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Filoli is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

April 2017 Calendar

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Flower Show

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

Art Exhibit — 100 Years in the Garden

Through Sunday, April 2 — Historic Garden photographs from Filoli’s permanent collection will be on display in the Visitor and Education Center.

Enter the Filoli Flower Show

New dates this year: June 1 – 4 — We encourage professional designers, retailers, experienced amateur flower arrangers and garden club members to participate in this year’s show. Join us to interpret our theme: “Time Began in a Garden.”

Newt Explorations

Sunday, April 2 — Every year the California Newt travels several miles during migration. They have a special homing ability that allows them to return to the place they were born. Take a guided hike to see Newts and the Filoli pond and learn more about these fascinating woodland creatures.

Saturday Nature Hikes

April 8 and 22 — 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.

Easter Sunday

April 16 — Filol is open to visitors from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Ballroom Cultural Series

CHAMBER MUSIC, Thursday, April 20 — Honoring the Bourns’ Opening Concert 100 years ago, the evening will feature the music of Beethoven, Brahms, and Ravel.

Artist Access Days

Thursday, April 20 — 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.

Afternoon Tea

Wednesday, April 26 — 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, January 23.

Bird Walks

Saturday, April 29 — 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.