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Free Senior Day (October)

October 16, 2017

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Image of Monkey flowers, CA Poppies, and Heuchera cultivars taken by Betsy Collins

Survey of California Native Garden-Worthy Plants

October 19, 2017 - November 2, 2017

Cultivation and instillation of the best of the best native California flora with Bruce Reed

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Fall Geology Walk Series

October 28, 2017 - December 2, 2017

Join guide Susie Bartz on 3 geological adventures.

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Ancient Ocean Floor Revealed

October 28, 2017

Enjoy a day of hiking in the high backcountry with Susie Bartz. Learn how a once aquatic geology feature rose 4000 feet high by looking at clues in nearby submarine lava “pillows” and contorted layers of chert.

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Photo of boy running through Manzanita Section by Jake Longstreth

Fall Family Day

November 4, 2017

The Garden is having a day dedicated to kids and their families to encourage everyone to spend more time outdoors. Fall Family Day is a special event to celebrate the fall planting season while benefiting the Garden's core programs for education, conservation, and horticulture.

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Rising Terraces and Flowing Waters

November 18, 2017

Join Susie Bartz to explore Santa Barbara’s beachfront and our iconic coastal Mesa.

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Geology of the Carpinteria Bluffs

December 2, 2017

Explore the dynamic geology of the marine terrace locally known as the Carpinteria Bluffs.

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Free Seniors Day (December)

December 18, 2017

Welch-Ryce-Haider wants you to be our special guests to enjoy the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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Santa Barbara Beer Garden

March 24, 2018

Save the Date! The fifth annual Beer Garden takes place on Saturday, March 24, 2018

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