Tohono Chul hosts a variety of special events through the year. From the ever popular Holiday Nights to the quintessential Bloom Night there is always something going on. Below is a list of some of our upcoming events.
Fall Plant Sale
Members’ Preview | Wednesday | October 11 | 12 – 6 p.m.
Open to the Public:
Saturday | October 14 | 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday | October 15 | 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Propagation Area at 7211 N. Northern Avenue
Visit Tohono Chul’s Fall Plant Sale for an extensive offering of both the typical and the unusual, native, cold-hardy, and arid-adapted plants from agaves to Zauschneria and everything in-between. Our Members’ Only Preview hours have been extended due to the ever-growing popularity of this event. We encourage you to bring your own wagon, but we will have plenty on hand if you don’t have one. Don’t forget to check out our propagation greenhouse. Please note that the plant sale is located on the east side of the grounds in the Propagation Area at 7211 N. Northern Avenue, which is the first street just west of the Ina and Oracle intersection.
“Fall” Back to Yoga!
Tuesdays | September 26 – November 14| 8:30-9:30+ a.m. | Children’s Ramada | $8 members, $8 plus cost of admission for the general public
Get back into a healthy routine by joining Barbara Sherman, registered yoga instructor, for an hour of gentle yoga practice in the outdoors! Open your senses to an understanding of our connection to the earth. Stroll the park afterwards or visit the Garden Bistro for a healthy breakfast. Please bring your own mat. $8 members | $8 plus cost of admission for the general public
Stories in the Garden
Tuesdays | 10 a.m. | Children’s Ramada
Join us for traditional and original stories about the desert and its creatures under the Children’s Ramada. Free with admission.
Butterflies of Tohono Chul
Sept. – Nov. & Mar. – May | Saturdays at 11 a.m
Nature lovers, shutterbugs and bug lovers will get an in-depth glimpse of some of the most engaging creatures in the Sonoran Desert, butterflies! Free with admission.
August – October | Fridays at 10 a.m. | Overlook
Learn to identify resident reptiles and find the answer to the age-old question, “Why do lizards do push ups?” Be prepared to meet a few non-venomous reptiles, perhaps a lizard or even a tortoise, and a few venomous, rattlesnakes and or a Gila monster. Free with admission.