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Events and Classes for September 2017 at San Diego Botanic Garden

Encinitas CA— Here is a list of events and classes for September at San Diego Botanic Garden including Gala in the Garden.

Docent Training Classes

Thursday, Sept 14 – Thursday Nov 30, 9:30 am – 1 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. $60 Fee for 8 Classes. MUST complete pre-requisites prior to training.

Docent Training Classes. Gain in-depth knowledge about the unique collection of plants at SD Botanic Garden, Encinitas’ 37-acre botanic wonderland! Docent activities include planning and working on special events, volunteering in Garden beautification, and helping the Garden run smoothly. Contact Volunteer Manager Jill Gardner at jgardner@sdbgarden.org or 760/436-3036 x213 for information on pre-requisites and to register. Info:  http://www.sdbgarden.org/docent.htm


Events

Daily, NOW – April 2018, 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 more than 50 sculptures from over 30 talented local 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 and a portion goes to benefit the Garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm


Saturday, September 9, 5 – 10 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. $225 per person.

Gala in the Garden: A Night In Nature. The San Diego Botanic Garden’s annual fund-raiser honoring Ann & David Welborn. Guests have the opportunity to explore the Garden’s trails, enjoy fine wine, craft beer and the best dishes from local restaurants. Live entertainment and exquisite floral designs are also part of the outdoor festivities, with proceeds going to benefit Encinitas’ Garden jewel.  Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/gala.htm


Classes

Saturday, September 23, 2-4 pm, San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members $40; Non-Members $48. Plus a $10 materials fee on day of class. 

Introduction to Zentangle. If you’ve been intimidated by art in the past… then this is your class! Let Certified Zentangle Teacher, Janet Masey, introduce you to the concept of Zentangle Art Method. If you can draw a circle and a straight line, then you can ‘tangle.’ Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Thursday, September 28, 10 am – 2 pm and Friday, September 29, 10 am – 11 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDB Garden Members: $30/Non-members: $36 per class. A $30 materials fee is paid directly to the instructor on the first day of class. Please register by September 16.

Mosaic Rock. During this 2-day class, create a beautiful mosaic rock using ocean rocks and glass beads. Students will learn how to glue and grout colorful beads to create flowers, plants, or other shapes resulting in attractive garden art. Instructor: Candy Sharda. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, September 30, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Members $30; Non-Members $36. Plus a $80 materials fee paid to instructor at class. 

Living Wall/Vertical Garden. REGISTER TODAY! THIS CLASS WILL SELL OUT! Learn the basics of planting a living wall in just 3 hours! Students will be planting a 10” x 20” wall of succulent varieties. Living walls can be used to adorn exterior or interior spaces. Use your imagination to come up with striking patterns and unique designs with a multitude of colors/textures/sizes of succulents. Instructor: Mary Lou Morgan.  SORRY… NO STUDENTS ACCEPTED ON THE DAY OF CLASS. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm