March 22, 2014, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free Admission for all this day as part of our Spring Open House.
Experience the scents, sights, and flavors at this new Garden event celebrating California native Salvias.
Check out sage-related vendors, try a sample of some sage-inspired culinary delights, enjoy a free workshop, listen to music and get sage advice (of course!)
RSABG Member only Sage Tea Reception at 10:30 am.
Enjoy sage tea and refreshments with welcome remarks by Executive Director Lucinda McDade followed by member exclusive behind-the-scenes tours of the Garden. Be sure to visit the membership table for a special thank you gift for our members.
Check back often as we build this list of participants and activities.
20 Minute Workshops in the California Courtyard:
- 10:30 Sages for the Garden - Antonio Sanchez
- 11:30 Indigenous Californian uses of sage for medicine - Nicholas Hummingbird Hernandez
- 12:30 Sages for the Garden - Antonio Sanchez
- 1:30 Indigenous Californian uses of sage for medicine - Nicholas Hummingbird Hernandez
Sage activities, booths and confirmed participants in this year's inaugural Sage Festival include:
- Grow Native Nursery - take a sage home today!
- Pomona College Organic Farm (or on Facebook)
- Sustainable Claremont (or on Facebook)
- Golden State Water Company featuring water saving information, tips and giveaways.
- Sage Advice - (How could we NOT include this opportunity?)
- Try your luck on the Wheel of Sage!
- Padua Farms hand-made soaps and balms, infused with native sages and other herbs
- Garden walking tours at 11 and 1 p.m. highlighting Salvias along the way
- Sage Scavenger Hunt
- Food Trucks: Peaches' Smokehouse and Southern Kitchen confirmed.
- Live music, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. performed by award-winning artist Steve Rushingwind - For more about Steve's musical projects, click here