2017 Botanic Garden Events

We’re thrilled to have a full line-up of exciting events for 2017!

Many of our events here at The Botanic Garden are free and some include a registration fee. Proceeds from paid events benefit the Garden and also help us keep attracting high caliber presenters! Events that are free include a request for a free-will donation from attendees. For free event registration: If you choose to reserve a Donation ticket through EventBrite, you’re able to make your free-will donation online when you place your order. If you’d like to reserve a Free ticket through EventBrite, please plan to bring your free-will donation to the event. Thank you!

June 7th-28th: Slow Flow Yoga in the Garden

“Gardening, like yoga, pulls us into that relationship of being connected to all things.”

Join us at the Visitor Center at The Botanic Garden for this 4-week slow flow yoga class with Eliza Searles. Classes will be held Wednesday afternoons, June 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 4pm – 5pm.

The $28 class fee covers all 4 sessions OR participants may drop in for $7 per class.

Register soon as the class is limited to 15 participants!

Eventbrite - Slow Flow Yoga in the Garden

SOLD OUT! June 14th: The Healing Power of Herbal Teas

Join us on Wednesday, June 14th from 6:00pm-8:00pm for an evening learning about the healing power of herbal teas with Sandy Gaunt. This is the second class in our five-class Herb Series that will be offered all season long.

There is no fee for this class but donations are kindly requested to support The Botanic Garden.

This class is open to the public and advance registration is requested.

Eventbrite - The Healing Power of Herbal Teas (Herb Series Class 2)

July 6th: Authors in the Park Story Time

Join us on Thursday, July 6th from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM for Authors in the Park Story Time. Celebrated local children’s authors will read their books to audiences of children throughout the grounds of The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park.

There is no fee for this event and everyone is welcome to attend!

Authors in the Park Story Time is a wonderful opportunity for children and parents or caregivers to enjoy stories in the great outdoors. Local children’s authors will be set up in different gardens on the grounds of The Botanic Garden and will read their books for audiences throughout the morning.

Families are invited to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy after story time. Books will be available for purchase in the gift shop.

Each of the featured authors will be reading their book in a different garden, creating an opportunity for all to explore and discover different gardens throughout the park.

• Colantha by Jeff Kessler will be read by the author in the Historic Barn
• Squash Boom Beet by Lisa Maxbauer Price will be read by the author in the Community Garden
• Reggie’s Runaway Adventure by Helen J. Wilson will be read by the author in the Walled Garden
• Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss will be read by a Botanic Garden volunteer in the Giant Bird Nest

Eventbrite - Authors in the Park Story Time

July 13th: Rose Exhibit in the Garden

This daylong exhibit with roses and rose arrangements will be on display in The Botanic Garden Visitor Center in this non-juried show from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

There is no fee for this event but donations are kindly requested to support The Botanic Garden.

Eventbrite - Rose Exhibit in the Garden

July 19th: The Language of Lavender

Join us on Wednesday, July 19th from 7:00pm-9:00pm for an evening learning how to grow and use lavender with Sonja Richards. This is the third class in our five-class Herb Series that is being offered all season long.

There is no fee for this class but donations are kindly requested to support The Botanic Garden.

This class is open to the public and advance registration is requested.

Eventbrite - The Language of Lavender (Herb Series Class 3)

July 26th: Ikebana Flower Arranging

Join us on Wednesday, July 26th from 7:00 to 9:00 PM for an evening learning the Japanese art of Ikebana flower arranging with Cathy Hamilton.

There is a $10 fee for this class to cover materials.

This class is open to the public but advance registration is requested. Early registration is recommended, as space is limited to 10 participants.

Eventbrite - Ikebana Flower Arranging with Cathy Hamilton

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