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August 2018

2018 Summer Gala: “All That Jazz!”

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2018 Summer Gala: "All That Jazz!" Wednesday, August 22 | 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Click here to purchase tickets! Ticket price: $150-$2500 Fabulous live and silent auction wins, Sun Valley Challenger ski pass raffle, live music and entertainment, delicious food by the Wood River Sustainability Center, tasty cocktails and more! A night to invest in celebrating plants and inspiring people... come experience the valley's premier (yet intimate) fundraising event precisely where you'll see the direct impact of your support:…

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Watercolor Weekend

August 25 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 3:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$195 - $225

Laura Vogel, master watercolor instructor from the New York Botanical Garden, will return to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden to teach “Watercolor Weekend” on August 25-26.  Registration is now open. This intimate workshop is excellent for beginners as well as for more experienced artists who wish to refine their skills. Participants will practice watercolor techniques on day one and then apply those techniques using leaf images on day two. A nationally recognized artist and popular teacher, Laura Vogel has taught at…

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From Graphite to Color

August 28 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$375 - $400

    Laura Vogel of the New York Botanical Garden returns to teach an intimate, 3-day watercolor workshop. Day One: explore the tools of graphite and classical light on form. Day Two: color theory and applied techniques.  Day Three: refine techniques with additional reference material or one's own subjects.  Suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refine their skills. The workshop will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 28-30 from 10 AM – 4 PM each day. Cost: $375 SBG members/$400 nonmembers. Preregistration required; payment…

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September 2018

Wildflower Walks – One (heck of a) Big Tree

September 15 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free

By some miracle a few huge trees in our area have survived myriad natural and human assaults - wildfire, drought, insects, logging and more. For John Shelley, retired US Forest Service range specialist, it's become a personal quest to discover all of them, like the Douglas-fir in image.  This year we will visit perhaps the largest Ponderosa Pine in our area. We'll bring forestry instruments and measure its height, width and crown, and then submit our findings to the Idaho…

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October 2018

Wildflower Walks – Autumn Color

October 6 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free

Who doesn't love the glorious colors of autumn that bring summer to a close?  Jim Rineholt, retired Sawtooth National Recreation Area forester, will lead participants to several top spots for fall color. He'll talk about the influences that cause leaves to turn color and why leaves turn the color they do. An appropriate conclusion to this year's successful wildflower walk series. Wildflower Walks are free and happen rain or shine. Bring appropriate outerwear, sturdy walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat and lunch. Some…

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Idaho Paleobotany with Dr. Bill Rember

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$12 - $15

University of Idaho's Dr. Bill Rember knows a thing or two about fossils, especially the Clarkia Flora of northern Idaho. First discovered in 1972 during construction of a snowmobile racetrack, the fossils are preserved in Miocene lake sediments formed about 15,000,000 years ago. The area has remained tectonically stable and leaves often show their original fall colors!  Come learn more about the research conducted at this fascinating site. Bill Rember, affiliate professor of Geological Sciences at the University of Idaho,…

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November 2018

Astronomy in the Garden – The horse, the maiden and the queen

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$10 - $12

Dr. Tim Frazier, our favorite astronomy buff and president of the Magic Valley Astronomical Society, will offer 4 nights of lectures and night sky viewing in 2018. Participants will start inside at 7:00 pm with a featured lecture (see schedule below). Then, weather permitting, we'll move outside at 8:00 pm to observe “Oh Wow!” deep sky objects and other celestial wonders. Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director, will share lore about constellations visible with the naked eye. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars or spotting…

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May 2019

Idaho Gives

May 5, 2019
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An event every year on the same date that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s) with no end date

Please join us, the Idaho Non Profit Center, and over 5,000 non profit organizations around the state for a day of fun and giving! Donate to SAWTOOTH BOTANICAL GARDEN INC at Razoo //

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May 2020

Idaho Gives

May 5, 2020
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An event every year on the same date that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s) with no end date

Please join us, the Idaho Non Profit Center, and over 5,000 non profit organizations around the state for a day of fun and giving! Donate to SAWTOOTH BOTANICAL GARDEN INC at Razoo //

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