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Woodcarving Demonstration

Woodcarving Demonstration

Dec. 5 and Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Using the traditional tools of their trade, a machete, and a variety of knives and chisels, this family of woodworkers are recognized as outstanding artists in Mexico and the United States. Stop by and watch them work and purchase a piece from their demonstration…
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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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GREEN Friday in the Gardens Gift Shop

GREEN Friday in the Gardens Gift Shop

Friday, Nov. 24
7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
The Gardens will be closed Thanksgiving Day, but for the following weekend, we have great things in store! On Friday, Nov. 25th, escape the mega-mall and enjoy fabulous holiday shopping and the deep discounts associated with Black Friday in a calm, garden setting. All shoppers will receive 10 percent off on Green Friday and the first 20 shoppers to spend $20 or more will receive a free tote bag! Tucson Botanical Gardens Members will save even more…
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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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