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December 2020

Family-led Fun

December 14, 2020 - February 28, 2021
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

Atlanta

Go on a Scavenger Hunt, get silly on a Winter Sensory Walk, and try to spot all the colorful rocks painted to look like snow people's faces.

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Family-led Fun Gainesville

December 17, 2020 - February 28, 2021
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Look for this engaging family activity during your winter visit from December 17 - February 28

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February 2021

Summer Camp Registration

February 1 - May 10
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us for a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration!

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Orchid Daze

February 13 - April 11
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 13, 2021

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

Atlanta

Enjoy thousands of beautiful, fragrant orchids on display during Orchid Daze, the Fuqua Orchid Center’s annual exhibition highlighting winter’s favorite plant.

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Virtual Vanilla Sunday

February 28

Atlanta

Join the Garden on February 28 for a new twist on its annual Vanilla Sunday.

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Fairyland Trolley

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until February 28, 2021

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

Gainesville

All aboard for model-train trolley fun in the Gainesville Garden!

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March 2021

Atlanta Blooms!

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

Atlanta

Explore hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, crocuses and hyacinths.

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Garden Playtime

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

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

Atlanta

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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Intermediate Drawing in Black & White

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until March 9, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until March 9, 2021

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

Atlanta

Using basic black and white drawing materials, the continuing drawing students explore large plant studies, still lifes, and landscapes.

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Storybook Time

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

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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Garden Grooves

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

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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Birds, Bees and Pollinators

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 25, 2021

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

Atlanta

Learn to draw birds, bees and pollinators in black and colored pencil.

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Tai Chi

March 6 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until April 27, 2021

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

Atlanta

Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Canceled: Frog Feeding

March 6 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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Botanical Mysteries

March 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until March 21, 2021

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

Atlanta

Children ages 6 - 10 are invited on a self-led adventure to become plant scientists and uncover clues.

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Member Spring Evening

March 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of activities among colorful spring bulbs! Please note: This event has reached capacity.

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Photography Basics – Focus on Tulips

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Using your own camera/mobile phone, no matter how fancy or simple, learn exposure, aperture, shutter speed and ISO basics.

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Garden Party

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate spring color surrounded by countless blooms at this second annual blooms and bubbly event.

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Tulips of Every Color – Color Theory

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2021 at 9:00am

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

Gainesville

Working in acrylic paint, learn to capture spring color in the Garden. Tulips in bloom will be the focus with emphasis on color theory.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 20, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until April 20, 2021

Atlanta

Learn color theory and composition. Explore methods for drawing botanical renderings and still lifes from photographs and reproductions.

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Conifers of Atlanta

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the wide variations within the conifer group and their usefulness to southeastern gardeners.

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Ferns and Shrubs

March 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Discover ferns and shrubs that perform well in our region and how to combine them to create a lush landscape.

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Drop-In Family Program: Natural Egg Dyeing

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 2, 2021 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

March 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Contributing and above members are invited to enjoy this quarterly behind-the-scenes program, including complimentary light bites and an educational presentation.

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SOLD OUT: Container Gardening

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Explore container gardening basics: plant selection, soil types and appropriate containers.

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SOLD OUT: Orchids for Beginners I

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

Atlanta

Of all orchid species, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum require care most similar to typical houseplants. Get tips to grow these orchids yourself.

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SOLD OUT: Plant-based Springtime Dinner

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Dine with Chef Luis Martinez of My Abuelas Food, who’ll focus on a healthy menu with freshly harvested Garden ingredients inspired by Puerto Rico.

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April 2021

Orchid Daze Soireé

April 1 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Members of the Director’s Club and Orchid, Magnolia and Arbor Circles are invited to a special celebration of Orchid Daze.

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SOLD OUT: Exploring Native Plants

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Transform your yard into a valuable natural community.

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Spring Break Family Fun

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 9, 2021

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

Atlanta

April 5-9: Visit the Garden and enjoy the wonders of springtime with your family during Spring Break.

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Gainesville Garden Spring Plant Sale

April 6 - April 15
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

The Gainesville Garden is offering some of its favorites during its Spring Plant Sale, this year online!

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Garden Playtime

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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Storybook Time

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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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Garden Grooves

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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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Exploring Shade Gardening

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

Gainesville

Learn about fantastic understory trees, shrubs and herbaceous plant choices, including many seldom-used selections.

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Golden Spring in Watercolor

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 21, 2021 at 9:00am

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

Gainesville

Using gold metallic watercolor, this workshop will jump start creativity using watercolor-ground medium.

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Earth Day

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate nature! Enjoy special activities for little ones at the Garden in honor of our beautiful earth.

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Orchids for Beginners II

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Dendrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall. These plants require higher light levels than are found in typical homes.

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Homemade Strawberry Jam

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn to make cooked strawberry jam and a refrigerator version for preserving.

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Intermediate Colored Pencil

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 25, 2021

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

Atlanta

Build onto Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the colors of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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SOLD OUT: Herbs to Go

April 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us for a culinary herb talk with an appetizer sampler plate demo in the Outdoor Kitchen. Taste test new treats, enjoy a glass of wine and make your own small herb patio pot.

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May 2021

Story Time & Smile

May 5 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

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

Gainesville

Listen to stories about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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Garden Grooves

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

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

Gainesville

Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour

May 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until May 9, 2021

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

Atlanta

Tickets go on sale Thursday April 1 for this favorite Mother’s Day weekend tradition, the Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour.

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February 2022

Flower Show Preview Party

February 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate with a cocktail party at Longleaf restaurant and get a sneak peek at the 2022 Flower Show: Metamorphosis.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Metamorphosis

February 25, 2022 - February 27, 2022
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2022 Flower Show highlights the beauty of thousands of plant specimens as well as the fine art of floral design, photography and landscaping.

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