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August 2017 Calendar

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Jazz at Filoli

Sunday, August 6 — Six unique performances take place on Sunday afternoons this summer in one of the best outdoor concert venues anywhere. You will enjoy being served snacks and drinks by Filoli’s gracious volunteers while sitting under the majestic oaks on Filoli’s tennis court and listening to world–class jazz entertainment. Jazz at Filoli requires a ticket purchase to see the concert. Non–ticket–holders may visit the House and Garden only, which is free for current Filoli members or with paid general admission for non–members. We hope you will join us for Jazz at Filoli.

Centennial Gala

Saturday, August 12 — Filoli will celebrate 100 years in style with an extravagant evening to rival the soirees of old. With elements reflective of a time gone by and glimpses of Filoli’s future, this evening will be truly unforgettable. Watch for additional Details to come.

The Property Through Time

Sunday, August 6 — Take a Docent-guided hike to visit the pond and water tanks, the Bocce court, the cemetery and so much more to see how families that lived at Filoli used what is now called the Nature Preserve.

Saturday Nature Hikes

August 12 and 26 — Join experienced docents on a guided, two–hour hike along well–maintained trails and learn about the natural environment and wildlife that make Filoli their home.

Artist Access Days

Thursday, August 17 — Artists and photographers who register may have individual access to the Garden after hours to create landscape paintings, drawings and photographs. Models, wedding and engagement photos, family portraits or any other professional photography is not permitted.

Jazz at Filoli

Sunday, August 20 — Six unique performances take place on Sunday afternoons this summer in one of the best outdoor concert venues anywhere. You will enjoy being served snacks and drinks by Filoli’s gracious volunteers while sitting under the majestic oaks on Filoli’s tennis court and listening to world–class jazz entertainment. Jazz at Filoli requires a ticket purchase to see the concert. Non–ticket–holders may visit the House and Garden only, which is free for current Filoli members or with paid general admission for non–members. We hope you will join us for Jazz at Filoli.

Afternoon Tea

Wednesday, August 23 — Enjoy delicious sandwiches, seasonal salads, scones with fresh lemon curd and pastries in the relaxing and gracious ambiance at Filoli. Make your reservation beginning at 9:00 am on Monday, July 24.

Garden Lecture Series— A Member Benefit

ART, ORNAMENTS, AND HARDSCAPE IN THE GARDEN, Thursday, August 24 — Filoli’s head of horticulture Jim Salyards will take you on a journey through the garden in photographs to talk about the stories behind the hardscape and decorative components such as the faces on the Garden House, or the fountains, bricks, and gates in the Garden. The garden will be open from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunset Hike

Thursday, August 24 beginning at 6:00pm — Bring your family for a hike in the woodlands at dusk, the ideal time of day to spot Filoli’s resident wildlife.