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!

SOLD OUT! 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

August 6th: State of the Monarch Butterfly

Join us on Sunday, August 6th, as Duke Elsner, MSU Faculty – Leelanau Extension Office, shares his knowledge of the monarch butterfly and discusses his process of creating a monarch waystation.

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 - State of the Monarch Butterfly with Duke Elsner

August 16th: Cooking With Herbs

Join us on Wednesday, August 16th from 7:00pm-9:00pm for an evening learning how to harvest and cook with herbs with Julie Krist. This is the fourth 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 - Cooking with Herbs (Herb Series Class 4)

September: Sacred Native American Herbs

Herb Series Class #5: TBD

October 1st: Old Time Harvest Day in the Garden

Join us on October 1st from 12pm-4pm for an old timey celebration of the harvest season! The Lord of the Gourd will demonstrate his pumpkin sculpting prowess while an Arts & Crafts Fair, family-friendly activities and other fall-themed fun are taking place.

November: Botanical Home Remedies & Teas

TBD

November: Holiday Sale at the Visitor Center Gift Shop

TBD

December: Holiday Porch Pot Make-&-Take Class

TBD

December: Holiday Sale at the Visitor Center Gift Shop

TBD

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