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SAVOR Southern Arizona Food and Wine Festival

SAVOR Southern Arizona Food and Wine Festival

Saturday, February 3, 2018
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The culinary event of the year in Southern Arizona! Sample distinctive flavors from over 75 local wineries, breweries, distilleries, chefs and food purveyors of Southern Arizona.
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Origami in the Garden2

Origami in the Garden2

Oct. 9, 2017 through Apr. 1, 2018
Included With Gardens Admission
Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to present the exhibit Origami in the Garden2, a display of larger-than-life sculptures incorporating a traditional form of artistic expression surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Each sculpture is inspired by a blank piece of paper that has been transformed into museum quality metal and tells the story of creativity and the art of making something out of nothing…
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Winter Docent Training

Winter Docent Training

Jan. 12, Jan. 19, Jan. 26, Feb. 2, Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23
Docents at Tucson Botanical Gardens are a committed, vibrant group of interpreters that support guest learning and exploration at the Gardens. After completing an in-depth training program, docents lead tours, present educational outreach programs for adults and children, interpret areas of the Garden with Discovery Carts, assist with horticultural therapy programs, teach Gardens Signature Classes, participate in developing and refining new educational programs, assist with special events, and help visitors make lasting memories at the Gardens….
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Located on the site of the historic Porter property, Reader’s Digest named Tucson Botanical Gardens as the BEST Secret Garden in America. Among mature trees and expertly cultivated foliage, specialty gardens such as the Cactus & Succulent Garden, Barrio Garden and Herb Garden highlight the diversity of native plants while offering a lush oasis in the heart of Tucson. Tropical butterflies from around the world are featured in the Cox Butterfly & Orchid Pavilion Oct.–May. Experience year-round tours, community events, classes, and art exhibits, as well as the creative, seasonal menu of Café Botanica. Now celebrating 40 years of living beauty, The Tucson Botanical Gardens is a unique gem not to be missed.

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