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San Juan Chamber Launches Redesigned Website

If you have not done so, take a look at the newly redesigned website for the San Juan Capistrano Chamber of Commerce, available here. The new web site does a great job compiling all of the shopping, dining, equestrian and special events available in San Juan. Special sections are devoted to the Camino Real Playhouse, [...]

Camino Real Playhouse Announces 2014-15 Schedule

Camino Real Playhouse, one of San Juan Capistrano and South County’s cultural treasures, has announced its 2014-15 program schedule. See below.

source: Camino Real Playhouse

More information and details are available here.

See Madame Modjeska at the Camino Real Playhouse

Camino Real Playhouse in downtown San Juan Capistrano, will present Ewa Boryczko in “Modjeska! The Artist’s Dream” this Friday, November 15, 2013 at 8 PM and Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 2 PM. Tickets are $25. From Camino Real:

In her dynamic solo performance, Ewa Boryczko shares an extraordinary journey with you. [...]

Auditions for the 24 Hour Creative Challenge at Camino Real Playhouse

Did you always dream of being an actor but never found the time to pursue it? If you have 24 hours to spare this weekend, Camino Real Playhouse invites you to participate in the 3rd annual 24 Hour Creative Challenge! Auditions are tomorrow (Friday) night at 8 PM. Performances will start 24 hours later…

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Microbrews by the Mission: San Juan Capistrano Pub Crawl Tonight

According to the Capistrano Dispatch:

A new event in San Juan Capistrano aims to promote local downtown businesses through food, music and above all, beer.

Microbrews by the Mission is a new monthly event hosted by the San Juan Chamber of Commerce, starting Wednesday, July 25. All throughout the downtown area, the community is invited [...]