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August 2019

Pollinator & Friends Day

Saturday, August 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free 199 tickets left

Join us for a celebration of pollinator and friends and what we can do to protect them and their habitat.

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3rd Thursdays – Tequila y Tacos

Thursday, August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free 173 tickets left

Unwind on Thursday as the sun sets in the Garden. We'll have music and tequila samples, plus wine/beer and yummy freshly grilled street tacos available for purchase. Grab your family and friends and celebrate summer evenings at the Garden.

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Curator’s Garden Tour- Dasylirion (Members Only)

Saturday, August 17 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Free 10 tickets left
Dasylirion longissimum

Join long-time curator Brian Kemble for an early morning walk in the garden to learn about the unique Dasylirion collection.

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DIY Custom Cactus Rubber Stamp

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
$85 – $90 12 tickets left
samples of rubber stamped cards

Take inspiration from the plant collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden and make your own set of botanical stamps!

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September 2019

Autumn Watercolor Workshop

Friday, September 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, September 27, 2019

$80 – $90 12 tickets left
Top view of an artist painting an agave watercolor.

Learn the basic techniques of watercolor in the beautiful autumn setting of the Ruth Bancroft Garden with Wendy Soneson.

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Great Gatsby Garden Gala 2019

Saturday, September 28 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Great Gatsby Garden Gala 2019 Save the Date

You're invited to step back in time to an era when the flappers and dappers knew where to find the best party in town.  Join us for a 1920s inspired evening supporting the Garden and celebrating our own new era with the Coit Family Visitor and Education Center. Speakeasy Cocktail Party & Silent Auction: 4:30 - 6:30pm The evening begins with a Speakeasy Cocktail Party outside on the Plaza where the bootlegged libations will flow, the jazz ensemble will get…

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October 2019

Pine Needle Basketry

Saturday, October 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
$100 – $110 10 tickets left
brown and tan basket weaved by hand from pine needles

Using locally gathered pine needles, a tapestry needle and raffia, learn how to coil a small, fragrant pine needle basket. Grab your friends for this fun workshop at the Garden!

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DRY GARDEN DESIGN: The Continuing Legacy of the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Saturday, October 26 @ 8:30 am - Sunday, October 27 @ 4:30 pm
$175 – $195 80 tickets left

Your two-day registration includes: Leading horticulturalists, landscape designers, and conservation and preservation experts discuss lessons learned from Ruth Bancroft’s innovation and inspiration.  On Sunday see the garden through the eyes of important stewards of the Ruth’s garden and enjoy exclusive access to stunning Bay Area gardens. Continental breakfast, boxed lunch on Saturday and Sunday, and an evening catered reception on Saturday are also included with registration. Saturday, October 26:  8:30am - 6:00pm Sunday, October 27: 8:30am - 4:30pm   Space…

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