Rancho Los Cerritos Presents Holiday Succulent Centerpiece Workshop, November 17
2012-10-23 · By Editor
Rancho Los Cerritos announces a holiday workshop for adults to create festive succulent centerpieces that will accentuate the home well into the New Year! The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 17, 2-4 p.m. The cost is $28 for the general public and $25 for members. All supplies and materials will be included. The class-size is limited, so pre-registration is required by November 15; please call (562) 570-1755 to reserve a space.
Marie Barnidge-McIntyre, Rancho horticulturist, and garden docents will be the teaching the class and providing care instructions for the completed living decorations. Participants are encouraged to wear casual clothing, preferably gardening attire.
Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site is a public museum open for tours, programs, and events. The Rancho is located at 4600 Virginia Road in Long Beach, northwest of the intersection of Long Beach Boulevard and San Antonio Drive. Free public tours are offered Wednesday-Sunday between 1-5 p.m. Garden tours are also available every weekend at 2:30 p.m.
Built in 1844, the adobe home and grounds echo with the rich history of Spanish, Mexican, and American California and with the families who helped transform Southern California from its ranching beginnings to the modern urban society it is today. The site, a National, State and Long Beach Historic Landmark, also includes historic gardens and a research library and archives. It is owned by the City of Long Beach and operated through the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine. For more information please call (562) 570-1755, or visit the website at www.rancholoscerritos.org or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.con/rancholosc.