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Events: Special Interest

Fri, 11/28 1:00pm

Workshop #1: 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Workshop #2: 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Workshop #3: 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Cornish Courtyard / Classroom A

Cost: $25 Members/ $35 nonmembers

$5 Materials Fee (Payable to Instructor)

Instructor: Larry Bourget of Sea Foam Driftwood


Come join us for an unconventional Black Friday in celebration of the true meaning of the holidays: expressing appreciation for the ones you love. Spend quality time with friends and family while creating a beautiful succulent garden embedded into driftwood. Each registered student will take home a self-contained garden with beautiful live succulents.


Mon, 12/1 9:30am

Las Gabrielinas meets the first Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and August.

For additional information contact Gudrun Kimmel at (310) 530-2382


Mon, 12/1 7:00pm

The Palos Verdes Begonia Society meets the first Monday of the month, at South Coast Botanic Garden, with the exception of July and September.  They will meet on the second Monday. 

For additional information contact society president Carol Knight at (310) 833-3466.


Mon, 12/1 7:30pm

The California Native Plant Society - South Coast Chapter meets on the1st Monday of month of the month. For info call David Berman @ (310) 833-4377. 


Wed, 12/3 9:00am

Volunteer group that meets every Wednesday and makes crafts for our Gift Shop.

To join please contact Vicky at (310) 544-1508 or


Wed, 12/3 10:00am

Coasta Verde meets in the Hall. For more information, contact Katherine Guzman at (562) 428-6552.


Thu, 12/4 6:30pm

The South Bay Geranium Society meets on the 4th Thursday of month
For info call Donna Leslie-Dennis @ (562) 428-0611


Sat, 12/6 10:00am

Entry to Boutique is FREE – Access to Garden available with paid admission


Come shop for all your holiday gifts or treat yourself to something special. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact the Special Events Department at (310) 544-1948 or


Fun activities for families:

Festive meeting of our Kids Club – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Special visit and photo opportunities with Santa – 11:00 am to 1:30 pm


Participating Vendors:

Backseat Driver Baby

Cookie Lee Jewelry

Heide Grant, Ind. Contractor

Heirloom Mosaics

Judy Brown, Independent Product Consultant for doTERRA International

Jen's Jewels

Jockey Person to Person

Kara Vita Skin Care

Knit Creations by Rose

Krysia Renau

My Best Bud

Navajo Indian Art

Nerium International 

Pacific and Rose

SCBG Craft Workshop

SCBG Propagation Workshop Plants

Suzie Sharratt Designs

Timka Jewelry

Twinkle Specks

Young Living Essential Oils

Mon, 12/8 9:30am

The South Coast Fuchsia Society meets the second Monday of the month at South Coast Botanic Garden.

For additional information contact Marsha Hopwood at (310) 374-3255


Tue, 12/9 7:30pm

The South Bay Epiphyllum Society meets on the 2nd Tuesday of month.
For info call Dick Kohlschreiber @ (310) 833-6823