Volunteers Needed for the Toshiba Tall Ships Festival September 11-13

Posted by on Sep 1, 2015 in About DPHS, Events, Sailing Heritage, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

The 31st annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival is coming September 11-13.  Our DPHS booth will celebrate Dana’s Bicentennial as part of our community outreach with books and gifts featuring Dana Point’s history. Volunteers are needed to remove items from storage and help set up the tent at noon on Friday, September 11, and to remove it and store merchandise after 5 PM, Sunday, September 13.  We also need people to man the booth on Friday...

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Enthusiastic February Program Audience Crowds City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Uncategorized | 0 comments

DPHS provided another well received program when over 70 people attended our February event to hear our guests Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. The event took place at Dana Point City Hall in the Council Chambers.  Joe Dunn told the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and...

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Volunteer for DPHS at the 30th Annual Toshiba Tall Ships Festival September 5, 6, & 7th

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Please join us in volunteering for the Historical Society’s Toshiba Tall Ships Festival Booth September 5, 6, & 7th.  It is fun to talk to visitors!! Friday, September 5th: 2:30 pm in the harbor:  deliver the tent, sand bags tables, chairs to our site near the Ocean Institute.  Tent cover and overnight security will protect items. Think about grabbing a bite to eat at one of our harbor eateries and stay to watch the tallships sunset...

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Wednesday, February 26, Meeting Set for 7 P.M. at City Hall Chambers

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Surfing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

Our featured guests at our February meeting will be Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Schafer. In the book, Joe Dunn tells the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and to the creation of the Hobie Cat sailboat right there on the beach. He introduces the locals, tells the stories, and...

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Save the Date of February 26 For a Special Presentation

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in Events, Sailing Heritage, Uncategorized, Upcoming Events | 0 comments

  Our featured guests at our February meeting will be Joe Dunn, author of the book Pocket of Paradise: The Story of Beach Road and his guest, local sailing legend Wayne Shafer. In the book, Joe Dunn tells the story of Capistrano Beach’s Beach Road, from the days of Junipero Serra to the early development by the Doheny family and to the creation of the Hobie Cat sailboat right there on the beach. He introduces the locals, tells the...

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