Events for President's Circle Members

Why are Gardens Important?

Why Are Gardens Important?
Thursday, May 21, 2015

Ben Lenhardt, chairman of the Garden Conservancy and a Chicago Botanic Garden Board member, shares slides and the history of beautiful gardens from around the world.

A Rare Affair

A Rare Affair
Friday, May 29, 2015

The Woman’s Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society presents a chance to take home unique horticultural finds from the Chicago Botanic Garden’s international research expeditions and donations from the nation’s top nurseries. The event begins with cocktails and a silent auction in the Regenstein Center, followed by dinner on McGinley Pavilion and a live auction of the most select rare plants. Call (847) 835-6833 for more information.

Harvest Ball

Summer Dinner Dance
Friday, June 19, 2015

It’s the summer season’s most beautiful party! This black-tie soiree begins with cocktails, followed by dinner and dancing.

Gardens of Distinction
Date and Venue to be determined

Information forthcoming

Check back here for information on our 2015 signature event.

Urban Agriculture Tour

Urban Agriculture Tour
Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Learn how the Chicago Botanic Garden's Windy City Harvest urban gardens function as community training and education centers.

Harvest Ball

Harvest Ball
Saturday, September 19, 2015

The Guild of the Chicago Botanic Garden hosts a fun and elegant party on the early fall grounds of the Garden.

Chicago City Parks: Art and Architecture Tour with Julia Bachrach
Tuesday, September 29, 2015

This exciting tour includes an underground exploration of Buckingham Fountain; lunch is included.

Thursday, October 1, 2015
State of the Garden Address with Sophia Shaw
The 2015 State of the Garden address includes remarks about the Chicago Horticultural Society’s 125th anniversary by author Cathy Maloney.

All Aboard!

All Aboard! Gala Dinner
Thursday, December 3, 2015
The Woman's Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society presents its tenth annual Wonderland Express gala.

WEX Family Celebration

Wonderland Express Family Holiday Celebration
Saturday, December 5, 2015

Enjoy breakfast, a visit with Santa, candy-cane making, and early entry to the exhibit.