Orchid Show This Month at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

Photo Courtesy of the Chicago Botanic Garden

Orchid Show This Month at the Chicago Botanic Gardens

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.

 

 See all the details including admission tickets here: http://www.chicagobotanic.org/orchid?utm_source=Chicago+Botanic+Garden&utm_campaign=fc3ab48284-February_Enews_2_6_16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f8c61d87c3-fc3ab48284-41965085  The Chicago Botanic Garden is located at 1000 Lake Cook Road in Glencoe, Illinois.

Information and photo courtesy of chicagobotanicgarden.org