GLENCOE, Ill. (January 20, 2013)- A selection of unusual and hard-to-find plants from around the globe, as well as fine collectibles, will go on the auction block Friday, June 7, at A Rare Affair: A Collectors’ Auction of Unique Botanical Offerings at the Chicago Botanic Garden as presented by the Woman’s Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society.
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Garden Hours – March
GLENCOE, Ill. (Sept. 25, 2012) — The Guild of the Chicago Botanic Garden recently hosted the 14th Annual Harvest Ball, drawing 450 guests to the beautiful early fall grounds of the Chicago Botanic Garden. The 2012 Harvest Ball raised $400,000 to benefit the Chicago Botanic Garden's youth and teacher education programs. Through these programs, the Garden seeks to inspire a lifelong interest in science and respect for our environment.
Antiques & Garden Fair Preview Evening
Thursday, April 18, 2013, 6 p.m.
Ticket prices begin at $250
Enjoy priority shopping, beautiful indoor gardens, and sumptuous buffets and refreshments. Proceeds benefit the Garden’s conservation, education, and research programs.
Chicago Botanic Garden, 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, (847) 835-6944, www.chicagobotanic.org/antiques
GLENCOE, Ill. (July 9, 2012) – More than 350 guests gathered to celebrate the Chicago Botanic Garden’s 40th anniversary at the ninth annual Summer Dinner Dance, raising $500,000 for the Garden’s conservation, education, and research programs. The black-tie soiree began with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served in the Linden Allée, followed by an intimate dinner dance in an elegant pavilion in the Rose Garden. One of the most talked-about events on the North Shore and in Chicagoland, the Summer Dinner Dance celebrates the start of the summer season.