01 March 2011

Outings on Fridays

Our popular series of guided tours, organized by Sally Sachs, returns this spring and summer. The tours take place on the first Friday of the month. Lunch is optional and not included in tour price. Lunch reservation must be made at least 5 days prior to each tour.
$15 per tour or $40 for the series

Friday, 1 April 2011
11 am

John Muir National Historic Site

Visit both the Italianate Strentzel-Muir home of the renowned naturalist John Muir and his family (Wolfe & Son, architects, 1882) and the Vicente Martinez Adobe (1849), set amid the family’s orchards. Congress created this hostoric site in 1964.
Bring a picnic lunch to eat on the grounds.

Friday, 3 June 2011
11 am

Fox Theater

The fate of this grand movie palace (Maury Diggs and Weeks & Day, architects, 1927) was a cause for concern from the time it closed in1966 until its recent picture-perfect restoration. View the ornate interior reflecting an eclectic mix of historical styles and hear the success story of its preservation. Lunch in an uptown restaurant.

Friday, 8 July 2011
11:00 am

McCreary-Greer House

This elaborate 1901 Colonial Revival house serves as BAHA’s headquarters. A City of Berkeley Landmark, it is a remnant of an elegant turn-of-the-century Southside neighborhood. Learn how BAHA acquired this special house, tour its interior, and survey the historic block on which it stands. Lunch at a nearby restaurant.

To order tickets, print and fill out the ticket order form and mail it with made out to BAHA and a stamped, self-addressed envelope to:

Outings on Fridays
P.O. Box 1137
Berkeley, CA 94701

You can also pay for tickets by credit card via PayPal. Please specify your outing date[s] and number of tickets in the Description line.


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