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Below is a list of our upcoming events. The Garden also hosts a wide range of workshops, lectures and tours throughout the year. 
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Bookmark your calendar for our 2015 events - more details to come soon:
Treasured Bulb Sale - Sunday September 20, 2015, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Apple Festival - October 17 & 18, 2015, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Tea Ceremony Series 2015

Saturday, May 30, June 27, July 5, July 25, August 29, and September 26, 2015
11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Nitobe Memorial Garden

Witness the formal preparation of tea and participate as guests at our ceremonial tea house, Ichibō-an (Hut of the Sweeping View).

Treasured Bulb Sale

Sunday September 20, 2015, 11am-3pm
Free admission to sale
Admission by donation to Garden

Great Bulb selection: garden favourites and specialty bulbs for all seasons. Tea and goodies, planting demonstrations, and more!

Wharton Lecture: 'Queen of Canopies' Dr. Meg Lowman & Vancouver Trees Mobile App Launch

October 2, 2015 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Chief of Science and Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences will share her innovative biodiversity research experiences and highlight opportunities for our own Greenheart Canopy Walkway. Celebrate our new Vancouver Trees Mobile App!

Apple Festival

October 17-18, 2015, 11am-4pm
$4 cash entry (Children 12 years and under free)

A family event for all ages, the UBC Apple Festival celebrates one of British Columbia's favourite fruits. From children learning about the diversity of apples to those who remember tasting heritage apples in their youth, the Apple Festival is a great opportunity to not only discover more about this delicious fruit, but have a whole lot of fun doing it!

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