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July 2019

3rd Thursdays – Tequila y Tacos

Thursday, July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Unwind on Thursday evening 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 for this chance to enjoy summer evenings in the Garden.

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Curator’s Garden Tour- Agaves (Members Only)

Saturday, July 27 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Free

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

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Botanical Impressions

Saturday, July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
$55 – $65

Create your own plaster casting of amazing botanicals through this fun, easy and rewarding process!

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August 2019

Dog Days of Summer

Saturday, August 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Free

Dog Days of Summer is a special day of activities at the Garden just for dogs and their dog-loving humans.  Local dog service vendors, special dog-related nursery items, a doggy pool to cool off in and more. Visitors who bring their dogs will receive a 20% off coupon to use in our Nursery.

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Summer Backyard Folk Concert

Saturday, August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$50
A garden is displayed on a stand in front of blooming plants in a garden.

Unwind in the beautiful backyard of Garden supporter Melissa and Elisabeth for their annual Summer Folk concert. Drinks, relaxed vibes, music, and fun all in support of The Ruth Bancroft Garden.

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Summer Bike Challenge

Tuesday, August 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

The Garden is proudly participating in this year's Walnut Creek Summer Bike Challenge.  On Tuesday, August 6th, we are the host location and all those who arrive by bike between 10am and noon can enter the Garden for FREE. The Summer Bike Challenge encourages everyone to "Explore your town from the seat of a bike!"  It is free, healthy, fun for ALL ages!  Bike around town, cross off destination squares, pick up free treats, and enter the Grand Prize drawing!…

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Travels with Brian & Walker – Ethiopia Edition

Thursday, August 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$20 – $25
Close up shot of aloe native to Ethiopia

Journey through the rugged and beautiful terrains of Ethiopia with Brian Kemble and Walker Young as they relive their botany expedition and share spectacular photos from their adventure. 

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Pollinator & Friends Day

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

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 Sold out

Unwind on Thursday as the sun sets in the Garden. We'll have music and margaritas, tequila tastings, wine/beer and yummy freshly grilled street tacos, all 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
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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