Read Sophia's letter on the horticultural legacy shared by The Garden Club of America and the Chicago Botanic Garden and how the American Flower Show Series and Show of Summer reflect our mutual commitments to gardening, education, conservation, and civic improvement.
Tuesday, November 23
4:30 to 7 p.m.
$50 per adult, $20 per child (ages 3-12)
Donít miss the annual Guild and Presidentís Circle Wonderland Express Preview Celebration! Brighter and better than ever, this festive evening features an outdoor childrenís train, train cookie decorating, candy-cane-making demonstrations, a preview of Wonderland Express before it opens to the public, and a festive dinner buffet.
Call (847) 835-6925 to register today.
Midwest Fruit Explorers
Family Apple Tasting
Presidentís Circle members and their families spent a perfect October morning taste testing the fruits of the season. Thank you to the Midwest Fruit Explorers for making this event a fun family experience for all to enjoy!
save the date
Three Friends of Winter
Bonsai Silhouette Show Preview
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Look for more information, coming soon!
Upcoming Garden Events
Wonderland Express Returns!
November 26, 2010 to January 2, 2011
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(closes at 3 p.m. on December 2, 9, and 24; closed December 25).
Take a magical trip to a winter wonderland of twinkling lights and holiday beauty as the Garden kicks off the holiday season! Outside, 750,000 lights sparkle and welcome you and your family to the Garden's wonderland. Inside the Regenstein Center, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of miniature trains winds over bridges, under trestles, past waterfalls, and through more than 80 mini-replicas of Chicago's favorite landmarks.
Click here to purchase tickets.
Presidentís Circle Priority
Registration for Camp CBG
Beginning December 1, Presidentís Circle members are invited to take advantage of priority registration for Camp CBG programs in 2011.
Please call the Presidentís Circle hotline at (847) 835-6925 to register or for more information.
Winter Farmers' Market
Sundays, December 5 and 19
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stop by the Winter Farmerís Market! The Farmerís Market is free to Garden visitors, and special market bags are available for purchase at the Garden Shop to help you carry your purchases home.
Please click on each of the photos above for information on these fun ways to enjoy the Garden.
Please join me in congratulating Mrs. Toni Preckwinkle on becoming Cook County Board President-elect. The Chicago Botanic Garden is proud to be one of the treasures of the Forest Preserve District of Cook County. We are committed to serving Cook County residentsóat the Garden and throughout the communityóin programs offering access to gardens and the outdoor world, education for residents of all ages, opportunities for those who need them most, and pleasurable activities four seasons a year. Every day we strive to achieve the same conservation goal to ensure that our children, and our childrenís children, enjoy a world at least as beautiful as the one we now enjoy.
I wish you, your family, and friends a joyous start to the holiday season.
President & CEO
Chicago Botanic Garden
President & CEO
In This Issue:
• Sophia's Letter
• Apple Tasting
• Bonsai Show
• Camp CBG
• Farmers' Market