The docents and volunteers of Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead have a varied job which encompasses many different programs and responsibilities. Different tour groups and students of all age groups visit the site every month and their needs vary, educationally and interpretively. Students in the fourth grade who visit the site experience a program which is… Read More »
Through research into the ancestors of Zenas Sikes, who helped found the farming community of Bernardo and ushered in the first generation of commercial agriculture in North San Diego County, the De Anza Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) found that his forefathers had served in the American Revolution. The De Anza… Read More »
Reserve a seat for Valentine Teas today: http://www.sikesadobe.org/. Click the flier below for more information.
FESTIVE FARMHOUSE A Farmstead Holiday Celebration Sunday, December 10, 2017, 11 AM to 3 PM Remember colored paper chains, stringing popcorn, and making homemade ornaments? Remember the smell of cloves in oranges or mulling spices? Come decorate the 1880s Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead, and make decorations similar to those of the San Pasqual Valley pioneers… Read More »
The San Dieguito River Park is proud to announce the Sikes Saturday Series. The series will host over 30 presentations and hikes at Sikes Adobe over 4 months starting in January. Every Saturday a morning and afternoon event will take place. The program topics include local history, wildlife, native plants, wilderness survival, mountain biking, gardening,… Read More »
Update February 22, 2018: The San Dieguito River Park thanks Ms. Deborah Seibert for their generous donation of a 5th wheel to the park. —Original Post Follows— The San Dieguito River Park is in need of a trailer or 5th wheel to serve as a residence for a resident volunteer at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead.… Read More »
In partnership with United States Fish and Wildlife Service, The Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County, Butterfly Farms, Sky Mountain Permaculture Institute, and the California Native Plant Society, a pollinator garden was installed along the Coast to Crest Trail near Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. The purpose of this garden is to help conserve… Read More »
Celebrate fall at the Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead by joining us for a Harvest Festival! Sunday, November 6th, 11am-3:30pm 12655 Sunset Dr. Escondido, right off I-15 at the Via Rancho Pkwy. exit. Only $3 per person. Lots of family-friendly activities- see our flier below!
UPDATE: Constance Ryan was hired to fill this position. —Original Post Follows— The San Dieguito River Park has an opening for a Sikes Adobe Event Coordinator. This is a part-time, temporary, independent consultant position that is expected to last for a term of 7 months at about 40 hours per month. The Event Coordinator will… Read More »
You are invited to join the San Dieguito River Park on Monday, February 8th at 10am in celebrating the completion of the County of San Diego Neighborhood Reinvestment Program grant project at Sikes Adobe Historic Farmstead. Highlights of this project include a new entry sign and gate, a new trail access from the staging area,… Read More »