Bruns grounds

The Amphitheater is surrounded by fragrant eucalyptus groves and spectacular views of rolling hills and forest paths. You can choose from some or all of a variety of spaces—both outdoors and inside—to make your event perfect.  For fact sheets and specifications for each location click DETAILS below.

The North Star Grove

Featuring picnic tables in your choice of shade or sun during the day. The North Star Grove’s crowning jewel is Bruce Johnson’s North Star sculpture with a seat allowing intrepid climbers to peer through a hole and view the North Star at night. The North Star Grove may be rented as part of the full Grounds Rental or alone.  DETAILS.

The Talking Grove

The Talking Grove includes a small platform for speaking, picnic tables, benches, and an ADA-accessible table with ramp. The Talking Grove is available with the full Grounds Rental.   DETAILS.

The Upper Grove

The most quiet and peaceful of the groves is also the one that’s best for large groups to meet. It’s shaded by eucalyptus and features a fabulous view of the Amphitheater and the Orinda hills. The Upper Grove is available with the full Grounds Rental.  DETAILS.

The Bruns Plaza

The Plaza is an ADA accessible paved area with pistachio trees, string lights, and cafe tables, located close to the restrooms and Amphitheater. The Bruns Plaza may be rented as part of the full Grounds Rental or alone.  DETAILS.

The Green Room

The Green Room is a beautiful windowed, wifi enabled space that easily accommodates 20+ people for corporate retreats, small workshops, and meetings. It also includes small break-out spaces off the main room.  DETAILS.

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