Enjoy the beauty of our area!
Explore Pasadena Architecture
Visit Pasadena offers a downloadable brochure outlining 10 self-guided tours of neighborhoods such as the Civic Center & Playhouse District, Bungalow Heaven, and Governor Markham Victorian District. Discover a wealth of incredible architecture on foot, by bicycle or car.
Descanso Gardens' Camellia Collection
Celebrate winter in Southern California with a visit to Descanso Gardens and North America's largest camellia collection. Stunning camellias are planted under a canopy of mature coast live oak trees and cover almost 19 acres.
The Huntington's Camellia Garden
February is the perfect time to enjoy beautiful camellia blooms at The Huntington. Located in the North Vista, Japanese Garden, and the Garden of Flowing Fragrance, the camellia collection includes nearly 80 different camellia species including rare and historic cultivars.
The Los Angeles Arboretum
There is always so much going on at the Arboretum from yoga to forest bathing to Zoom classes on gardening, cooking, and herbs for your health. Check out the calendar of events.
Seven Energizing SoCal Day Trips You Can Take, Even During Coronavirus
There's nothing like getting out of the house and going for a drive to lift your spirits during these crazy Covid times. Here are seven day trips to get you started. Enjoy!
Events in February
African and African American Tales with Storyteller Michael D McCarty
Tales depicting the challenges and triumphs of black people throughout history will entertain and inform all ages. 3 - 4pm
Year of the Golden Ox - Virtual Event
Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company hosts a three-day music and dance festival beginning with Double Lion Welcome the New Year and ending with Dragon Dance Celebration.
Lunar New Year Festival
The City of San Gabriel’s festival goes virtual this year. Families can celebrate the Year of the Ox from the comfort of home with a video celebration and a family game night. Begins at 6 p.m.
Performance @PAM: Melody of China Virtual Event
In celebration of the Lunar New Year, this virtual event at the Pacific Asia Museum will explore the music and unique traditional instruments of China.1:30 p.m.
Virtual Flower Arranging: Love in Bloom!
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with flower arranging inspired by depictions of love from The Huntington's collections.5-6 p.m.
Jungle Drum-Circle with Chazz Ross
Celebrate Black History Month with this amazing percussion show featuring African Djembe drums. Presented in Zoom 3 - 4 p.m.
Temple City Camellia Festival Celebrates Everyday Heroes.
The 76-Year old parade goes virtual this year. The parade’s mission is to promote children’s involvement in the community.
In the morning, bonsai collection curator Ted Matson hosts video tours of the bonsai courts, the Ben Oki Bonsai Nursery, and the "Lifelines/Timelines" bonsai exhibition. In the afternoon Phillip E. Bloom, Curator of the Chinese Garden, introduces the garden’s new penjing court and discusses the history of this art form. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.