by BAGSC Board Members, posted by Deb Shaw

BAGSC booth at the LA Arboretum 2010 show.

From L to R: Norma Sarkin, Diane Daly and Cynthia Jackson in the BAGSC booth at the LA Arboretum 2010 show. It looks like this year's BAGSC show will be in Ayres Hall.

The LA Arboretum Garden Show is back! This year, “GROW! A Garden Festival” will be held at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden on May 3, 4, 5 and 6, 2012. In the past few years we’ve been on the green under the canopies, it looks like this year we might be in Ayres Hall.

In addition to our artwork show and sales, “GROW! A Garden Festival” will offer all the wonderful attractions as in year’s past, plus:

  • An introduction to the new “Garden for All Seasons”
  • Exhibits by local sculptors and installation artists
  • Sales of interesting, unique and exotic plants
  • Sales of garden tools and accessories we can’t live without
  • Garden Chats, demonstrations, and meet the experts
  • Let’s Move! hands-on activities for kids and families
  • Entertainment
  • Food trucks and specialty vendors

“GROW! A Garden Festival” will be open to the public on:
Friday, May 4, 2012, Special Evening Hours, 5pm – 8pm (event fee)
Saturday, May 5, 2012, 9am – 4:30 pm, free with admission; members free
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 9am – 4:30 pm, free with admission; members free

Janice Sharp and Norma Sarkin will co-chair the L. A. Arboretum Show, and Pat Mark has agreed to assist. As always, we’ll need lots of volunteers. Watch for more information coming soon and Happy Painting!

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