Events for President's Circle Members

Urban Farm Tour

Urban Farm Tour: Dyett and Legends Farms
This event is sold out.
Wednesday, July 23
8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn about the Chicago Botanic Garden's urban gardening efforts and successes. We will have lunch at the McCormick Place Rooftop Garden.

Gardens of Distinction

Gardens of Distinction
This event is sold out. Please call (847) 835-6925 to be added to the waiting list.
Thursday, July 31
8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
This year’s Gardens of Distinction tour offers a day trip to Lake Geneva for a visit to five gardens with historical stories and includes lunch. This is the President’s Circle signature event for 2014.

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.

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. – 10 a.m.
Regenstein Center
Share the magic of the holidays at one of the Garden’s most charming exhibitions.
Watch for details to come