Nov
2
Fri
“Beauty in Quiet Places” Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Nov 2 – Dec 31 all-day
"Beauty in Quiet Places" Art Exhibit & Sale @ Anthony C. Beilenson Interagency Visitor Center

Local artist Diana La Com finds beauty in quiet places. “Walking the many trails of the Santa Monica Mountains over the years has drawn me to depict what I see, from the distant skyline to sparkling stones in a stream, a flower, or simply patterns in nature. Always there is something surprising to remember, to inspire, to bring joy.” -D.L.C.

A portion of the funds from art sales will be donated to support further programs in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

 

The Visitor Center will be open from 9am to 4:30pm during the months of November through April.

Dec
16
Sun
History Hike at Rancho Sierra Vista @ Satwiwa Culture Center/Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
History Hike at Rancho Sierra Vista @ Satwiwa Culture Center/Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States

Explore and learn! Join us for a short 1-mile guided hike at Rancho Sierra Vista, led by a Park Ranger who will speak on the ranching history of this site!

This hike will feature occasional stops along the trail where we will learn about the different periods and people who helped shape Rancho Sierra Vista.

It is estimated that this hike should be approximately 1 hour in length to cover both the hike and the talk with plenty of time afterwards for any questions!

We will be meeting and ending at the Satwiwa Native American Indian Culture Center.

Rain cancels.

Dec
29
Sat
CANCELLED “Welcome Walk” @ Malibu Creek State Park Tickets
Dec 29 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
CANCELLED "Welcome Walk" @ Malibu Creek State Park | Calabasas | California | United States

Join a docent for a leisurely walk along the creek and through a wooded valley. Learn about the area’s animals, plants, early inhabitants, and movies filmed in the park. Meet at the Mail Trailhead parking lot (second, lower lot) by the restrooms.

Jan
6
Sun
Dream Catcher Art Exhibit @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jan 6 @ 10:00 am – Mar 24 @ 3:30 pm
Dream Catcher Art Exhibit @ Rancho Sierra Vista

Come experience the intricate Dream-catcher exhibit by Witchita tribal artist Michael Williams. This unique dream catcher display will be available  from January 6th, 2019 to March 24th, 2019.

The Artist will be available only on Sunday January 6 from 10 am – 1 pm, to meet and greet visitors and answer any questions.

Jan
8
Tue
A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale @ Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jan 8 – Feb 27 all-day
A Walk with Nature: Art Exhibit & Sale @ Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center

Join us for the Walk with Nature art exhibit and sale featuring more than 30 paintings by local landscape painter Russell Hunziker. Included in the exhibit are original watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings of the beautiful landscapes in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Channel Islands National Park. Russell has coordinated his captivating paintings with a map of their locations within the Santa Monica Mountains and Channel Islands, as well as inspirational quotes from the famed naturalist John Muir. This is a wonderful opportunity to take an artistic walk through a unique and precious area!

This event is free with free parking. A portion of the funds from art sales will be donated to further arts in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

“ In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks,” wrote John Muir.

Jan
12
Sat
A Walk with Nature: Meet the Artist @ Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center Tickets
Jan 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A Walk with Nature: Meet the Artist @ Santa Monica Mountains Interagency Visitor Center

Meet the artist, Russell Hunziker, whose Walk with Nature art exhibit features more than 30 paintings. Included in the exhibit are original watercolor, acrylic, and oil paintings of the beautiful landscapes in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area and Channel Islands National Park. Russell has coordinated his captivating paintings with a map of their locations within the Santa Monica Mountains and Channel Islands, as well as inspirational quotes from the famed naturalist John Muir. This is a wonderful opportunity to take an artistic walk through a unique and precious area!

This event is free with free parking. Light refreshments will be served. A portion of the funds from art sales will be donated to further arts in Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area.

“ In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks,” wrote John Muir.

Jan
13
Sun
Sunday Walks @ Trippett Ranch, Topanga State Park Tickets
Jan 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Topanga Canyon Docent, Phil Henrikson on a family friendly walk in Topanga State Park, every second Sunday. Children welcome.

Jan
20
Sun
Make an Authentic Native American Pinch Pot @ Rancho Sierra Vista Tickets
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Make an Authentic Native American Pinch Pot @ Rancho Sierra Vista | California | United States

Two workshops available!

Reservations Required. Please reserve no later than January 17th! 

Join Navajo – Pueblo of Isletas Native, Rowan Harrison, as he will teach and demonstrate how to create your very own small, traditional, hand-coiled pottery.

There are two workshops available. The first workshop begins promptly at 10am. The second workshop begins at 1pm. Please be on time. Materials will be provided. All ages welcome.

To make reservations please email: razsa_cruz@nps.gov or call 805-418-3163. Please include the title of the workshop you will be attending, how many in your party (parents/adults included), the contact name for the reservation and contact info. Reservations fill up quickly. Please reserve no later than January 17th!

 

Sunday Walks @ Trippett Ranch, Topanga State Park Tickets
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Topanga Canyon Docent, Rosalie, to explore the cultural and natural history of Topanga State Park. Meet at the ramada near the parking lot.

Feb
10
Sun
Sunday Walks @ Trippett Ranch, Topanga State Park Tickets
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join Topanga Canyon Docent, Phil Henrikson on a family friendly walk in Topanga State Park, every second Sunday. Children welcome.