A place of history, hospitality, and diplomacy in the California desert
Explore two distinct sections of Sunnylands.
- The contemporary Sunnylands Center & Gardens is open mid-September to early June. Admission and parking are free. Reservations/tickets are not required. Learn more.
- The historic Sunnylands estate operates primarily as a private, high-level retreat center. Public access is limited to guided tours, offered when retreats are not in session. Tours and tickets.
Thursday, December 7, 2023Dec 7, 20231000am
Mindful Meditation SeriesJoin meditation guide Barry Schoenfeld in the Sunnylands gardens for an hour of mindful meditation and learn the skills necessary to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life. Mindfulness is being10:00 amDec 7, 2023
Friday, December 8, 2023Dec 8, 2023845am
Free Guided Bird Walk
Sunnylands gardensLed by a knowledgeable birder, this free 60-minute guided walk introduces guests to many local and migratory bird species in the Sunnylands gardens. Birding walks are offered Fridays at 8:45 am, thro8:45 amDec 8, 2023Dec 8, 20231000am
Yoga in the Gardens
Sunnylands gardensYoga in the Gardens is an opportunity to experience poses ranging from beginner to intermediate. Yoga is offered Fridays at 10 am, November through April. These free 60-minute sessions are open to all10:00 amDec 8, 2023
Saturday, December 9, 2023Dec 9, 2023930am
Tannins & Tranquility: Intro to Environmental Journaling
Sunnylands GardensTry a bold new take on your morning brew in a workshop that highlights the use of plant pigments found in tea, coffee, and wine to create beautiful watercolor paintings. Led by artist Judy Sklar, par9:30 amDec 9, 2023Dec 9, 20231000am
Tai Chi in the Gardens
Sunnylands gardensTai Chi in the Gardens is an opportunity to experience a traditional teaching of the Yang Family 108 Long Form. Participants learn the beginning positions of the form rooted in tai chi philosophy and10:00 amDec 9, 2023