2021 Program Schedule at The Botanic Garden

Our Garden is a place for learning and growing! We're excited to offer options for online learning until we're able to safely gather again. EVENT CALENDAR IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Please return regularly for updates to our 2021 event calendar!

Most of the programs, classes, and events at The Botanic Garden are free for members (though some do have a registration fee). Proceeds from events benefit The Garden in many ways. For example, these funds allow us to continue attracting high caliber presenters! Please plan to offer a donation when you attend a free program, class, or event. You can make a donation online through Eventbrite when you register, or you can bring your donation to the event. Thank you!

Events at The Botanic Garden

In an effort to protect visitors, volunteers and others from the COVID-19 pandemic, The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park is pleased to offer options for virtual events. As soon as we are able to gather again safely, we will do so. In the meantime, please join us for our online events and come enjoy the splendor of The Garden itself. As part of the Historic Barns Park, the outdoor spaces of The Garden (gardens, trails and labyrinth) are open daily for visitors to enjoy, observing social distancing, of course!

General Event Information:

Members of The Botanic Garden receive $10 off the price of tickets. Not a Botanic Garden member yet? Now is a great time to join! For more information or to join, click here.

In an effort to be as ‘green’ as possible, we use Eventbrite E-Tickets option for ticket delivery. This means your reserved tickets will be available to view from your email confirmation or order history. You do not need to print these prior to the event.

Questions? Please email our Program Committee at grow@thebotanicgarden.org.

The Botanic Garden Gift Shop HOLIDAY SALE

November 20 (10:00-5:00pm) & 21st (12:00-5:00pm)

December 4th (10:00am-5:00pm) & 5th (12:00-5:00pm)

What better place to cross off a few names on your list than at The Botanic Garden! We’re celebrating the upcoming holiday season with a sale in our Gift Shop, where you can enjoy 20% off any regular-priced merchandise. Select dates and hours only.

November 20th - Make Your Own Notecard Nature Prints

A handmade notecard or stationery is beautiful to look at and even more lovely to receive. Now you can have your own stack of originals to send words of appreciation to someone special.

Join us in-person at the Garden’s Visitor Center classroom and learn how to create and print your own set of 5 nature-inspired notecards and 3 sheets of stationery to take home. The class fee includes ALL materials.

About our Instructor

Terry Hooper is the owner of Hooper Farm Gardens on Old Mission Peninsula and has presented several Make & Take events for The Botanic Garden. As a business owner, she creates floral designs for weddings and other events, frequently using flowers and greens from her own farm garden.

Tickets are limited! Reserve your spot today!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

Member Discount: Members of The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park receive a discount on all events. Please select the “Garden Member Ticket” option on the ticket page. For in-person events, please plan to show your valid membership card the day of the event. Not a member yet? Join today!

November 21st - Learn to Make A Holiday Mosaic Ornament

Deyar’s back! This time she’ll be teaching us everything we need to know to make our own festive, mosaic holiday ornament. Grab a couple of friends and come enjoy an afternoon of hands-on creating at The Botanic Garden!

Learn the steps and follow along to create a holiday-themed mosaic ornament you can take home to enjoy yourself or pass along as a special gift. The class fee includes ALL materials needed to create your finished piece, including wooden substrate and precut glass/tiles, but feel free to bring that special piece of glass or china, or old buttons or beads from home to include in your glass masterpiece. Our instructor will be on-hand to provide guidance and help with small cuts to any extra glass, as needed.

Note: Since your mosaic will need 24 hours to dry completely before grouting, you’ll be shown a how-to demo and given a small bag of grout to take home with you. **To allow for material gathering and preparation, registration closes on November 18th.**

About our Instructor

Deyar Jamil studied mosaic art at the Chicago Mosaic School while also serving on the board of directors. She works in primarily glass-on-wood or glass-on-glass, with her designs based on elements of nature.

Tickets are limited! Reserve your spot today!

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

Member Discount: Members of The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park receive a discount on all events. Please select the “Garden Member Ticket” option on the ticket page. For in-person events, please plan to show your valid membership card the day of the event. Not a member yet? Join today!

December 4th - Make Your Own Fresh Holiday Wreath

Nothing says — or smells like — the holidays like a fresh evergreen wreath. Learn to make your own to take home and hang with pride. Have someone who’s tricky to shop for? Give them the gift of a holiday experience and come make your wreaths together!

You’ll be supplied with everything you need to make a beautiful fresh wreath for your holiday decorating. (Note that the finished product may vary slightly from the wreath pictured here.)

About our Instructor

Terry Hooper is the owner of Hooper Farm Gardens on Old Mission Peninsula and has presented several Make & Take events for The Botanic Garden. As a business owner, she creates floral designs for weddings and other events, frequently using flowers and greens from her own farm garden.

Tickets are limited! Reserve your spot today!

Please note: With the recent surge of COVID-19 cases and Munson Healthcare moving to Level Red status, we will be requiring that all participants wear masks regardless of vaccination status. Thank you for your cooperation to ensure we all stay safe and healthy as we go into the holiday season.

REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT!

Member Discount: Members of The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park receive a discount on all events. Please select the “Garden Member Ticket” option on the ticket page. For in-person events, please plan to show your valid membership card the day of the event. Not a member yet? Join today!

Questions about events at the Garden?

If you have questions about events at The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park, please send us an email at grow@thebotanicgarden.org. We’d love to hear from you!

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