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555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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October 2018

Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 31, 2018

San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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$9 - $12
monarch butterfly

Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks September 1 - December 31, 2018 Nature Connects is an award-winning sculpture exhibition by Brooklyn-based artist Sean Kenney. Created with nearly half a million LEGO® bricks, the thirteen nature-inspired displays at the San Antonio Botanical Garden include a larger-than-life Monarch butterfly and a 6-foot hummingbird on a trumpet flower! Nature Connects is included with general admission ($12-$9). Members enjoy free admission. Nature Connects: Art with LEGO® Bricks is sponsored by: The Gretchen Swanson Family Foundation…

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Scarecrow Trail

October 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 11, 2018

San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Open Now through November 11 Scattered throughout the Garden, visitors will be treated to scarecrows created by community organizations and partners. The artistic exhibit highlights creative and fun interpretations of scarecrows and the harvest season. Included with general admission. Members enjoy the exhibition for free.

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WaterSaver Walk

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Explore our WaterSaver Gardens with Master Naturalist Linda Cace. Learn the characteristics of different drought tolerant landscapes. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, walk is free to Botanical Garden members or with paid admission, but registration is required. Tour meets at 10 a.m. in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building. Guide: Linda Cace Click here to register for October 18

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The Green Plate: Vegan and Vegetarian Culinary Series

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Vegan and Vegetarian cuisine continues to grow quickly in popularity in San Antonio, and there’s a good reason why – it’s delicious!  Join Chef Joshua Schwenke and nutrition educator Taylor Phelps and friends for the garden’s own “green” culinary experience, focusing on localism and seasonality, and well as exotic colors, textures, and amazing flavors! Instructor: Chef Dave Terrazas, MA, Culinary and Wellness Program Specialist, SABOT Fee: $25.00 per class ($22.50 members). Register here BY OCTOBER 16th for October 18th

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Native Plant Walk

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Explore our Texas Native Trails with experienced Master Naturalists with a focus on specific native plants along the trail. Learn a little history and ethno-botany along the way and join in the discussion of water, soil, topography and weather that allow our natives to thrive. Walk meets at 10 am in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, walk is free to Botanical Garden members or with…

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Foodie Cinema – Pixar’s ‘Coco’

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Join us at the Garden as we screen films with great food scenes while enjoying samples of dishes from, or inspired by, the movie. Paired wines and amazing sunsets, included! Learn about seasonal and geographic-based foods during a short culinary talk with the Garden’s own Chef Dave Terrazas and special guests. Click here BY OCTOBER 17th for October 19th viewing of Pixar's 'Coco'

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Bird Walk

October 20 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Take a walk with a birding docent and discover how many different feathered friends you can spot at the Garden. Meet at 9:00 am in the Greenwood Breezeway. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, walk is free to Botanical Garden members or with paid admission, but registration is required. Sponsored by SAWS. Guide: Mike Creese Birding Checklist Click here to register for October 20th

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Gardens and Yoga

October 20 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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This class invites all levels, ages and sizes to enjoy a meditation in motion in the beauty of the Botanical Garden. Please join the AC Power Yoga team for a fun, active but relaxing yoga practice on the third Saturday of the month. Everyone is welcome. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a yoga mat. Note: If the temperature is below 70° class will be held indoors. Instructor: AC Power Yoga Fee: $15 per person per class ($13.50…

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FULL CLASS – Succulent Arrangement Class

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Walk the succulent wall with experienced succulent grower, Don Clowe, and learn how to artfully display and successfully maintain containers of succulents. After the outdoor adventure, plant your succulent arrangement with Master Gardener, Stephanie Jones. Fee: $45 ($40.50 members) includes materials CLASS IS FULL! WAIT LIST

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Photography Series: Transform Your Home into a Professional Photography Studio

