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December 2019

Garden Tour- Proteaceae (Members Only)

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Free

Join us for an exclusive members-only tour, featuring some of our unique collection of Proteaceae plants in the garden.

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January 2020

Curator’s Garden Tour- Mesembs

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
$5 – $10

Join Brian Kemble, long-time curator, for an afternoon tour of the winter-flowering mesemb collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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February 2020

Curator’s Garden Tour- Flowering Aloes

Saturday, February 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$25 – $30

Join Brian Kemble, world-renown aloe expert, for a garden walk and learn all about the Garden's unparalleled collection of aloes, including hybrids not found anywhere else in the world.

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March 2020

Bancroft History Tour

Saturday, March 21, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
$5 – $10

Learn all about Ruth Peterson Bancroft’s life story through the narrative of the Bancroft family’s illustrious legacy in California.

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April 2020

CA Native Garden Tour- CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
$5 – $10

Join a Ruth Bancroft Garden docent for a colorful spring walk through the garden and you can learn about how you can incorporate natives into your water wise landscape.

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July 2020

Summer Sculpture Stroll @ 5pm, July 17

Friday, July 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$20 – $25
Fitz-Faulkner nude sculpture

Join us on June 17 at 5pm for a special twilight tour of the the Garden's 26th annual sculpture show. See the works of over 15 area artists poised among the beautiful plants in the Garden when the setting sun's rays cast their magical light.

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Summer Sculpture Stroll @ 6:30pm, July 17

Friday, July 17, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
$20 – $25
Fitz-Faulkner nude sculpture

Join us for a special twilight tour of the the Garden's 26th annual sculpture show. See the works of over 15 area artists poised among the beautiful plants in the Garden when the setting sun's rays cast their magical light.

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October 2020

Exclusive Ms. DuMont’s Garden Tour – Shopping & Sipping & Nibbling (10/8/2020)

Thursday, October 8, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
$50
Ms DuMont's Garden Tour

Ms. DuMont is a master gardener and graphic designer who designs beautiful garden inspired accessories. Enjoy this exclusive opportunity to visit her private garden and the inspiration behind all of her custom fabric designs. Ms. DuMont’s garden is a unique collectors garden that has perennials, roses, drought-tolerant specimens, and over 200 containers of succulents. There will be a Ms. DuMont shop set up for your shopping fun. Several new and exclusive items will be available at this garden tour that are not on the Ms. DuMont website.

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March 2021

Lilliputian Gardens Tour & Wine Reception with Garden Curators (Sat. 3/27)

Saturday, March 27 @ 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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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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