October 8, 2022, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dana Center at Hidden Villa
26870 Moody Road Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
Join us for a celebration of our Chapter's 50th Anniversary and a Fall Plant Sale. This free family–friendly event will have activities for all. No tickets required for entry to the event, but free parking for the event (does not include access to Hidden Villa's hiking trails and farm animals) must be reserved in advance. No free parking without an advance reservation -- parking on the day of the event is $10 and includes access to Hidden Villa's hiking trails and farm animals. Current Chapter members will receive a free commemorative pin at the event.
Make your parking reservation now!
11:00 - 11:30 Talk Speaker: Bart O'Brien (Dana Center)
11:45 - 12:15 Planting Demonstration by Krzysztof Kozminski (CNPS SCV Demonstration Garden)
12:30 - 1:00 pm CNPS SCV Member's Meeting (Dana Center)
2:00 - 2:30 Celebrating Chapter Field Trips 1981 - 1996, a talk by Ken Himes (Dana Center)
New Membership Special
In honor of our 50th Anniversary, you can join CNPS for 50% off the regular cost of an annual membership -- only $25! And that's not all - new members will also receive a free t-shirt, 50th anniversary pin and reusuable water bottle (while supplies last). New member packages may also be purchased as a gift (make sure you have the recipient's address and email to complete the signup). This offer is only available for new members and only at the event.
There will be several ways to buy plants at and before the Celebration from the CNPS SCV Nursery and the Grassroots Ecology Nursery. For the best selection, order plants in advance before midnight on Wednesday, October 5 for pickup during the event. There will only be a limited selection of plants on sale during the Celebration. To order online:
- CNPS SCV Nursery (The CNPS SCV Nursery will NOT be open for shopping during the event.)
- Grassroots Ecology Nursery
Enjoy fun activities
- Seed Exchange - bring seeds to share if you have some, but there will be plenty to choose from for everyone!
- Kids' activity table
- Live music
- Partner booths: Santa Clara Valley Audubon, Sequoia Audubon, Hidden Villa. Open Space Authority
Shopping & Food
- Coyote Brush Studios - Stickers, prints, greeting cards, zipper pouches, temporary tattoos, and more!
- Emily Chin's lovely pressed floral art
- Cato's Tacos Food Truck
- Monki Banana - Fresh fruit cups, smoothies and more.
- Bake Sale!
- Books, t-shirts and more from our chapter
The event and parking are all free to the public, but you must have a reservation to get free parking. Make your parking reservation now!
This event depends on volunteers, and we could use help. We have a wide variety of volunteer options, so if you have some time to help out, please consider signing up.
CNPS SCV Member's Meeting
The annual CNPS SCV Chapter Meeting will be held from 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm in the Dana Center. It will include the presentation of the Outstanding Volunteer Recognition Award, an opportunity drawing and more! Chapter members as well as the general public are welcome to attend.