|Avila Adobe, Olvera Street, Los Angeles, CA|
|While eating our lunch on the restaurant's outdoor patio, we were serenaded by a mariachi band.|
|A child's room|
|The family room where the family ate its regular meals. When neighbors and visitors called, they dined with the family at the big table.|
|Early California music, singing and dancing were enjoyed at the Avila Adobe.|
|The parlor was used to entertain important guests or for funerals.|
|Ceramic nativity figures are displayed during the Christmas season.|
Visiting the Avila Adobe is free. For more information, go to www.elpueblo.lacity.org .