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Native Californian Elderberry Flute-making Workshop

Image from the Native Californian Elderberry Flute-Making Workshop.
At this all-ages event, participants learn about the traditional Native Californian art of making flutes from elderberry wood and more!

Event Date

Environmental Horticulture 146

Learn how to make and play an elderberry flute with East Bay Regional Parks docent Antonio Flores who will talk about the craft and culture of Native Californian flute making as well as the endangered elderberry beetle. All materials will be supplied. Please bring a sharpened pocket knife if you have one.

Adults will need to supervise their young children. All ages welcome. Sponsored by the Arboretum Ambassadors. The event is free.

Parking is free on the weekends and can be found in Visitor Lot 5 on Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive. For more information, please call (530) 752-4880. 

See photos from past flute-making workshops

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