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Aug
18
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Sketching with Color @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please note: Sketching with Color is sold out.

4 Saturdays starting on August 18. Meets in Minka in the Japanese Garden.

Join artist Virginia Hein for a four week series that focuses on exploring color to sketch the summer landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of play and experimentation while learning to work confidently with color.

$90 members, $120 nonmembers. 

Image: © Virginia Hein

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
Aug
19
Sun
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 19 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
Aug
21
Tue
Free Tuesday @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Admission to Descanso Gardens is free the third Tuesday of every month. Get into the Gardens faster with online tickets! Please note that free admission is applied at checkout when reserving tickets online.

Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for an enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

Aug
23
Thu
Beer Garden Nights @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Enjoy our beer garden from 5–8pm on Thursdays this August! Chow down on some barbecue by Patina Restaurant Group and wander the Gardens as the sun starts to set.

Free admission for Descanso Gardens members. While reservations are not required, you can purchase general admission in advance:

Aug
25
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience and help care for the Harvest Garden at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided and work will be supervised by Descanso horticulture staff. This is a great opportunity for individuals, friends, and organizations.
 
· All experience levels welcome.
· Ages 16 or older.
· Bring gardening gloves.
· Limited Space Available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Wednesday, August 22. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.
Aug
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 26 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
See what’s happening in the gardens on these docent-guided walks that highlight points of seasonal interest. Walks begin at the Center Circle. Included in the price of regular admission, no reservations necessary.
Walks are subject to weather and availability. For more information, please call (818) 949-4200.