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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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Woodland Ramble

Arts & Crafts Market

Gainesville

Saturday, May 6
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Enjoy the warm spring air of the woodlands and browse a selection of arts & crafts created by local artisans.

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Dia del Nino

Gainesville

Sunday, April 30
1 - 4 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of outdoor family fun celebrating kids and kids-at-heart at Gainesville's most beautiful garden. Enjoy live music, fun crafts, seed plantings, face painters and so much more.

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Member Preview Evenings

The Curious Garden and the Skyline Garden

Atlanta

Tuesday, May 2 and Thursday, May 4
6 - 9 p.m.

Be the first to view The Curious Garden, a site-specific exhibition by guest artist and designer Adam Schwerner. And, experience the new Skyline Garden featuring new gardens and amazing views of the city!

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

Contributing members & above

Atlanta

Tuesday, May 9
8:30 - 10 a.m.

Contributing and above Garden members are invited to enjoy light bites and a sneak preview of an exquisite private garden on the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour!

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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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Mary Kay Andrews

Free Alston Lecture

Atlanta

Monday, May 1
7:00 p.m.

Perennial New York Times bestseller and “Beach Read Queen” Mary Kay Andrews brings to your kitchen a cookbook full of her favorite recipes during this free lecture.

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Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour

Atlanta

Saturday - Sunday, May 13 - 14
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Explore great design ideas by talented gardeners and landscapers in gardens throughout metro Atlanta during this Mother's Day weekend tradition.

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Atlanta Rose Show

Atlanta

Saturday and Sunday, May 13 - 14
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hosted by the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, the cut-flower show features roses of every variety and color.

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Mother's Day Sale

Atlanta

May 1 - 14

Find unique jewelry for Mom at special discounts in the Garden Gift Shop.

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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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Mother's Day Brunch

Gainesville

May 13
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Celebrate mom during a wonderful brunch proveded by Talk of the Town and a stroll in the woodlands.

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Endangered Species Day

Atlanta

Saturday, June 3
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Visit the Garden for a day celebrating rare plants and animals. Come nose-to-nose with exceptional creatures and learn about conservation efforts happening throughout Georgia.

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Vince Gill

Gainesville

Saturday, June 10
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 Vince Gill during Concerts in the Garden!

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Gladys Knight

Atlanta

Sunday, June 18
7 p.m. (Gates open at 6 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars on the Great Lawn and enjoy the amazing sounds of Gladys Knight 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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Explorer's Plant Auction

Atlanta

Thursday, May 25
6:30 p.m.

The Explorer’s Plant Auction is a Garden Associates’ fundraising event featuring unusual and rare plants suited to growing conditions in the southeastern United States.

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