10th Annual Orchid Show Gala & Auction

Date: Saturday, March 9, 2013

Time: 6:30PM - 9:30PM


Location: Earl Warren Showground - Hwy 101 and Las Positas Road

Natives in Bloom Single @ $85.00
Natives in Bloom Couple @ $160.00
Natives in Bloom Table Host @ $600.00
Natives in Bloom Benefactor @ $1,000.00

Natives in Bloom: 10th Annual Orchid Show Gala

image of 2013 invitation to SBBG Orchid Show Gala eventOnce a year we invite friends of the Garden to party for our mission and that time is almost here.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 9, 6:30-9:30pm and plan to attend the 10th Annual Orchid Show Gala.

  • Mingle after-hours amidst the spectacular, award-wining displays of orchids of the International Orchid Show and enjoy an elegant evening of live music, hors d'oeuvres, and silent auction items
  • This year we are celebrating with the theme of Natives in Bloom in honor of the extraordinary beauty present in our own California landscapes this time of year
  • Dress colorfully and join us as we celebrate the accomplishments of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and raises funds for its bright future

Other attractions will include:

  • music by Konrad Kono
  • professional photo opportunities with orchid displays as backdrops and accessories
  • Toyon ‘Giving Tree’ that will need your help to fill with leaf, berry and flower gifts that will purchase some very practical items for our gardeners and volunteers
  • a fabulous Beach and Botanic Raffle Drawing finale that will send one lucky couple to Puerto Vallarta!

Ticket Prices:

  • $85 per person
  • $160 per couple
  • $600 Table Host (includes 1 sponsored cocktail table for 4 guests)
  • $1,000 Benefactor (includes 2 sponsored cocktail tables for 8 guests)

For additional upper level sponsorship information; contact Nina Dunbar, (805) 682-4726, ext. 151

View the Orchid Gala Invitation

Become a Sponsor or Silent Auction Donor

Learn More About the Puerto Vallarta Beach and Botanic Getaway Raffle

Get Involved Now:

The Orchid Show Gala Committee needs you!
We are looking for volunteers for the week of our event (March 4-9) and donations of services and products for our silent auction.
If you would like to volunteer or make a contribution:
please contact Nina Dunbar or call (805) 682-4726, ext. 151

This event is generously sponsored by:

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