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Please note that Night Garden: Plant Power is sold out.
Our new series continues with Night Garden: Plant Power on Saturday, March 16. Join us for relaxing activities that will help you understand the amazing potential of the living things that grow all around us.
$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Check out other nights in the series here.
Essential Oils | 5:30–7:30pm
Sample essential oils and learn the many benefits of these botanical scents.
Garden Yoga | 5:30–7:30pm
Learn some simple, standing yoga poses that are inspired by nature.
Flower Sachets | 5:30–8:30pm
Make your own potpourri to take home.
Healing and Wellness Talk and Walk | 6–6:45pm
Join Dr. Kendall Brown for a discussion about how Japanese gardens can be used as healing and wellness spaces. Immediately following the talk, join Dr. Brown for a walk to the Japanese Garden.
Patina Concession Stand | 5:30–8:30pm
Enjoy food and drinks available for purchase.
Sound Bath | 5:30–8pm
Surround yourself with the calming but powerful sounds of singing bowls in the camellia forest.
Moonlight Meditation | 6–6:30pm & 7–7:30pm
Join us for a guided meditation session and experience the benefits of practicing mindfulness in nature.
Flower Petal Art | 5:30–8:30pm
Add flower petals to our community art project.
Live Music | 5:45–8:15pm
Enjoy live music by the jazz taiko fusion group, Tadaima.
Patina Pop-Up | 5:30–8pm
Snacks and drinks available for purchase.
Please note that Night Garden: LA Blooms! is sold out.
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.
DIY Flower Crowns | 5:30–8:30pm
Create your own flower crown using fresh flowers and greenery.
Drop-in Sketching | 5:30–8:30pm
Borrow a sketchbook and be inspired by the blooms around you.
Flower Mask Photo-op | 5:30–8pm
Try on floral masks and head pieces created by artist Felisa Funes and take your picture in front of a blooming backdrop.
Live Music: Ikat Quartet | 5:45–6:45pm, 7:15–8:15pm
Enjoy live music by this contemporary classical guitar quartet.
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.
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.