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Learn how to set up a photo studio in your own home! Join Victor Watson as he shows you how you can take a room in your home, add some basic accessories, and start taking photos that look like they were taken in a professional studio. Victor goes through all the gear you’ll need to get started, and then demonstrates a series of portrait lighting techniques, that you can start using right away to get amazing results. You’re sure to…

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Incredible, Edible Insect Event

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, October 20 10am – 2pm | Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free.  Join the San Antonio Botanical Garden and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for an expedition into entomophagy, the eating of insects as food. Small bite insect-based food samples and family activities including Cricket Races, Painting with Cochineal, and Face Painting. Family activities Small bite tastings Planting for Pollinators Talk with David Rodriguez, Horticulturist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service | 1:30pm – 2pm This…

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Four-course Insect Tasting

October 20 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Four-course Insect Tasting | 10:30am & 12:00pm | $25 per adult, $10 per child Families can sink their teeth into four chef demonstrated recipes featuring creepy crawlers. Local chefs will serve a memorable tasting while enlightening visitors about the sustainability and high protein power of insects. Menu forthcoming, but trust it will be memorable and healthy. Ticketed program features insect eating evangelist Robert Nathan Allen, founder of the nonprofit Little Herds, which promotes consumption of insects as food and feed. Bring…

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Moonlight in the Garden of Good & Evil

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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BUY TICKETS NOW SABOT Member $30  / General Admission $35  The San Antonio Botanical Garden brings you the 2nd annual Moonlight in the Garden of Good and Evil, where garden fairies, trolls, superheroes, and villains roam the night. Gather with us and delight in the evening spectacle where revelers will be enchanted with hypnotic beats and spectacular performances by The Juniors performing a scene from the famous movie Hocus Pocus, tarot card readers, and lawn games that will challenge your…

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CanSurvive Cuisine© Fad Diets: Role of Plant Foods in Popular Diets

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Meet us in the kitchen where science and the culinary arts intersect deliciously. Discover the medical benefits of select herbs and spices with world renowned anti-inflammatory researcher, Dr. Michael Wargovich. Learn how to incorporate these flavorful ingredients in your own cooking with lively demonstrations from celebrity chef Iverson Brownell and the Garden’s own chef, Dave Terrazas. Fad Diets: Role of Plant Foods in Popular Diets' This workshop will focus on all the things that good science tells about popular diets:…

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Butterfly Identification and Landscaping to Attract Them Workshop

October 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Join Jessica Leslie on a walking butterfly workshop in the Old Fashioned Garden and on the Texas Native Trail in the San Antonio Botanical Garden. Participants will learn to identify our resident and migrant butterflies as well as the plants they require for food and reproduction. Jessica will also help participants identify which plants will work in their landscapes to attract and maintain butterfly populations. Sponsored by SAWS. Instructors: Jessica Leslie, Master Naturalist; Master Gardener; member, Native Plant Society; pollinator…

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Starlight Movies in the Garden: Rear Window

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Friday | October 26 | Gates open at 6:30pm | Film begins at dusk. Picnics, blankets, and lawn chairs welcome! Starlight Movies in the Garden are free and open to the public. Gates open at 6:30pm. Movies begin at dusk. Underwritten by Vincent Enriquez.

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BOOtanica Plant Sale

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 28, 2018

San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Guests can visit the plant sale from 10 am – 5pm and choose from a variety of more than 200 native specimens, lovingly cared for by the Garden’s volunteers. Find the perfect plants for your south Texas landscape during the plant sale. Members enjoy early shopping at 9am. *Admission is not required to shop the plant sale. However, admission is still required to visit the Garden.

