Discover a Month of Art, Music, and Community at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

August 09, 2023

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, renowned as the premier cultural hub for arts and culture in San Clemente, is excited to introduce an exciting array of events and series set to grace its calendar in the upcoming month of August. Following a period of temporary closures and limited programming, Casa Romantica is thrilled to welcome back its patrons with a diverse and captivating lineup of events that pay homage to art, music, and the vibrant heritage of the local community.

Throughout the entire month of August, Casa Romantica is set to host an engaging series of experiences and special occasions suitable for individuals of all ages. 

Every Tuesday until August 29th from 5-8 p.m., guests can revel in the mesmerizing beauty of the sunset while indulging in wine and snacks on the newly reopened West Terrace, part of the Twilight Tuesdays series. Admission for adults is priced at $5, with children aged 12 and below enjoying free entry. Moreover, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., parents can bring their toddlers for an enriching experience of FREE Weekly Storytime sessions. These sessions include exploration of Casa's gardens, joyful singing, and dancing, as well as enchanting book readings led by dedicated Casa volunteers.

Art enthusiasts can immerse themselves in an extraordinary blend of historical masterpieces from the Boseker Family Art Collection, presented alongside contemporary creations by the acclaimed artist Rick J. Delanty. This stunning exhibition is showcased at Casa's Art Gallery until September 3rd, and access to the gallery is seamlessly included in the admission fee.

Show your support for San Clemente's historical gem on August 31st by dining in at California Pizza Kitchen, Laguna Niguel, where an impressive 20% of the sales for the day will be generously donated to Casa's Building Hope, Preserving History campaign.

August is also set to feature a robust lineup of Coffee Concerts in partnership with High Tide Coffee, with the main event scheduled for August 18th.

Introducing the exciting new College Dance Program, slated to debut from Monday to Wednesday, August 21-23, from 4-7 PM each night. This exceptional three-day program is a collaborative effort involving six esteemed higher education institutions. Its purpose is to prepare teenage students for the world of dance education, offer insights into potential careers in the arts, and provide a pathway to explore various opportunities. The program boasts masterclasses conducted by esteemed faculty from renowned Southern California colleges, Q&A sessions offering valuable information about specific dance programs, and a wealth of resources to aid in school applications and auditions.

In partnership with Los Molinos Beer, attendees can look forward to a night of dance and music under the stars in Casa Romantica’s Courtyard during Casa Vibes: Gal Musette, scheduled for August 10th at 7 p.m. On August 24th at 7 p.m., in collaboration with Jimmy John’s and Artifex Brewing Company, guests can enjoy an evening of musical delight as they groove to the rhythms of the Premier 80s live music experience, Pop Gun Rerun. Expect an electrifying performance featuring all your favorite hits from iconic artists such as Bon Jovi, Journey, Pat Benatar, and more.

Casa Romantica, cherished as a hub for diverse cultural experiences, has thoughtfully curated an exceptional program catering to individuals of varying ages and interests. This summer's lineup of events and series is set to captivate and inspire visitors, fostering a strong sense of creativity, community, and connection.

For those interested in delving deeper into Casa Romantica's rich cultural offerings, exploring the estate's history, or planning a memorable visit, please visit 

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