Calendar

Oct
17
Tue
Free Tuesday @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Please note: Advance tickets are not required at the present time for entry to Descanso Gardens on Free Tuesday.

Admission to Descanso Gardens is free the third Tuesday of every month.

Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 17 @ 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!

Oct
21
Sat
Monster Tour @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am

Ensemble Shakespeare Theatre returns to Descanso with a fun monster-filled production for the whole family to enjoy. Kids (and grown-ups) are encouraged to come in costume!

Monster Tour starts at 11am on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 & 22 and 28 & 29.

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 21 @ 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.
Oct
22
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 22 @ 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.

Monster Tour @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am

Ensemble Shakespeare Theatre returns to Descanso with a fun monster-filled production for the whole family to enjoy. Kids (and grown-ups) are encouraged to come in costume!

Monster Tour starts at 11am on Saturday and Sunday, October 21 & 22 and 28 & 29.

Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 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.
Oct
24
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 24 @ 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!

Oct
27
Fri
Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

4 Fridays from October 27 – November 17. Meets in the Harvest Garden.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in storytime, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills & social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers; Pre-registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

Oct
28
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 28 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience and help care for the California Native Plant 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.
· Limited Space Available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Wednesday, Oct. 25. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.