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“Dancing on the Brink of the World” Monterey Cypress Showcase Tour

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

In celebration of National Arbor Day, the first-ever ticketed Arboretum trolley tour, “Dancing on the Brink of the World,” a special event hosted in-person by Arboretum Director Josh Gevertz and featuring our namesake tree and its global cultural story.

This Monterey cypress showcase tour will include a lecture at the historic 19th-century Abbey Chapel at Olivet Gardens, visits to Hesperocyparis macrocarpa specimens at Olivet, West and East campuses, a poetry recital in the shade of a champion tree, and catered lunch and refreshments.

RSVP using the form below! Please note that this event will be capped at 22 attendees on a first-come, first-served basis because of the capacity of our trolley.

A minimum of $25 donation to the Cypress Lawn Heritage Foundation will be accepted to attend this event. Larger contributions to support the ongoing care of the Arboretum are also welcomed. Click here to donate.


“Dancing on the Brink of the World” Monterey Cypress Showcase Tour



April 22
11:00 am - 2:00 pm