Carrie O'Connell noon, May 23
Wizard of Oz Walking Tours
Experience the island that provided great inspiration to L. Frank Baum.
Join the Coronado Historical Association for a special Wizard of Oz Walking Tour featuring special stories, spaces, and places related to The Wizard of Oz, including a visit to the Coronado Museum of History & Art to see first-edition Oz books, a peek at the Coronado Public Library Oz exhibitions and Wizard of Oz glass panels, a stroll by the L. Frank Baum family winter home -- the Mead House -- on Star Park Circle where L. Frank Baum would read to the island children, and a walk through the Hotel Del Coronado which served as home away from home to L Frank Baum.
Tours leave daily at 11 am; duration is about 90 minutes. Meet at the Coronado Public Library front entrance. Reservations recommended.
Info: Coronado Historical Association, 619-435-7242.
- When: Sunday, August 10, 2014, 11 a.m.
- Cost: $20