FAQs

For your convenience, our most common customer questions are answered right here!

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Q: What day(s) is the PHC open?

A: The PHC is announcing NEW HOURS!  Beginning November 1, 2018, the PHC will be open on SATURDAYS only between 12:00 p.m. (noon) – 3:00 p.m.  We are also available by appointment.  To request an appointment, please email PHCSanDiegoPL@gmail.com.

Q: Is there a boutique at the PHC?

A: The PHC currently has a great collection of items for sale including: Portuguese soccer T-shirts, jerseys, scarfs, and other sports memorabilia. We also carry a varied collection of Portuguese books, DVD’s, and coffee mugs. Our jewelry collection has a beautiful assortment of crown pins, bracelets, necklaces, and watches. We do not sell food items in our boutique.  However, our UPSES Portuguese Market (located across the street at the UPSES Hall) has a great selection of Portuguese food items to choose from.

Q: Does the PHC offer Portuguese Language Classes?

A: The PHC offers PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE CLASSES throughout the year.  For more details, contact: PHCSanDiegoPL@gmail.com.

Q: When is the UPSES Festa?

A: The 2020 UPSES Festa will be held on Sunday, May 31, 2020. The Parade begins at 10:00 am.

Q: When is the Tunaman’s Memorial?

A: The Tunaman’s Memorial – Service of Remembrance Mass & Ceremony – is held in early Spring.  The event includes a Mass at St. Agnes Church, immediately followed by a procession to the memorial on Shelter Island.  Check back to this page for more details for the 2020 event.

Q: When is the Tunaman’s Ball & Recognition Dinner?

A: The Portuguese Historical Center is honored to continue the celebration of our fishermen and outstanding community members.  Beginning in 2019, we will hold our Tunaman’s Ball & Recognition Dinner every three years. Our next event will be in 2022.

Q: How often do you conduct the” ROSEVILLE & TUNAVILLE” Walking Tour? How long does the tour last?

A: Our Walking Tours are typically held two times a year. This is a very informative tour and involves many knowledgeable speakers that have lived and worked in the Portuguese community. The tour is about five hours.