Japanese Garden Festival at Descanso Gardens on Nov. 7 and 8
Descanso celebrates Japanese arts, crafts and culture with a weekend of activities for the whole family.
Events include: an Ikebana display from Kaz Kitajama of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana (both days), a chrysanthemum show and sale (both days) and a taiko drum performance (Sat. only at 1 p.m.) where afterward you can try your hand at drumming. All events are free with Gardens’ admission.
In addition, guests can call Patina Catering at (818) 790-3663 and arrange to enjoy a Full Moon Tea House service for $19.50 per person. Reservations are between noon and 2 pm.
General admission to Descanso is $8 adults, $6 seniors/students, $3 children 5-12 and free to children 4 and younger. For more information, call (818) 949-4200 or visit www.descansogardens.org.