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March 2019

Summer Camp Registration

March 15 - May 31

Atlanta

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

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May 2019

Imaginary Worlds

May 21 @ 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 Alice's Wonderland, new storybook-themed plant sculptures and many favorite installations from 2018 dressed in all-new attire.

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Well-Seasoned Chef

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

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

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Storybook Time

May 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

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

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: 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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Fresh Plates Series: Steve Brennan

May 22 @ 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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Hydrangeas for the Home Garden

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this class, Andrew Bunting will cover a wide range of ornamental hydrangea species and cultivars.

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Garden Grooves

May 23 @ 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 Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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Cocktails in the Garden

May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Thursday, repeating until September 30, 2019

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

Atlanta

Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city! Every Thursday, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m., May - September.

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Shows for Seedlings: Friday

May 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2019

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

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Old Crow Medicine Show w/ Amythyst Kiah

May 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Old Crow Medicine Show and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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Shows for Seedlings: Saturday

May 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

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

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Frog Feeding

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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 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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Garden Chef Demos

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

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

Atlanta

Saturday & Sundays, noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m: Stop by the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen on weekends when Garden Chefs share fresh cooking tips and recipes based on seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs in tasty mouth-watering recipes.

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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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Garden Playtime

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2019

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

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, 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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Fresh Plates Series: Deborah VanThrece

May 29 @ 6:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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June 2019

Endangered Species Day

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate rare plants and animals in honor of Endangered Species Day! Get up close with exceptional creatures and learn about conservation efforts happening throughout Georgia.

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Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder / I’m With Her

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder / I'm With Her and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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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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Alston Lecture: Designed Plant Communities – A Fresh Approach to Designing and Managing Gardens

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Dr. Scott Stewart, Executive Director of Chicago’s Millennium Park, will share his passion for the value and role of public spaces and gardens during this free Alston Lecture.

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Orchids for Beginners II

June 8 @ 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 and have evolved specialized organs to store water. This class examines the cultural requirements of this group of orchids and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Beekeeping: Getting Started

June 11 @ 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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Drawing Orchids in Black & White

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. This class explores a simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids. Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Cameron Thompson

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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SiriusXM The Pulse Presents: The Mighty O.A.R. w/ American Authors

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

Atlanta

See The Mighty O.A.R. and guests perform live on the Great Lawn, June 14.

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Orchids for Beginners I

June 15 @ 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. Learn tips to grow these orchids yourself. Each participant will go home with an orchid.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Eric Roberts

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Sizzling Succulents

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Succulents can be tricky! Learn the basics of these water-wise plants. Get tips on how to maintain and incorporate them into your own garden.

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Science Café

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

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

Atlanta

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall. This series features expert speakers and discussions on exciting conservation topics on select Thursdays during Cocktails in the Garden.

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Refugee Recipe Celebration

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

During garden chef weekend demos, special guests from Friends of Refugees spice up the Outdoor Kitchen. In honor of World Refugee Day, cooks with recipes from afar will highlight their traditional flavors to serve up tastes with garden fresh ingredients.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

June 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Contributing level and above: Enjoy Light Bites and a presentation by Vice President, Horticulture and Collections, Andrew Bunting.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Taylor Neary

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Alston Lecture: Masons, Miners and Thieves, The Real Lives of America’s Bees

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Follow a gardener’s adventures into the field with melittologists and farmers to explore the lives of bees with author Paige Embry during this free Alston Lecture.

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Mandolin Orange w/ Courtney Marie Andrews

June 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Mandolin Orange and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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July 2019

Tai Chi

July 6 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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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Member Summer Evening

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

Atlanta

Celebrate summer during a special evening in the Garden with live music, an artist market, and fun surprises for the entire family!

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The Wood Brothers

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See The Wood Brothers and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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AgLanta Eats 2019

July 15 @ 4:00 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 fourth year returns to the Atlanta Botanical Garden on Monday, July 15!

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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on July 16, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Students start by drawing from color reproductions of orchids, then move on to work from live orchid stems. The first week, bring a favorite color reproduction of orchids. This class is part of the Botanical Drawing Program. Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended.

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John Butler Trio w/ Trevor Hall

July 26 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See The John Butler Trio w/ Trevor Hall and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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August 2019

Shade Gardening

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

Atlanta

Learn about understory trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plant choices, including many seldom-used selections. The class focuses on plants that work well in combination for a healthy plant community.

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Toad The Wet Sprocket / Big Head Todd & The Monsters

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See The Toad The Wet Sprocket / Big Head Todd & The Monsters and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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Melissa Etheridge

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

See Melissa Etheridge and guests perform live on the Great Lawn.

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Drawing Trees

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Celebrate trees native to Georgia by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal. Join us for this fun and life-affirming art class. This class is part of the Botanical Drawing Program.

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Growing Culinary Herbs

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

Atlanta

Explore the basics of growing fresh, delicious culinary herbs in containers with a focus on design, challenges and tips for usage.

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Summer Strings

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Dine on delicious hors d’oeuvres under the treetops while enjoying a live string performance by Sweet Auburn String Band!

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Plan Your Autumn Veggie Garden

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

You can have a beautiful and productive vegetable garden well past the summer harvest of tomatoes and squash. All it takes is a bit of planning, and this class will teach you how. Learn important techniques for improving results for a delicious harvest.

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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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Garden of Eden Ball

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

One of Atlanta’s most anticipated annual social events, the Garden of Eden Ball is the largest fundraising event in support of the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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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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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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February 2020

Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Expressions

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2020 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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March 2020

SePPCon 2020

March 2, 2020 - March 6, 2020
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until March 6, 2020

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

Atlanta

Southeastern Partners in Plant Conservation, Symposium & Workshop

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