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May & June 2018 – In the Gallery:

Dr. Jeanne Ames – Watercolors & Gourd Art

Jeanne is an artist from San Diego, CA.  Her interest in art began twenty years ago when her mother-in-law became a docent at the LA County

Museum of Art.  She has used many different mediums including Gourds, Pine Needle Basketry, Collage, Acrylics, and Watercolors.

She has donated pieces of her work to the Los Angeles Zoo Animal Behavioral Enrichment Program, the San Diego Museum of Art, and other non-profit organizations.  She was a featured artist on the Carol Duvall Show on HGTV.  She has Juried into the Doggone Art Show, The Catnip Connection, The Small Image Art Show in Gallery 21 in Balboa Park, Talmadge Art Show in San Diego, and Le Cirque de l’Art in La Jolla.  Her art has been on the cover of Expression Art Magazine and featured in several books.


It wasn’t until recently that Jeanne discovered watercolor.  Watercolor has now become her favorite medium to work in and animals are her favorite subjects.

Her art will be on display in the Adobe’s Art Gallery through the end of June.


July 29th – Bluegrass and Ice Cream Social featuring MohaviSoul 

Warm sun, hot music, and cool ice cream! What a great combination for this wonderful summer event at the Rancho Buena Vista Adobe.


This year, the event features MohaviSoul, a local working band composed of Mark Miller on guitar, Randy Hanson on mandolin, Jason Weisson on

banjo, Orion Boucher on bass, and Dan Sankey on fiddle.  They all sing their contemporary Bluegrass which is rooted in Folk and Americana and reflected in their original music and select covers.  Their songs come from Mark’s West Virginia’s roots and Randy’s 5th generation California heritage.

MohaviSoul was nominated for Best Album in the Country/Americana category at this year’s San Diego Music Awards.

Don’t miss a chance to see this amazing band at our very special location!

Tickets on sale now at Vistix ticket office, online, and in the Adobe’s Gift Shop.  $15 Pre Sale and $20 at the door day of event.  Price includes ice cream sundae or root beer float.








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