Costumed docents and staff at La Purisima Mission will offer a historical reenactment of Mission Life Days, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 15, at La Purisima Mission State Historic Park, 2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc.

Visitors will have an opportunity to observe and participate in the craft activities that supplied the needs of the mission residents. Craft demonstrations may include tortilla-making, candle-making, soap-making, spinning and weaving, carpentry, pottery, and blacksmithing.

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La Purisma docents and children dressed in costumes depicting California's mission era.
La Purisma docents and children wear costumes depicting California’s mission era. Credit: Dustin Waller