Celebrate the variety and beauty of flowers. Wear your best florals, or maybe a garden party hat, and enjoy blossoms – real and imagined – in full bloom. Let your inner science geek go free and enjoy nature in a new way.
$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Advance tickets required, register here.
Paper Flower Installation | 5:30–8:30pm
Create a flower paper to add to a community art installation.
Poetry Improv Duels with Melrose Poetry Bureau | 6–6:30pm and 7–7:30pm
Give words and topics to Melrose Poetry Bureau to use for on-the-spot interactive poetry duels.
Live Music: Ikat Quartet | 5:45–6:45pm, 7:15–8:15pm
Enjoy live music by this contemporary classical guitar quartet.
Flower Masks | 5:30–8pm
Try on a floral mask created by artist Felisa Funes and have your picture taken in front of a blooming backdrop.
Drop-in Sketching | 5:30–8:30pm
Borrow a sketchbook and be inspired by the blooms around you.
Patina Concession Stand | 5:30–8pm
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Container Gardening Demos | 5:45pm, 6:15pm, 6:45pm
Learn expert tips about container gardening from Descanso’s horticulture staff.
Patina Pop-up | 5:30–8pm
Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.