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December 2016

Make Your Holiday Wreath

December 6, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Learn how to create a fabulous holiday wreath or centerpiece using conifer boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons, ornaments and your imagination! This year we're offering 2 nights (Monday, December 5 or Tuesday, December 6) but this popular class fills quickly.  Pick your night and sign up soon! Just $20 covers materials and preregistration is required. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece when registering - either a metal form (18", 14", 12" or 10") or three 4" grapevine…

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$20

Holiday Treats for the Birds

December 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Holiday Treats for the Birds Bring the kids to this family friendly workshop for the birds Saturday, December 17, 10:00-noon. Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director and  long time birder, will read a heartwarming story about a family who makes holiday treats for wildlife.  Then parents & kids will create 2 seed and fruit bird feeders to take home. Cost: $20 for 1 adult and 1 child. Each additional child is $7. No more than 2 children per adult. Space is limited.  Preregistration…

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Lights in the Garden

December 22, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 23, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 24, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2016

Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 25, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2016

Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 26, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2016

Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 27, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2016

Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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Lights in the Garden

December 28, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2016

Come walk the plowed paths of the Garden and enjoy the many fun, lighted displays. It's our gift to the community thanks to the Janice Seagraves Foundation. Dress warmly as the buildings are not open during this time. 726.9358 for information. Time: 5:30-10:00 p.m.

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April 2017
$16 - $20

For the Birds – Build a Chickadee Birdhouse

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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  Bring your kids to this family friendly workshop and help our feathered friends. You’ll build a birdhouse that’s just right for backyard chickadees, and then take it home.  Materials are provided. Date: Saturday, April 8, 10:00-noon Instructors: SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher and James Stireman are long time bird enthusiasts. Cost: SBG members: $16 for 1 adult/1 child. Nonmembers: $20. Each additional child is $7. Preregistration required.

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May 2017

Climate Change & the Wood River Valley

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library,
415 Spruce Avenue
Ketchum, Idaho 83340 United States
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v This winter incredible snows overwhelmed the west while withering heat shattered historic February records in the east.  But is this dramatic weather the result of climate change?  Join the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and community partners for a talk by National Weather Service climate expert Alex deSmet.  DeSmet will explain climate basics before drilling down to changes scientists observe now.  He'll discuss potential local implications on temperatures, growing season, precipitation, soils and stream flow. After discussing why climate change matters to our diverse, resource-dependent economies, deSmet…

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June 2017
$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 13 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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$5 - $10

Critters in the Garden – POSTPONED til later this summer

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Look familiar?  No matter where you live in the Wood River Valley, you've probably experienced the fondness of voles, rabbits, deer and other critters for veggies and flowers, even trees.  This class will explore why wildlife wants to eat your plants and how to get them to stop. Nonlethal methods will be emphasized. Information will also be presented about plants that resist wildlife depredation as well as those are harmful to wildlife and should be avoided. Date/time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017; 6:00 - 7:30…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 20 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 27 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th - 8th graders. Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45…

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July 2017
$25

Daisy Doodles – Art in the Garden

July 10 @ 9:30 am - July 11 @ 12:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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  Tell a story...Explore the Garden...Journal...Create a Book...Bind & Glue...Paint....Sketch...Observe! Daisy Doodles is a fun, 2-day exploration of book making, journaling and art under the mentorship a local artist. Children will weave stories by creating hand-made books inspired by the garden's flowers, trees and creek. Materials and snacks are provided.  Suitable for ages 8-10 for a maximum of 10 children. Dates:  July 10-11, Monday & Tuesday, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Instructor:  Kate O'Brien, art teacher at Bellevue Elementary School. Cost: $25  

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November 2015

WinterGreens Exhibit and Festival

November 30, 2015 @ 9:00 am - December 5, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Please join us for the first annual WinterGreens festival at the Garden! Beginning on Monday, November 30th we'll have a display open to the public of various wreaths and swags.  Stop by the Garden and vote for your favorite. You might end up deciding to take it home!  These wreaths will be up for silent auction the entire week, to help raise funds for the Garden. We'll have wreaths in three categories: The Great Outdoors – this can…

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December 2016
$15

Lights in the Garden Kickoff Party

December 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Enjoy fun, beautiful, lighted displays around the garden.  Warm up near the fire pit and drink hot cocoa, cider and nibble on snacks.  We'll count down the lighting of the grounds together, visit with Santa, sing holiday songs and Christmas carols.  There will also be a kid friendly craft for the little ones. 5:30 p.m. - Activities open 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Santa 6:00 p.m. - Lighting of the grounds 8:00 p.m. - Closing Dates: December 14th, 2016 $15…

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June 2017
Free

Wildflower Walk – Botany & Birds at Centennial Marsh

June 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center,
11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Join local botanist Carol Blackburn, naturalist Ann Christensen and birding experts for the spectacular blue camas lilies of Centennial Marsh. We'll watch raptors and migrating shorebirds, so bring binoculars if you have them. We'll also stop to discuss the causes and impacts of the Bannock War between Shoshoni-Bannock tribes and white settlers. This is the 1st of the Sawtooth Botanical Garden's (SBG) popular summer wildflower walk series to some of our area’s most diverse and spectacular habitats. Hosted in partnership with the Idaho Native Plant Society. Walks are…

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July 2017
$25 - $35

22nd Annual Garden Tour

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Sawtooth Botanical Garden's 22nd Annual Garden Tour will be held July 15, 2017, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. ONLINE TICKETS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE YOU CAN PURCHASE TICKETS AT ANY OF THE GARDENS THE DAY OF WITH CASH/CHECK. For credit cards, visit the Johnson Garden or stop by the SBG.   Ticket prices: Advance purchase (through July 13) - $25 - Members, $30 - NonMembers Day before and day of purchases (July 14 & 15): $30 Members, $35 NonMembers…

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