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Chile Pepper Festival 2014
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Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cherry Esplanade

New York’s hottest fall tradition features spicy performances from around the world and the opportunity to sample dozens of hot sauces, pickles, and salsas as well as artisanal goodies from Brooklyn’s best chile-chocolate creators.

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Ongoing

Let’s Grow

Let’s Grow

Celebrating 100 Years of the Children's Garden

In 2014, Brooklyn Botanic Garden marks the centennial of its pioneering Children’s Garden. Join us throughout the year in celebrating this remarkable place.

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Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

September 27, 2014–January 27, 2015
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 28 | 2–4 p.m.

Renowned botanical illustrator Dick Rauh has drawn a number of trees in BBG's living collection, including specimens from the Garden’s important bonsai collection, the focus of this exhibition.

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100 Years and Growing: A Century in the Children’s Garden

100 Years and Growing: A Century in the Children’s Garden

May 10–September 21, 2014
Reception and alumni event: Saturday, June 7.

Get a rare glimpse into the life and culture of this "kids only" garden.

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Tree House Installation

Tree House Installation

Oak Circle

Tree house architect Roderick Romero created a new, site-specific installation using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

July 1–August 29
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Members’ Summer Evenings

Members’ Summer Evenings

Wednesdays, May 28–September 3, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.

On these special summer evenings, BBG remains open an extra two and a half hours for members only! Enjoy a twilight stroll and dine al fresco at the café.

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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Chile Pepper Festival 2014

Saturday, September 27, 2014 | 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Cherry Esplanade

New York’s hottest fall tradition features spicy performances from around the world and the opportunity to sample dozens of hot sauces, pickles, and salsas as well as artisanal goodies from Brooklyn’s best chile-chocolate creators.

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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ghouls & Gourds 2014

Ghouls & Gourds 2014

Saturday, October 25, 2014
Noon–5:30 p.m. | Rain or Shine
Kids under 12 Free!

Shake a tail feather, show off your costume, and carouse with colossal puppets at Brooklyn’s wackiest costume parade!

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