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Dec
12
Sun
{SOLD OUT} Wreath Making @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm
All wreath making classes are sold out

Make a beautiful winter wreath for your home using natural materials, including botanicals gathered in the Gardens. The Wreath Making class meets at 10am or 2pm, December 11 and 12. Sign up early – this class sells out! Experts will provide instruction to get you started. $40 members; $45 non-members. Includes materials.

Advance registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.

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

Click here for the January 14 yoga class


Please note that this yoga series is sold out

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Join us for an eight-week Tuesday yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion. This yoga class meets on Tuesdays from January 11 through March 1 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jan
14
Fri
Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join us for an eight-week Friday yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion. This yoga class meets on Fridays from January 14 through March 4 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $116 per participant, register here to join this class.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jan
22
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Yoga pop-up @ Descanso Gardens
Jan 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Yoga pop-up is sold out

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Joyce Shuman on Saturday, January 22 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. Rejuvenate your body and mind after a brisk, 25-minute garden walk, a 60-minute yoga breath and movement practice.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion. $20 members, $25 non-members. Advance registration required.

About Joyce Shuman

Joyce Shuman teaches yoga for all bodies; to support with mindful breath and movement that benefits individual movement and yoga practice.

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
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