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May 2022

Storybook Time

May 4 @ 11:00 am - August 31 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 4, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Wednesdays, May - August: Listen to stories about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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Origami in the Garden

May 7 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The delicate nature of paper art meets the monumental forms of metal sculpture this spring during Origami in the Garden.

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June 2022

Origami in the Garden Scavenger Hunt

June 3 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Check off nine Origami in the Garden sculptures as you explore with this free activity available in the Visitor Center.

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August 2022

Cocktails in the Garden

August 10 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00 pm, repeating until September 30, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Tuesday - Sunday: Enjoy cocktails from cashless bars and live entertainment six nights a week.

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SOLD OUT: Shade Gardening

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The class focuses on plants that work well in combination for a healthy plant community.

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Garden Grooves

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Shows for Seedlings: Magical Creatures in a Magical Garden with Mama Koku

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Mama Koku as she leads audience members in interactive stories featuring some of her favorite magical garden creatures!

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Tai Chi

August 13 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on June 18, 2022 at 10:15 am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturdays, June - August: Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Garden Chef Demos: Ilene Rouamvongsor

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Ilene Rouamvongsor as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Origami Folding

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us in the Outdoor Kitchen every Sunday for origami demonstrations and to try some folds.

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Garden Chef Demos: Natalie Fisher-Chavez

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Natalie-Fisher Chavez as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Strings in the Garden

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Supporting and above members are invited to enjoy a special evening of music in the Garden with a live strings performance and hors d’oeuvres.

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Garden Playtime

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon. Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the exquisite and varied colorations of the Orchid family.

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Storybook Time

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 26, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Wednesdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m. Nature-inspired stories come to life as our educators read about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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Science Café: Abra Lee

August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Are you #TeamBTW (Booker T. Washington) or #TeamWEB (W. E. B. Du Bois)? In this talk, we discuss two key figures of Black garden history, their complicated relationship and their influence on the legends of American horticulture.

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Shows for Seedlings: Bilingual Music for Families! with Nathalia

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Children’s songwriter Nathalia engages families in an interactive musical performance. Her energetic songs will have families singing, dancing, and even learning a little Spanish in this fun multicultural experience!

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Gardening for Pollinators

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Come learn how to create a safe place for these creatures to thrive in your own garden.

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SOLD OUT: Drawing Trees

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Drawing Trees

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Elevated Cooking with Microgreens

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how these tiny but mighty plants add nutrition and flavor to any meal with Greens by Grass owner Judah Sworney and Jesse Sherwood, Chef de Cuisine at Serenbe's The Hill restaurant.

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Shows for Seedlings: Musical Madness with Greg Roth

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Put on your jumping shoes and show your silly side at Mr. Greg’s interactive musical show.

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SOLD OUT: Beekeeping: Getting Started

August 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started.

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Orchids for Enthusiasts

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This course explores two diverse orchid groups, the genus Bulbophyllum and the subtribe Pleurothallidinae, that exhibit parallel ecological characteristics and share similar home growing requirements.

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Garden Chef Demos: Terri Carter

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Terri Carter as she serves up delicious recipes and teaches the origins and rise of dishes we call Southern, soul and comfort foods.

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SOLD OUT: Sweet Bread Basics

August 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn to craft dough perfect for making yummy homemade treats!

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AgLanta Eats Festival

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

AgLanta Eats, the hyper-local food festival now in its fifth year, returns to the Garden with a variety of tastings prepared by top local chefs utilizing the freshest ingredients from AgLanta growers and metro Atlanta farms.

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Drawing Trees

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Blake Hartley

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Blake Hartley of Lapeer Steak & Seafood for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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September 2022

Member Appreciation Month

September 1 - September 30
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Garden members enjoy extra perks in September, including special events, prizes and additional discounts in the Garden and beyond.

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Shows for Seedlings: Butterfly Ballad with Piccadilly Puppets

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Mother Nature narrates the story of Katy and Kevin Caterpillar through the stages of their lives and their fascinating migration to Mexico!

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Garden Chef Demos: Megan McCarthy

September 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Megan McCarthy to teach you how to prepare healthy, delicious foods and incorporate them into your everyday eating lifestyle.

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Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 1, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Shows for Seedlings: Dance, a Universal Language with Atlanta Dance Connection

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Atlanta Dance Connection for their performance of the different dance disciplines. This fun-filled demonstration is sure to have the whole family enraptured by the beauty of dance!

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Gainesville Member Day

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

All Garden Members are invited to experience a fun day at the Gainesville Garden!

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Homeschool Day

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum with a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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Shows for Seedlings: Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth with Jerry G. White

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join author, storyteller and percussionist Jerry G. White for an interactive family show that brings to life his debut Children's book, Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Mark Jeffers

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Mark Jeffers of Lure for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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Shows for Seedlings: Scatty the Scarecrow with Betty Ann Wylie

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join storyteller Betty Ann Wylie and Scatty the Scarecrow as they bring seasonal songs and stories to the Garden.

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Garden of Eden Ball

September 24 @ 6:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The gala returns to the Great Lawn as the Garden’s largest annual fundraising event, generating vital revenue for Garden operations.

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Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden

September 27 - October 30
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Enjoy kooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Gainesville Garden.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Brandon Hughes

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Brandon Hughes of Atrium for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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Shows for Seedlings: Music Party with Travis Murphy

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Come on a musical journey with fun and silly songs, dancing and visits from Mr. Travis's puppet friends!

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An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Atlanta Botanical Garden presents a special outdoor concert by legendary singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge.

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October 2022

SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Deborah VanTrece

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Deborah VanTrece of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Matthew Basford

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Matthew Basford of Canoe for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Zeb Stevenson

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Zeb Stevenson of Redbird for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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