Calendar

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Mar
22
Fri
Spring Blooms Wine Dinner @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm
In celebration of spring’s arrival at Descanso Gardens, Patina presents a four-course Spring Blooms Wine Dinner in the beautiful Rose Garden on Friday, March 22.  Enjoy a four-course dinner with highlights like stuffed squash blossoms, spring artichoke pasta and a Sonoma spring lamb shank. To see the full menu, click here.
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$100 per person. Advance reservations required, register here.

 

Mar
29
Fri
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free to members. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no registration required.

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

Tomato Blasts
11am, 1 & 2pm
Get tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these talks.

Mar
30
Sat
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free to members. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no registration required.

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

Tomato Blasts
11am, 1 & 2pm
Get tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these talks.

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

Patina’s Tomato Faves for Purchase
10am – 4pm
Purchase tasty eats and drinks featuring tomatoes. The popular Bloody Mary bar returns!

Mar
31
Sun
TOMATOMANIA! @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

TOMATOMANIA!, the world’s largest tomato seedling sale, returns to Descanso Gardens. Activities free to members. Included in the price of regular Descanso Gardens admission, no registration required.

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

Tomato Blasts
11am, 1 & 2pm
Get tips from experts on growing great tomatoes at these talks.

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

Patina’s Tomato Faves for Purchase
10am – 4pm
Purchase tasty eats and drinks featuring tomatoes. The popular Bloody Mary bar returns!

Apr
6
Sat
Night Garden: LA Blooms! @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 6 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Celebrate the variety and beauty of flowers. Wear your best florals, or maybe a garden party hat, and enjoy blossoms – real and imagined – in full bloom. Let your inner science geek go free and enjoy nature in a new way.

$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Advance tickets required, register here.

 

Magnolia Lawn

Paper Flower Installation | 5:30–8:30pm
Create a flower paper to add to a community art installation.

Rose Garden

Poetry Improv Duels with Melrose Poetry Bureau | 6–6:30pm and 7–7:30pm
Give words and topics to Melrose Poetry Bureau to use for on-the-spot interactive poetry duels.

Live Music: Ikat Quartet | 5:45–6:45pm, 7:15–8:15pm
Enjoy live music by this contemporary classical guitar quartet.

Flower Masks | 5:30–8pm
Try on a floral mask created by artist Felisa Funes and have your picture taken in front of a blooming backdrop.

Drop-in Sketching | 5:30–8:30pm
Borrow a sketchbook and be inspired by the blooms around you.

Patina Concession Stand | 5:30–8pm
Food and drinks will be available for purchase.

Nature’s Table

Container Gardening Demos | 5:45pm, 6:15pm, 6:45pm
Learn expert tips about container gardening from Descanso’s horticulture staff.

Promenade

Patina Pop-up | 5:30–8pm
Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.

Apr
21
Sun
Easter Brunch @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Celebrate Easter Sunday in the Rose Pavilion! Enjoy a whimsical brunch prepared by Executive Chef Philip Mack, including dishes from the Country Omelet and Belgian Waffle Stations. To mark the occasion, guests will be treated to take-away drawings from our caricaturist and a special harpist performance.

$90 adults, $45 children 10 and under. See the full menu here. Reservations required, make your reservation here.

May
18
Sat
Night Garden: Science Quest @ Descanso Gardens
May 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Nerd out with us at Descanso! Come see what happens in the garden after hours. Take a tour, dance to music amongst the flowers, geek out to science and history and L.A. culture, sip a cool drink. Grab some friends and enjoy nature in a new way.

$5 members; $15 nonmembers. Advance tickets required, register here.