Bancroft Garden Local Scholarship Fundraiser

AAUW Evening Stroll in the Ruth Bancroft Garden

Featuring The Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery 27th annual outdoor art show

If you missed the event and would like to support our program, please write a 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

The Danville-Alamo-Walnut Creek Branch of the American Association of University Women is collaborating with the world-famous Ruth Bancroft Garden, Walnut Creek. The premise of this 3.5-acre garden is the exceptional development of water-conserving plants as well as cutting-edge design.  With the annual outdoor sculpture exhibit in place,  July is a very special time to tour the garden!

This AAUW event supported our Local Scholarships for Women. We had a wonderful time and raised about $2000 for our scholarships.

  • Welcome Packet: Self-guided tour brochure, current blooms descriptions, water/drought and landscaping information, and AAUW & Sponsor information
  • Wine sampling offered by Sky Terrace Vineyards
  • Quilt, Garden basket, and the Sky Terrace wine duet raffles were popular
  • EBMUD representative was present with literature and information about water conservation



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 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.


May 21 at 5:30 pm, featuring a special Japanese Ikebana exhibit. This event was SOLD OUT!

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