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Following the Squirrels Lead

Thursday, November 22, 2018

by Andrew Wollenberg | Andrew is a guest blogger writing about Filoli’s Nature Preserve. This is the second in an occasional blog series. Enjoy! As the temperatures lower and plant and animal life prepare for winter, I often find myself entertained by the lively preparations of the squirrels. Effortlessly bounding up and down trees, keeping … Read More

Lest We Forget

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Lest We Forget: Filoli and World War I This year marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I (WWI), also known as the Great War by those who lived through it. The story of Filoli and the Bourns is linked to WWI. It comes as no surprise that the Bourn family, who … Read More

Nobody Does Summer Nights Better Than Filoli

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

By Holly Daley  | Holly is a guest blogger and student volunteer writing about her experience photographing Summer Nights at Filoli. My name is Holly Daley. I am currently a senior at Sacred Heart Preparatory School in Atherton, CA. My love of taking pictures lead me to take two years of photography courses at SHP … Read More

Shaking the Hand of the Land: Getting To Know Place

Monday, August 6, 2018

by Andrew Wollenberg | Andrew is a guest blogger writing about Filoli’s Nature Preserve. This is the first in an occasional blog series. Enjoy! When we meet a person for the first time we are typically introduced through a mutual friend, a work setting or simply risk saying hello and sparking up a conversation. From that point … Read More

Antique Farm Equipment Exhibition

Monday, July 16, 2018

On Display September 7 – November 4, 2018 During Filoli’s Fall season, agricultural practices will be honored with this year’s theme of Golden Harvest. An outdoor exhibition of colorful antique farm equipment – including a vineyard plow, orchard wagon, and horse-drawn corn-stalk chopper – will be displayed throughout the Garden and Estate Trail.  Filoli’s display of … Read More