The Impossible Railroad: A Centennial Celebration

Grossmont Healthcare Auditorium 9001 Wakarusa St, La Mesa, CA

Reena Deutsch, author of “The San Diego & Arizona Railway: The Impossible Railroad,” will present the history of this amazing engineering and construction marvel.

Free

History Roundtable Lecture: Stone Age to Space Age

Grossmont Healthcare Auditorium 9001 Wakarusa St, La Mesa, CA

RSVP Join us for our Roundtable Lecture: Stone Age to Space Age Come learn about the homes, the architects and the stories of the 2019 Home Tour as well as the rich architectural heritage of Grossmont/Mt Helix. Come hear, learn and participate in an unprecedented program featuring the developers, pioneers, and practitioners of Grossmont/Mt. Helix’s... Read More

Free

14th Annual Home Tour “Stone Age to Space Age”

"Stone Age to Space Age." This year we're featuring Modern, Rustic and Classic designs embodying rural suburban Grossmont/Mt. Helix. The La Mesa History Center is proud to associate with San Diego Home & Garden Lifestyle Magazine, Modern San Diego, Alpine Windowerks, and Tracey Stotz Broker to present our 14th Annual Home Tour. Don’t miss this... Read More

Mid-Century La Mesa Arrives: The Fight for, Development and Legacy of Grossmont Center

"The Well" at Grossmont Center 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa, CA

History Roundtable Lecture: La Mesa History Center invites all to learn more about Grossmont Center’s construction, often unrecognized architectural heritage and its role as an economic catalyst for the City of La Mesa and Greater La Mesa Region WHEN: Saturday October 9, 2021 (10am to 11:30am) WHERE: “The Well” Event Space, Grossmont Center (next to... Read More

Meet Me at the McKinney House

McKinney House 8369 University Ave, La Mesa, CA

"Meet Me at the McKinney House" Special Event! Saturday March 19th 11am to 4pm Join LMHC for the first of our themed, family-friendly events on March 19, 2022. Visit us at our McKinney House from 11am to 4pm Create a historic-style craft, share a La Mesa memory, tour the McKinney House Museum, visit the research... Read More

Free

Meet Me at the McKinney House

McKinney House 8369 University Ave, La Mesa, CA

"Meet Me at the McKinney House" Special Event! Saturday April 9th 1pm to 4pm Join LMHC for the second of our themed, family-friendly events on April 9, 2022, from 1pm to 4pm. Come for family friendly activities and crafts, explore the McKinney House, and learn more about your neighborhood! Come learn and trace the evolution... Read More

Meet Me at the McKinney House

McKinney House 8369 University Ave, La Mesa, CA

"Meet Me at the McKinney House" Special Event! Saturday May 14th 1pm to 4pm Join us for the third of our themed, family-friendly events this Saturday. The theme is "Growing Up in the McKinney House" and we have a lot of great activities for kids planned! See you there this Saturday! McKinney House 8369 University... Read More

History Roundtable Lecture Series: “Fabulous Foothill-ers”

Grossmont Healthcare Auditorium 9001 Wakarusa St, La Mesa, CA

Featuring the Brier Tract, Mt Helix & Grossmont Hills La Mesa History Center invites all to learn more about the architectural and artistic heritage of the century-old Grossmont High School and its surrounding neighborhoods Reserve a Ticket The La Mesa History Center provides historic context and insight into the centennial of Grossmont High and the... Read More

16th Annual Home Tour “Fabulous Foothill-ers”

Tickets available on the day at the event, $30 members / $45 non-members The La Mesa History Center is proud to associate with the Grossmont High School and Museum to present our 16th Annual Home Tour, "Fabulous Foothill-ers." Featuring the century-old Grossmont High “Castle” and the rural, suburban neighborhoods of Brier Tract, Mt Helix and... Read More

2022 Holiday Open House

McKinney House 8369 University Ave, La Mesa, CA

  ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE Enjoy holiday refreshments and the new La Mesa Women's Club exhibit At the MCKINNEY HOUSE MUSEUM located at 8369 University Avenue (at Pine) in La Mesa Village. On December 11,   2:00 pm  - 4:00 pm. Raffle prize drawing at 3:15 pm. Tickets will be available at the event for $10 each.... Read More