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Gala in the Garden

San Diego Botanic Garden Gala 2016 Highlights from San Diego Botanic Garden on Vimeo.



It was a Gala to Remember!
Thank you fo attending.

17th annual Gala in the Garden

On Saturday, September 10, 2016, 4:30pm – 9:00pm. Stunning décor,
tantalizing tunes, world-class cuisine, top-rated wines, silent auction and
beverages you have come to know and love, as well as a few surprises!

For more information or questions, please contact
Rachel Azhocar at or call 760/ 434-3036 x217.

All proceeds benefit San Diego Botanic Garden’s exhibits and programs.


With our thanks and gratitude to our
Silent Auction Sponsors.

A16 Outfitters

A7 Group Inc

Alice Pratt

Alison Hiers

Anne's Hands


Art Academy of San Diego

Art N Soul on 101

Artie Mosgofran

Baked Bear, The

Barona Resort & Casino

Belly Up

Belmont Park

Best Western Hotel, Escondido

Betty Krueger

Bill Rawlings

Bixby and Ball

Bobbi Hirschkoff

Bonnie Manion

Bradford World Renown Portraiture

Cal Pacific Orchid Farm

California Ballet

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

California Surf Museum

Cami Ritner- Yost

Candy M. Krueger

Candy Sharda

Carol Ann Lewin

Chicweed Patio and Garden

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Cinépolis USA

Cordova Gardens

Coronado Playhouse

Cygnet Theatre

David Alan Collection

David Lu DFP®, Morgan Stanley

Dawne Dickinson

Del Mar Thoroughbred Club

Dianna Burke

Docent Class 2013 Dianna Burke and Pat and Ed Beimel

Docent Class of 2004

Dorte Bistrup- Mixed Media Artist

Double Take Encinitas

East West Trees


Ed and Pam Beimer and Dianna and Brian Burke

Edible Arrangements

Emerald Isle Golf Course

Encinitas Hydroponics

Encinitas Surfboards

Four Seasons

Fran and Bob Hinostro

Francesca Filanc

Freddi Pakier

GIA Gemological Institute of America

Grace Swanson



Home Depot- Encinitas

Hornblower Cruises & Events

Humble Olive Oils

Huntington Botanical Garden

James Hubbell

Janine Brown

Jeannine Romero, Garden Envy

Jeff Moore

Jill Treadwell Svendsen

Jim Wells

Joel Bloomberg Designs

Jost Robbins Construction and Design

Judy Farley

Judy Walters

Julian and Leslie Duval

Julian Duval

Julie Ann Stricklin

KD's H'Art

La Femme Chic

La Jolla Symphony & Chorus

Landmark Theatres

Las Olas Mexican Restaurant

Leaping Lotus

Legoland California Resort

Lesley Randall

Leucadia Floral & Plant

Lobster West

Magalena Ecke Family YMCA

Magical Child

Margaret H F Jones

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Marsha Rafter

Mary Cozza

Mary Lou Morgan

Master Gardener Association of San Diego County

Meditation Décor

Mingei International Museum

Mission Bay Aquatic Center

Modern Imperssionism Figurative Painting

Moms Pie House

Moonlight Theatre

Nancy Kelly

North Coast Repertory Theatre

Oceanside Museum of Art

Olivernhain Water District

Patti Fitchen

Peets Coffee

Planet Beauty

Queen Eileens

Randy Willis & Carla Gilbert

Rene Von Rems

Revolution Landscape

Rhana Kozak + Jim

Rita Marsa

Robert Kopfstein

Rowley Portraiture

RSF Security

Rubio's Catering

Salon Del Mar

Salon Helene

San Diego Air & Space Museum

San Diego Automotive Museum

San Diego Botanic Garden Wreath Team

San Diego Hat Company

San Diego Museum of Art

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego Natural History Museum

San Diego Zoo Global

Sandra Reed

Sea World San Diego

Shari and Erich Harrold

Sherman Library &Gardens


Soulscape Gift and Bookstore

Stone Brewing

Subterranean Coffee Boutique

Sunshine Gardens

Sylvia van Dorn

Terry Armstrong

The Fish Market


Tin Leaf Fresh Kitchen

Tom Biggart

Trader Joes

TWIGS by Teri

Underwater Environments Inc.

Urban Plates

Village Consignment

Waters Fine Catering

Weeds on Cedros

Wendy Graham


Be Green


  • Recycling or composting all food waste and tableware
  • Reducing use of paper in invitations and programs
  • Using 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper and soy-based inks
  • Working with restaurants and vendors to ensure eco-friendly products
    and practices
  • Donation of excess food






Banner photo by Rachel Cobb
Other photos by Pat Bellgardt, Herb Knufken, EOS Photography & SDBG Staff