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June 2022

SOLD OUT: Drawing Orchids in Black and White

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. A simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids.

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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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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Masatomo Hamaya

June 15 @ 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 Chef Masatomo Hamaya of O-Ku prepares a four-part small plate menu.

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Science Café: Dr. Donna McDermott

June 16 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this talk, we discuss Dr. McDermott's research on how social cues and neonicotinoid pesticide exposure influence how bees choose flowers and what bees learn from their choices.

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Shows for Seedlings: Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth with Jerry G. White

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join author, storyteller, and percussionist Jerry G. White for an interactive family show that brings to life his debut Children’s book, Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth.

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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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Refugee Recipe Celebration

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In honor of World Refugee Day, refugee cooks from several countries demonstrate international recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Celebrating Juneteenth

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden presents special performances on the Great Lawn.

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Drawing Orchids in Black and White

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until July 12, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 12, 2022

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

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. A simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Alan Chandonia

June 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Alan Chandonia of Ecco, Midtown for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Mimmo Alboumeh

June 22 @ 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 Chef Mimmo Alboumeh of Botica prepares a four-part small plate menu.

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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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Shows for Seedlings: Jammin Junebugs with Alyssa Easterly

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Shake, jiggle, and wiggle to the tunes with Mrs. Alyssa and some of her favorite garden puppet friends, the junebug pollinators!

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Pollinator Party

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a family celebration of the bees, butterflies, birds and other animals that pollinate plants and are responsible for many fruits and vegetables.

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Orchids for Beginners II

June 25 @ 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. Examine the cultural requirements of this group and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights: Contributing Members & Above

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Contributing and above members are invited to enjoy light bites and a presentation by Garden Conservationists.

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SOLD OUT: Summer Harvest Cocina

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

Atlanta

Explore Mexican-forward flavors in a dinner crafted by Chef Maricela Vega, owner of Chico.

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July 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Happy Birthday, U.S.A.! with Kay Rosenblum

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Celebrate Independence Day with Queen Emeralda from Fairyland! Sing along to songs and listen to stories that honor this special holiday.

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Family Fun Day: The Buzz on Honeybees

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

This audience participation presentation is filled with stories, songs, costumes and bee facts.

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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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Garden Open: Monday, July 4

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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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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Shows for Seedlings: Festival of Colors with Kahaaniya for Kids

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Kahaaniya for Kids as the festival of Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is celebrated through an exciting puppet show!

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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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Plant. Eat. Repeat. Virtual Workshop: Home Hydroponics

July 13 @ 6:30 pm

Atlanta

Join us virtually for Plant. Eat. Repeat.

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Shows for Seedlings: Watermelon Wiggles with Alyssa Easterly

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. March and wiggle the watermelon jiggle with Mrs. Alyssa! Join her on a musical picnic adventure, singing songs about summertime fruits, marchin’ ants, flappin' birds, and more.

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Plant. Eat. Repeat. Workshop: Home Hydroponics

July 16 @ 9:30 am
Smyrna Community Garden, 4201 North Cooper Lake Rd SE
Smyrna, GA 30082 United States

Atlanta

Join us in person for Plant. Eat. Repeat.

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Member Summer Evening

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

Atlanta

All Members of the Garden are invited to experience a fun evening of Origami in the Garden, live music, surprise entertainment, family-friendly activities and much more!

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SOLD OUT: Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the exquisite and varied colorations of the Orchid family.

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SOLD OUT: Sizzling Succulents

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn the basics of these water-based plants.

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Science Café: Dr. James Hill Craddock

July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this talk, we discuss Dr. Craddock's research on the restoration of Castanea dentata to its former position as a component of the southern Appalachian hardwood forest ecosystem.

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Shows for Seedlings: Storm Bugs Rejoice! Learning Through Play and Literacy with Ms. Ladybug

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join author and educator Andrea Zoppo, fondly known as Ms. Ladybug, for a fun-filled time as we learn about our pollinator friends and what happens to them and other crawlies during a storm!

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Summer Party 2022

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Let’s turn up the heat with a vibrant Latin and Caribbean-themed tropical celebration!

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Shows for Seedlings: Explore Chinese Dance with Hwee-Eng Lee and Kerry Lee

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Explore Chinese dance, history, and culture through a fun, interactive performance with the directors of the Atlanta Chinese Dance Company!

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SOLD OUT: Orchids at Home

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This course will explore the use of different home environments for growing orchids.

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August 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Summer Magic with Ken Scott

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Part magic, part comedy, and fun for all ages, this show will have you filled with laughter and amazement!

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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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SOLD OUT: Edible Gardening for Beginners

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

Atlanta

Get your vegetable garden producing for the upcoming growing season!

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Family Fun Day: Miss Gail’s Jumpin’ Jam

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Are you ready for some jumping, dancing, singing fun? Miss Gail will have kids up on their feet and engaged with the music.

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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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SOLD OUT: Shade Gardening

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The class focuses on plants that work well in combination for a healthy plant community.

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Shows for Seedlings: Magical Creatures in a Magical Garden with Mama Koku

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Mama Koku as she leads audience members in interactive stories featuring some of her favorite magical garden creatures!

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Strings in the Garden

August 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Supporting and above members are invited to enjoy a special evening of music in the Garden with a live strings performance and hors d’oeuvres.

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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 16, 2022

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

Atlanta

Explore the exquisite and varied colorations of the Orchid family.

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Science Café: Abra Lee

August 18 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Are you #TeamBTW (Booker T. Washington) or #TeamWEB (W. E. B. Du Bois)? In this talk, we discuss two key figures of Black garden history, their complicated relationship and their influence on the legends of American horticulture.

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Shows for Seedlings: Bilingual Music for Families! with Nathalia

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Children’s songwriter Nathalia engages families in an interactive musical performance. Her energetic songs will have families singing, dancing, and even learning a little Spanish in this fun multicultural experience!

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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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Garden Chef Demos: Natalie Fisher-Chavez

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Natalie-Fisher Chavez as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Drawing Trees

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

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Drawing Trees

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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Elevated Cooking with Microgreens

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how these tiny but mighty plants add nutrition and flavor to any meal with Greens by Grass owner Judah Sworney and Jesse Sherwood, Chef de Cuisine at Serenbe's The Hill restaurant.

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Shows for Seedlings: Musical Madness with Greg Roth

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Put on your jumping shoes and show your silly side at Mr. Greg’s interactive musical show.

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SOLD OUT: Beekeeping: Getting Started

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

Atlanta

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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Orchids for Enthusiasts

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

Atlanta

This course explores two diverse orchid groups, the genus Bulbophyllum and the subtribe Pleurothallidinae, that exhibit parallel ecological characteristics and share similar home growing requirements.

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Tai Chi

August 27 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating until August 27, 2022

One event on June 18, 2022 at 10:15 am

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

Atlanta

Saturdays, June - August: Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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SOLD OUT: Sweet Bread Basics

August 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn to craft dough perfect for making yummy homemade treats!

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AgLanta Eats Festival

August 29 @ 5:00 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 fifth year, returns to the Garden with a variety of tastings prepared by top local chefs utilizing the freshest ingredients from AgLanta growers and metro Atlanta farms.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Blake Hartley

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

Atlanta

Join Blake Hartley of Lapeer Steak & Seafood for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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September 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Butterfly Ballad with Piccadilly Puppets

September 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Mother Nature narrates the story of Katy and Kevin Caterpillar through the stages of their lives and their fascinating migration to Mexico!

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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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Garden Chef Demos: Megan McCarthy

September 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Megan McCarthy to teach you how to prepare healthy, delicious foods and incorporate them into your everyday eating lifestyle.

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Garden Open: Labor Day

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

Atlanta

Join us in the Garden during special Monday hours this Labor Day.

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Gainesville Garden Open: Labor Day

September 5 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Join us in the Gainesville Garden this Labor Day.

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Alston Lecture – Collaboration for the Better: Like Nature We Work for a Larger Cause

September 6 @ 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

Creating an origami object is difficult enough - now dream of it becoming the most archival object it can be by collaborating with a team to make a museum-quality metal sculpture. Presented by Origami in the Garden artists Jennifer and Kevin Box, Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse, and Beth Johnson.

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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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Shows for Seedlings: Dance, a Universal Language with Atlanta Dance Connection

September 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Atlanta Dance Connection for their performance of the different dance disciplines. This fun-filled demonstration is sure to have the whole family enraptured by the beauty of dance!

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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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Chocolate-Covered Weekend

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 11, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

Atlanta

September 10 - 11: Indulge in a delicious weekend of chocolate and fun family activities!

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Drop-In Family Program: Chocolate Creations

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 11, 2022 at 10:00 am

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

Use your imagination to create amazing chocolate treats that will delight your sweet tooth during Chocolate Covered Weekend.

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Autumn Harvest Dinner

September 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

Chef Megan highlights the season's local bounty for National Fruits & Veggies Month with a healthy and plant-forward three-course dinner.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Mark Alba

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning from Chef Mark Alba of Hartley Kitchen & Cocktails in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Homeschool Day

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

Atlanta

Supplement your life science, botanical and environmental studies curriculum with a visit to the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

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Science Café: Dr. Megan DeMarche

September 15 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

As the climate warms, many plants are flowering earlier in the year. In this talk, we discuss the unintended consequences, especially with plants in alpine environments.

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Shows for Seedlings: Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth with Jerry G. White

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join author, storyteller and percussionist Jerry G. White for an interactive family show that brings to life his debut Children's book, Anansi and the Colorful Kente Cloth.

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SOLD OUT – Beekeeping: Getting Started

September 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

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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Garden Chef Demos: Ilene Rouamvongsor

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Ilene Rouamvongsor as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Fuqua Lecture – