California Native Sage Festival - March 28

Salvia columbariae (Chia Sage) flower. Photo by N. Jensen.Saturday, March 28, 2014, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Claremont, California

Free with standard admission or membership.

Experience the scents, sights, and flavors at this 2nd annual garden event celebrating Salvia species native to California.

Check out sage-related vendors, try a sample of some sage-inspired culinary delights, enjoy a free workshop or wildflower walk, listen to music and get sage advice (of course!). 

Check back often as we build this list of participants and activities. There will be a special RSABG member event too!

20-minute workshops in the California Courtyard (TBA)

Sage activities, booths and confirmed participants in the 2015 Sage Festival include:

  • Grow Native Nursery - with many varieties of native sages to choose from!
  • 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
  • BEE Green Honey
  • 'See the Sages Salvia Stroll' - Guided walking tours of sages in the garden
  • Opening of the new Secrets of Sage exhibit in the Container Garden
  • Free Sage Scavenger Hunt
  • Food Trucks
  • Live music
  • More to come!