304 North Los Carneros Rd, Goleta California 93117
Built by a prominent ranching family in 1873, this rambling two-story house is the oldest frame house in the Goleta Valley. The Stow House has been restored and outfitted with beautiful period furnishings, clothing, toys, and memorabilia by the Goleta Historical Society.
Outbuildings contain antique farm equipment. The Goleta Valley Lemon Festival and the Old-Time Fiddlers' Convention are held on the grounds in October, and the house is specially decorated for Christmas.
The Stow House is open Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. from February through December. The House is closed during rainy days and the property grounds are open year round. Please call to arrange group tours.
Other History nearby:
(Ventura) Albinger Archaeological Museum
(Carpinteria) Carpinteria Valley Museum of History
(Ventura) Olivas Adobe Historical Park
(Santa Barbara) Santa Barbara Historical Museum
(Thousand Oaks) Stagecoach Inn Museum
(Goleta) Stow House
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12/10 Coming to The Goleta area
OC Greek Food Fest Anaheim CA May17-19 The OC Greek Food Festival celebrates the best of Greek food, music, dancing and culture. Experience authentic Greek foods and homemade Greek pastries; traditional Greek dancing and Greek music.
Baroque Music Festival Corona del Mar CA June16-23 We strive for historically stylistic interpretations of the great masterpieces of the Baroque period.
Festival Mosaic San Lui Obispo CA July16-28 Five centuries of music on the central California coast.
Santa Barbara Greek Festival Santa Barbara CA July27-28 Enjoy delectable festival favorites like gyros and moussaka. And no Greek village would be complete without homemade pastries from Yiayia's traditional recipes: baklava, melomakarona, and kataifi are just a few of the sweet treats to delight you.
Antique And Garden Show Bakersfield CA August12-13 =The show features 200 dealer spaces, located on five tree covered acres, 30 historic buildings, a variety of great food, and live blues and jazz music.