2016 Sunset Socials


Hometown Hurrah Sunset Social

Saturday, Sept. 3   4-7pm

Enjoy an early evening of live music, food, and locally brewed beer.

Live music: Claudia Russel and Bruce Kaplan

Beer: Novel Brewing Co.

Food: Classic Catering

Special Guests: Lindsay Wildlife Experience

Member Admission $15/General Admission $20

Advance purchase strongly recommended
Food and drinks sold separately:

Dinner- $10, Beer/ Wine - $5, Water/Soft Drinks - $1

Buy your dinner ticket when you pay for admission!

Dinner Menu:

Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket

Salmon, Corn and Quinoa Mixed Grill

***Vegetarian  Grilled Vegetable Polenta and Mozzarella Torte - upon request

Roasted New Potatoes

Arugula, Heirloom Tomato and Sweet Red Onion Salad

Bakery Bread Basket with butter chips

Fresh Fruit Salad and Chocolate Chip Cookies

Advanced purchase of admission and dinner is highly recommended. This is a catered event and dinners must be ordered by  the Garden days in advance of the event. We do our best to anticipate additional guests however dinner may not be available for all those who do not pre-purchase it.

Paths are not paved so sensible shoes are recommended. Parking for the event is available at Doctor's Park 2021-2121 Ygnacio Valley Rd., which is on the Southeast corner of the Ygnacio Valley Road and Bancroft Rd./Walnut Ave.


Members please call the office to purchase at member price 925-944-9352.


Mission Statement
The mission of the Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is to preserve this exceptional example of garden design and to continue to develop its collection of water-conserving plants for the education and enjoyment of the public.
Sculpture Show Sponsors

The success of our Sculpture Show depends on our generous sponsors. Thank you!


Diablo Magazine


Renaissance Club Sport



Grant Funders

The Ruth Bancroft Garden would like to recognize the following grant funders:

The Quest Foundation for funding our Education Coordinator’s position

The Mervyn L. Brenner Foundation and The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust for funding our directional signs

The California Horticultural Society for funding towards our restoration projects

The Bonita Garden Clubfor funding restoration and education projects

The Ruth Bancroft Garden GardenConservancy