Tea & Talk: Beverly Hills the First 100 Years

Official Centennial Historian and author Robert S. Anderson presented "Beverly Hills The First 100 Years" to an enthusiastic crowd at Greystone Mansion. The Tea & Talk event was sponsored by the Friends of Greystone with catering provided by The Capital Grille and Nespresso.

Concert in the Court-Yard

Saturday July 24th, 2010 the Friends of Greystone presented the “Concert in the Court-yard” featuring the Los Angeles Lawyers Philharmonic, “L.A.’s Only Legal Orchestra,” with Founder-Conductor Gary S. Greene, Esq.  The night included a reception on the terrace, the orchestra performing a program of popular and light classical music in the central courtyard, self guided tours of the Mansion, and those who wanted to dine after the concert, we are offered dinner at Enoteca Drago, on Beverly Hills’ elite Canon Drive restaurant row.

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Concours D’Elegance

On Sunday April 11, 2010, the Friends of Greystone and the City of Beverly Hills sponsored the inaugural Greystone Mansion “Concours d’ Elegance”.  FOG conducted Mansion tours and displayed a historic exhibit for the guests. The Concours exhibition included rare, classic and vintage automobiles and motorcycles from pre-war and post-war eras.   Gourmet food and adult beverages, a marketplace with an array of merchandise rounded out the event ever so nicely.

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Kastner Event

The Friends of Greystone presented a luncheon and lecture by author and Hearst Castle historian, Victoria Kastner, on September 24, 2009. Following the activities, the author of Hearst Castle: The Biography of a Country House and her latest book, The Gardens and the Land, Ms. Kastner was available to sign books.  All proceeds from this event support the restoration of the greenhouse at Greystone.

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2nd Greystone Family Festival

Sunday June 14, 2009  It was an afternoon with children, grandchildren and friends at Greystone Park and Mansion.  Guests enjoyed docent-led tours of the Mansion, terrific food, entertainment and activities for all ages.  The Beverly Hills Police were on hand for a K-9 demonstration, the Fire Department showcased a vintage fire trucks and the Park Rangers gave a presentation.

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Ultimate Greystone Experience Dinners & Cocktail Parties

Offered exclusively at Greystone  event silent auctions, the Ultimate Greystone Experience Dinner and Ultimate Greystone Experience Cocktail party provide a unique, glamorous and intimate evening at Greystone Mansion.  The hosts and their guests enjoy cocktails and a private tour of the Mansion.  Dinner guests partake in a delicious catered repast in the card room.

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2008 Family Festival

On Saturday, June 21, 2008 the Friends of Greystone, the City of Beverly Hills, the Beverly Hills Police and Fire Departments, and the Beverly Hills Firemen’s and Police Officers Associations gathered for the1st Annual Greystone Park Family Festival. It was a fun-filled day and families enjoyed Pink’s Hot Dogs, Carvel Ice Cream, music, face painting, K-9 demonstrations, an antique fire truck display and a creative balloon artist. Visitors enjoyed docent led tours through the first floor of the Mansion and viewed a historical display with original Greystone photographs. 

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The Friends of Greystone thank the following photographers

who have provided photos used on our website:

Tom Fox

Michelle A. Herrera

Kathy Melamed

Mary E. Nichols

Denise Retallack

Reggie Sully

Katherine Timme
FOG Archivist and Historian

Danielle M. Wooten

We apologize for any errors and/or omissions.

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