Frank McDonough, the Arboretum’s Botanical Information Consultant, will provide the latest in water saving trees and shrubs. Included in admission; members free. Please RSVP.
Join us for a walking tour to discover the many colorful flowers of the fall season.
Join us to decorate pumpkins with natural materials. Pumpkins will be provided for children ages 7-11, who must be accompanied by an adult. $15 per child members; $20 per child non-members. Please register.
Children ages 6 and under will explore the Arboretum at night and learn about nocturnal animals and our night sky. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $12 per child members; $15 per child non-members; $5 per adult.
5pm cocktails; $6:30 dinner $250 per person for tickets call 626.821.3237
Sweet Breathing of Plants Indigenous Arts of the Neshkinukat Opening Reception & Artist Talk October 9, 6:30-8pm
The new exhibit features an exceptional collection of indigenous textiles, baskets, multimedia, photographs, and paintings by Neshkinukat artists. Elder Julia Bogany will give an opening blessing. Tima Lotah Link, a Chumash cultural educator and basket weaver, is the featured speaker. Free; RSVP required, space limited
Fairy Godmother Careen will take the audience on a gentle adventure through the gorgeous gardens to help fairies find the true King of Fairyland! Ages: 2-10 and the young at heart. $10 for members (adults and children) $15 for non-members (adults and children) includes admission
Mitchell Hearns Bishop, the Arboretum’s Curator of Historical Collections, will discuss the use and cultivation of this small tree will be described as well as the unique features of the molecule that gives sandalwood its scent. Used since ancient times for its fragrance and as medicine it was also used in material culture.
Mark your calendar for our autumn plant sale!
Tap into the tastes of traditional Bavarian festival fare, amidst the warm autumn breeze of the Arboretum’s Celebration Garden. Relax, schmooze, and sip local golden brews under our fall canopy of golden hue! Tickets online: $28 members; $38 non-members. Tickets at the door: $35 members; $45 non-members
Orange County Chrysanthemum Society Flower Show & Sale Saturday, October 20, 1-4pm; Sunday, October 21, 9am-4pm
At this year’s18th annual event see displays featuring nature’s favorite fall flower. The displays includes exhibition of rare chrysanthemums, topiaries, cascades and floral arrangements. Container grown plants in bloom will also be available.
Spooky Creatures in the Garden Saturday October 27, 8-9am members early entry; 9am-12pm general public
General admission applies. Halloween activities: $3 per child members; $5 per child non-members