Horticulture Highlight Walk

Saturdays, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 15 & 29, July 27, Aug. 3 & 17; 1 – 2 p.m. Take a walk through our Garden with members of our professional horticulture staff to learn about what’s in bloom and glean seasonally relevant gardening tips. All ages. Horticulture Highlight Walks are free…

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Light Vinyasa/Restorative Yoga

Rejuvenate from a long week and get ready for the next. This gentle form of yoga uses poses held for longer periods of time to take your body and mind through stress-releasing movements, each connecting with your breath. No experience required. No classes on April 21, May 12 or 26, June 16, July 7 or…

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Birding Walk

Stroll through the gardens, Meadowood Walk and Persimmon Trail with Garden volunteers to scout for seasonal birds, observe nesting patterns and establish basis for bird counts. Bring binoculars if you’d like. All ages. Second Tuesdays, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug. 13; 9 – 10 a.m. Free for Members or with Garden…

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Small Stalks

Explore nature in a safe, nurturing environment with stories, song, plantings, crafts, and/or play in Lost Hollow. Ages 2-5. Mondays, April 1, 15 & 29, May 6 – Aug. 26; 10 – 11 a.m. Instructor: Garden Staff $14/One Child + One Adult $12/Additional Participant (15% member discount)

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Story Time

Enjoy a variety of stories based on the seasons. Learn about bugs, frogs, plants and other garden friends. Follow story time with a self-guided scavenger hunt. Ages 5 and under (including infants). Mondays, April 1, 15 & 29, May 6 – Aug. 26; 11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. Instructor: Garden Staff Free for Members or…

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Phenology Walks

Join us on a looped walk, stopping at various points to learn more about phenology and nature’s calendar. Ask about ways to contribute to this ongoing research! Be sure to stop by the Visitor Pavilion at noon to catch the First Tuesday Presentation. All ages. First Tuesdays, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2,…

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First Tuesday

Bring your lunch to the Garden’s Visitor Pavilion and enjoy a presentation on the first Tuesday of each month (except July). Presentations are free for members or with general admission. May 7 – with Jason Gamrath This very special presentation will feature Seattle-based master glassblower, Jason Gamrath. The sculptor who trained at Dale Chihuly’s Pilchuck…

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Mother’s Day Weekend

Celebrate the mothers in your life among the spring blossoms at the Garden! Shop from local vendors, engage with family crafts, enjoy lunch from a food truck, sip a beverage including mimosas, listen to live music and more. Horse-drawn carriage rides will be available for an additional fee, weather permitting. The first 250 mothers admitted…

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Beginner Bonsai Workshop

Saturday, May 11; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Sundays, June 30, Aug. 18; 9:30 – 12:30 p.m. Friday, July 12; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. $60/Class (materials included) (15% member discount) Instructor: Carl Maxwell, VP Bonsai Society of the Carolinas and CEO of Bonsai Max, Inc. Increase your confidence with bonsai and gain hands-on experience…

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