Summer Nights

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Summer Nights

(Included with the purchase of General Admission)

Every Thursday evening, from May 30 through August 29, we extend our hours until 8pm. We’ve planned special activities, entertainment and educational opportunities with something special for our members included each week. Plus, every Thursday, MEMBERS can bring one guest for FREE after 5pm!

Unless otherwise noted, Summer Nights activities are drop-in, held from 5-8pm, and free with general admission to Filoli. The Estate Trail, Dining Room Terrace bar, and Quail Nest Cafe are open every Summer Night.

The agenda below displays 5 dates per page. To navigate to the next set of dates, click on the arrows (< >) below.

Jun
20
Thu
Summer Nights: Roses and Rosé
Jun 20 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Summer Nights: Roses and Rosé

6:00pm
Book Talk: Decorating with Plants
Baylor Chapman is a founder of Lila B. Design, a San Francisco–based plant design studio and a floral design instructor at Filoli.
Whether it’s a statement-making fiddle-leaf fig or a tiny tabletop succulent, a houseplant instantly elevates the look of your home. But where to begin? In Decorating with Plants, Baylor Chapman walks readers through everything they need to know to bring houseplants into their home.

6:00pm & 7:00pm
Floral Demonstration: Arranging with Everyday Flowers

Other Events
Jordan Luke, Jazz Guitarist
Rosé tasting with Scheid Family Wines
Wine & Design Class: Hand-Tied Bouquets. Registration required. Click here to register.
Sunset Hike, $15 (Get your tickets here).

For Members: Rose Tour (first come first served), Greenhouses open

Jun
27
Thu
Summer Nights: Midsummer Night’s Dream
Jun 27 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Summer Nights: Midsummer Night’s Dream

6:00pm – 8:00pm
Bard in the Garden: Students from Santa Clara University perform scenes from Romeo and Juliet. Performances at 6pm and 7pm.

Other Events
Harpist in the Garden
Wine & Design Class: Painting in the Garden, registration required. Click here to register.
Sunset Hike, $15 (Get your tickets here)
Flower crown making, free for Members, $5 for non-Members, 5-7pm

For Members: Greenhouses open

Jul
4
Thu
Summer Nights: Americana Swing Night
Jul 4 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Summer Nights: Americana Swing Night

Swing Dancing at the pool
Lawn games
Sunset Hike, $15 (Get your tickets here)

“It’s-It” Ice Cream, free for Members, $5 for non-Members

Jul
11
Thu
Summer Nights: Roaring 20s Night
Jul 11 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Summer Nights: Roaring 20s Night

Wear 20s clothing!

6:00pm
Lecture: Bourn’s Greystone Cellars & The Drunks Dinner, Julie Bly DeVere, Filoli’s Head Curator & Collections Manager

Other Events
Jazz at the pool
Sunset Hike, $15 (Get your tickets here)

For Members: Chase Cellars Winery wine tasting, Greenhouses open

Jul
18
Thu
Summer Nights: Irish Culture Night
Jul 18 @ 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Summer Nights: Irish Culture Night

6:00pm
Irish folklore, songs, and poetry with Tim Myers.
Myers is an educator, songwriter, professional storyteller, and author. He is a senior lecturer in the Department of English at Santa Clara University.

Other Events
Irish Session Band at the pool
Sunset Hike, $15 (Get your tickets here)

For Members: Make a mini plein-air painting of the House (no experience needed), Artist Access fee waived.

The agenda displays 5 dates per page. To navigate to the next set of dates, click on the arrows (< >) above.

Proceeds from your visit support Filoli’s mission, from the care of the historic House, magnificent Gardens, and vast Nature Preserve, to the events and programs that will keep Filoli culturally relevant for the next 100 years. Thank you!