Bancroft Garden Local Scholarship Fundraiser

AAUW Evening Stroll in the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Featuring Special Outdoor Japanese Ikebana Exhibit

“Artscapes in the Garden

May 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm

The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek Branch of the American Association of University Women is collaborating with the world-famous Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek. Garden innovation and education are the hallmarks of this organization. The premise of this 3.5-acre garden is the exceptional development of water conserving plants as well as cutting edge design.

This is an AAUW event supporting our Local Scholarships for Women. Please join us on May 21, 5:30 – 6:30 pm.  This time is reserved for AAUW DAW ticket holders; Public is welcome with the purchase of a DAW ticket.

For a printable flyer for this event, please click here.

Tickets are $40 and include:

  • Self-guided tour brochure with map and current blooms descriptions
  • Party favor packets for each attendee.
  • Wine tasting with Sky Terrace Vineyards
  • Courtesy on-site parking
  • Garden basket raffle opportunity
  • Refreshments available based on then-current County Guidelines thanks to event sponsor Crafts for a Pretty Penny

$30 of your ticket price is a tax-deductible donation to our Local Scholarships for women. You will receive an email confirmation of your purchase and your name will be on a list at the entry kiosk at the Garden.

Order your tickets now with your credit card or purchase at East Bay Flower Company in the Danville Livery (please note: check or cash only at East Bay Flower Co.) Another option: Write a $40 check made out to “AAUW-CA SPF” and on the memo line you must write “DAW Local Scholarships”

Checks should be sent to:

AAUW Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek Branch
Attention: Local Scholarships Treasurer
P.O. Box 996
Alamo, CA 94507

 

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More Information:

We are delighted to announce this 2021 year’s Garden Tour has an exciting new venue and time. Our Branch will be collaborating with the world-famous Ruth Bancroft Garden, in Walnut Creek. Garden innovation and education are the hallmarks of this organization – to be enjoyed by our members and their guests. The premise of this 3.5-acre garden is the exceptional development of water conserving plants as well as cutting edge design.

Tickets are $40 ($30 tax deductible) and include refreshments, a self-guided tour brochure with map and current blooms descriptions, and party favor packets for each attendee. Courtesy on-site parking will be available. These particular times are reserved for our DAW branch members and guests who have paid for the tickets. The garden will not be open to the public during these times.

Our sponsor this year will be Crafts for A Pretty Penny. A table will be set up where you will be able to order and purchase garden-themed items. This is a local, innovative, cutting-edge signage designing firm. The firm’s founder will also be present. Proceeds from both May and July will be donated to our Local Scholarships.

Dates:

May 21 at 5:30 pm, featuring a special Japanese Ikebana exhibit.

July 28 and July 29 at 5:30 pm will feature a special Sculpture Stroll exhibit along with the regular garden tour, displaying their world-famous plantings.

Plan early to attend and purchase your tickets! Attendance is limited to 120 attendees per event. COVID protocol will be followed. Wear your most comfortable walking shoes!