Calendar

Mar
25
Sat
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

TOMATOMANIA! also runs on Sunday, March 26.

Plant Sale | 9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Tomatoblasts | 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Get quick tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these 10 minute talks.

Tomato Cooking Demo | Noon
A Patina chef will prepare dishes featuring the versatile and delicious tomato.

Tomato Exploration and Investigation | 10am – 2pm
Check out our fun, hands-on, tomato-themed activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Patina’s Tomato Faves | 10am – 4pm
Purchase delicious dishes and drinks featuring tomatoes– including a bloody mary bar.

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Photo © Martha Benedict
Mar
26
Sun
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Back by popular demand, TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free with admission unless otherwise noted.

Plant Sale | 9am – 5pm
Select from hundreds of healthy seedlings, including heirloom varieties, old favorites and unusual offerings.

Tomatoblasts | 11am, 1pm, 2pm
Get quick tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these 10 minute talks.

Tomato Cooking Demo | Noon
A Patina chef will prepare dishes featuring the versatile and delicious tomato.

Tomato Exploration and Investigation | 10am – 2pm
Check out our fun, hands-on, tomato-themed activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Patina’s Tomato Faves | 10am – 4pm
Purchase delicious dishes and drinks featuring tomatoes– including a bloody mary bar.

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Photo © Martha Benedict
Mar
31
Fri
Maple Pop Up Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our Patina pop up dinner at Maple! Drawing inspiration from Descanso Gardens, this new series features Los Angeles-based chefs hosting and creating specialty menus based on their interpretation of our restaurant Maple. Enjoy the creations from guest chef Jason Fullilove of Barbara Jean LA. $75 per person, click here to register.

 

Apr
7
Fri
Patina Wine Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 7 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a three-course chef-curated dinner, paired with exclusive wine from California, Argentina, and Spain. $75 per person, reservations required. Register here.

MEMBERS ONLY

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Apr
22
Sat
Earth Day & Botanic Bling @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring with programs focusing on flowers, plants for your garden, and earth friendly Bling!

Earth Day & Botanic Bling also runs on Sunday, April 23.

Mt. Sac Plant Sale | 9am – 4pm
Students from the Mount San Antonio College horticulture program will sell a variety of potted plants to make your home garden zing this spring.

Botanic Bling | 9am – 4pm
Botanic Bling, a trunk show of unique accessories, returns with an Earth Day flavor – just in time for Mother’s Day. Free to members.

California Wildflower Display | 9am – 5pm
This floral installation will give you a close up view of the many beautiful native California blooms you can find at Descanso.

DIY Insect Home | 10am – 2pm
Using a mix of recycled and natural materials, build a home to attract garden-friendly insects to your yard.

Family Gardening Day in the Harvest Garden | 10am – 2pm
Come try your hand at gardening activities for the whole family. No experience necessary. Garden staff will be on hand to answer gardening questions.

Native Garden Walk | 11am
Join Native Garden Horticulturist Layla Valenzuela for a walk exploring native plants and pollinators.

Patina | 10am – 4pm
Fresh from the Garden Menu featuring grill favorites, salads and a smoothie bar.

Earth Day

Photo: © Danielle Bedics-Arizala

Apr
23
Sun
Earth Day & Botanic Bling @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Celebrate spring with programs focusing on flowers, plants for your garden, and earth friendly Bling!

Mt. Sac Plant Sale | 9am – 4pm
Students from the Mount San Antonio College horticulture program will sell a variety of potted plants to make your home garden zing this spring.

Botanic Bling | 9am – 4pm
Botanic Bling, a trunk show of unique accessories, returns with an Earth Day flavor – just in time for Mother’s Day. Free to members.

California Wildflower Display | 9am – 5pm
This floral installation will give you a close up view of the many beautiful native California blooms you can find at Descanso.

DIY Insect Home | 10am – 2pm
Using a mix of recycled and natural materials, build a home to attract garden-friendly insects to your yard.

Family Gardening Day in the Harvest Garden | 10am – 2pm
Come try your hand at gardening activities for the whole family. No experience necessary. Garden staff will be on hand to answer gardening questions.

Patina | 10am – 4pm
Fresh from the Garden Menu featuring grill favorites, salads and a smoothie bar.

Earth Day

Photo: © Danielle Bedics-Arizala

May
5
Fri
Cinco de Mayo Mariachi Night @ Descanso Gardens
May 5 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Patina-style with a delicious 4-course prix fixe menu with mariachi music! Click here to make a reservation.

 

May
13
Sat
Wine and Dine for Mother’s Day @ Descanso Gardens
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This Mother’s Day weekend, treat your mom to Patina’s 4-course prix fixe dinner in our beautiful Rose Garden. $100 per person including wine pairing(s). Registration link to come.

May
14
Sun
Mother’s Day Brunch at 9am @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 9:00 am

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with Patina’s Mother’s Day Brunch under the Rose Pavilion. $65 for adult members, $25 for child members; $75 for adult non-members, and $30 for child non-members. Reservations required, register here.

Mother’s Day Brunch at 11:30am @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 11:30 am

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day with Patina’s Mother’s Day Brunch under the Rose Pavilion. $65 for adult members, $25 for child members; $75 for adult non-members, and $30 for child non-members. Reservations required, register here.