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May 2017 Calendar

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Centennial Clocktower
Filoli Centennial

Filoli celebrates 100 years with excursions, events, and exhibits.

Classes

Learn about the educational opportunities at Filoli.

Flower Show

New dates:
June 1–4, 2017
Life Began In A Garden.

Garden Lecture Series— A Member Benefit

GARDEN HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY, Thursday, May 4 — Art historian and Filoli docent Joan Jordan will deliver an illustrated lecture meant to provoke reflection and raise questions, such as why do we have a garden? The garden will be open from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Property Through Time

Sunday, May 7 — 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.

Bird Walks

Thursday, May 11 — 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.

Saturday Nature Hikes

May 13 and 27 — 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

Saturday, May 20 — 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.

Afternoon Tea

Wednesday, May 24 — 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.

Artist Access Days

Thursday, May 25 — 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.