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History Society Celebrates Fifty Years and Wisteria Cottage Re-Opens

inaugural exhibition Climate Change: Midcentury Modern La Jolla, the Society Board is inviting LJHS members, and those involved in several organizations which are interested in, and supportive of the Society, to a series of events during the first week of May. Connie Branscomb is the general chairman.

May 1 (Thursday) Golden Anniversary Dinner Place: Wisteria Cottage Wisteria Cottage makes new debut with restored south entrance. Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Invited guests: Contributors of over $25,000 to the Capital Campaign. These guests will receive a written invitation. Event organized by Ann Zahner May 3 (Saturday) Luncheon on the Lawn Place: Under a canopy on the front lawn of Wisteria Cottage Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Invited guests: Contributors of $10,000 - $25,000 to the Capital Campaign, Board Members, Past Presidents, Capital Campaign chairs Ann Zahner and Melesse Traylor, and several others who have been instrumental to the success of the restoration. These guests will receive a written invitation. Event organized by Connie Branscomb and Melesse Traylor May 3 (Saturday) Members Reception Place: Wisteria Cottage and the Lawns Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Invited guests: All members of the Society. They will receive an on-line invitation. Event organized by Ann Craig and Dori Robbins May 4 (Sunday) Special Reception for the La Jolla Village Merchants Association, the La Jolla Real Estate Brokers Association, La Jolla hotel concierges, special event professionals and community organization representatives. Place: Wisteria Cottage and the Lawns Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Guests will be invited by on-line invitations. Event organized by Penelope West and Meg Davis May 5 (Monday) Special Reception for La Jolla educators and librarians and San Diego arts and culture professionals Place: Wisteria Cottage and the Lawns Time: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Guests will be invited by on-line invitations. Event organized by Seonaid McArthur and Pat Miller May 4 (Sunday) - May 11 (Sunday) Public Open House Place: Wisteria Cottage Time: 12 noon – 4:00 p.m.

Major funding for these celebrations provided by Willis Allen Real Estate and Hill Construction Company 8 with additional support from the City of San Diego.

Photos by Darren Bradley

celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the La Jolla ToHistorical Society, the completion of the restoration of Wisteria Cottage, and the

Timekeeper: Corporate Partner Spotlight: Hill Construction Company  
Timekeeper: Corporate Partner Spotlight: Hill Construction Company