Location Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Drive
La Canada Flintridge, Ca
Events at Descanso Gardens
A fun, retro-themed cocktail party in the 1937 Boddy House mansion, where original owners Manchester and Bernice Boddy held parties for their Hollywood friends includes hors d’oeuvres and a menu of classic cocktails, live music by Jessie Payo and Deejay Matthew Rubino spinning classic and modern cocktail lounge favorites. Retro attire is welcome, but not required. It runs from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 each (age 21 and over, please), available at bit.ly/1|1cpM7, in advance only. Proceeds benefit Descanso Gardens.
Horticulturist, naturalist and radio personality Mike Brown conducts a three-part workshop on harvesting the organic garden, with ways to get the most out of the home garden the natural way. Each session includes a lecture and in-garden, hands-on practice, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, June 13 and 20. Cost is $20 per class, $55 for the series or $15 per class, $40 for the series for members. Advance registration is recommended.