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Social Sundays

Sunday, August 19 - Sunday, August 26 4 - 6 pm

Social Sundays in August at VanDusen featuring VSO Chamber Players

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Budding Birders at the Backyard Bird Garden

Thursday, August 23 10 am - 12 pm

Families with children ages 4 – 10 are invited to drop by anytime between 10 am and 12 pm for a morning of hands-on activities to learn more about the birds that frequent VanDusen.

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Special Event Notice

Thursday, August 23 4 pm

Due to a special event after 4 pm on August 23rd, there will be traffic disruption in and around the Garden. Please plan your visit to the Garden accordingly.

Sale of Orchids and Companion Plants

Saturday, August 25 10 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Orchid Society

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Teacher Open House at VanDusen Botanical Garden

Thursday, August 30 10 am - 12 pm

Discover the many ways that our 55-acre, living classroom supports the BC curriculum through field trips, teacher Pro-D workshops, gardening and ecology courses, and special events such as Pollinator Days. Free, Garden Admission included!

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Dahlia Show

Saturday, September 1 - Sunday, September 2

Join the Vancouver Dahlia Society for their annual show.

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Luxury & Supercar Weekend 2018

Saturday, September 8 - Sunday, September 9 11 am - 5 pm

Canada’s premier luxury lifestyle and automotive event celebrates its ninth year with latest Supercar designs, classic Concours collectibles, fall fashion, watches, jewelry, specialty foods, wines and premium spirits.

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Early Chrysanthemum Sale

Saturday, September 8 - Sunday, September 9

Presented by the Point Grey Chrysanthemum Association

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Alpine Garden Club of BC - Fall Sale

Saturday, September 15 12 - 4 pm

Join the Alpine Garden Club of BC for their fall show.

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September Bird Walk

Saturday, September 22 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Member Mornings

Saturday, September 22 8 am - 9 am

Member Mornings at VanDusen Garden are in full swing!

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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, September 23 - Sunday, December 23 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

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2018 Speaker Series

Tuesday, September 25 - Saturday, November 10 2 pm

The Yosef Wosk Library & Resource Centre is proud to present its 2018 Speaker Series.

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Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, September 26 - Wednesday, November 28 10:00 to 10:45 am

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project.

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Soil, Manure & Compost Sale

Saturday, September 29 10 am - 3 pm

Come by for our annual fundraiser.

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2018 Mushroom Show

Sunday, October 21 11 am - 4 pm

Presented by the Vancouver Mycological Society

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October Bird Walk

Saturday, October 27 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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November Bird Walk

Saturday, November 24 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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December Bird Walk

Saturday, December 15 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Bloom Calendar

Spring

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, June 20

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

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Fall

Saturday, September 22 - Friday, December 21

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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Winter

Friday, December 21 - Wednesday, March 20 2019

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.

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