Orchid Show This Month at the Chicago Botanic Gardens
February 10, 2016
The Chicago Botanic Garden is a 385-acre living plant museum situated on nine islands and featuring 26 display gardens and surrounded by four natural habitats: McDonald Woods, Dixon Prairie, Skokie River Corridor, and Lakes and Shores. On February 13th the Orchid Show opens. TripAdvisor.com gives it a 5 star rating with the following coments: “Orchids Galore That Would Delight Dorothy!”, “An island in the snow” ,“The Orchid Show…is beyond words.” Surrounding this incredible Orchid display are many special events. Take a moment and decide which Orchid Show Special Event you will attend:
Valentine’s Day Brunch February 13–15 Treat your valentine to the Orchid Show, and our chef’s special brunch at the Garden View Café. Members receive 10% off!
Live Indie Music + Orchids February 18 Jam with indie stars The Accidentals at Concert with Orchids at 6 p.m., then meet and greet the artists and take in the Orchid Show—your ticket includes it all! Happy hour cocktails available for purchase.
Morning Music at the Orchid Show Tuesdays & Thursdays Start your day with live music. 10 a.m.
Orchid Marketplace Saturdays & Sundays Buy live orchids, and bring orchids for repotting every weekend! The event is hosted by the Illinois Orchid Society.
Cocktail Tasting + Orchids March 10 Join us with your friends at Evening with Orchids for cocktails and an atmospheric walk through the Orchid Show. Buy tickets.
Lenhardt Library Talk February 21 View the exhibition: Orchidology: Orchidaceous Investigations through May 8.
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