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October 2017

Morbid Cinema

October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Rituals of Remembrance, Camron-Stanford House event

A special screening to celebrate the premiere of Rituals of Remembrance: Exploring the Art of Mourning.  A Q&A with filmmakers Maggie Simpson Adams & Elizabeth Sher will follow the half hour documentary. Co-director Maggie Simpson Adams embarks on a personal journey to find ways to commemorate death, and integrate and accept this important passage in her life.  The film explores three different approaches to death: 19th Century mourning rituals from the Victorian Era; Dia de los Muertos (Day of the…

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Glittering Memories with Lang Antiques of San Francisco

October 22, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Victorian Mourning Pin, Camron-Stanford House event

What jewelry was the fashionable widow allowed to wear? Experts from Lang Antiques will show shining examples. Limited to 30 guests. $25.00 per person ($15.00 for members) includes exhibit and 1 p.m. house tour. Register Today

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Seance and Sensibility with CSHPA docent Chelsea Burton

October 29, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Crystal Ball

Spiritualism was more than a morbid desire to connect with the dead. It was an omnipresent possibility confirmed by some of the greatest minds in Victorian literature (both fictional and scientific). Learn why Spiritualism was so cool in this lecture with Chelsea. Limited to 30 guests. $25.00 per person ($15.00 for members) includes exhibit and 1 p.m. house tour. Register Today

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December 2017

A Gingerbread Tea

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Dancing Gingerbread Man

This is a chance to celebrate the holidays in the most relaxing way possible with a cup of tea, some savory sandwiches and a selection of special ginger themed sweets. You’ll forget about the crowds outside and even have the chance to decorate your own gingerbread man to take home. Children must be 6 or older. All theme teas include a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with strawberry jam, imported clotted cream and lemon curd; a selection of petite…

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February 2018

Valentine Tea

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Victorian Style Teapot with Flowers

Cupids, lace, chocolate, bubbles, rose scented tea and all things pink. Tell someone how much you love them by reserving seats for this very Victorian tea party. Dress for the event and do wear a hat! Adults only. All theme teas include a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with strawberry jam, imported clotted cream and lemon curd; a selection of petite sweet treats and tea from Mariage Frere in Paris. The cost for our theme teas is $45 per…

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May 2018

Victorian Garden Party Tea

May 19 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Victorian Lady with a basket picking roses in a garden.

Enjoy the first blush of blooms as our Victorian Garden wakes up from its winter nap. Weather permitting, we’ll have tea on the veranda or in the garden where we can see spring before our very eyes. This is a flower themed tea with blooms abounding. All theme teas include a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with strawberry jam, imported clotted cream and lemon curd; a selection of petite sweet treats and tea from Mariage Frere in Paris. The…

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June 2018

On the Banks of Lake Merritt: A Summertime Massivemuse

June 17 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$20
San Francisco based conductorless chamber orchestra

We are pleased to open our garden once again this summer to Groupmuse for a magical outdoor music experience with One Found Sound. One Found Sound, the conductor-less chamber orchestra that's hot on the Bay-Area music scene, is lending their talents for the occasion: they're cooking up Prokofiev's bouncy, melodious and modernist Quintet for Wind and Strings and Mozart's absolutely supreme Clarinet Quintet, often referred to as perhaps the greatest piece of chamber music in history. One Found Sound represents exactly the sort of youthful, open-minded dynamism that…

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October 2018

A Morbid Tea

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$45

Come suitably attired for a Morbid Tea on October 20. In addition to enjoying our seasonal tea menu redolent of apples, pumpkins and spice, you’ll have a tour of our current exhibit and the chance to try out our toe-pincher coffin for your own post mortem photograph. Be ready for a few shivers and a great pot of tea. All theme teas include a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones with jam, imported clotted cream and lemon curd; a selection…

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November 2018

Physicians, Quacks and Everything In Between

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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$10

Medicine in Victorian times was not what we know today. Come learn about the best medical practices in the late 19thcentury as well as the quacks and treatments perpetrated on the ill and unwary. This noon time lecture is a perfect companion to our Morbid Desire exhibit and museum admission is included in your ticket price. $10/General Public $5/Member Price

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December 2018

Holiday Open House

December 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Camron-Stanford House, 1418 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Dancing Gingerbread Man

Whether you've never been to the Camron-Stanford House, or the museum is on your list of regular Oakland outings, we look forward to welcoming you for our annual Holiday Open House. On Sunday, December 2 please join us for a visit FREE OF CHARGE.  You'll have the opportunity to see our current exhibit, A Gingerbread Christmas, and tour the period rooms decorated for a traditional Victorian Christmas. Last entrance is at 3:30 pm.

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