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Come celebrate Helena Modjeska’s birthday at her historic home of Arden!

One of the most famous Shakespearean actresses of the late Victorian era, Modjeska’s home designed in 1888 by renowned New York architect Stanford White is one of two National Historic Landmarks in Orange County.

Enjoy Shakespearean performances by the Modjeska Shakespeare Players throughout the day as well as live music performances. You can also tour the house and explore the grounds as OC Parks’ volunteer docents will be available to share stories and answer questions about the property. You can even taste one of the famous caramel and marshmallow Modjeska candies!

This event is free with free parking, but reservations are required due to limited parking. Three time slots available throughout the day. Click here to register for the 12:00pm to 2:00pm time slot.

Visit for more information or contact the park office at (949) 923-2230.

Enjoy Shakespeare performances on the historic grounds of Arden: Helena Modjeska Historic Home and Gardens.