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March Events at The Hermosa Inn

Mar 03, 2016

Our 80th Anniversary celebrations continue through the month of March as we host a number of events celebrating all things art, culture and culinary - plus a new series called Conversations in Fashion, launching March 8, 2016. Join us for any of the below events by calling LON's at 602.955.7878. So-many-Choices-12-x-16-Trevor-Swanson-1024x771Artist in Residence Brunch featuring Trevor Swanson Sunday, March 6, 2016 at 10 a.m. â?" 2 p.m. Guests are invited to enjoy an a la carte brunch at LON's at the Hermosa featuring special guest and artist Trevor Swanson, who will be on hand for a painting demonstration of his works, which will be on display and available for purchase. From his frequent travels and love of the outdoors, Swanson has developed a great respect and enthusiasm for all aspects of nature which he now conveys through his art. With keen insight into the precise details of the animals and their environments, he transfers that to the canvas while remaining true to the fundamentals of artistic realism. Cost: complimentary with the price of brunch Badgley-Mischka-American-Glamour-Book-Cover (1)Conversations in Fashion featuring Badgley Mischka Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 5-7 p.m. Mark Badgley and James Mischka of the American fashion brand Badgley Mischka, renowned for their beaded evening gowns and cocktail dresses worn by celebrities at red-carpet events, will be joining us at LON's for the inaugural "Conversations in Fashion," where guests will enjoy wine, hors d'oeuvres and meet and mingle with the designers, who will also be signing copies of their new book, American Glamour. Created in partnership with the Phoenix Art Museum's Arizona Costume Institute, this design-focused, cocktail hour series will feature select artists from ACI's rich programming of events supporting the art of fashion. Cost: $40/person Chef Pacheco in the LON's KitchenLON's Art of Cooking Class: Whole Grains Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 12 â?" 2 p.m. Eating whole grains is an integral part of a healthy lifestyle, and specialty supermarkets are stocking their shelves with a greater variety than ever before. In this class, enjoy the healthier side of food as LON's chefs provide an overview of some of the most popular grains, including quinoa and bulgur wheat, millet farro, and rice, in addition to teaching various cooking methods, techniques, recipes and benefits of these grains. Cost: $69/person Plein Aire Camelback from the Botanical GardensArtist in Residence Plein Air Art Class featuring Carrie Curran Saturday, March 12 from 8:30 a.m. â?" 12 p.m. Join critically acclaimed Plein Air painter, and The Hermosa Inn's Artist in Residence, Carrie Curran of Carrie Curran Art Studios to learn the essentials of plein air painting, which requires different practices and disciplines from painting in the studio. Curran will demonstrate and teach students step-by-step to create a small "study" on the grounds of The Hermosa Inn. Course includes all oil painting supplies and outdoor equipment. Class size is limited. Cost: $130/person includes all oil painting supplies and outdoor equipment Wine Pairings at LON'sWines of the World Educational Series: Chardonnay Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 4 â?" 5:30 p.m. LON's at the Hermosa will be uncorking their award-winning wine program to take guests on a worldwide wine tasting experience, where they'll be able to sample a specific varietal and compare and contrast the difference in flavor profiles from those of each region, in addition to enjoying small plates specifically paired with the wines. LON's sommelier will lead each class, introducing guests to different wine regions of the world, teaching how to read labels, when to decant wines, and other tips and tricks of the wine trade. Cost: $55++/person Saguaro SunsetMimosa Mornings w/Carrie Curran Art Studios featuring Saguaro Sunset Saturday, March 19 from 9:30 â?" 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a morning of entertaining art instruction while sipping mimosas, eating pastries and creating masterpieces in The Hermosa Inn's stunning desert gardens. From enthusiastic beginners to emerging professionals, accomplished artist Carrie Curran will teach, inspire and guide guests on an artistic journey while using acrylic on canvas and learning to gracefully handle the medium. Cost: $75/class includes all supplies, mimosas and pastries LD whiskey cocktailsMixology Class at Last Drop: Rum Sunday, March 20, 2016 from 2 â?" 4 p.m. Join Last Drop's Spirit Guide for a two-hour crash course on cocktails. Guests not only get a taste of two cocktails but a veritable knowledge on the liquor of choice - this month rum - along with ample time for Q&A at only 10 people per class. Cost: $30++/person Hermosa LON's PatioDinner - cropped_vsEaster Brunch at LON's at the Hermosa Sunday, March 27 from 10 a.m. â?" 3 p.m. Enjoy this special holiday with family and friends as LON's Executive Chef Jeremy Pacheco and his culinary team prepare a special Easter Brunch consisting of four delicious courses. Cost: $75++/person |Kids ages 5-12: $25 | Kids under 4: free

To make a reservation for any of the above events, call 602.955.7878.

To a see our full calendar of upcoming events go here.