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Harvest Hoedown! “First Fridays at the Museum” November 4th

Catalina Island Museum

The Catalina Island Museum invites you to First Fridays at the Museum November 4th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a Harvest Hoedown! Each month the museum offers evening hours for residents and visitors to enjoy its galleries, digital theater, outdoor plazas and Museum Store.

Celebrate the change of the season at the museum! Enjoy harvest brews, cider, and caramel apples by the Lloyd’s of Avalon. Listen to live country music by some of the island’s favorite musicians on the museum's second level. Learn to line dance with instruction by museum member, Dr. Laura Ulibarri from the Catalina Island Medical Center!

Be the first on the island to taste Kona Brewing Company’s Pipeline Porter thanks to Catalina Beverage Company. Brewed with Hawaiian Kona Coffee, the award-winning Pipeline Porter will be available on the island, but not till late November.

Explore the museum’s recently opened special exhibition, Art Nouveau and Graphic Art: The PAN Publications, 1895-1900. Don’t miss the art gallery on the museum’s second level featuring an exhibition of plein air paintings depicting life in Avalon. This exhibition, To the Wind that Will Blow Tomorrow, is in its final days and will close on November 6th.

Visit the Museum Store for exclusive Catalina Island related gift items, books, beach towels, mini surfboards, Catalina tile, unique jewelry and much more. It’s never too early to start your holiday shopping.

Tickets for First Fridays at the Museum Harvest Hoedown are $12 for members and $15 for non-members. Each ticket includes a beverage (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and a caramel apple by Lloyd’s of Avalon. Tickets may be purchased online at, in person at the museum’s visitor services desk, or upon arrival at the door. Additional beer, cider, soda, water and caramel apples will be available for purchase.

The Catalina Island Museum offers the best in art and history exhibitions, music and dance performances, lectures by guest speakers from all over the world, and the finest in silent, documentary and international film. Open seven days a week from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, the new Ada Blanche Wrigley Schreiner Building is located in the heart of Avalon at 217 Metropole Avenue. For more information, the museum may be reached by phone at 310-510-2414 or at its website: