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December 2019

Holiday Tree Trail

December 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 5, 2020

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

Gainesville

Join us for the Gainesville Garden's first Holiday Tree Trail!

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February 2020

Free Admission – Gainesville

February 12, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 16, 2020

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

Gainesville

Enjoy free admission to the Gainesville and midtown gardens in memory of Anne Cox Chambers.

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March 2020

Canceled: Members-only Children’s Garden Grand Opening

March 20, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Garden members get a special first look at the Ada Mae Pass Ivester Children's Garden as activities and entertainment abounds throughout the Gainesville Garden.

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Canceled: Children’s Garden Public Grand Opening

March 21, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join us for a day of celebration and free play in the Gainesville Garden's new Ada Mae Pass Ivester Children's Garden. Enjoy special programming, face-painting, performances, photos with Tree Man, music, food and more!

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April 2020

Canceled: Garden Plant Sale – Members Only

April 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Gainesville

Garden members get first dibs on the Gainesville Garden plant sale, which opens to the public April 18.

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Canceled: Woodland Ramble and Garden Plant Sale

April 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Browse a selection of arts and crafts created by local artisans and enjoy a fun, relaxing day in the Garden..

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Gainesville Garden Plant Sale

April 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Safely purchase and a pick up a wide variety of impressive plants from the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville.

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June 2020

Wine in the Woodlands

June 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2020

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

Gainesville

This summer, Wine in the Woodlands expands to Friday and Saturday nights through Nov. 1.

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Postponed: Walking Tour through the Garden

June 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join a member of the Gainesville Garden Horticulture team for an informative stroll through the Garden.

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October 2020

Pumpkin Scavenger Hunts

October 6, 2020 - November 1, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Explore Scarecrows in the Garden and go on a pumpkin hunt looking for festive pumpkin displays using these fun scavenger hunts.

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Sold Out: Gesture Drawing in the Garden

October 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Work with pastels and charcoal to capture light and movement of the flowers in the Garden.

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Sold Out: Landscape Painting with a Palette Knife

October 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until October 9, 2020

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

Gainesville

Oct. 8-9: Explore the textural possibilities when using a painting knife, a fast paced way to paint with textural qualities and expressive gesture.

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Photography Basics 101

October 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Discover how to use the camera no matter how fancy or simple it is!

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March 2021

Myth Makers Artist Talk

March 27, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Meet and greet with the artists of the exhibit, Wings of Wonder: Towering Works of Nature.

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May 2021

Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

May 1, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 23, 2021

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

Gainesville

Wine in the Woodlands is now Cocktails in the Garden! Join us Saturday evenings for mixed drinks, wine and beer as you enjoy the Garden.

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SOLD OUT: Mother’s Day Music in the Garden

May 9, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join your Gainesville Garden on Mother's Day for a concert with the North Georgia Chamber Symphony.

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Capturing Hydrangeas Workshop

May 27, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 28, 2021 at 9:00 am

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

Gainesville

Working with pastels, allow you to capture the rich colors of the beautiful hydrangeas at the garden.

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What’s in Bloom Walking Tour

May 29, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Tour the Garden with a horticulturist to discover what’s in bloom during this informative walk through seasonal flora.

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June 2021

Succulents in Watercolor

June 3, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Using succulents in the Garden, learn to layer watercolors, use liquid masks and more as you create your own masterpiece.

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SOLD OUT: Herbs 101

June 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join a master gardener to learn the basics of herbs and herb gardening.

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CANCELLED: Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

June 19, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Wine in the Woodlands is now Cocktails in the Garden! Join us Saturday evenings for mixed drinks, wine and beer as you enjoy the Garden.

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July 2021

CANCELED: Beneficial Garden Bugs and Critters

July 17, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Beneficial Garden Bugs and Critters: Pest or partner?

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August 2021

Scarecrows in the Garden Registration: Gainesville

August 9, 2021 - September 17, 2021
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Register your handcrafted creation, now through September 17!

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SOLD OUT: Painting on Pressed Flowers

August 26, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on August 27, 2021 at 9:00 am

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

Gainesville

Hold on to summer with this artful class on using pressed blooms and foliage as a painting surface for acrylic paint.

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September 2021

Greenhouse Tour

September 4, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Come take a behind the scenes tour of our 3 acre greenhouse and nursery facilities.

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SOLD OUT – Fall in Love with Watercolors

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

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

Gainesville

This two day workshop will focus on the technique of using different watercolor ground to build your painting from the background up.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights Gainesville

September 24, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Contributing level and above. Enjoy Light Bites and a presentation by Horticultural Manager Ethan Guthrie.

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October 2021

Native Plants and Habitat Gardens

October 9, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Discuss native plants and how to create a diverse, productive ecosystem in your garden.

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CANCELED – Ladies Fall in Love with Cycling

October 16, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Interested in starting cycling or learning more rules of the road or trail?

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November 2021

SOLD OUT: Bird Inspired Gardens

November 5, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join master ornithologist, Georgann Schmalz for a bird watching class.

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Gainesville Garden Open: Fall Break

November 22, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join us Monday, Nov. 22 for even more Fall Break fun!

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March 2022

Nature Connects

March 4 - May 30
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

The Gainesville Garden will present a new sculpture exhibition this spring!

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Eggstravagant Scavenger Hunt

March 29 - April 17
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Pick up festive, egg-themed scavenger hunt information in the Visitor Center for a fun, family-led excursion in the Garden.

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April 2022

Gainesville Garden Open: Spring Break

April 4
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

The Gainesville Garden will be open on Monday, April 4, for spring break.

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CLOSED: Virtual Spring Plant Sale

April 5 - April 14
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Enhance your landscape with a variety of offerings available at the annual plant sale, featuring unusual native and non-native plants grown in the Gainesville garden.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

April 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Contributing-level and above members are invited to a riveting presentation on bog plants by Garden conservationists while enjoying light refreshments.

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May 2022

Family Fun Day: Island Princess

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Come and meet this Island Princess who saved the ocean.

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Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverages, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Tai Chi: Beginners

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on June 18, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on July 23, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

Gainesville

Every third Saturday, May - July: Join us for Tai Chi in the Garden.

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Botanical Terms Demystified: The Basics of Plant Identification

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

This class will introduce you to the language of stems, leaves, flowers, and more!

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Synchronicity: Three Little Birds

May 28 @ 11:00 am
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One event on May 28, 2022 at 1:30 pm

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

Gainesville

Join us for two performance times at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

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Memorial Day in the Gainesville Garden

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Your Gainesville Garden is open 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Monday, May 30 to commemorate Memorial Day.

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June 2022

Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Strings in the Garden, Gainesville: Supporting Members & Above

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Supporting and above members enjoy a special evening of music.

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Hall County School Reading Rocket Bus

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on July 27, 2022 at 10:00 am

One event on July 13, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

Gainesville

Wednesdays, June - July: This amazing converted bus offers free books to children of all ages.

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Hydrangea Class

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Dig deep into all things Hydrangeas: species, characteristics and the best practices for care and pruning.

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Hammered Flower Watercolor Discovery Station Event

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Turn fresh blooms and leaves into works of art!

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July 2022

Elachee Nature Science Center Animal Encounter

July 2 @ 11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Listen and learn about a friendly snake and curious turtles as Elachee Nature Science Center presents an up-close look at these amazing animals.

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Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

July 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - September: Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Gainesville Garden Open:
Monday, July 4

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

The Gainesville Garden will be open on Monday, July 4, in celebration of Independence Day.

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Woodland Trail Hiking Tour: History and Uses of Georgia’s Trees

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Hike the woodland trails and learn about the history and uses of our Georgia native trees!

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August 2022

A Year in the Life of a Bird

August 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Learn about bird migration, mating, and more in this unique class.

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Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

August 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Gardening for Pollinators

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Come learn how to create a safe place for these creatures to thrive in your own garden.

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September 2022

Family Fun Day: Jeffini Presents Sail the 7 Seas Magic Show

September 3 @ 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Come join us on September 3, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., for the Sail the 7 Seas Magic Show to enjoy fabulous magic, puppets and facts about sea life.

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Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 1, 2022

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

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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Tinkergarten Fall Trail Class

September 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Gainesville

Enjoy a fun group activity with certified Tinkergarten Leader, Amanda Castleberry-Pollack.

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Gainesville Member Day

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

All Garden Members are invited to experience a fun day at the Gainesville Garden!

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Gainesville Garden Fall Plant Sale

September 20 - September 26
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One event on October 7, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on October 8, 2022 at 9:00 am

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

Gainesville

The Gainesville Garden is offering some of its favorites during its virtual and onsite Fall Plant Sale.

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CANCELLED – Fall Vegetable Gardening

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Gainesville

Learn how to pick the right vegetable producing plants for your fall garden.

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October 2022

CANCELLED – Family Fun Day: Diggery Diggers’ Dino Show

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Gainesville

In this exciting show, the audience must use logic, music and magic to save the world!

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CANCELLED – Cocktails in the Garden Gainesville

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

On the first Saturday of each month, May - October: Enjoy a signature cocktail or other cool beverage, while listening to music, playing lawn games and strolling the Garden.

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