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BOOtanica

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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BOOtanica Days, sponsored by H-E-B, celebrates the fall season at the Garden with a variety of hands-on activities for the whole family. Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free. Thanks to H-E-B, from 10am-2pm, BOOtanica Guests will receive $2 off admission. • Marigold/Calendula Adoption • Create a Calavera Mask • Pumpkin Decorating (while supplies last) • Culinary Demonstrations • Costume Parade at NOON led by Alamo Heights Drumline • Special Guests: o Native Plant Society of Texas – San…

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The Blue Zone: Long Life Cuisine (Okinawa, Japan)

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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People in some areas of the world are known for living a long and healthy life, to a large degree from their local diets. We explore these places’ cuisines, and celebrate delicious, healthy recipes through multi-course demonstration and tasting. And we’ll harvest from our own garden, as well! Fee: $25.00 per class ($22.50 members). Instructor: Christen Butterfield, Dave Terrazas, and guests. Click here to register by October 25 for October 27  

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Cocktail Scavenger Hunt: Hauntingly Good Black and Orange Party

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Cocktails – the ultimate botanical elixir! The Botanical Garden’s adults-only Cocktail Scavenger Hunt challenges attendees to find and photograph ingredients onsite and then present them to a bartender in exchange for a cocktail. (Self - Guided event. 21 and over. Maps provided at kiosk.) Fee: $20.00 ticket ($18.00 members) Click here for October 28th

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November 2018

Budding Artists

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Thursday | November 1 | 10 to 11:30am Budding Artists experience nature and art in the classroom and in the garden. They observe plants, make art using a variety of media, talk about nature, and play. Guided activities emphasize the importance and beauty of our earth and our responsibility for the environment. Instructor: Corliss Jean Crabtree Children ages 3 – 5 with an adult $10 per registrant includes materials. All children and adults attending must be registered separately. Click here…

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Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Series- Cooking with the Best Dietary Fats

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Bring the whole family to the Garden and learn how to cook! Join Chef Dave for a family-friendly culinary class that combines nutrition and cooking basics. Enjoy a savory appetizer when you arrive, then roll up your sleeves to prepare (and taste!) several delicious and healthy recipes. This class is recommended for families with children ages 5 and up. Families will leave with recipes developed by the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program. Sign up for all five classes!…

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Kids & Family LEGO® Brick Building Class

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday | November 3| 10am - 12:30pm Join Mr. Ron from San Antonio Plastic Bricks for some high-energy games, challenges & LEGO building fun! Mr. Ron will show you cool ways to use your imagination and new building techniques. Kids and adults will both have a blast in this class! Child participants will each take home a LEGO® kit. Recommended for families with children ages 6 and up. Before or after the workshop, remember to walk through the Garden and…

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Native Milkweed Propagation for Monarch Habitat

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Sunday | November 4 | 2pm- 4pm Learn about native milkweeds, their growing requirements and propagation techniques. Instruction will be part classroom and part hands-on preparation of seeds. Participants will take home a tray of potting soil with seeds prepared for germination and propagation in their gardens. Sponsored by San Antonio Water Systems. Fee: $20 (members $18) Instructor: Cleve Powell Register here

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Walking Meditation Class

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Friday | November 9 | 10am- 11am The health benefits of meditation, walking, and being outside are well-documented. Walking meditation combines all three and is as simple as “Lift your foot and place it.” This class promotes body awareness, relaxation, focus, and positive outlook. Short periods of instruction alternate with walking in the garden. All ages are welcome! Instructor: Corliss Jean Crabtree Fee: Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free. Registration is required. Register here for November 9th

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Family Flashlight Night

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Friday, November 9 | Member admission at 5:30pm │General admission 6pm - 8:30pm Get your flashlights and headlamps ready for Family Flashlight Night at the Garden. Discover the nocturnal side of the Garden. Included with general admission ($12-$9). Members enjoy this event for free. Become a member today!

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A Pioneer Thanksgiving: A Savory Taste of Texas

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, November 10 | 9am-12pm Join herbalist Leslie Bingham and learn how to celebrate a Texan pioneer Thanksgiving with foods that would have been available in San Antonio during the period 1780 to 1880. Leslie will discuss the types of foods and present a sample menu including main dish, sides and desserts with a focus on the historical herbs used in these recipes. She will also talk about the kitchen facilities available for cooking and preserving foods in the past.…

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Wine Down at the Garden

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Tickets on Sale  SABOT Member $55 / General Admission $60 The San Antonio Botanical Garden invite you to a relaxing evening at our 3rd Annual "Wine Down at The Garden" event for adults 21 years and older on November 10, 2018, 6:00pm – 10:00pm. Discover new wines from the Texas Hill Country and pair them with tasty bites from local eateries. Enjoy a cirque-style performance by EMCirque and classical music by Cello Vida, while strolling through the magnificent 38 acre cultural landscape and garden. Paint and…

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The Ants Go Marching at the Botanical Garden

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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The Magik Theatre presents The Ants Go Marching at the Botanical Garden – Theatre for Very Young Audiences A plucky young Red Ant goes on a quest to find a Rainbow, but finds herself in Blue Ant territory! A story of learning, communicating and building, Ants Go Marching is Magik’s first Theatre for the Very Young original created for children ages 5 and under. Together, with Red and Blue, you will go on a colorful adventure of rhythm, dance, and new friendship! Written by Carolyn…

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Little Sprouts: Food Science

November 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Monday, November 12 | 10am-11:30am Bring your little one, age 3-5 years, to the Garden for kid-friendly fun! You can’t play with your food on Thanksgiving, so come play with food at the Garden. Each Little Sprout Monday includes storytelling, kids’ crafts and hands-on explorations at your child’s pace. Fee: $10 per adult and $5 per child. A parent or guardian must stay with the child. All children and adults attending must be registered separately. Click here to register for November 12th

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WaterSaver Walk

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Thursday, November 15 | 10am-11am Explore our WaterSaver Gardens with Master Naturalist Linda Cace. Learn the characteristics of different drought tolerant landscapes. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free, but registration is required. Tour meets at 10 a.m. in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building. Guide: Wendy Thornton Click here to register for November 15

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Celebrate Design – Green Over Gray Reception

November 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Thursday, November 15th, 5:30pm-8:30pm $75 each or $200 bundle ticket (Includes 2 event tickets + Garden Family Membership) BUY TICKETS NOW Enjoy a festive evening in the Lucile Halsell Conservatory as famed designer Emilio Ambasz, discusses his inspiration, successes, and innovation in creating these futuristic glasshouses. Join in honoring the visionaries who helped make it possible. View never-before-seen photos and images from before, during, and after construction. Tour the spectacular plant collections housed within. Mingle with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and good…

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Native Plant Walk

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Friday, November 16 |10am-11am Explore our Texas Native Trails with experienced Master Naturalists with a focus on specific native plants along the trail. Learn a little history and ethno-botany along the way and join in the discussion of water, soil, topography and weather that allow our natives to thrive. Walk meets at 10 am in the Breezeway of the Halsell welcome building. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, Included with general admission. Members…

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Celebrate Culture: Special Starlight Movie in the Garden

November 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Knight Rider 2000 Friday, November 16th, 6:30pm-9pm | Free to the public | Film begins at dusk What do David Hasselhoff, a 57 Chevy Bel Air, and the Lucile Halsell Conservatory have in common? They’re all featured in the made-for-TV movie, Knight Rider 2000! Knight Rider 2000 showcases some of San Antonio’s most famous landmarks in this spin-off of the popular TV series. Bring lawn chairs and a picnic and prepare to experience throwback pop-culture action drama at its early…

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Bird Walk

November 17 @ 9:15 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, November 17 | 9:15am-11am Take a walk with a birding docent and discover how many different feathered friends you can spot at the Garden. Meet at 9:00 am in the Greenwood Breezeway. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free, but registration is required. Sponsored by SAWS. Guides: Alan and Patsy Kuentz Birding Checklist Click here to register for November 17th

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Gardens and Yoga

November 17 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, November 17 | 9:15am-10:15am This class invites all levels, ages and sizes to enjoy a meditation in motion in the beauty of the Botanical Garden. Please join the AC Power Yoga team for a fun, active but relaxing yoga practice on the third Saturday of the month. Everyone is welcome. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a yoga mat. Note: If the temperature is below 70° class will be held indoors. Fee: $15 per person per class…

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Fall Photography Series: Bokeh?

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, November 17 | 9:30am-12pm Bokeh is defined as “the effect of a soft out-of-focus background that you get when shooting a subject, using a fast lens, at the widest aperture, such as f/2.8 or wider.” Simply put, bokeh is the pleasing or aesthetic quality of out-of-focus blur in a photograph. You will come away with a better understanding of what bokeh is and how to apply it to your photography. Fee: $35 ($31.50 members) Instructor: Victor Watson of Schertz…

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Celebrate Plants – Fantastic Flora!

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, November 17th, 10am-2pm | Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free. We’re celebrating the Lucile Halsell Conservatory’s glass houses and focusing on what we do best – grow and showcase plants! Learn about the Conservatory’s plant collections, buy a unique plant to take home, attend a terrarium workshop, join a scavenger hunt, learn about endangered plants and more.

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Goldilocks at the Botanical Garden

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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The Magik Theatre presents Goldilocks at the Botanical Garden A young girl takes a walk in the woods and soon becomes very interested in one particular house. As she lets herself in, she helps herself to a bowl of porridge, a relaxing “break” on a chair, and a nap on a bed. Little does she know, she’s inside a house owned by the Bear family! Can Goldilocks wake up from her nap before the family comes home? Will she stay…

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Little Sprouts: Food Science

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Monday, November 19 | 10am-11:30am Bring your little one, age 3-5 years, to the Garden for kid-friendly fun! You can’t play with your food on Thanksgiving, so come play with food at the Garden. Each Little Sprout Monday includes storytelling, kids’ crafts and hands-on explorations at your child’s pace. Fee: $10 per adult and $5 per child. A parent or guardian must stay with the child. All children and adults attending must be registered separately. Click here to register for November 19th

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The Blue Zone: Long Life Cuisine (Icaria, Greece)

November 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday | November 24 | 6:30pm to 8:30pm People in some areas of the world are known for living a long and healthy life, to a large degree from their local diets. We explore these places’ cuisines, and celebrate delicious, healthy recipes through multi-course demonstration and tasting. And we’ll harvest from our own garden, as well! Fee: $25.00 per class ($22.50 members). Instructor: Christen Butterfield, Dave Terrazas, and guests. Register by November 22 for November 24

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Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Series- Power of Proteins

November 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Bring the whole family to the Garden and learn how to cook! Join Chef Dave for a family-friendly culinary class that combines nutrition and cooking basics. Enjoy a savory appetizer when you arrive, then roll up your sleeves to prepare (and taste!) several delicious and healthy recipes. This class is recommended for families with children ages 5 and up. Families will leave with recipes developed by the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program. Sign up for all five classes!…

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December 2018

Dog Days: Bricks & Barks

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until December 2, 2018

San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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December 1-2 | 9am-5pm, activities 10am-2pm It’s a dog-friendly weekend at the beautiful Botanical Garden. Four legged friends can enjoy doggy bowls of water throughout the Garden. Fee: General admission + $5 per dog (on a leash, please). Members enjoy free admission + $5 per leashed dog. Proceeds benefit local animal charities.

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Protecting Our Most Endangered Plants

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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The Center for Plant Conservation (CPC) has the daunting task of identifying, conserving, and propagating endangered plants. Join Michael Eason as he discusses the work of the CPC, its partnership with San Antonio Botanical Garden, and the specific plants for which SABOT has responsibility. Participants will tour the gardens and the CPC greenhouse and receive a plant for their gardens. Sponsored by SAWS and generously supported by a grant from Andeavor. Instructor: Michael Eason, conservation botanist and author, Wildflowers of Texas Fee: $15 ($13.50…

