Visit the TBG’s Annual Holiday Market and Open House. The building will be decked with holiday cheer and well-stocked with unique items to fulfill your holiday shopping needs featuring unique hand-crafted items and seasonal treats for holiday decorating and gift giving. Make sure to stay and catch the Festive Florals Face-Off with Emcee Denis Flanagan in the Floral Hall at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, December 3, 2015
FREE | Open to the public | Complimentary Cider
Noon to 9 p.m.
TBG GARDEN SHOP
Fulfill your holiday shopping needs in our Garden Shop stocked with nature-inspired holiday décor, our very own botanical garden honey, select seasonal plant material and garden related gifts. TBG Members will receive 20 per cent off on this day only.
Noon to 7 p.m.
THE GARDEN CLUB OF TORONTO’S WINTER MARKET | Lobby
Come and discover exciting new items for holiday decorating and gift giving. Festive container inserts will be available by pre-order. Our forced bulbs, unique terrariums and large, beautifully decorated cookies are a holiday delight. Garden Club members will be creating a variety of hand-crafted, nature-themed gift items and seasonal treats.
PREORDERS: Fabulous festive urn inserts for $70, contact Libby Scully | Personalized stools for $100, contact Peggy Lockie.
Noon to 7 p.m.
GENTLY USED GARDENING BOOK SALE | Weston Family Library
Come by the library to peruse our selection of hundreds of previously-loved gardening books. Proceeds from the book sale go toward supporting the Weston Family Library. Stock up on reading material for the winter and find inspiration for next year’s garden!
Noon to 7 p.m.
GARDENING CAFE | Lobby
Join us for lunch, dinner or an afternoon snack. Enjoy farm fresh sweets and savoury light bites including: Tourtières, Pizza Slices, Quiches, Open-face Sandwiches, Muffins and more…
Operated by marche 59 and P & H Farms
1 to 3:30 p.m.
HOLIDAY DEMONSTRATIONS | Studios
1 to 2 p.m. – Fast and Festive with Joyce Johnson and Ellen Clark
2:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Creative Holiday Table Décor with Margaret Taylor and Judy James
$20 each, Limited seating. To register contact Lindsay Hutton.
2 to 7 p.m.
ORGANIC FARMERS’ MARKET | Garden Hall
Regular market vendors will offer attractive gift baskets as well as their usual produce, cheese, jams, syrup, dried fruits and nuts, meats, eggs, beeswax candles, teas, gluten-free and other delectable baked goods and more. The market will also include fine crafts vendors including jewellery, scarves, glass, pottery, fabric creations for home décor and floral arrangements. Don’t miss the excitement in the Garden Hall! The market continues indoors throughout the winter, every Thursday from 2 to 7 p.m.
6 to 7 p.m.
TORONTO BOTANICAL GARDEN MEMBERS RECEPTION | Floral Hall
7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
FESTIVE FLORAL FACE-OFF | Floral Hall
Start your holiday season with emcee Denis Flanagan and local florists extraordinaire Nicholas Smith, Owner, Opening Night Flowers, Elena Tsymbal, Head Designer, Berries and Blooms and Charlie Dobbin, host of the Garden Show on Zoomer radio, AM740, every Sat morning at 9, for a light-hearted competition of festive floral décor. Enter the draw to win one of the evening’s creations.
TBG members FREE (Bring a Friend for $10) | Non-members $25 | Students (with ID) $15