Events for October 14, 2012back to calendar »
Oct. 13-14 (Sat.–Sun.)
10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Southern Breeze Society will present a two-day show of the Chinese art of penjing. Similar to Japanese bonsai, this ancient horticultural art captures the essence of scenic beauty in a miniaturized form. General admission. Friends' Hall.
Fri., noon–4:30 p.m.
Sat.–Sun., 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
For a beautiful spring garden, start planning—and planting—in the fall. You’ll find lots of inspiration at The Huntington’s annual Fall Plant Sale. While you’re here, pick up some tips from the experts on seasonal gardening topics such as mulching, pruning, winter lawn care, and pest control. Free. Parking lot. MORE
A Just Cause: Voices of the American Civil War
Sept. 22, 2012–Jan. 7, 2013
Drawn entirely from The Huntington’s collections of manuscripts and printed materials, this exhibition examines the ways Northerners and Southerners viewed the rationale for the Civil War, which made it, in the words of one war veteran, “a battle of ideas interrupted by artillery.”