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New Fall Session Camp for Kids!

New Fall Session Camp for Kids!

Oct. 9 to 13
9 a.m. to noon, each day
For children ages 11 to 13
During Biomimicry Camp, a week-long, project-based workshop, children will practice observation skills, creative thinking, and problem solving as they discover biological structures and systems found in our Sonoran Desert.  Camp instructor and educator, Cheryl Jenrow, is a passionate sustainability practitioner and sustainable design strategist. To register…
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Butterfly Affaire: Origami in the Gardens

Butterfly Affaire: Origami in the Gardens

Sunday, Oct. 8
4:30 p.m.
Tucson Botanical Gardens ushers in the fall season with the annual Butterfly Affaire: a night of entertainment, delicious food and drink, and the unveiling of two exhibits featuring the work of internationally recognized artists. Don’t miss this opportunity to not only support Tucson Botanical Gardens, but to also participate in an evening that celebrates art and culture surrounded by the beauty of the Gardens. Tickets are now available…
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Fourth Friday Farmers' & Artisans' Market

Fourth Friday Farmers' & Artisans' Market

Fourth Fridays, Sep. 22 and Oct. 27
5 to 8 p.m.
Tucson Botanical Gardens is delighted to host a Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market brought to us by FoodInRoot, the same folks who organize the St. Phillip’s Plaza and Second Saturdays Markets. Enjoy browsing selections from Tucson’s most creative artists and craftspeople, pick up fresh produce for weekend meals or simply enjoy strolling the garden setting after the heat of a summer day…
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Visit Us!

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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