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Jul
21
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8 week morning yoga session starting Friday, July 21– Sept. 8. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Jul
22
Sat
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 22 @ 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.
Jul
23
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 23 @ 8:00 am

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

MEMBERS ONLY.

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

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 23 @ 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.
Jul
25
Tue
Weekday Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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.
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 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!

World Rhythms: Music of Bali @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Experience the ancient dance dramas and traditional Indonesian music with Music of Bali featuring Gamelan Burat Wangi during our World Rhythm series. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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Bali holds a place of great cultural significance in Indonesia. Music of Bali features gamelan (orchestra) music and dance. Balinese gamelan is famous for its metal percussion instruments, made of bronze or brass, including xylophones, drums, gongs and flutes. The 17 member Gamelan Burat Wangi is a renowned Balinese orchestra based at the California Institute of the Arts.

This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

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World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Jul
26
Wed
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of each summer month feature The Flashdance DJs spinning all-vinyl sets. Come relax, enjoy a cold beer for purchase, and wander through the camellia forest and Main Lawn as the sun sets. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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Jul
27
Thu
{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Spencer Day @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm

Please note: Tickets are SOLD OUT.

Singer/songwriter Spencer Day brings original songs that blend compelling melodies and smart lyrics to Music on the Main.

Enjoy eight evenings of live music presented by some of the coolest jazz artists in the Southland. This season features bright newcomers and a mix of styles. Bring a picnic or purchase dinner from Patina’s concession stand, and enjoy a wonderful evening under the Descanso oaks with friends. All shows are free with admission to the Garden. Lawn chairs are allowed and lawn seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Jul
29
Sat
{FULL} Succulent Driftwood Planter Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Please note: This class is FULL.

In this hands-on workshop, you’ll create your own mini succulent garden, using found wood as a base. Descanso horticulture staff will provide expert guidance on working with succulents and design. $20 members/$30 non-members includes materials.