July 14, 2024 2:56 pm

Candlelit Magic: Fiesta de las Luminarias

Glendale Beautiful extends a warm invitation to witness the enchanting Casa Adobe de San Rafael bathed in the soft glow of candlelight during the Fiesta de Las Luminarias. This captivating event is open to all Glendale residents and community members, offering a delightful evening filled with traditional refreshments and captivating performances by the Incarnation Children’s Choir and Tonantzin Dance Group.

Year-round, the dedicated volunteers of Glendale Beautiful, a local non-profit committed to the city’s aesthetic charm and the preservation of early California history, graciously host an open house at the historic Casa Adobe de San Rafael. Join them from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the 1st Sunday of each month to explore this architectural gem. Information about the Casa is available in Armenian, English, and Spanish, with knowledgeable docents ready to provide historical insights and answer any questions.

Constructed in 1871 with on-site adobe bricks for Tomas and Maria Sanchez, Casa Adobe de San Rafael boasts a late 19th-century interior. Recognized as California Landmark #235 and proudly listed in the Glendale Register of Historic Resources as #3, this casa stands as a testament to the rich history of the region.

Experience an enchanting evening at Casa Adobe de San Rafael, located at 1330 Dorothy Dr., Glendale, CA 91202, on December 9, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For those eager to delve deeper into the Casa’s history, additional information can be found on Glendale Beautiful’s website. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Glendale’s cultural and historical tapestry!