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Jun
27
Tue
World Rhythms: moira smiley & VOCO @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Our World Rhythms series opens with genre-bending moira smiley & VOCO, bringing elegance and grit to folk songs original and ancient. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

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World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Jul
4
Tue
World Rhythms: Aditya Prakash Ensemble @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 4 @ 6:00 pm

Our World Rhythms series continues with Aditya Prakash Ensemble, uniquely blending Indian ragas and complex rhythms with jazz’s rich harmonic structure. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

Image © Courtesy of the artist

World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Jul
11
Tue
World Rhythms: Cambalache @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm

Our World Rhythms series continues with Cambalache, playing son jarocho music from Veracruz, Mexico. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

Image © Courtesy of the artist

World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Jul
12
Wed
Summer Cooking Class Series: Kid’s Pizza Making @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Patina’s top notch chefs for the ultimate intimate cooking class experience. On July 12, join us for Kid’s Pizza Making at the Boddy House! $60 per person, reserve your spot here.

 

Jul
18
Tue
World Rhythms: Ballet Folclórico do Brasil @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm

Our World Rhythms series continues with the explosive movements, inspiring sounds, vibrant colors and authentic costumes of Ballet Folclórico do Brasil. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.


Image © Courtesy of the artist

World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Jul
25
Tue
World Rhythms: Music of Bali @ Descanso Gardens
Jul 25 @ 6:00 pm

Experience the ancient dance dramas and traditional Indonesian music with Music of Bali during our World Rhythm series. Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

Image © Courtesy of the artist

World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Aug
1
Tue
World Rhythms: California Feetwarmers @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm

Our World Rhythm series comes to a close with California Feetwarmers, the masters of ragtime, Dixieland blues and early swing! Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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This six-week series of world music and dance performances celebrates humankind’s connection to nature and gardens. Bring a picnic or purchase Patina grill favorites for a family-friendly evening of fun! Free with admission to the Gardens.

Image © Courtesy of the artist

World Rhythms is made possible with support from the Capital Group.

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Aug
4
Fri
“Kubo and the Two Strings” at Family Movie Night @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Kubo posterExclusively for Descanso Gardens members at the Family Plus level and higher! Join us for Kubo and the Two Strings on the big screen. Young Kubo is on a quest to defeat forces of evil in his award-winning animated film. Reservation details to come. 

This is an invitation event for members at the Family Plus level and higher, and RSVP is required. Interested in upgrading your membership? Contact the Development Office at (818) 952-4391, or click here to join.

MEMBERS ONLY.

 

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Aug
30
Wed
End of Summer Festival @ Descanso Gardens
Aug 30 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The gardens stay open extra late for this end of summer celebration. Grab a cold drink and relax to the tunes of the The Flashdance DJswander through the gardens to the sounds of live music. Enjoy the sunset, then end the night with some stargazing in the Oak Woodland. Bring your own flashlight! Advance tickets required, get yours here:

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  • The Flashdance DJs | 5–10 p.m. | Main Lawn
  • Crafting: Inspired by the Gardens | 5:30–7:30 p.m. | Rose Garden
  • Live Musicians | 6–8 p.m. | Various locations
  • Crafting: Inspired by the Stars  | 7:30–9:30 p.m. | Boddy Lodge
  • Stargazing | 8:30–9:30 p.m. | Oak Woodland: See the night sky through a telescope with the help of the Old Town Sidewalk Astronomers.
  • Festival Food by Patina | 5–9 p.m. | Main Lawn: Enjoy signature cocktails inspired by summer, beer, and barbeque favorites for purchase.