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The Curious Garden

Atlanta

May 6 - October 29
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Question your nature during The Curious Garden.

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Ribbit the Exhibit

Gainesville

April 15 - July 15

Ribbit the Exhibit hops into the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville this spring with 23 whimsical frog sculptures sure to bring smiles to the young and young at heart.

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Woven Whimsy

Stickworks by Patrick Dougherty

Gainesville

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Artist Patrick Dougherty has created one of his monumental sculptures at the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville from wood, branches and twigs harvested on site.

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Cocktails in the Garden

Atlanta

Every Thursday
May 11 - September 28
6 ­ - 10 p.m.

Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city!

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Wine in the Woodlands

Gainesville

Last Thursdays
May - October
6 - 9 p.m.

Escape to the beauty of the 5-acre Garden, carefully designed with a detailed palette of plants including spring magnolias, billowing hydrangeas and brilliant maples.

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Science Café

Atlanta

Last Thursday of the month
June - September
7 p.m.

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall!

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Garden Chef Demos

Atlanta

Saturdays & Sundays
May - October
noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Each weekend in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen, the Garden Chef showcases fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs in simple and mouthwatering recipes. Be inspired to try something new the next time you cook.

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Refugee Recipe Celebration

Atlanta

Saturday - Sunday, June 24 - 25
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Our Garden Chef, with special guests from Friends of Refugees will be spicing up the cooking demonstrations this weekend.

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Member Summer Evening

All Membership Levels

Atlanta

Monday, July 24
6 - 9 p.m.

Members of all levels are invited to enjoy a special family friendly evening in the Garden!

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Summer Strings

Gainesville

Gainesville

Monday, July 10
6:30 - 9 p.m.

Join us for a special evening on the Terrace at Gainesville for Supporting Members and above, featuring live music by the Georgia String Ensemble and a light meal from Chef Kern’s Fine Food and Catering.

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Jennifer Nettles

Gainesville

Friday, July 14
8 p.m.

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Jennifer Nettles during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Michael Feinstein

Songs of Sinatra

Atlanta

Friday, July 7
8 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Michael Feinstein: Songs of Sinatra during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Barenaked Ladies

Atlanta

Friday, July 21
8 p.m. (Gates open at 7p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Barenaked Ladies during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Brandi Carlile

Atlanta

Sunday, July 23
7 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Brandi Carlile during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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American Acoustic

Punch Brothers & I'm With Her

Atlanta

Friday, August 11
8 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of American Acoustic: Punch brothers & I'm With Her during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Lifehouse & Switchfoot

Atlanta

Sunday, August 20
7 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Lifehouse & Switchfoot during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Buddy Guy

Atlanta

Friday, August 25
8 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Buddy Guy during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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Annie Martin

Free Alston Lecture

Atlanta

Tuesday, August 22
7 – 8 p.m.

Annie Martin (aka Mossin' Annie) of Mountain Moss Enterprises and author of The Magical World of Moss Gardening provides valuable insight on how to transform a garden or lawn into a serene, green retreat showcasing the world’s oldest living land plants – eco-friendly mosses.

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Garrison Keillor

Prairie Home "Love & Comedy" Tour

Atlanta

Friday, September 8
8 p.m. (Gates open at 7 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy Garrison Keillor's Prairie Home "Love and Comedy" Tour during Concerts in the Garden! Purchase tickets online or in person at Garden Admissions.

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TajMo

Gainesville

Saturday, September 30
8 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars in the Ivester Amphitheater and enjoy the amazing sounds of TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band during Concerts in the Garden!

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

Contributing members & above

Atlanta

Tuesday, August 15
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Meet two of our expert horticulturists who helped bring the Skyline Garden to life.

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Garden of Eden Ball

Atlanta

Saturday, September 23
6:30 p.m.

The Garden of Eden Ball is the largest annual fundraiser in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The black-tie gala features a spectacular evening of dinner and dancing on the Great Lawn.

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