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KPIX 5: COVID Christmas: Bay Area Families Safely Visit Santa Amid Pandemic

Excerpt: Filoli changed its Santa set-up from indoors to outdoors and built a platform in its 16-acre garden. Events and programs director Brittany Jones says fire pits and decorations add…

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Palo Alto Online: Filoli estate’s holiday decor lands a top spot in national poll

Excerpt: At first glance, it’s easy to assume that Elvis Presley’s mansion and Woodside’s Filoli estate wouldn’t have much in common, but according to a USA Today readers’ poll, both…

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SF Chronicle: These Bay Area residents found new careers during the pandemic — by choice or necessity

Excerpt: Bryan Garza “It’s like a game of Whac-A-Mole,” says Bryan Garza of his new position, coordinating upkeep and events for the 645-acre property, which includes a 16-acre garden and…

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Filoli Historic House and Garden Earns 10Best Readers’ Choice Award for Best Holiday Historic Home Tour

San Francisco Bay Area Landmark Places Ninth in USA TODAY National Contest; Introduces New Virtual Tour of Festively Decorated Mansion WOODSIDE, Calif., December 18, 2020 — Filoli Historic House and…

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Victoria Magazine: Yule Amid the Bloom

Along California’s San Francisco Peninsula, Christmas may not come with sleigh rides in the snow, but at Filoli Historic House & Garden, it arrives in breathtaking style, with floral displays, twinkling…

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The Daily Journal: DJ Q&A with Kate Nowell

photo by Tom Jung/ San Mateo Daily Journal All is merry and the lights are bright during Holidays at Filoli. Take a stroll and enjoy the beauty of a winter…

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Palo Alto Online: Home for the holidays: Our picks for seasonal – and safety conscious – festivities

While the coronavirus has curtailed many holiday plans and activities this year, Filoli House and Garden in Woodside is among those local organizations keeping spirits bright. As in past years, a plethora…

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PUNCH Magazine: Holidays at Filoli

Even though an aurora is only viewed in high-altitude regions, the Peninsula isn’t excluded from experiencing a majestic light show. Throughout the holiday season, daily from 4pm to 8pm, the…

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Mercury News: Holiday lights: The show goes on for these 11 dazzling Bay Area displays

Historic estate lights in Woodside The century-old Filoli estate in Woodside is expanding its hours this season, with the stately mansion and world-renowned, English country-inspired gardens open daily and nightly…

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The Six Fifty: Art, eats & excursions: 11 local outings for a perfect purple-tier Thanksgiving break

Holidays at Filoli Yep…can you believe it—it’s pretty much Christmastime already, or as 2020 likes to call it: the season finale. Like everywhere else, it’s not your normal year at…