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April 2021

Lilliputian Gardens Tour & Wine Reception with Garden Curators (Sat. 4/3, 2021)

Saturday, April 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
$125
Garden tour

POSTPONED UNTIL THE FALL OF 2021 DUE TO COVID-19. 
Join RBG curator's Brian and Walker on this exclusive garden tour of four East Bay gardens that amaze the visitor with the intricacy of their plantings and the complexity of their design in a small space.. This garden tour will focus on four such “Lilliputian” gardens in the East Bay, gardens with a lot of stories to tell on a miniature scale.

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Easter in the Garden 2021 – RSVP Only (10am – 12pm)

Sunday, April 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free
easter bunnies

This Easter, bring the whole family to visit the Garden. Enjoy all the spring blooms plus some special Easter activities including an Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt and more.

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Easter in the Garden 2021 – RSVP Only (12pm – 2pm)

Sunday, April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free
easter bunnies

This Easter, bring the whole family to visit the Garden. Enjoy all the spring blooms plus some special Easter activities including an Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt and more.

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Easter in the Garden 2021 – RSVP Only (2pm – 4pm)

Sunday, April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free
easter bunnies

This Easter, bring the whole family to visit the Garden. Enjoy all the spring blooms plus some special Easter activities including an Easter Bunny Scavenger Hunt and more.

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April Member Coffee back at the Garden – Welcome to the RBG Community

Sunday, April 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

The Garden safely welcomes a limited number of members back into the Garden's Great Room for our April Member Coffee event. Enjoy complimentary coffee and join RBG Board Committee member Marco Vaticano, longtime volunteer and member Adrian D'Souza and other new and long-time members, and learn and the many opportunities there are to get involved and benefit from your Garden membership. We will also discuss upcoming events, resources and programs the Garden provides to learn more about Dry Gardening and more! Please note that this event is for new and renewing members who have not attended this event in the past. 

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2021 Water-wise Garden Tour

Saturday, April 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Free

Take a self-guided tour of nine area gardens that showcase the beauty and diversity that water-wise gardens can offer homeowners. This self-guided tour will let you see lawn-to-garden conversion projects up close and talk to the homeowners about the process, their plant choices, and overall experiences.

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Earth Day Celebration 2021

Saturday, April 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Earth day succulent and sunfowers

The Ruth Bancroft Garden and Sustainable Contra Costa are partnering to celebrate Earth Day! Play Earth Day Bingo in the Garden and learn how you can help the environment by saving energy and water around your home.

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May 2021

ArtScapes in the Garden: Outdoor Ikebana Exhibition

Wednesday, May 19 @ 10:00 am - Sunday, May 23 @ 4:00 pm
Artscapes in the Garden - Ikebana exhibit logo

Come see ArtScapes in the Garden, an exhibition of large scale ikebana, the art of Japanese floral arrangement. The Ruth Bancroft Garden and San Francisco’s Sogestsu School of Ikebana have partnered in presenting this first-ever outdoor exhibit in the Garden.

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Members only preview hour of ArtScapes in the Garden: Outdoor Ikebana Exhibition

Saturday, May 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Free
Artscapes in the Garden - Ikebana exhibit logo

Come see ArtScapes in the Garden, an exhibition of large scale ikebana, the art of Japanese floral arrangement. The Ruth Bancroft Garden and San Francisco’s Sogestsu School of Ikebana have partnered in presenting this first-ever outdoor exhibit in the Garden.

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June 2021

Garden Gala & Online Auction 2021

Friday, June 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Garden gala 2021 logo and card

Help support the Garden and join in the fun at our Annual Garden Gala & Online Auction! The Gala is virtual this year so you can enjoy this special event from the comfort of your home or backyard while enjoying your cocktail or favorite beverage.

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