As San Diego County moved into the purple tier for covid-19, the Portuguese Historical Center (PHC) is unable to be open the center indoors. An alternative is outdoors and the PHC will be there for your holiday gift needs with 5% off-member discount.
Latest plan for the upcoming Saturday’s from Noon-3PM:
1. November 21st UPSES Market Pre-Order Filhós Market Event
look for a table outside the market selling our merchandise
2. November 28th closed for Thanksgiving weekend
3. December 5th & and possibly the 12th a table will be outside
the Portuguese Historical Center with merchandise for sale.
IMPORTANT! The Tuna Fishing Industry Monument in front of the PHC has only 12 spots left for any names. All names purchased by Dec. 7th will be inscribed by Christmas. It too, is a lovely gift for your Fisherman family member!
Please see below for a small glimpse of merchandise currently for sale. For most current up to date information on holiday hours and lots more, ALWAYS visit our website PHC Website at PHCSanDiego.com
Glimpse of items we are currently selling, but there is more!
5% off for PHC Members
Portuguese Children’s Books $17.00
"Linda Menina, Pretty Girl"This delightful and engaging children’s story, wonderfully illustrated with original watercolors, is a bilingual book with text both in Portuguese and English. It’s a simple story told from the perspective of the baby, talking about how happy it makes her when her mommy tells her how pretty, strong and smart she is. Intended for ages 0-3, it’s a perfect book to begin teaching children Portuguese.
"Lindo Menino, Handsome Boy" is a sweet book told from the perspective of a young boy, about how his mother tells him so many nice things and it makes him feel happy inside. The book is in both Portuguese and English.
"Maria & Joao Go To The Festa" This delightful and engaging children’s book, wonderfully illustrated with original watercolors, is a bilingual book with text both in Portuguese and English. Children will enjoy learning about Portuguese festas.
"Numbers, Colors & Fruits" This delightful and engaging children’s book, wonderfully illustrated with original watercolors, is a bilingual book with text both in Portuguese and English. Children will learn 10 different colors and fruits, and how to count to 10.
Other Books we offer:
The Varsity - Lee Brown, originally from Ocean Beach has discovered and written about an important and fascinating aspect of the Greatest Generation. Many veterans went to war by dropping out of school and enlisting underage. When they came home determined to resume their education, they were older and viewed by some educators as troublesome. As Lee shows us, these vets enriched their schools, communities (including our very our Point Loma and Ocean Beach Portuguese) and it’s time they get our appreciation."
Point Loma Portuguese R O S E V I L L E – Written by our very own Portuguese Point Loman, Jeanne Martin-Smith. A little bit of Portuguese History in the small community of Point Loma in San Diego, where so many Portuguese immigrants settled. Tuna fishing was a thriving industry the church was the heart of the community. Traditions were carried over from the old country and kept alive through storytelling and community events. Get to know this special little community reading along while enjoying the colorful photographs. A visual treat!
Clothing Items for Men, Women and Children
Tanks $20-26, T-Shirts $25, Hoodies $30-$40, Sweat Shirts $30-$40 and Sweat Pants $30
Baby, Toddler & Kid’s Sizes from $20 - $40