Gems, minerals, fossils, geodes, and jewelry will be displayed at this annual gem and mineral show. Door prizes and a grand prize drawing are scheduled for Sunday at 4pm.
Mitchell Hearns Bishop, the Arboretum’s Curator of Historical Collections, will discuss the work of these two supremely important landscape architect, focusing on resources from our rare books and archival materials.
Join us as several thousand families, educators, scouting groups, and students from all over the Los Angeles area come to network with local environmental community resources. You will learn about lifestyle solutions that impact the health of our planet through hands-on workshops and in-booth presentations. Other event activities include sustainable food sampling, tours, multicultural music, drum circles, science scavenger hunts, art activities, eco-friendly demonstrations, and nature games for all ages.
Different schools of Japanese flower arrangement will be represented from classical to naturalistic to avant-garde at the two-day show.
Nature, exploration, imagination, and fun are just a few things children will discover at our Spring Nature Camp. Pack their bag for a week of exploring plants and history throughout the Arboretum.
The speakers for our annual popular Tomato Talk at 10am will be Rebecca & Matt-Dell Tufenkian. The Tomato Sale will follow at the Gift Shop Patio. Included with admission; members free.
Peacocks have been admired for thousands of years, particularly the blue Indian species, which has made a home at the Arboretum. They are descendants of several pairs of peafowl brought from India by Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin in the late 1800s. We take a culture journey to our birds’ ancestral lands with Indian dance, arts, crafts and more. Join our celebration!
Join us for an EGG-ceptional Celebration! For kids of all ages. Egg hunts will take place continuously and Easter baskets will be provided. Event reservations not required. Cost: $3 per child members; $5 per child non-members (plus admission).
Every Saturday the 10:30am docent-led walking tour will provide visitors with an excellent introduction to the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free
Tour the inside of this historical treasure with a knowledgeable docent and learn about what the depot was like when it was operational. Tours are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am-4pm, and Sundays 1-4pm.