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Butterfly Affaire: Origami in the Garden

October 8 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Turn your Butterfly Affaire Gala into a weekend staycation at Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort! Buy your gala tickets between Sept. 13th and Sept. 30th and you will automatically be entered for a 2-night staycation for 2 at Hacienda Del Sol on October 7th and 8th, 2017. 

Experience the embodiment of Tucson’s rich past and vibrant present with a getaway to Hacienda Del Sol Guest Ranch Resort. A perfectly preserved historic landmark, this boutique retreat authentically delivers impeccable service, culinary adventure and modern amenities.

We will hold the drawing Monday, Oct. 2nd and notify the winner that morning. One entry per ticket order. All ticket orders processed between Sept. 13th and Sept. 30th will be eligible. Winner will be notified via phone number provided in ticket order. Hotel occupancy will be for 2 adults on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8, no substitute dates allowed.

Celebrating the Botanical Artist Manabu Saito and the Opening of Origami in the Garden2

Sunday, October 8, 2017

4:30 to 8 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. Tickets are now available.

Gala Schedule:

4:30 p.m.     Exhibit Viewing (throughout the Gardens and in Porter Hall)
5:00 p.m.     Cocktails
5:45 p.m.     Dedication
6:00 p.m.     Dinner
7:00 p.m.     Dancing
8:00 p.m.     Raffle Drawing

Complimentary Valet shuttle provided at Emmanuel Baptist Church. (West side of Alvernon between Pima and Grant)


Luxury Raffle Drawing:

$25 per ticket or $100 for 5 tickets

Enter for your chance to win one of six prize packages, generously donated by local businesses and individuals:

Mexican Holiday in Rocky Point

Rustic, Beachfront Getaway in Mexico

Private Dinner Party for Six

A Japanese Box of Treasures, including Jewelry, Massage and a Two Night Stay at Desert Diamond Casino

A Framed and Signed Print by Manabu Saito

Two Nights in Portland Oregon, the City of Roses

To view a complete description of all Luxury Raffle prizes, click here

Need not to be present at Raffle Drawing to win.


Sponsorship Opportunities:

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Please contact membership@tucsonbotanical.org or 520-326-9686, ex. *13 for more information.

Tucson Botanical Gardens is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization.

To purchase tickets please complete the form below or contact 520-326-9686, ex. *10.

Origami in the Garden Gala 2017

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October 8
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Tucson Botanical Gardens
2150 N Alvernon Way
Tucson, 85712
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