History Center

Maxine Callinan and Donna Zahn were working alone in the History Center on a quiet Tuesday morning when Lorin Letendre, President of the Carmel River Watershed Conservancy, dropped in to ask about arranging school field trips to the History Center. He then said that,...

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