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Feb
27
Sun
Camellia Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm

Join Dr. Brad King (President of Southern California Camellia Society) and Jim Fitzpatrick (Vice President of Southern California Camellia Society) on tours of the Camellia Forest on Sunday, February 27 at 1pm or 3pm.

Before or after the walk, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in Van De Kamp Hall (9am–4:30pm).

 

Camellia Flower Arranging Demo @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm

Join us in the Visitor Center courtyard as George Harrison (President of Pacific Camellia Society) leads a flower arranging demonstration featuring camellias.

Before or after the demonstration, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in Van De Kamp Hall (9am–4:30pm).

 

Camellia Tours @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 27 @ 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Brad King (President of Southern California Camellia Society) and Jim Fitzpatrick (Vice President of Southern California Camellia Society) on tours of the Camellia Forest on Sunday, February 27 at 1pm or 3pm.

Before or after the walk, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in Van De Kamp Hall (9am–4:30pm).

 

Mar
5
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Sketching on Location @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please note that this class is sold out

Join artist Virginia Hein for a four-week series beginning Saturday, March 5 that focuses on exploring sketching landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation while learning to work confidently.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion in the Rose Garden. $90 members, $120 non-members.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Mar
12
Sat
Spring Bloom Stations
Mar 12 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Stop by and learn about what’s in peak bloom from 10am–1pm each Saturday between March 12–May 7. Subject to availability.

Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 12 @ 11:00 am

Join us for a guided walking tour at 11am or 1pm to see what’s blooming at Descanso.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour at 11am or 1pm to see what’s blooming at Descanso.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Mar
14
Mon
Member Appreciation Week
Mar 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Descanso keeps its gates open late, exclusively for members! As a thank you for supporting the garden through membership, Descanso Gardens members get exclusive access to the beautiful spring blooms from 5–7pm, March 14–18. Included with Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

Check out the schedule below*:

  • Monday, March 14: Bring a friend for free
  • Tuesday, March 15: Double discount at the Gift Shop
  • Wednesday, March 16: Free non-alcoholic beverage from the Café
  • Thursday, March 17: Scent tour
  • Friday, March 18: Surprise gift

*The week was supposed to include free train rides, but the Enchanted Railroad is having mechanical difficulties. When members join us this week during evening hours, they can stop at the Visitor Center to get a free train voucher. This can be used anytime once the train is up and running. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Mar
15
Tue
{SOLD OUT} Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Please note that this class is sold out

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion every Tuesday from March 15 through May 3, 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Member Appreciation Week
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Descanso keeps its gates open late, exclusively for members! As a thank you for supporting the garden through membership, Descanso Gardens members get exclusive access to the beautiful spring blooms from 5–7pm, March 14–18. Included with Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.

Check out the schedule below*:

  • Monday, March 14: Bring a friend for free
  • Tuesday, March 15: Double discount at the Gift Shop
  • Wednesday, March 16: Free non-alcoholic beverage from the Café
  • Thursday, March 17: Scent tour
  • Friday, March 18: Surprise gift

*The week was supposed to include free train rides, but the Enchanted Railroad is having mechanical difficulties. When members join us this week during evening hours, they can stop at the Visitor Center to get a free train voucher. This can be used anytime once the train is up and running. We apologize for the inconvenience.