The Cove - Alson Clark

We have an obligation to maintain these that people may be in the presence of forces larger than those of the moment.

Ken Burns   Documentary Film Director and Preservationist

Upcoming Events

Feasting on History

Celebrating La Jolla's Past with Old and New Friends

Join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017 for elegant concurrent dinner parties held at private residences throughout La Jolla.  Hosts from each of these remarkable La Jolla homes will entertain guests serving elegant dinners and drinks followed by dessert.  The evening begins with exquisite hors d’oeuvres, champagne and a private viewing of the exhibition Weather on Steriods: The Art of Climate Change Science.  You will be assigned your host home and provided with directions.

Reservations are limited.  This event will sell-out quickly, please respond by February 24, 2017.

Proceeds benefit the La Jolla Historical Society

Community Events

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance & Motor Car Classic

April 7-9, 2017

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance & Motor Car Classic are community events presented each spring by the La Jolla Historical Society. Visitors from national and international destinations attend The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance & Motor Car Classic to enter the judged competition, or learn about the automobile history. This event serves as a fundraiser, brings commerce to the community during a period off-season of the summer tourist trade, and attracts thousands of visitors to San Diego.  Learn more


The Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, Friday Night Candlelight Garden Soirée, and Secret Garden Boutique

May 19, 2017 Friday Night Candlelight Garden Soirée

May 20, 2017  The Secret Garden Tour and Secret Garden Boutique

The Secret Garden Tour extends a rare invitation to the public to stroll behind the garden gates of some of La Jolla’s loveliest secluded gardens, often concealed from view by strategic growth of mature trees, vines, or foliage. Visitors from throughout San Diego County and beyond view private gardens in the community during this important Society fundraiser.