Sip at BRIT

Celebrating BRIT’s 30th Anniversary  

These events will be 30-minute mixers followed by an hour of light and fun learning.

Third Thursdays 5:30 – 7 p.m.              $20 or BRIT Members $10

Wine sponsors:

            

 
 

March 16 - High Performance Landscaping

Heather Bass, Botanical Research Assistant and Keri Barfield, Programs Manager
BRIT’s collaborative project on urban landscaping will give you ideas on using native plants to increase water efficiency and pollinators, while decreasing carbon footprint. With tasty Hors d’ oeuvres!

 

 

April 20 - Photographing People with Wildflowers

MacKenzie Hughes of Fort Worth Camera
Tips from a pro will help you capture the most beautiful photos of your loved ones among wildflowers. 
Hors d’ oeuvres by                                                                            Special thanks to 

                                                                     

                                                                                                                                             

 

 

May 18 - Sip and Walk Plant Tour

Gregg Gunn, Facilities Manager  and Bob O’Kennon, Resident Research Associate
Learn the glories of using native plants while touring BRIT’s landscape and find out what will work in your spring garden.

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June 15 - The Secret Treasures of BRIT

Barney Lipscomb, Director of BRIT Press, Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany
Get a behind the scenes look at BRIT’s hidden treasure of precious gems in the way of museum quality botanical books and rare plant specimens from unusual places around the world.

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July 20 - The Science of Whiskey

Rob Arnold, Head Distiller, TX Whiskey
Learn the science behind what it takes to make an award-winning whiskey and treat your own palate!c
Hors d’ oeuvres by                                                                               Special thanks to 
                                                                                

 

 

September 21 - Sip and Walk Plant Tour 

Greg Gunn, Facilities Manager and Bob O’Kennon, Resident Research Associate
Learn the glories of using native plants while touring BRIT’s landscape and find out what will work in your fall garden.
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October 19 - Bubbling Cauldrons and Ghastly Plants

Barney Lipscomb, Director of BRIT Press, Leonhardt Chair of Texas Botany and Tiana Rehman, Collections Manager
Peek inside the fiery cauldron of BRIT botanist and messenger of death, Barney Lipscomb, and discover the mysteriousness and mischievousness of plants past and present. Mr. Lipscomb will take you on a face-paced, multimedia journey through cultural, historical, and mythological aspects of poisonous plants. Costumes encouraged!
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