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Jan
8
Tue
Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 8 @ 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 Gardens, an experienced guide will help you explore all that Descanso has to offer.

Free to members. No registration required.

Members only

Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 8 @ 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.

Jan
9
Wed
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 9 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Eight-week morning yoga session starting Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27. 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 Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Evening Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 9 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Eight-week evening yoga session starting Wednesday, Jan. 9 – Feb. 27. 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 Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Jan
11
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Eight-week morning yoga session starting Friday, Jan. 11 – March 1. 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 Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

SOLD OUT: Camellia Wine Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm

Please note that the Camellia Wine Dinner is sold out.

Join us for a special dinner honoring Descanso’s iconic winter flower with a curated menu by Chef Philip Mack. The Camellia Wine Dinner menu includes Kabocha Pumpkin with burnt onion, Chinese sausage, edible ferns and crème fraîche, and a 36-Hour Imperial Wagyu beef brisket. Each course will be perfectly paired with a wine selection to complement the dish.

$100 per person. Advance reservations required.

 

Jan
12
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Learn more about Community Service Days on January 19 here and January 26 here.
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Help de-bark and sand several logs to be made into stools on January 12. Hammers, chisels, and sanders will be provided.
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 18 or older.
· Closed toe shoes, weather appropriate outdoor attire, water bottle, and work gloves. Please bring kneelers if you have them.
· Limited Space Available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Wednesday, January 9. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Cool Camellia Celebration @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate our iconic camellia collection during peak blooming season on Saturday and Sunday, January 12 & 13. Enjoy crafting, live music, walks and more among these blooming winter beauties. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no reservations required.

Camellia Crafting
10am – 2pm both days
Make your own camellia-inspired craft to take home.

Elixir Piano Trio
11:30am & 12:30pm both days
This dynamic trio performs traditional and modern music with classical, folk and jazz influences.

Camellia Walks
2pm Saturday & 1 & 3pm Sunday
Join camellia experts for a tour of Descanso’s collection on Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 1pm. The Southern California Camellia Society President will offer a tour of the camellia show on Sunday at 3pm.


Camellia Demonstrations
1pm Saturday & 2pm Sunday
Steve Medford demonstrates pruning camellia plants on Saturday, and George Harrison will lead a camellia arranging demonstration on Sunday.

Pacific Camellia Society Show @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

For more information and for additional show information, click here.

 

Jan
13
Sun
Cool Camellia Celebration @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate our iconic camellia collection during peak blooming season on Saturday and Sunday, January 12 & 13. Enjoy crafting, live music, walks and more among these blooming winter beauties. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no reservations required.

Camellia Crafting
10am – 2pm both days
Make your own camellia-inspired craft to take home.

Elixir Piano Trio
11:30am & 12:30pm both days
This dynamic trio performs traditional and modern music with classical, folk and jazz influences.

Camellia Walks
2pm Saturday & 1 & 3pm Sunday
Join camellia experts for a tour of Descanso’s collection on Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 1pm. The Southern California Camellia Society President will offer a tour of the camellia show on Sunday at 3pm.


Camellia Demonstrations
1pm Saturday & 2pm Sunday
Steve Medford demonstrates pruning camellia plants on Saturday, and George Harrison will lead a camellia arranging demonstration on Sunday.