August 18, 2014
We celebrate the beginning of autumn with an exquisite meal prepared by well-known local chefs. Each course is prepared by a different chef and served with a specially selected wine. For participating chefs and restaurants and ticket information, click here.
August 13, 2014
In preparation for the Pasadena POPS concert at the Arboretum, we will be closing early at 3:30pm. The garden and parking lot will be cleared by 4pm.
August 4, 2014
Classic Hollywood music springs to life with special guests Debby Boone and Alan Berman. Vocalists Maureen McGovern and Kevin Earley also will perform at this Pasadena POPS concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday, August 16. Arboretum members receive a 10% discount. Tickets from $20 available at Pasadena POPS.
July 3, 2014
Enjoy a walk in the garden for some quiet or exercise before or after your Fourth of July celebration and food. There is a docent-led tour at 10am that is free with admission; members free.
June 30, 2014
Until July 3 at 6am, there is a full closure of southbound Baldwin Avenue between the I-210 Freeway underpass and Colorado Boulevard for construction of the Metro Gold Line extension.
June 27, 2014
The Arboretum is closing early to prepare for the Saturday evening Pasadena POPS concert featuring Michael Feinstein SINGS Gershwin.
June 23, 2014
If you love plants and like to draw, this introductory, four-day workshop on botanical drawing is custom-made for you! In this intensive workshop June 25-28, you will learn that graphite pencil has a range of beautiful tones from light silver to rich black and other skills.
June 20, 2014
On June 22, the Arboretum will be closing at 12pm to prepare for The Beach Boys concert at the 22n Annual Family Music Festival. Last garden entry will be at 11:30am. The grounds will be cleared by noon. Picnicking for the concert begins at 3pm.
June 13, 2014
Matt Ritter, professor of biology at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, begins the “All about Trees” workshop series with “The Botany of Trees” on Saturday, June 21, 9:30am-12:30pm. You’ll learn everything you need to know about how to pick, plant and grow trees. Registration preferred.
June 10, 2014
With only a day to go to the concert, tickets are available only online. For only $30 a ticket, you can see the Beach Boys perform at the 22nd Annual Family Music Festival at the Arboretum on Sunday, June 22 at 5:30pm. Tickets, which are only $25 for Arboretum members, can be purchased online. The festival is presented by the Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation.