South Coast Botanic Garden October Events

October 1 – 31, 2018

South-Coast-Botanic-Garden-Activities-October-logoThe South Coast Botanic Garden offers visitors a wide variety of activities and events every month.

For additional information, visit the website at https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/.

South Coast Botanic Garden is located at 26300 Crenshaw Boulevard, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA, 90274.

View the October schedule of events below….

FALL PLANT POP UP
Saturday, October 13
9am – 5pm
Free with Membership or general admission

Drop by the Gift Shop to pick up your fall plantings. The Propagation volunteer team has been growing plants especially for this sale, including: salvia, cuphea, plectranthus, California natives, cactus and succulents, fairy garden plants, pelagonium, African basil, bromeliads, and tillandsia. Flats of small succulents suitable for terrariums will be aplenty. Additionally, pavé planted succulent pumpkins and make-your-own succulent driftwood will be available for purchase.

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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LITTLE SPROUTS (AGES 3-5)
Tuesdays, October 9, 16, 23, 30
10 – 11:30 am
$95 Members / $110 Non-members

Enjoy a little preschooler and me time. Children and their caregivers will explore the wonders of the natural world in this series with a new theme each week through guided sensory excursions followed by a hands-on art project. Advance registration required. southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/little-sprouts-nature-artvendures-ages-3-5/2018-10-09/

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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SKETCHING IN THE GARDEN
Thursday, October 11
9:30 am – Noon
$49 Members / $54 Nonmembers

Appropriate for all levels, this mostly outdoor class will have students sketching landscapes as well as close-up studies in an informal style that includes written notes and information within the journal. Work with pencil, pen and ink, and some watercolor. Journal and all supplies included. Advance registration required. southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/sketching-in-the-garden/

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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MEMBER TWILIGHT TIME AND FLASHLIGHT PUMPKIN HUNT
Friday, October 12th
5 -7:30pm

Members at all levels are invited to explore the Great Pumpkin Hunt after hours and via flashlight. Wear comfortable shoes and bring your own lighting as the Garden will be very dark. RSVP required. https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/member-only-twilight-time-and-pumpkin-hunt-preview/

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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FREE SHRUB HUB DESIGN CONSULTATION
Saturday, October 13th and Sunday, November 18
9am-4pm

Meet with the design experts from ShrubHub, a new mobile app that allows you to order plants on the go. At this one- on-one appointment, the design consultants will look at photos of your yard and patio and craft the garden of your dreams using their digital design tool. Appointments available on the half hour by emailing christina@scbgf.org

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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YOUNG BUDS (AGES 6-8)
Sundays, October 14, 21, November 4, 11
2:30 – 4 pm
$95 Members / $110 Non-members

Grow your child’s budding interest in the outdoors through a series of outdoor guided exploration and hands-on art projects. Each class will explore a new theme from birds, flowers, leaves, and trees. Advance registration required. https://southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/young-buds-nature-artvendures-ages-6-8/2018-10-14/

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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MODEL TRAIN SHOW
Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28,
10 am – 4 pm
Free with Membership or general admission

This annual Model Train Show is sponsored by the Los Angeles Division of the National Model Railroad Association. The finest modular trail layouts will be represented. “How to” clinics will be held on various railroad subjects throughout the day. Bring your own model cars and locomotives if you would like advice and assistance. Tracks will be set up in the Hall and in select display gardens.

South Coast Botanic Garden
26300 Crenshaw Boulevard
Palos Verdes Peninsula
90274

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KIDS CLUB: PUMPKIN PICASSO HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE
Sunday, October 28
Noon: Costume Parade,
Adventure Stations 1-4 pm
Free with Membership or general admission

Bring your costumes and drop in for some pre-Halloween fun and pumpkin-inspired art. A costume parade will be held at noon with a prize for the most creative costume with time for a quick change and a snack before the Adventure Stations begin at 1pm. Learn about the biology of gourds, pumpkins and squashes, and search for the hidden pumpkin patch. Participants will construct pumpkin-themed art projects individually and collaboratively, some to stay at the Garden and some to take home.
RSVP highly recommended at southcoastbotanicgarden.org/event/kids-club-pumpkin-picasso-halloween-experience/