Arboretum Summer Nights: Jessica Fichot August 4

Jessica Fichot is known for her mix of original French chanson, Shanghai jazz and international folk sung in French, Chinese, Spanish and English.

Forces of Nature II: The Beauty of Wood, the first of a series of woodworking demonstrations August 5

Discover techniques and methods for working with wood to bring its beauty into your home.  Experts from Rockler Woodworking & Hardware will demonstrate how to fashion beautiful items from wood at a series of Saturday workshops.  The first demonstration is summer friendly: How to create wooden handles for your favorite Rockler is the presenting sponsor of our Forces of Nature II exhibit of art created from fallen trees at the Arboretum.  The exhibit will run from December 2-10.

Inter-City Cactus Show & Sale August 12 & 13

Cacti and succulent lovers of Southern California and beyond have been coming together every August for a competitive display of some of the best grown cultivated plants. Not only are the plants wonderful, but in every pot the growers try to capture teh essence of the natural habitat of the plants. Presented by the Los Angeles, Long Beach, and San Gabriel Valley Cactus and Succulent societies.

A Faery Hunt: A Mermaid’s Tail, August 19

Faery Hunt presents interactive performances designed for young audiences and their families to inspire creativity, imaginations and fun. Auntie Angelica will take the audience on a gentle adventure through the gorgeous gardens to help Mermaid LiBan back to the ocean to find her tail!

 Pasadena Symphony & POPS August 19

Gershwin & Friends, Michael Feinstein, conductor.

Arboretum Summer Night: Streetlight Cadence August 25

A four-person alternative folk pop band that started on the streets of historic Waikiki.

Special Event: Illustrating the Urban Forests with guest speaker Matt Ritter August 26

Tree Guru Matt Ritter, author of A Californian’s Guide to the Trees Among Us,  will discuss Southern California trees as part of the commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California.

Climate-appropriate trees walking tour August 26

Explore trees at the Arboretum that thrive in Southern California with Frank McDonough, botanical information consultant.



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301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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