Music in the Chinese Garden
Nov. 6 - March 26, 2014
Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of traditional Chinese music every Wednesday afternoon in the Garden of Flowing Fragrance. A different solo musician performs each week, playing unamplified melodies on classical instruments including the dizi, sheng, pipa, erhu, and zheng. General admission. (Canceled in the event of rain.)
Seduction in Stone: Jean-Antoine Houdon's Bust of Madame de Vermenoux
Dec. 21 - July 14, 2014
Carved by the most famous French portrait sculptor of his day, this magnificent bust celebrates the ravishing beauty of Anne-Germaine Larrivée. Houdon depicts her in an unguarded moment, turning to her right, as if toward someone approaching, an affectionate smile on her lips.
Preschool Series: Fun with Dr. Seuss
March 12 - April 2, 2014
March 12, 19, 26 & April 2 (Wednesdays) 10 a.m.–noon
Oh, the places you’ll go as we celebrate National Reading Month with lots of storybook fun inspired by the works of Dr. Seuss. Instructor Laura Moede leads this four-part series. Ages 3–4. Fee includes one accompanying adult. $85. Register online or call 800-838-3006.
The Wines of Bordeaux
March 12, 2014
Wednesday, 5–7:30 p.m.
Join wine expert Brad Owen for an in-depth look at France's Bordeaux region, known for its rich, full-bodied red wines and also for its Sauvignon Blanc and Sémillon white wines. The class includes a lecture and tasting. $95. Register online or call 800-838-3006.