RED BUTTE GARDEN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER EVENTS

CONTACT: Bryn Ramjoué, Communications Director
Cell: 801-209- 4910 / Desk: 801-581- 4938 / bryn.ramjoue@redbutte.utah.edu
By: Kate Randall, Marketing & PR Associate / 801-581- 5754 / kate.randall@redbutte.utah.edu
November 2, 2017, Salt Lake City, Utah, Red Butte Garden
PRESS RELEASE- November & December Events at Red Butte Garden

FLORAL SHOW
Free with regular Garden admission. Garden Members Free.
November 4 & 5 - ORCHID SHOW
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/orchid-show/
Join the Utah Orchid Society for a dazzling display of both rare and common orchids. A
large selection of plants and supplies will also be available for purchase.

ART EXHIBITS
November 3 - December 17 - GLASS ART SHOW
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/glass-art- show/
 The Glass Art Guild of Utah returns to Red Butte Garden for another stunning show
of kiln work and blown glass. Large and small pieces including garden art,
decorative boxes, sculptural works, and jewelry pieces will display the brilliant
colors of this delightful medium. Items displayed will be available for sale.
 Meet the Artists Reception on Saturday, November 18 from 2-5PM.

December 2 & 3 - HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE & ART FAIR
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/holiday-open- house/
 Kick-off the holiday season and find unique holiday gifts made by local artists.
You’ll find handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber art, glass, photography, and more.
 FREE Garden admission Dec. 2 & 3 thanks to Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts & Parks.
 And to make your shopping weekend even brighter, on Dec. 2 & 3 all items sold at
the Red Butte Garden Gift Shop will be marked down 10%.

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
HOLIDAY FLORAL ARRANGING WORKSHOP
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/holiday-floral- arranging/
Saturday, November 18 from 10AM-Noon
Create a beautiful seasonal floral arrangement for your holiday table.

118 th ANNUAL AUDUBON SOCIETY CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/christmas-bird- count/
Saturday, December 16 from 9AM-Noon
Free with regular Garden admission / Garden Members Free
Be a part of the Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count – the longest running citizen-
science survey in the world providing critical data on bird population trends.
Space is limited. Registration begins Nov 20.

FAMILY EVENTS
GARDEN ADVENTURES
Garden Adventures are classes for kids ages 4-12 and a parent. Each class focuses on a
different topic and seeks to help kids explore the wonders of the natural world.
Garden Members $8 / General Public $10
Register at 801-581- 8454 or http://www.redbuttegarden.org/garden-adventures/
 SQUISHY SQUASH - November 4 from 10-11:30AM
Learn about all the crazy gourds and create fall decorations with ornamental gourds to take
home.
 FANTASTIC FALL FOLIAGE - November 12 from 10-11:30AM
Discover why leaves change color in the fall and create a leaf-inspired art project.
WINTER SOLSTICE CELEBRATION
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/winter-solstice/
Saturday, December 16 from 10AM - 2PM
Garden Members $3 / General Public $3 + General Admission
Bring your kids to the Children’s Garden and create head wreaths, winter candles, and
more. Sip hot chocolate and make a new-year wish at the Yule Log.

The Red Butte Garden Gift Shop
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/gift-shop/
Find a unique selection of locally made products and a wide variety of garden-inspired gifts
including fine jewelry, fun kid’s items, books, home and holiday décor.
 Annual Holiday Sale! On December 2 & 3 all items sold at the Red Butte Garden
Gift Shop will be marked down 10%.
 Holiday Shopping Hotspot! Find gifts you won't find anywhere else at the top of
Wakara Way at the Natural History Museum of Utah and Red Butte Garden Gift
Shops.
Book your Holiday Event at Red Butte Garden now! 801-585- 9563
http://www.redbuttegarden.org/private-parties/

RED BUTTE GARDEN
300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
www.redbuttegarden.org / 801-585- 0556
General Admission: Adults (ages 18-64): $12, Seniors (65+): $10, Military ID: $10,
Children (ages 3-17): $7, Children under age three: Free, UU Faculty/Staff: $10,
UU students: Free, Garden Members: Free
 April 1-30, open daily 9AM-7:30PM
 May 1 - August 31, open daily 9AM-9PM*
 September 1-30, open daily 9AM-7:30PM*
o *Open until 5PM on concert nights
 October 1 - March 31, open daily 9AM to 5PM
o Enjoy half-price admission December, January & February

Red Butte Garden is Utah’s botanical garden and arboretum. Our mission is to connect people
with plants and the beauty of living landscapes. Through our mission, we strive to create a
community that understands, values, protects and is enriched by the world of plants.

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