HISTORY ALIVE! Just In Time For the Holidays – The Music of John Doan





The LGHS rings in the holiday season with its free lecture series HISTORY ALIVE featuring talented musician John Doan

Please join us at the Lee House Cultural Center on November 3rd at 7:00 pm to hear the special music of John Doan aided by his talented wife Deidra.

The Lemon Grove Historical Society rings in the holiday season on Nov. 3rd at 7 pm with John Doan, musician, musicologist, comedian and Emmy nominee,  who delighted our audience a year ago and is back to share his knowledge and humor,  along with his talented wife, Deidra Doan.  Just in time for the holidays, John will entertain us with his array of interesting instruments and distinguished history of teaching music to college students and the general public alike.  The Doan’s are LGHS members and represent the talent available to us in our dynamic and wonderful ranks.

John Doan
Courtesy Lemon Grove Historical Society

History Alive is a free Lecture Series presented by the Lemon Grove Historical Society. Lectures are held at the Lee House Cultural Center on the 1st Thursday of the month. Lee House is located at 3205 Olive St. in the Treganza Heritage Park where there is ample, well-lit parking.   History Alive is suitable for ages 16 and over.

While you are at the lecture please consider joining the Lemon Grove Historical Society as a Member. For a few dollars a year you can support your community as well as add to your own personal knowledge of local history. For membership info, follow this link.

For more information on History Alive and other LGHS events, follow this link to our Events Page


  • Helen Ofield

    Helen M. Ofield is the past president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. She spearheaded the saving of Lemon Grove’s first church (built 1897) and its adaptive reuse as the Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove, and the saving of the H. Lee House (built 1928) and its adaptive reuse as the city’s cultural center. Her civic history, Images of America: Lemon Grove (Arcadia 2010) features photographic content by Pete Smith. She is an award-winning writer-producer for national and regional film and television, as well as for print and online news media, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, former seven-year member of the San Diego County Historic Site Board, and a long-time historic preservationist.

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