Encinitas CA— Events and Classes at the San Diego Botanic Garden for August 2016:
Daily, NOW – April 2017, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
Sculpture in the Garden. This unique exhibition showcases sculptures from 32 talented artists set against the beautiful backdrop of the San Diego Botanic Garden. Take a self-guided tour with the Garden’s Sculpture Map. All sculptures are for sale with a portion of the price going to benefit the Garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm
Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
Thursday Family Fun Nights. Families are invited to pack up the kids and enjoy some outdoor fun in Hamilton Children’s Garden at San Diego Botanic Garden. Live, kid-friendly entertainment is provided each Thursday night from 6-7 pm. Thursday, August 4 & 18: Boo Hoo Crew. Thursday, August 11: Patty Hall. Thursday, August 25: Hullabaloo. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/thursnights.htm
Sunday, August 7, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Adults: SDB Garden members $15/Non-members $25; Children (3-12 years) SDB Garden members $5/Non-members $10.
Summer Jazz Concert featuring The Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra. Spend the evening listening to the sounds of the Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame Orchestra performing the music of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Count Basie and more! The Orchestra’s talented musicians play authentic arrangements of these famous big bands. CD’s will be available to purchase the day of the concert. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/jazzconcert.htm
Saturday, August 13, 9 am – 12:00 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $80, non-members $96. Fee includes materials.
Build Your Own Hydroponic Summer Garden. Learn the principles of the hydroponic wick method by building your own sustainable garden to take home. Instructor: Alex Kallas of AgPALS. http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm
Saturday, August 13, 10 am – 4:00 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members: $50, non-members $60. Plus $37 per student materials fee paid directly to the instructor.
Pine Needle Basketry. Learn how to coil a beautiful basket around an unusual stone center. It’s an easy way to start a basket and you’ll find yourself looking for exciting things to use in your basket, such as brooches, earrings, pendants, and more! Instructor: Nadine Spier. http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm