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Magnificent Magnolias at San Francisco Botanical Garden

Classes & Events

Magnolias, Camellias & Rhododendrons: Pencil Drawing with botanical artist Nina Antze
Magnolias, Camellias & Rhododendrons: Pencil Drawing with botanical artist Nina Antze

Thursday, February 15; 10am–3pm
$75 Members/$90 General; All drawing levels welcome.
See why colored pencil techniques are ideal for capturing the fragile glories and unique colors of these winter blooms. Practice mixing and layering color and explore techniques including burnishing, layering, and impressed line. Live blooms from the Garden will be provided or feel free to bring in your own beauties. Weather permitting, class will lunch outside and experience nature first hand. A supply list will be provided. Bring your own lunch.

Magnolia & Magnolia Companion Plants Sale
Magnolia & Magnolia Companion Plants Sale

Saturday, March 4; 10am–1pm
FREE (Normal admission procedures apply to enter the Garden).
Start or add to your own magnolia collection and find other plants well-suited to complete your magnolia landscape.

blooms and brews

Thursday, March 1; 5:30–7:30pm
$35 general, 21 and over
Imbibe seasonal, locally brewed beer as you appreciate the natural beauty of the Magnificent Magnolias. Discover the flowers at your own pace with a self-guided tour in the moonlight and enjoy complimentary beer and snacks. Bring a flashlight. Heavy rain cancels

It Takes Two to Tango: Valentine's Day Happy Hour at the Garden
Member Garden Party

Saturday, February 10, 4–7pm
$45 Members / $50 General, 21 and over (+$5 for Plant LOVE Tour)
Book a special happy hour for that special someone in your life! 'It Takes Two to Tango' is a unique Valentine's Day happy hour at the Garden that will delight the senses! Learn how plants reproduce and keep the species going on a docent guided tour through the Garden. Move to the music as special guests offer up a group tango lesson before they take the stage for a performance not to be missed. Excite your taste buds with special tasting treats, beer, and wine (two drink tickets included with ticket price). To join the Plant LOVE Tour, there is an additional $5 fee, as space is limited.

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ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $9 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

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