Twilight on the Terrace, June 4th, 2016
Twilight on the Terrace - June 4, 2016

Twilight on the TerraceThe ever popular Twilight on the Terrace gets better each year. Don't miss the opportunity to join all your 'Friends' strolling the gardens and enjoying samples from local food & beverage artisans. Live music, photobooth and silent auction!

$125 for FHC members
$200 non members
More details coming soon!

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All proceeds support Friends of Hearst Castle in their continued efforts for the preservation, conservation and interpretation of Hearst Castle®.

Take a glimpse at some of the amazing packages you will find at this year's Twilight on the Terrace. The silent auction will feature over 75 lots from local businesses offering one-of-a-kind adventures, food & wine experiences, home decor and more!

Featured Auction Lots
Coastal Kayaking Adventure for Four
Begin your weekend on the coast at the Castle Inn in Cambria with a 2-night stay in an ocean view room with continental breakfast each morning. Then get ready for a sea-worthy adventure as you and three friends tour San Simeon Cove by kayak courtesy of Sea For Yourself Kayak Outfitters.

Theater, Laughter & Relaxation
Enjoy a one-night stay in deluxe accommodations at the Pismo Lighthouse Suites after an evening of laughter at The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville.

Morro Bay Golf Course for Four
Head out to the green at the beautiful Morro Bay Golf Course and enjoy a round of golf for four plus an annual SLO County Volume Card including three free rounds of golf and up to 40% off on green fees all year long!

Wine and Unwind in Paso Robles
Hop on board for a vineyard picnic tour for two with Grapeline Wine Tours. Then unwind in a whirlpool king room during your one-night stay at La Bellasera Hotel & Suites. Wine tour includes transportation, four winery stops with tastings, behind-the-scenes tour, picnic lunch, and exclusive savings at wineries.

Cambria Pines Lodge Gift Basket and Stay
Enjoy a one-night stay in a deluxe suite at Cambria Pines Lodge along with a gift basket filled with two bottles of fine wine and fabulous items from Cambria Nursery and Florist.

Explore the Beauty of Santa Barbara
Stay in style for the weekend with a two-night stay for two at Hotel Indigo, home to the Museum of Contemporary Art's Satellite Gallery, with dinner at Petit Valentien. Discover the beauty of Santa Barbara as you explore the exquisite gardens of Lotusland in Montecito on a docent-led tour plus special Lotusland book.

Chocolate Lover's Dream
Indulge in four boxes of locally handcrafted artisan chocolates from The Chocolate Stache featuring their signature flavors. Continue your chocolate lover's dream by scheduling a private chocolate and wine pairing party with a $100 special event gift certificate.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Julia Morgan Special Collection for Six
Go behind-the-scenes with a private tour for six of the Special Collections and Archives at Cal Poly's Kennedy Library - home to the personal and professional papers of pioneering architect, Julia Morgan, designer of Hearst Castle and hundreds of other buildings throughout California.

Stay and Play in Paso Robles
Get away with the family this summer with a two-night midweek stay at the Hampton Inn & Suites Paso Robles. Enjoy splashing around with the whole family at the Ravine Waterpark with 4 one-day passes. Passes include admission, free parking, tubes and lifejackets.

Ancient Peaks Vineyard Tour, Tasting and Wine for Six
Discover the beauty of Ancient Peaks Vineyard with a private vineyard tour for six including winetasting and artisan charcuterie board plus six bottles of estate wine.

Be sure not to miss our Super Silent auction items featuring fantastic packages from Disneyland, The Getty, Angel Island State Park, Los Angeles Dodgers and Hearst Castle!
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Colonial Crafts Tour & Dinner - August 12, 2016

In the style of Mr. Hearst's guests... a luxury private parlor car brings a handful of guests from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo for a central coast adventure. A special tour of Hearst Castle and a sunset dinner on the hilltop included!

Contact Colonial Crafts
(877) 224 - 1150
Proceeds benefit Friends of Hearst Castle

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Arthur Byne Book Signing & Lecture - August 14, 2016
This event has been cancelled

Author Jody Brotherston will be signing her book Arthur Byne's Diplomatic Legacy at Hearst Castle Gift Shop from 4 to 6 pm. Arthur Byne was one of Hearst's major art dealers, the source of much of the Spanish art. Her lecture will follow in the Visitor Center Exhibit Building.

Note: This event has been cancelled.

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Family Movie Night - October 1, 2016

Kick off the fall season with the film Rise of the Giants, following a race to grow the world's largest pumpkin. The man who broke the world record grew a pumpkin to 2032 lbs! It grew 52 lbs A DAY at its peak! The movie was created by documentry filmmaker and Cal Poly Professor Daria Matza.

Ticket information coming soon!

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Elegant Evening - November 13, 2016

Special guests enjoy a reception on the Main Terrace and a very customized tour. See the holiday decor, hear and share fun Castle stories and enjoy a newsreel in Mr. Hearst's hilltop theater.

$150 for FHC members
$200 for non members
Space is VERY limited.

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Twilight on the Terrace
June 4, 2016
Colonial Crafts Tour & Dinner
August 12, 2016
Arthur Byne Book Signing & Lecture
August 14, 2016
Family Movie Night
October 1, 2016
Elegant Evening
November 13, 2016
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