Events for President's Circle Members

Harvest Ball

Harvest Ball
Saturday, September 20
5:30 p.m. – midnight
$550 per person
The Guild of the Chicago Botanic Garden hosts a fun and elegant party on the beautiful early fall grounds of the Garden. Enjoy a cocktail reception and silent auction, followed by dinner and a live auction.

City Parks Tour with Julia Bachrach

City Parks Tour with Julia Bachrach
Tuesday, September 23
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tour the Chicago city parks and learn about their history. Lunch is included.
Generously supported by Bartlett Tree Experts.
Depart from and return to the Visitor Center, Chicago Botanic Garden
City pickup: Graceland Cemetery, 4001 N. Clark St., at 9:30 a.m.

Science at the Garden

Science at the Garden
Tuesday, October 21
2 – 4 p.m.
Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center
Complimentary; Director’s Circle members welcome
This annual presentation on the Chicago Botanic Garden’s conservation science efforts and successes includes behind-the-scenes tours of the Plant Science Center laboratories. Refreshments are included.

All Aboard! Gala Dinner

All Aboard! Gala Dinner
Thursday, December 4
6:30 p.m.
Regenstein Center
The Woman’s Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society presents the ninth annual All Aboard! gala, set amid the festive setting of Wonderland Express, the Garden’s indoor holiday exhibition.

Wonderland Express Family Holiday Celebration

Wonderland Express Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 6
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Regenstein Center
President’s Circle members are invited to experience the magic of the holidays at one of the Garden’s most charming exhibitions. Enjoy a visit with Santa, a light breakfast, candy-cane-making demonstrations, seasonal arts and crafts, and a visit to Wonderland Express.
Generously supported by ComEd, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Discover, and Grainger.