Calendar

Oct
14
Sat
Painting Nature @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Class meets for 6 Saturdays from October 14 – November 18. Join artist R. Jay Ewing for a watercolor class for beginning and intermediate students.

$90 members, $120 nonmembers. Students will be emailed a materials list after registration. Advance registration required. Register for this series online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Descanso Tea House

Image information: © R. Jay Ewing

Oct
27
Fri
Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

4 Fridays from October 27 – November 17. Meets in the Harvest Garden.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in storytime, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills & social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers; Pre-registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

Nov
12
Sun
Fall Centerpiece Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Felisa Funes, floral artist and lead designer at Of the Flowers, will guide you in making a beautiful and personalized autumn centerpiece for your holiday table. $40 members; $50 nonmembers. Advance registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Nov
20
Mon
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 20 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

For other morning sessions, see our Wednesday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 24 classes.

4 week morning yoga session starting Monday, Nov. 20 – Dec. 11. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Nov
21
Tue
Beginner Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 21 @ 8:30 am

For the Advanced Tai Chi session beginning Wednesday, Nov. 22, click here.

5 week Beginner Tai Chi session starting Tuesday, Nov. 21. – Dec. 19. $62.50 for members, $77.50 for nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Online registration coming soon.

Nov
22
Wed
Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am

5 week Advanced Tai Chi session starting Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Dec. 20. $62.50 for members, $77.50 for nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion.

Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 22 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

4 week morning yoga session starting Wednesday, Nov. 22 – Dec. 13. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Nov
24
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Nov 24 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

4 week morning yoga session starting Friday, Nov. 24 – Dec. 15. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Dec
9
Sat
Wreathmaking at 10AM @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 9 @ 10:00 am

Make a beautiful winter wreath for your home using natural materials, including botanicals gathered in the Gardens. Expert instruction will be provided to get you started.

$40 members, $50 nonmembers. Includes materials. Register online here, at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Early registration encouraged as class usually sells out. This program also runs on Saturday, December 9 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m.

Wreathmaking

Wreathmaking at 2PM @ Descanso Gardens
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm

Make a beautiful winter wreath for your home using natural materials, including botanicals gathered in the Gardens. Expert instruction will be provided to get you started.

$40 members, $50 nonmembers. Includes materials. Register online here, at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980. Early registration encouraged as class usually sells out. This program also runs on Saturday, December 9 at 10 a.m. and Sunday, December 10 at 2 p.m.

Wreathmaking