Upcoming events and things to do in Beverly Hills

When not shopping, dining, or taking a tour of Beverly Hills, check out these fantastic events listed by our friends at The Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.

May 6, 2012 |  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The third annual Greystone Mansion Concours d’Elegance returns to the historic Greystone Estate. Considered one of the most elegant and prestigious car shows in the United States, this event will showcase more than 100 classic and exotic automobiles and motorcycles. A 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Short Chassis Zagato Spyder will be among the 2012 show highlights. Event features lecture programming, tours, marketplace and fine food & drink.

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Tickets are $108 in advance and $133 at the door. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Friends of Greystone and their ongoing restoration efforts. Purchase tickets online.

May 18, 2012   |   10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

The Friends of Robinson Gardens welcome the public to the twenty-fourth annual “…into the garden” Tour. This year’s theme is “California Dreamin’.” There will be five extraordinary private gardens on view, all of them exemplifying excellence in landscape architecture and varying horticultural styles. In addition to viewing these private gardens, guests are welcomed at the historic Virginia Robinson Estate and Gardens in Beverly Hills, to revel in what many consider the garden party of the year.

Guests are invited to enjoy a sumptuous lunch and high tea on the Great Lawn while watching a fashion show. A boutique on the Tennis Court features jewelry, clothing, hats, tableware, and plants, and is open all through the day. Guests are also able to enjoy floral workshops, a silent auction/opportunity drawing, a botanical art exhibition in the Italianate Pool Pavilion and book signings by Los Angeles authors.

May 19 – 20, 2012   |   10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

The Spring 2012 Beverly Hills Art Show will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 19 and 20 in Beverly Gardens Park (runs from Rodeo to Crescent Drive on Santa Monica Blvd.).  The show features the artistic talents of more than 250 exhibitors from around the nation, showcasing their work in photography, painting, sculpture, watercolor, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, graphics and prints.  Admission to this event is free.