Tue02092016

Back to School

Is Early Decision the right choice for your student?

Is Early Decision the right choice for your student?

Read more:

Loading...

Food & Wine

'Machos': Middle Eastern nachos ideal for Super Bowl

'Machos': Middle Eastern nachos ideal for Super Bowl

Read more:

Loading...

Your Health

Upcoming lecture, library books examine bipolar disorder

Read more:

Loading...

Your Home

Toyon provides spectacular berries in winter

Toyon provides spectacular berries in winter

Read more:

Loading...

On The Road

Chevrolet Silverado is a good choice for those who really need a pickup truck

Chevrolet Silverado is a good choice for those who really need a pickup truck

Read more:

Loading...

Senior Lifestyles

Club 55 heats up seniors' new year

Club 55 heats up seniors' new year

Read more:

Loading...

Wedding To Remember

Los Altos bride  Maggie Weed marries Vince Smith

Los Altos bride Maggie Weed marries Vince Smith

Read more:

Loading...

Your Kids

Appreciating wildlife in edible gardens

Appreciating wildlife in edible gardens

Read more:

Loading...

Inside Mountain View

A new mayor in Mountain View: Showalter explains duties, importance of new position

A new mayor in Mountain View: Showalter explains duties, importance of new position

Read more:

Loading...

Filoli hosts family event

Docent-led nature walks will be offered throughout the day on the trails in Filoli’s woodlands. Orchard docents will be on hand to provide information about Filoli’s Gentlemen’s Orchard, the largest heirloom orchard in private hands in the U.S. Guided tours of the orchard are scheduled to begin June 9, with additional tours on Father’s Day.

Additional activities for children and families include live music, flower-arranging demonstrations, a magic show, a puppet show, arts and crafts and face painting. Filoli’s own honey, herb mixes, vinegars, dips and soup mixes will be available for purchase.

Filoli’s three greenhouses will be open to visitors, who can view plants that have been in Filoli’s collection from 1920 to the present, including carnivorous plants, unusual bromeliads, orchids and edible tropical plants. In the potting shed, children can decorate a container and pot a spring plant to take home. Throughout the greenhouses and gardens, docents will be available to answer questions.

Tickets are $20 for members, $25 for nonmembers, $5 for ages 5-17 and free for children 4 and under. Purchase tickets online at www.filoli.org or call Filoli 9-4 p.m. weekdays at 364-8300, ext. 508. Space is limited, so early reservations are recommended.

Box lunches – $18 for adults, $10 for children – must be ordered in advance. Parking is free.

For more information, visit www.filoli.org, call 364-8300 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Schools »

Schools
Read More

Sports »

sports
Read More

People »

people
Read More

Special Sections »

Special Sections
Read More

Photos of Los Altos

photoshelter
Browse and buy photos