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October 2016
October 14, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

This event is included with Garden admission and is free for Garden members If catching them is your real test, and training them is your cause, then we have more great news! Back by popular demand, we’re hosting two more#GOintheGarden days this Fall (Oct.14 & 21) featuring beautiful Friday afternoon sunsets in the Garden to help you #catchemall. Enjoy 4 active lures throughout the event with access our charging station if you need a boost. No food trucks or wifi…

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$10.00 – $15.00

NEW! MOON FESTIVAL

October 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Tickets are available via phone 310-544-1948 or at the door. Tickets: $10 members / $15 non-members (Ages 5+) Food and drinks are an additional fee. Join the Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) and the South Coast Botanic Garden (SCBG) for our first ever tsukimi, or moon viewing. On Friday October 14th, we will be gazing at the night sky and appreciating the beauty of the moon. A Japanese tradition, Otsukimi, is usually celebrated outdoors with delicious seasonal foods, poetry…

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October 29, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden admission This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular clubs will be represented. “How To” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your model cars and locomotives if you have problems and would like assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall. Popular for all ages.  

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October 30, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden admission This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular clubs will be represented. “How To” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your model cars and locomotives if you have problems and would like assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall. Popular for all ages.  

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November 2016
November 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

We apologize for the inconvenience, but this event has been cancelled.

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December 2016
December 4, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

$10 members and non-members at the door, children 12 and under are free Location: Frances Young Hall Come celebrate the season with the Palos Verdes Symphonic Band with an early evening program that is sure to put you in the holiday mood! This 60-person symphonic band is under the direction of Christine Hayes and consists of local musicians who bring you the best of concert band music. The band will perform a mix of seasonal masterworks, popular holiday melodies and holiday…

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December 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Dec. 16 – Jan. 8 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Palm Circle Sponsored by Sunflower Farms Nursery and Landscaping, we are proud to bring you a winter-themed display to enjoy over the holidays. Sunflower Farms is dedicated to purposeful and sustainable designs for both commercial and residential landscapes. Stop by to enjoy the scenery, feel free to take a picture at the “selfie station” and get in the holiday spirit! No registration required.

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December 17, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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December 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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December 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Garden Grounds, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Saturdays, Dec. 17, 24, 31 Cost: Included with Garden admission Location: Garden Grounds As winter sets in around the South Bay and families begin their holiday breaks, serene mornings in the Garden set a calm stage for the bustling holiday season. Grab the family or a sweetheart and join the birds for a crisp morning. Enjoy a free cup of hot chocolate (compliments of the Gift Shop) to warm your body and belly. No registration required.

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January 2017
January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Cost: $15 members / $25 non-members Location: Frances Young Hall We are incorporating New Orleans mixology with a sweet touch of inspiration from our One Book, One Peninsula 2016 author and her South Bay roots. Offering a curated selection of fresh and unique ingredients, Sunflower Farms Nursery will take guests through a palette of fruit, herbs and accoutrement for craft cocktail creations and how to grow them from your own garden or patio. Whether it is fresh oregano, basil or…

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February 2017
February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Meet with author Natalie Baszile as she visits the Garden to discuss her book, Queen Sugar. South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation, The Palos Verdes Library District and our partners will present the 8th annual One Book, One Peninsula event. For more information visit pvld.org/onebook. Queen Sugar  (the novel,) was adapted into an American drama television series, which was created, directed and executive produced by Ava DuVernay. Oprah Winfrey also serves as an executive producer. The series airs on Oprah Winfrey Network and…

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February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission  Join us for a romantic afternoon in the Garden at the 3rd Annual Sweetheart’s Stroll in the Garden Event is FREE for Garden Members!  General Admission rates apply.  Consider becoming a Member and show your Sweetheart the best day ever!  Click here to become a Member! Visitors are encouraged to bring a picnic, blanket or chairs and enjoy music on the Upper Meadow by VOX DJ’s and VIP Entertainment.  Food can also be purchased from Richeeze…

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March 2017
March 4 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Upper Meadow, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL Included with Garden admission Location: Upper Meadow Cherry blossoms are the richly symbolic national flower of Japan. With a short blooming season, many believe Cherry Blossoms symbolize the fleeting beauty of life. Join us for a “hanami” or Cherry Blossom viewing as you stroll through the Garden, and stop by the Upper Meadow for live performances by Gardena Valley Japanese Cultural Institute (GVJCI) Tomo no Kai Chika’s Ukulele and Harriet’s Hula, Bando Hidesomi, Michael Murata, Prota Taiko,…

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March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

MUSIC IN THE GARDEN: SHOWCASING YOUNG MUSICIANS OF THE PENINSULA AND SOUTH BAY Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Presented by the Peninsula Committee Los Angeles Philharmonic. Young musicians from the Peninsula and other South Bay schools will be performing in the Hall, Koi Pond Patio and Garden Grounds. Visit www.pclaphil.org for more information and to purchase tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

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March 11 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Class: 10:30am Sales: 11:00am – 4:00pm Show: 11:30am – 4:00pm Included with Garden admission Location: Frances Young Hall Leonard Re will give the culture session at 10:30 am with a presentation and demonstration on the care and culture of the African Violet. Learn how to put down a leaf, repot a mature plant, rejuvenate a plant with a long neck and remove a sucker. At 11:00 am the sales area will open with many beautiful African Violets for sale. At…

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March 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Amphitheater, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd.
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Included with Garden admission Bring a picnic and enjoy the band as they play traditional, contemporary and original bluegrass songs. Acoustic instruments blend with vocals in lead and harmony. Concert will be held in the Amphitheater. No registration required.

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March 21 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Monthly Free Day
South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Free admission for all visitors to enter the Garden occurs on the third Tuesday of every month. No registration required for this event.

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March 25 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw blvd
Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274 United States

Location: Frances Young Hall Skip the lines and get VIP access to our Annual Spring Plant Sale – one of the largest fundraisers for South Coast Botanic Garden. Members will receive 10% off all plant sales. No registration required.

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March 25 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Frances Young Hall, 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes, CA 90247 United States

Included with Garden Admission Location: Frances Young Hall Sponsored by Propagation Workshop and South Coast Botanic Garden Foundation. This annual Plant Sale is an important fundraiser for the Foundation and a popular community event. Shop early for best selection. Additional vendors will participate including MB Landscaping & Nursery, Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, Ricardo’s Nursery, Palos Verdes Begonia Society, South Coast Rose Society, The Tomato Whisperer and Back 40. Donated plants from Native Sons will also be available for purchase.…

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