4th Annual Science Fair

The Friends of Robinson Gardens 4th Annual Science Fair

This year, our annual Science Fair, held Friday, March 17th, 2017, happened to fall on St. Patrick’s Day. Over eighty children and thirty five counselors from four different group homes attended Virginia and Harry Robinson’s estate for a day of fun, adventure, and education. In the spirit of St. Patrick’s Day, small garden gnomes were hidden throughout the landscape for the children to find. It was a perfect way to infuse a bit of fun into our theme titled “Go Green!”

As the children arrived in the morning, they were divided … Read More

A Glimpse of Fred Astaire

A Glimpse into the Life of Fred Astaire by Victoria Kastner

A delightful luncheon and lecture took place at the Virginia Robinson Gardens on Friday, March 10th. It was a perfect day at the Gardens.  And the Friends of Robinson Gardens took advantage of the weather by hosting luncheon outside in the Display Rose Garden on thematically decorated tables celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the subject of the lecture, Fred Astaire.

Victoria Kastner, the official historian at Hearst Castle, presented a fascinating lecture on “Fred Astaire in Beverly Hills” on March 10. She focused on The Gay Divorcée, Astaire’s … Read More

Theory Fashion Partner at Robinson Garden Tour

Theory’s Models to Walk the Runway at the Garden Tour’s Fashion Show

Friends of Robinson Gardens is thrilled to announce that New York-based fashion brand Theory will be our exclusive fashion partner for Garden Tour 2017 Legendary Beverly Hills. At approximately 1:30pm on May 20, Theory models will be strutting the runway during the luncheon program at Virginia Robinson Gardens where all ticket holders will get an up close and personal view of the latest Theory looks and hot items for the season. Be there early to grab a seat under the massive tent on the Great Lawn where … Read More

2017 Garden Tour VIP and Concierge Level Tickets

Travel in Style and Comfort with VIP and Concierge Level Tickets at the Garden Tour!

Do you want to experience the annual Virginia Robinson Garden tour on Saturday, May 20, 2017 on a more luxurious and spectacular level? Then, consider VIP and Concierge level tickets when visiting the private gardens! With the VIP van, you will enjoy the ease and convenience of door-to-door transportation. No need to drive, navigate, and look for parking! With the Concierge luxury van, you gain the additional benefit of a knowledgeable docent-led tour that will inspire and entertain you. PLUS, VIP and Concierge … Read More