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January 2019

Garden Open: MLK Jr. Day

January 21
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, January 21, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Narcissus Garden

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 1, 2019

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

Atlanta

Discover world-renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden installed among the pines and conifers of Storza Woods.

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Drop-in Storza Woods Walk

January 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta Botanical Garden staff and a High Museum docent for a "cool" winter drop-in tour on January 24 at 1:30 p.m.

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The Inspired Gardener

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Shake off the winter blues and get in gear for springtime with this full day of garden inspiration. Enjoy the comradery of other enthusiastic gardeners as you pick up new ideas from seasoned experts and new extraordinary plants from the auction.

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Tai Chi

January 26 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on April 13, 2019 at 9:15am

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

Atlanta

The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance. Cultivate your mental focus and physical strength in an enchanting setting.

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Frog Feeding

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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 at 11 a.m. 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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Pruning

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

Atlanta

Now is the time to learn how to prune your trees and shrubs properly. A detailed discussion of pruning guidelines and principles will be followed by a demonstration in the Garden.

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February 2019

Summer Camp Registration Opens

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

Atlanta

Enroll your child in a stimulating summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration.

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Storybook Time

February 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating until March 26, 2019

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

Atlanta

First Wednesdays: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Orchid Daze

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 7, 2019

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

Atlanta

Enjoy thousands of beautiful, fragrant orchids on display during Orchid Daze.

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Orchid Market Weekends

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 7, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Find a wide variety of orchids and potting supplies. Look for artwork and crafts by local artists.

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Intermediate Drawing in Black & White

February 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 12, 2019 at 6:00pm

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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Valentines in the Garden

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Bring your sweetheart to a romantic evening in the Garden, where fragrant orchids, live entertainment, dancing and desserts set the mood.

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Beekeeping: Getting Started

February 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This is an information-gathering class about the feasibility of beekeeping in the area. 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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Atlanta Camellia Show

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 17, 2019 at 9:00am

Atlanta

Celebrate the week of Valentines by giving your significant other a room full of flowers at the 70th Annual Atlanta Camellia Show at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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Garden Open: Presidents’ Day

February 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open for Presidents' Day! Members receive 20 percent off throughout the Garden Gift Shop on Presidents’ Day, when the Atlanta Garden is open during regular hours.

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Orchids for Beginners I

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids can be divided into two broad groups that dictate cultural requirements. Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum, belong to the group whose care requirements are closest to other typical houseplants.

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Drawing Birds

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Spring bursting forth with all its color brings a variety of bird life. Learn how to draw birds in black and white then in colored pencil.

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March 2019

Atlanta Blooms!

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

Atlanta

Brace yourself for welcoming spring with a colorful bang of flower power throughout the Garden during March and April. Celebrate the new season with hundreds of thousands of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses and perennial bulbs.

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Vanilla Sunday

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy Vanilla Sunday on March 3 for an afternoon filled with sweet appreciation of the tastiest flavor obtained from an orchid.

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Garden Playtime

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 5, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Every Wednesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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Garden Grooves

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta

Thursdays, March-October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Sing songs and dance dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Atlanta Orchid Society Show

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 9, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on March 10, 2019 at 9:00am

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

Atlanta

Browse hundreds of gorgeous orchids on sale in Day Hall. While here, don’t miss Orchid Daze in the Fuqua Orchid Center.

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Member Spring Evening

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the first signs of spring with Atlanta Blooms!, listen to live music, shop the artist market, view chef demos and enjoy children’s activities.

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Good beekeepers understand their bees and take measures to meet their needs. We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

This lively class introduces students to colored pencil drawing using the Garden as a subject. Learn color theory and composition.

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Morning Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Evening Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Plan Your Summer Veggie Garden

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that will perform well through Georgia’s summer months and learn tips for improving your yields.

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Orchid Daze Soirée

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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April 2019

Garden for Connoisseurs Tour Tickets On-Sale

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

Atlanta

Tickets go on sale for this favorite Mother’s Day weekend tradition on April 1. Set for May 11 – 12, the tour features private gardens of varying styles throughout metro Atlanta.

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Spring Break Family Fun

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

Atlanta

Weeklong event: Need an exciting family activity during Spring Break, April 1 - 5? Visit the Garden and enjoy the wonders of springtime with fun and seasonal family activities.

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Spring Break Camp

April 3 - April 5
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come celebrate the arrival of spring. Campers will learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration.

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Beehive Inspection

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

Atlanta

Opening a beehive can be both exciting and daunting. In this advanced session, we will open and inspect a beehive emphasizing proper technique and exploring what we are seeing.

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Shade Gardening

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

If you have a shaded yard and think your choices are limited, you're in for a big surprise! Learn about fantastic understory trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plant choices, including many seldom-used selections.

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Natural Egg Dyeing

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 19, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Drop-in on April 13, 19 or 20 to dye three special eggs using colors from nature ($6/child, $5/member).

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Fresh Plates Series: Andy Tran

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Capturing the Garden in Colored Pencil

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Experience the joy of drawing colorful plant life outdoors at the Garden in early summer.

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Earth Day

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

Atlanta

Celebrate nature! From ladybug releases to learning about conservation, there's fun for everyone on Earth Day.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chad Crete

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

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

Atlanta

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. This class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning.

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Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Brunch will be enjoyed by all as a renown Atlanta chef prepares popular noontime fare in the Outdoor Kitchen. Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients.

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Jams and Preserves

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get ready for preserving early summer fruits by learning how to prepare jams and more. Learn through a small class demonstration and instruction.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

This class builds on Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the rich colors and forms of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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May 2019

Imaginary Worlds, Member Premiere

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on May 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Members are invited to an exclusive premiere evenings of Imaginary Worlds featuring live music, imaginative entertainment and interactive activities – fun for the entire family while exploring the plant giants.

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Imaginary Worlds

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

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

Atlanta

Imaginary Worlds makes an encore this spring with new storybook-themed plant sculptures, including ones from Alice in Wonderland, joining many favorite installations from 2018 dressed in all-new attire.

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Homeschool Day

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

Atlanta

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families.

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Garden Open: Memorial Day

May 27
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, May 27, in commemoration of Memorial Day.

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June 2019

Summer Camp

June 3 - July 26
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enroll your child in a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration!

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September 2019

Garden Open: Labor Day

September 2
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, September 2, in honor of Memorial Day.

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October 2019

Garden Open: Columbus Day

October 14
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, October 14, in recognition of Columbus Day.

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November 2019

SePPCon 2019

November 4
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Southeastern Partners in Plant Conservation, Symposium & Workshop.

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December 2019

Garden Open: Christmas Eve

December 24
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Tuesday, December 24, in celebration of Christmas Eve during daytime hours, and again during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: Christmas Day

December 25
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be CLOSED during regular daytime hours from 9 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 25, and will be OPEN from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: New Year’s Eve

December 31
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on December 31 in celebration of New Year's Eve.

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