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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 2 @ 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 Magnolia Lawn.
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: California Feetwarmers 6:00 pm
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: California Feetwarmers @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: California Feetwarmers @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are sold out. World Rhythms continues with California Feetwarmers, masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing. Advance tickets required. Please note that tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more …

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Summer Songs 5:30 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 3 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more than 6 tickets will have all additional tickets invalidated. Relax in the beauty of the Rose Garden as the The Flashdance DJs …

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Music on the Main: The Lao Tizer Trio 6:00 pm
Music on the Main: The Lao Tizer Trio @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music on the Main: The Lao Tizer Trio @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more than 6 tickets will have all additional tickets invalidated. Music on the Main continues with The Lao Tizer Trio, gifted performers known …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 6 @ 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 …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 7 @ 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 …

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Wellness Walk 8:30 am
Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 9 @ 8:30 am
Join us once a month for a fun and relaxed guided walk along Descanso’s many beautiful paths and trails. Whether you are looking to improve your health, make new friends, or get to know the …

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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 9 @ 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 Magnolia Lawn.
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: Boogaloo Assasins 6:00 pm
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: Boogaloo Assasins @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
{SOLD OUT} World Rhythms: Boogaloo Assasins @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are sold out. World Rhythms continues with Boogaloo Assassins, a twelve-piece Latin band with a sound and style inspired by the Latin Boogaloo, Latin Soul, Salsa, and Latin Funk records of …

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Summer Songs 5:30 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 10 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more than 6 tickets will have all additional tickets invalidated. Relax in the beauty of the Rose Garden as the The Flashdance DJs …

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{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Abe Lagrimas, Jr. 6:00 pm
{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Abe Lagrimas, Jr. @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
{SOLD OUT} Music on the Main: Abe Lagrimas, Jr. @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Please note that tickets are sold out. Music on the Main continues with jazz ukulele artist Abe Lagrimas, Jr. Advance tickets required. Please note that tickets are limited to 6 per household; those reserving more than …

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“Shine a Light” Member Preview 10:00 am
“Shine a Light” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Shine a Light" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the Shine a Light exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from 10am to 4pm, July 12–14. MEMBERS ONLY.  
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“Shine a Light” Member Preview 10:00 am
“Shine a Light” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Shine a Light" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the Shine a Light exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from 10am to 4pm, July 12–14. MEMBERS ONLY.  
{SOLD OUT} Urban Forager: Jam 10:00 am
{SOLD OUT} Urban Forager: Jam @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please note that the Urban Forager: Jam class is full. Join Urban Forager author Elisa Callow in the newly renovated Boddy House kitchen for the Urban Forager Cooking Class: Seasonal Jam. Participants will make both …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 13 @ 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 …

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Urban Forager Book Signing 2:00 pm
Urban Forager Book Signing @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Urban Forager author Elisa Callow on July 13 and 20 in Van de Kamp Hall for a tasting and book signing. Books will be available for purchase.  
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“Shine a Light” Member Preview 10:00 am
“Shine a Light” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Shine a Light" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the Shine a Light exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from 10am to 4pm, July 12–14. MEMBERS ONLY.  
Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 14 @ 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 …

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“Shine a Light” Artist’s Reception 4:00 pm
“Shine a Light” Artist’s Reception @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 14 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
"Shine a Light" Artist's Reception @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Join us from 4–6pm in the Sturt Haaga Gallery as we celebrate the artwork of Carole Kim in Shine a Light. DJ Matthew Rubino will be spinning vinyl, and drinks will be available at a no-host bar.
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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
For other morning sessions, see our Wednesday, July 17 and Friday, July 19 classes. Eight-week morning yoga session starting Monday, July 15. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. $116 for eight-week session. Advance registration …

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“Shine a Light” Public Opening 10:00 am
“Shine a Light” Public Opening @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"Shine a Light" Public Opening @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Shine a Light begins its run in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from July 15 to October 27.
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Free Tuesday {Tickets Required} 9:00 am
Free Tuesday {Tickets Required} @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
To join us on Free Tuesday, you will need advance tickets. Descanso Gardens opens its gates for free the third Tuesday of every month, and the response has been great. So great, that in order …

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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 16 @ 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 Magnolia Lawn.
World Rhythms: Briseyda Zárate 6:00 pm
World Rhythms: Briseyda Zárate @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
World Rhythms: Briseyda Zárate @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
World Rhythms continues with Briseyda Zárate, an inspired and skilled flamenco dancer, choreographer, singer and master teacher. Advance tickets required. Descanso Gardens members can reserve tickets beginning July 1. Tickets will be released to the public on July …

