Open House


10 A.M. to 2 P.M.

Includes a tour of the 1891 Heritage House with Period furnishings, the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall, the First Jail in San Bernardino, and the Historical Society Library.


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San Bernardino, CA 92402

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All programs are held on the first Thursday of each month unless otherwise noted at 7:00 P.M. inside the Christian R. Harris Memorial Hall which is located next to the Heritage House at the corner of 8th and D Streets in San Bernardino. They are open to the public free of charge, so bring a friend!



Thursday, August 6th, 7:00 PM

Indigenous music in the Americas

Henry Vasquez, Gary Lemos, Ruben Luna and Sarah Thomson… members of the Indigenous Musical Instruments Society of the America’s (IMISA)… will present a program on Indigenous music in the Americas. The group will display, give historical background and demonstrate the use of a variety of flutes, drums, rattles and other instruments native to the United States, Mexico, and other countries in the western hemisphere.  Cahuilla Reservation member, Will Madrigal will join them by singing some Cahuilla bird songs.


Thursday, September 3rd, 7:00 PM

San Bernardino’s Rich Radio Heritage

Mike Williams and Tim Abney will talk about San Bernardino’s Rich Radio Heritage.  Accompanied by local DeeJays from the Inland Empire’s “Top 40” glory days of the late 1950’s through the 1970’s, they will talk about epic radio stations such as KFXM 590, K-MEN 129 and KCKC 1350, the numerous mega-concerts held over the years at the Swing Auditorium and have on display a plethora of memorabilia dating back to the when AM radio ruled.


Thursday, October 1st,  7:00PM

To be Announced

Check back with us in a few days.


Thursday, November 5th,  7:00PM