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June 2017 Calendar

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Flower Show Opening Night

Thursday evening, June 1 — The show opens tonight! Be the first to view the exquisite floral displays and tablescapes as you enjoy wine, hors d’oeuvres and live music while strolling the House and Garden. A Flower Show ticket purchase is required to visit the property and attend the event. Advanced ticket purchase is suggested. Current Filoli members may purchase their ticket at a discount.

Flower Show — Time Began In A Garden

Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4 — Come to see the floral spectacle that is staged throughout the historic House. Each year professional and amateur floral designers from the greater Bay Area delight our senses with floral masterpieces depicting their interpretations of our theme. A Flower Show ticket purchase is required to visit the property and attend the event. Advanced ticket purchase is suggested. Current Filoli members may purchase their ticket at a discount.

Saturday Nature Hikes

June 10 and 24 — 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.

Bird Walks

Thursday, June 8 — Enter the world of fly catchers, grosbeaks, swallows, warblers and red–shouldered hawks. Hundreds of migrating birds visit Filoli each year on their way from Central and South America to their breeding grounds farther north.

The Property Through Time

Sunday, June 11 — 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.

Member’s Only Twilight Stroll

Tuesday, June 13 — We offer events designed exclusively to thank Filoli members for their vital membership support. Reservations begin Tuesday, April 25.

Garden Lecture Series— A Member Benefit

FILOLI—A NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDEN, Thursday, June 15 — Kara Newport will share perspective on Filoli’s garden leadership in a national context. The garden will be open from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sunset Hike

Thursday, June 15 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.

Bird Walks

Saturday, June 17 — Enter the world of fly catchers, grosbeaks, swallows, warblers and red–shouldered hawks. Hundreds of migrating birds visit Filoli each year on their way from Central and South America to their breeding grounds farther north.

Jazz at Filoli

Sunday, June 18 — 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.

Ballroom Cultural Series

SILENT FILM FEATURE, Thursday, June 22 — Enjoy the magic of the silent films presented in traditional form with a live pianist.

Artist Access Days

Thursday, June 22 — 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.

Step Back In Time

Friday evening, June 23 — If you enjoy a great garden party, you will love this evening as Filoli “steps back in time” with music and attire of the 1920s. Stroll the House and Garden in your period dress (optional) or don your fedora and come to see those who have also dressed for the occasion. A Step Back In Time ticket, purchased in advance, is required to visit the property and attend the event. Current Filoli members may purchase their ticket at a discount. We hope that you will plan to join us for Step Back In Time.

The Property Through Time

Friday, June 23 — 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.

Afternoon Tea

Wednesday, June 28 — 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, April 24.

Ballroom Cultural Series

A NIGHT OF OPERA, Thursday, June 29 — The talented singers of First Street Opera will fill the ballroom with a selection of pieces both the Bourns and Roths, as longtime supporters of the opera, would have enjoyed.