Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

In Season, Summer Art Show

Jul 14, 2017

On July 28 – 30, 2017, Crystal Cove Conservancy celebrates the summer with our art show, In Season. An exclusive preview and artist reception will be held on Friday, July 28th from 5:00-7:30pm.  Guests will have the chance to meet our talented artists and enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and Crystal Cove’s sublime atmosphere. […]

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Summers at the Cove

Jun 7, 2017

Image credit: J. Christopher Launi   Summer is Coming… As you begin planning your summer, make sure to leave plenty of time to come visit the Cove. Save the date for these can’t-miss events that Crystal Cove Conservancy has planned throughout the summer. Great Plein Air Art Experience Break out the brushes for the Great […]

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Earth Day was a SUCCESS!

May 3, 2017

April 22nd was Earth Day and along with 40 other state parks across California we received a grant from the California State Parks Foundation to complete overdue environmental improvement projects and facility maintenance.  This year we were awarded $4,000 which was spent (practically to the penny) on plants, both native and ornamental for the 12-acre […]

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“Art in the Park” Celebration

Mar 1, 2017

Crystal Cove Alliance and Crystal Cove State Park are joining forces for our 1st annual Art in the Park celebration, featuring our spring art show, Eye of the Cove! Starting on the evening of March 31st guests can experience a special sneak peek of the art show during our artist reception. Get to know our […]

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“One Great House” — Community at The Commons: Cottages 42, 43, & 44

Jan 1, 2017

“…It was almost as if all the houses were just rooms belonging to one great house.” This description of the historic cottages from a 1982 article in the LA Times captures the community and sense of place that emerged at Crystal Cove over the decades. The original character of each individual cottage has been preserved, […]

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A Man of Many Talents

Jan 1, 2017

If you happen to visit Crystal Cove Historic District on a Wednesday you will see, seated at a small table across from the Beachcomber Café, the jolliest man in Crystal Cove surrounded by smiling children and laughing adults. His name is Rick Boufford, but most people call him Sea Glass Rick, Chef Rick, or Raven Rick […]

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New Artists Keep the Tradition of Plein Air Painting Alive

Jan 1, 2017

Crystal Cove’s stunning views, historic cottages and abundant wildlife have been attracting artists for many generations. They arrive here with blank canvases and leave with art pieces that uniquely capture this one unchanged place in the sun. Crystal Cove Alliance, through its partnership with Crystal Cove State Park at the Park Interpretive Store and Gallery are […]

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