Summer Sips Series

Date: Saturday, June 17, 2017

- Saturday, September 16, 2017

Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Instructor: Multiple Instructors

Location: Courtyard and Blaksley Library

In Progress

Please register for events individually using the links below

Now in its 7th year, Summer Sips brings together the local community for talks about native plants, botanical illustration, rare plants, and more! 

Each event begins with wine tasting paired with delicious appetizers, and conversation with the local sponsoring vintner in the Garden’s Courtyard before ajourning to the Library for our featured presentation. 

  • Presentationss are held in the Blaksley Library
  • Attendance is limited, please reserve early
  • Introduce a friend to the Garden by inviting them to join you for a Summer Sips event!
  • Tickets are fully transferable

Purchase the Series Passport to attend all 4 events

-or- register for each lecture individually, see dates & event details below:

June 17: Rock Creek Wildflowers
Cathy Rose, Naturalist & Author
Stephen Ingram, Photographer & Writer
Winery: Buttonwood Farm Winery & Vineyard

July 15: Carnivorous Plants of Remote Locations
William Hoyer, Natural Resources Manager for San Nicolas Island
Winery: Sanford Winery & Vineyards

August 19: The Natural History of Acorn Woodpeckers
Thomas Kraft, PhD, UCSB Department of Anthropology
Winery: Conway Family Wines - Deep Sea

September 16: Botanical Treasures of the Channel Islands
Betsy Collins, Garden Director of Horticulture
Winery: Brander Vineyard

Become a Sponsor

Support the Garden with a wine donation. Learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

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