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Sawtooth Botanical Garden

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11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
208.726.9358

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January 2018
$10 - $12

Astronomy in the Garden – Telescopes, binoculars and more!

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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February 2018
$35 - $40

Resilient Landscapes #3: Nativars – the New Native Plants

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Cities of Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley, Bellevue, the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and Wood River Land Trust are hosting a 6-part Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities series in January-June, 2018. Professionals will share their expertise on how to create beautiful landscapes using cultivated and native plants while promoting water conservation in the landscape. These Water-Wise sessions qualify for the Hailey Water Smarty rebate program. The third class in this exciting 6 part series, Nativars – the New Native Plants, is an in depth,…

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May 2018
$10 - $12

Astronomy in the Garden – Shoot the night sky with cameras or cell phones

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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June 2018
$10 - $12

Resilient Landscapes #5: Nativars in the Home Landscape

June 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Cities of Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley, Bellevue, the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and Wood River Land Trust are hosting a 6-part Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities series in January-June, 2018. Professionals will share their expertise on how to create beautiful landscapes using cultivated and native plants while promoting water conservation in the landscape. These Water-Wise sessions qualify for the Hailey Water Smarty rebate program. The fifth class in this exciting 6 part series, Nativars in the Home Landscape, will be held Friday, June…

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Resilient Landscapes #6: Field Tour of a Nativar Garden

June 9 @ 10:00 pm

The Cities of Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley, Bellevue, the Sawtooth Botanical Garden and Wood River Land Trust are hosting a 6-part Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities series in January-June, 2018. Professionals will share their expertise on how to create beautiful landscapes using cultivated and native plants while promoting water conservation in the landscape. These Water-Wise sessions qualify for the Hailey Water Smarty rebate program. The sixth and final class of the series is a Field Tour of a Nativar Garden held on Saturday, June 9…

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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July 2018
FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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 August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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$400 - $450

Painting the Landscape in Watercolor with Stan Miller

July 25 @ 9:00 am - July 27 @ 4:00 pm

This is an exceptional opportunity to learn the fundamentals of realism, impressionism and abstraction from a master watercolorist in a small class setting. Learn how to explore landscape painting by choosing a paintable subject that matches ones skill level, technique, color, creating mood, understanding composition & design. Day/Time:   Wednesday-Friday; July 25-27, 2018; 9 am-4 pm Location: Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, 4 miles south of Ketchum, Idaho Cost: $400 SBG members/$450 nonmembers. Act now, class fills quickly! Call 208-726-9358 to…

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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August 2018
FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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$10 - $12

Astronomy in the Garden – Family Night at Croy Canyon

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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FREE

Discovery Club – a weekly drop-in class for 2-8 YO

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on August 15, 2018

DISCOVERY CLUB Similar to story hour at libraries, Discovery Club is perfect for youth 2 to 8 years old. The hour-long programs are free and require no pre-registration to participate. Each session features engaging stories, fun activities and Garden explorations around an environmentally related theme, including Worms!, Insects in the Stream, Our 5 Senses, Favorite Flowers, Leaves in Autumn, Observing Our World, Roots and more!

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$195 - $225

Watercolor Weekend

August 25 @ 10:00 am - August 26 @ 3:30 pm

Laura Vogel of the New York Botanical Garden returns to teach this intimate, 2-day watercolor workshop. On Day One participants will focus on techniques and then on Day Two apply those techniques using leaf images. Suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refine their skills. The class will be held Saturday & Sunday, August 25-26 from 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM each day. Cost: $195 SBG members/$225 nonmembers. Preregistration required; payment reserves your spot. Class fills quickly. Instructor: Nationally recognized artist and…

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$375 - $400

From Graphite to Color

August 28 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 4:00 pm

    Lotus in graphite (L) and graphite with color (R) by Laura Vogel 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…

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November 2018
$10 - $12

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

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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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