Current Events at SBBG
iCAN Children's Native Plant Art Exhibit: Dec 7-Jan 28*
The Garden, Incredible Children’s Art Network (iCAN), and Adams Elementary School are pleased to announce the inaugural “Native Plant Art Exhibit”
On display inside the Blaksley Library, this exhibit is free with paid Garden admission and will be on view until January 28, 2014*
* Open Tuesdays and Sundays, December 10 – January 28 (2:00pm – 4:00pm)
Book Signing & Lecture: December 14, 2-3:30PM
Join us for this very special Lecture presentation and Book Signing for this long-anticipated book by local author Joan Easton Lentz.
Stuart Wilson, photographer for the book will join Joan Easton Lentz for this event.
Refreshments will be served!
Morning Bird Walks: December 18 & January 15th
8:30-10:00AM in the Garden
Join our experienced naturalist leader Rebecca Coulter as she looks and listens for woodpeckers and quail, wrens and raptors, and many more.
Be the first morning visitors in the Garden and enjoy watching the diverse and beautiful bird species that make the meadow, woodlands and creekside their home!
SBBG Beer Garden: A Tasting Tour ~ January 25, 1-5:00PM
For a truly unique experience, put on your walking shoes and join us for a tasting tour of six boutique beers selected to reflect the spirit (and taste) of some of our garden displays.
Cicerone and Santa Barbara Sentinel columnist Zach Rosen has designed this mini-festival of beer and food pairings and will be on hand to guide you through each selection.
- Open to the public, ages 21 and over
- Admission fee includes SBBG beer mug, light snacks and a Garden map with beer stations and tasting notes
- Rain Date: Saturday, February 8, 1-5:00PM
Give a Green Gift this Holiday
Exclusive Offer! Purchase a Gift of Membership* between November 1 - December 31 and add a limited-edition, reusable Garden BAGGU for only $10
- Share your favorite place with friends and family with a 'Gift of Membership' to the Garden
- Give a BAGGU as a gift or keep it to use for your holiday shopping!
- Choose from 3 fashionable colors: Mint, Green, or Forest
Carry a BAGGU in your hand or over your shoulder:
- Holds 2-3 plastic grocery bags worth of stuff
- Holds 50 lbs
- Machine washable!
Act now! The special Garden BAGGU supply is limited.
*Baggu purchases are only available with the purchase of a 'Gift of Membership' to the Garden.
To purchase your gift of membership and BAGGU, call (805) 682-4726 ext. 110
-or- email SBBG Membership
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Shop at Ralphs and Support the Garden
Now is the time to register your Ralphs card for the Ralphs "Community Contribution" Program:
Please Click here to create or login to your Ralphs account to register your Ralphs card and then select the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden (#91185) as your preferred organization.
If you registered your card any time BEFORE August 31, 2013, then you will need to re-register for the new term September 1, 2013 - August 31, 2014.
We appreciate your support!