(Victor Valley)–An afternoon of party ideas and fun at the historic John Rains House in Rancho Cucamonga is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Guests will discover how this historic site can be the perfect location for their next big event, from a wedding or quinceañera to a family reunion or a corporate picnic. The Rains House, built in 1860, features covered porches, a small vineyard, and a large shady lawn area. Party guests can tour the picturesque historic home and grounds and enjoy music and refreshments. The event, open to the public and hosted by San Bernardino County Museum Curator of History Michele Nielsen and the San Bernardino County Museum Association, is free. Advance reservations are requested; call (909) 307-2669 ext. 227 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Area event planners, party rental companies, bakeries, caterers, and florists will show off party-themed tablescapes under a canopy of pepper trees. A silent auction and door prizes will round out the afternoon. Community partners for this event include: Party Plus Rentals, Inc of Redlands; Wicked Sound and Light of Rancho Cucamonga; Tip Top Limo of Upland; Jose’s Mexican Food of Redlands; Five Star Catering and Event Planning of Rancho Cucamonga; Golden Image Photographic Studio of Hemet; Sixth Street School of Music in Redlands; Noyes Bakery of San Bernardino; Tutta Bella Florist of Upland; Star Struck Events of Upland; Treasures for the Home of Redlands; A Simply Elegant Affair of Rancho Cucamonga; and PrintProPlus of Colton.
For more information or to learn more about rental of the Rains House and other historic sites within the San Bernardino County Museum system, please contact Michele Nielsen at 909.307.2669 x 240.
The John Rains House, a San Bernardino County Museum historic site, is at 8810 Hemlock Street in Rancho Cucamonga. Parking is free. For more information, visitwww.sbcountymuseum.org. The historic site is accessible to persons with disabilities. If assistive listening devices or other auxiliary aids are needed in order to participate in museum exhibits or programs, requests should be made through Museum Visitor Services at least three business days prior to your visit. Visitor Services’ telephone number is 909-307-2669 ext. 229 or (TDD) 909-792-1462.