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Little Explorers 10:30 am
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Explore Descanso Gardens from the ground up with your children ages 2 to 5. On the first Saturday of the month, Little Explorers will encourage kids to use their senses to discover the natural world …

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Urban Forager: Seasonal Salads 11:00 am
Urban Forager: Seasonal Salads @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Join Urban Forager author Elisa Callow for a refreshing look at the myriad forms of salad – fresh, marinated and pickled – designed to bring out the best of hardy winter greens, such as cabbage, kale …

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Urban Forager Book Signing 2:30 pm
Urban Forager Book Signing @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 3 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join Urban Forager author Elisa Callow from 2:30–3:30pm on October 6 and November 3 in Van de Kamp Hall for a tasting and book signing. Books will be available for purchase.  
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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 5 @ 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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Community Service Day 8:00 am
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 9 @ 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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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
For other morning sessions, see our Wednesday, November 13 and Friday, November 15 classes. Four-week morning yoga session starting Monday, November 11. Please note there will be a one week break for the Thanksgiving holiday. …

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Wellness Walk 8:30 am
Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 12 @ 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
Nov 12 @ 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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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 13 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Four-week morning yoga session starting Wednesday, November 13. Please note there will be a one week break for the Thanksgiving holiday. Class dates are as follows: November 13, 20, December 4 & 11.  Includes a …

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Morning Yoga 8:30 am
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Four-week morning yoga session starting Friday, November 15. Please note there will be a one week break for the Thanksgiving holiday. Class dates are as follows: November 15, 22, December 6 & 13.  Includes a …

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“fruiting bodies” Member Preview 10:00 am
“fruiting bodies” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"fruiting bodies" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the fruiting bodies exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from November 15–17, open 10am to 4pm. Connecting plants, animals and Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles-based artist Jessica Rath and curator …

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“fruiting bodies” Member Preview 10:00 am
“fruiting bodies” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"fruiting bodies" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the fruiting bodies exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from November 15–17, open 10am to 4pm. Connecting plants, animals and Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles-based artist Jessica Rath and curator …

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Enchanted Preview Party {SOLD OUT} 7:00 pm
Enchanted Preview Party {SOLD OUT}
Nov 16 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Enchanted Preview Party {SOLD OUT}
The stars will shine, the lanterns will glow and you will be the first to experience Enchanted Forest of Light at the 2019–20 Preview Party on Saturday, November 16. The event will give visitors a …

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“fruiting bodies” Member Preview 10:00 am
“fruiting bodies” Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"fruiting bodies" Member Preview @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the fruiting bodies exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from November 15–17, open 10am to 4pm. Connecting plants, animals and Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles-based artist Jessica Rath and curator …

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Enchanted Forest of Light Opens 5:30 pm
Enchanted Forest of Light Opens @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 17 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Enchanted Forest of Light Opens @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
. Tickets are on sale now: Experience the wonder of Enchanted Forest of Light from November 17 to January 5. Advance tickets required. New this year is contemporary sculptor Tom Fruin’s magical “stained glass” creation …

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“fruiting bodies” Public Opening 10:00 am
“fruiting bodies” Public Opening @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
"fruiting bodies" Public Opening @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States
The fruiting bodies exhibition begins its run in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from November 18–April 5, 2020. Connecting plants, animals and Descanso Gardens, Los Angeles-based artist Jessica Rath and curator Pamela Bailey Lewis will present …

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{SOLD OUT} Free Tuesday 9:00 am
{SOLD OUT} Free Tuesday @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tickets to Free Tuesday on Nov. 19 are sold out. . Please note that Free Tuesday tickets do not include entry to Enchanted Forest of Light. Please note: Tickets are free and must be reserved …

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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 19 @ 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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Boddy House Holiday Display 10:00 am
Boddy House Holiday Display @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Boddy House will be seasonally decorated from November 23 to January 6. Enjoy festive displays that celebrate the textures, scents and colors of beautiful winter botanicals. You just might be inspired to switch up …

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Member Bird Walk 8:00 am
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 24 @ 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
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Little Owls Reading Nest 10:30 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 26 @ 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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