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Please note that the Tea Blending Workshop with Emily Han is sold out.
Learn all about tea at this workshop with herbalist, educator and author, Emily Han. Enjoy a sensory tasting activity, explore tea blending principles and learn to incorporate herbs and botanicals for flavor, aroma, color, and therapeutic effects. Choose from an array of ingredients to craft your own custom tea blend to take home.
$35 members, $45 non-members. Advanced registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.
Join artist Virginia Hein in this four-week art series to learn to sketch the varied landscapes of Descanso using a variety of media. Meets on four Saturdays from February 1–22 at Minka in the Japanese Garden.
$90 members, $120 non-members. Registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.
Image: © Virginia Hein
Please note that Garden Sprouts is full.
Meets on four Fridays from February 7–28.
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 story time, 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 and social development.
$40 members; $48 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater returns with performances amongst Descanso’s spring blooms every Saturday and Sunday in March and April. This fun, funny, moving production will travel to peak bloom spots as the season changes, showcasing a blooming botanical backdrop for your favorite Shakespeare scenes. Meets at Center Circle.
No registration required. Included in the price of regular admission. Free to Descanso Gardens members. Please note that this program does not meet on Sunday, April 12.