2018 Program Schedule at The Botanic Garden

Our Garden is a place for learning and growing — we hope you can join us soon!

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, you’re able to make a donation online through MyNorth Tickets when you ‘check out’ or can plan to bring your free-will donation to the event. Thank you!

November 17th: SOLD OUT - Creating A Festive Winter Wreath with Terry Hooper

Note from the Program Committee: Terry has added a second class on November 17th! It will be from 1pm-3pm. Please sign up here.

Join us at the The Botanic Garden Visitor Center for this fantastic workshop on Saturday, November 17th, from 10:00am-12:00pm with floral designer Terry Hooper of Hooper’s Farm Gardens! Terry will demonstrate how to create a festive winter wreath to enjoy during the holiday season and will then guide participants on how to create their own design using assorted greens, flowers, berries, ribbons and more. The $35 class fee covers materials for this make-and-take class. Reserve your spot via MyNorth Tickets by clicking the button below and RSVP on Facebook to receive event reminders.

November 17th: Creating A Festive Winter Wreath with Terry Hooper

Join us at the The Botanic Garden Visitor Center for this fantastic workshop on Saturday, November 17th, from 1:00pm-3:00pm with floral designer Terry Hooper of Hooper’s Farm Gardens! Terry will demonstrate how to create a festive winter wreath to enjoy during the holiday season and will then guide participants on how to create their own design using assorted greens, flowers, berries, ribbons and more. The $35 class fee covers materials for this make-and-take class. Reserve your spot via MyNorth Tickets by clicking the button below and RSVP on Facebook to receive event reminders.

December 1st: Creating Winter Porch Pots with Terry Hooper

Join us at the The Botanic Garden Visitor Center for this fantastic workshop on Saturday, December 1st, from 10:00am-12:00pm with floral designer Terry Hooper of Hooper’s Farm Gardens! Terry will demonstrate how to create a winter porch pot to enjoy during the cold weather season and will then guide participants on how to create their own design using assorted greens, flowers, berries, ribbons and more. The $35 class fee covers materials for this make-and-take class. Reserve your spot via MyNorth Tickets by clicking the button below and RSVP on Facebook to receive event reminders.

Holiday Sale in The Botanic Garden Gift Shop

Stay tuned to our Facebook Page for the dates and times of this year’s annual Holiday Sale in The Botanic Garden Gift Shop — coming soon!

May - October: Garden Explorer Backpack Program

From May-October, stop by the Visitor’s Center during our business hours and check out a Garden Explorer Backpack with nature-inspired activities for children (and their families) to enjoy!

Each backpack has several children’s garden or nature books, a bird identification guide and binoculars, a mini microscope, magnifying lenses, a pictorial garden scavenger hunt, directions to build a fairy house with natural materials, equipment for leaf and bark rubbings, and more. The backpacks can be checked out for the day for FREE! Parents and/or caregivers can use the materials to explore the garden and park with children. The Visitor’s Center is open Mondays-Saturdays from 9am to 5pm and Sundays from 12pm-5pm. Here’s a sneak peek of the items waiting to be discovered by little Garden Explorers…

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