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Budding Artists

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Budding Artists (ages 3-5) Thursday | December 6 | 10am to 11:30am Budding Artists experience nature and art in the classroom and in the garden. They observe plants, make art using a variety of media, talk about nature, and play. Guided activities emphasize the importance and beauty of our earth and our responsibility for the environment. Instructor: Corliss Jean Crabtree Children ages 3 – 5 with an adult Fee: $10 per registrant includes materials. All children and adults attending must…

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Little Sprouts: Stay Warm

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Monday, December 10 | 10am-11:30am Bring your little one, age 3-5 years, to the Garden for kid-friendly fun! Discover the different adaptations animals use to make it through the winter. Each Little Sprout Monday includes storytelling, kids’ crafts and hands-on explorations at your child’s pace. Fee: $10 per adult and $5 per child. A parent or guardian must stay with the child. All children and adults attending must be registered separately. Click here to register for December 10th

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Bird Walk

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, December 15 | 9:15am-11am Take a walk with a birding docent and discover how many different feathered friends you can spot at the Garden. Meet at 9:00 am in the Greenwood Breezeway. Thanks to a generous donation from our friends at San Antonio Water System, Included with general admission. Members enjoy this event for free, but registration is required. Sponsored by SAWS. Guide: Mike Creese Birding Checklist Click Here to Register

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Fall Photography Series: Star Trail Photography

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, December 15 | 9:30am-12pm One of the super powers a camera instills is the ability to bend time — to capture microseconds, or to show hours in a single frame. Combine this power with near total darkness and a photographer can show the very motion of the heavens. With the advent of digital photography, star trail photography has become accessible to just about anyone with a modern DSLR or mirrorless camera. Join us for a workshop that will instruct…

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Gardens and Yoga

December 15 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday, December 15 | 9:15am-10:15am This class invites all levels, ages and sizes to enjoy a meditation in motion in the beauty of the Botanical Garden. Please join the AC Power Yoga team for a fun, active but relaxing yoga practice on the third Saturday of the month. Everyone is welcome. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a yoga mat. Note: If the temperature is below 70° class will be held indoors. Fee: $15 per person per class…

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Kids & Family LEGO® Brick Building Class

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Saturday | December 15 | 10am-12:30pm Join Mr. Ron from San Antonio Plastic Bricks for some high-energy games, challenges & LEGO building fun! Mr. Ron will show you cool ways to use your imagination and new building techniques. Kids and adults will both have a blast in this class! Child participants will each take home a LEGO® kit. Recommended for families with children ages 6 and up. Before or after the workshop, remember to walk through the Garden and enjoy…

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Little Sprouts: Stay Warm

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Monday, December 17 | 10am-11:30am Bring your little one, age 3-5 years, to the Garden for kid-friendly fun! Discover the different adaptations animals use to make it through the winter. Each Little Sprout Monday includes storytelling, kids’ crafts and hands-on explorations at your child’s pace. Fee: $10 per adult and $5 per child. A parent or guardian must stay with the child. All children and adults attending must be registered separately. Click here to register for December 17th  

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Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Series- Baking with Whole Grains

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Bring the whole family to the Garden and learn how to cook! Join Chef Dave for a family-friendly culinary class that combines nutrition and cooking basics. Enjoy a savory appetizer when you arrive, then roll up your sleeves to prepare (and taste!) several delicious and healthy recipes. This class is recommended for families with children ages 5 and up. Families will leave with recipes developed by the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program. Sign up for all five classes!…

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Cocktail Scavenger Hunt:  Bubbly Bliss – Ideas for the New Year’s Eve Party

December 30 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place
San Antonio, TX 78209 United States
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Sunday | December 30| 12:30pm to 3:30pm Cocktails – the ultimate botanical elixir! The Botanical Garden’s adults-only Cocktail Scavenger Hunt challenges attendees to find and photograph ingredients onsite and then present them to a bartender in exchange for a cocktail (Self - Guided event. 21 and over. Maps provided at kiosk.) Fee: $20.00 ticket ($18.00 members) Tickets Coming Soon

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