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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Eight-week morning yoga session starting Wednesday, July 17. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. $116 for eight-week session. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Please note that this program is non-refundable. Register online …

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Evening Yoga 5:00 pm
Evening Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Eight-week evening yoga session starting Wednesday, July 17. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. $116 for eight-week session. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens …

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Summer Songs 5:30 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 17 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Relax in the beauty of the Rose Garden as the The Flashdance DJs spin all-vinyl sets of tunes. Enjoy a cold beer and wander through Descanso as the sun sets. Advance tickets required.  Descanso Gardens members …

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Music on the Main: Molly Miller 6:00 pm
Music on the Main: Molly Miller @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music on the Main: Molly Miller @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Music on the Main continues with Molly Miller, captivating audiences with her sophisticated and raw style. Advance tickets required. Descanso Gardens members can reserve tickets beginning July 1. Tickets will be released to the public on July 4. …

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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Eight-week morning yoga session starting Friday, July 19. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. $116 for eight-week session. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Please note that this program is non-refundable. Register online …

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Community Service Day 8:00 am
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 20 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience and help care for the Gardens 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, …

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{SOLD OUT} Urban Forager: Pasta 10:00 am
{SOLD OUT} Urban Forager: Pasta @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Please note that the Urban Forager: Pasta class is full. Elisa Callow returns with the Urban Forager Cooking Class: Pasta Two Ways. Learn to make cut and filled pasta. Presented during tomato season, when fresh …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 20 @ 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 …

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Urban Forager Book Signing 2:00 pm
Urban Forager Book Signing @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join Urban Forager author Elisa Callow on July 13 and 20 in Van de Kamp Hall for a tasting and book signing. Books will be available for purchase.  
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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 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 …

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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 23 @ 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 Magnolia Lawn.
World Rhythms: Dance India 6:00 pm
World Rhythms: Dance India @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
World Rhythms: Dance India @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Our World Rhythms series ends its run with Dance India, which includes special performances by Sharanya Mukhopadhyay Sekhri and Joya Kazi Unlimited. Advance tickets required. Descanso Gardens members can reserve tickets beginning July 1. Tickets will be released …

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Summer Songs 5:30 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Summer Songs @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Relax in the beauty of the Rose Garden as the The Flashdance DJs spin all-vinyl sets of tunes. Enjoy a cold beer and wander through Descanso as the sun sets. Advance tickets required.  Descanso Gardens members …

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Gil Garcetti Photography 10:00 am
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
View photographer Gil Garcetti’s work and learn about his new book, Protea – The Magic and the Mystery. You may know him as a former Los Angeles County district attorney (and father of current LA …

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Music on the Main: Dayren Santamaria 6:00 pm
Music on the Main: Dayren Santamaria @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Music on the Main: Dayren Santamaria @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Our Music on the Main series concludes with Dayren Santamaria, an Afro-Cuban violinist performing high-energy Latin and Cuban music. Advance tickets required. Descanso Gardens members can reserve tickets beginning July 1. Tickets will be released to …

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Gil Garcetti Photography 10:00 am
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
View photographer Gil Garcetti’s work and learn about his new book, Protea – The Magic and the Mystery. You may know him as a former Los Angeles County district attorney (and father of current LA …

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Gil Garcetti Photography 10:00 am
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
View photographer Gil Garcetti’s work and learn about his new book, Protea – The Magic and the Mystery. You may know him as a former Los Angeles County district attorney (and father of current LA …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 27 @ 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 …

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Member Bird Walk 8:00 am
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 28 @ 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
Gil Garcetti Photography 10:00 am
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Photography @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
View photographer Gil Garcetti’s work and learn about his new book, Protea – The Magic and the Mystery. You may know him as a former Los Angeles County district attorney (and father of current LA …

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Weekend Walk 11:00 am
Weekend Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 28 @ 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 …

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Gil Garcetti Book Signing 1:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Book Signing @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Gil Garcetti Book Signing @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Photographer Gil Garcetti and writer Larry Livingston will discuss their book, Protea – The Magic and the Mystery. Books will be available for purchase. No reservations required, space is limited. Seating is available on a …

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Beginner Tai Chi 8:30 am
Beginner Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 30 @ 8:30 am
For the Advanced Tai Chi session beginning Wednesday, July 31, click here. Ten-week Beginner Tai Chi session starting Tuesday, July 30–October 1. $125 members, $155 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso …

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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 30 @ 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 Magnolia Lawn.
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Advanced Tai Chi 8:30 am
Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 31 @ 8:30 am
Ten-week Advanced Tai Chi session starting Wednesday, July 31–October 2. $125 members, $155 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Please note …

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