Town & Gown members enjoy many events throughout the year including Lunch at the Forum, their popular series of five lectures presented each academic year by some of Chapman University’s outstanding faculty members, and several day trips to interesting locations and attractions in Southern California.
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Lunch at the Forum
Join us for a series of five lectures presented by some of Chapman University's outstanding faculty members.
Click the flyer image for more details, including date, time and location, about each of the lectures.Town & Gown Members: Purchase series tickets or individual event tickets »
Town & Gown Fall Day Tour
Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens (Fallbrook, CA) and Tom's Farms (Corona, CA)
Thursday, October 23, 2104
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Nestled in the rolling hills of Fallbrook, California lies the Grand Tradition Estate and Gardens. These beautiful gardens have been designated as one of only three Proven Winner Signature Gardens in the country. Experience 18 acres of lush, densely planted gardens, with exotic floral scents, sparkling waterfalls, and colorful botanicals. Dedicated in 1984 by the McDougal family, these magnificent grounds have hosted over a million visitors from around the world.
On arrival, we will have a private docent guided tour learning about the Estates’ history, evolution, the family legacy and in-depth information about the variety of plants. Following the tour, a sandwich buffet will be served in the new Orchid Patio Bar within the Compass Garden Terrace. The menu includes assorted artisan breads, gourmet deli meats and imported and domestic cheeses.
As we journey home, we will stop at the popular Tom’s Farms in Corona. Enjoy fresh produce and shop at the many venues: Wine & Cheese, Man Cave, Gourmet Popcorn, Candy & Fudge, Lace Shop and Gift Store.
The tour departs promptly at 8:30 a.m. and returns by 5 p.m. Meet at the First Christian Church parking lot located at 1130 E. Walnut, Orange, CA 92867.$75 per person, includes transportation, lunch, admission and all gratuity.
Reservations must be received by September 23, 2014.Or, mail your reservation, with check made payable to Chapman University, to:Town & Gown
One University Drive
Orange, CA 92866
If you are interested in re-experiencing exciting past events or if you would like to learn more about what Town & Gown has to offer, we have a collection of links to videos of several recent Town & Gown events below:
Please stay tuned, as we will be updating these Town & Gown event videos throughout the year.