The Sogetsu School of Ikebana holds demonstrations of the ancient Japanese art of flower arrangement during both days of Descanso Gardens' annual festival. Also on Saturday, learn how to cultivate chrysanthemums (noon); join a workshop on Japanese bookmaking (every half hour, 1:30-4 p.m.); and see a taiko drum performance (1 p.m.). On Sunday, Madame Fujima Kansuma and her dancers perform at 2 p.m. Both days feature a full-moon tea service; call 818-790-3663 for resv.

Saturdays, Sundays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Starts: Nov. 1. Continues through Nov. 2, 2008

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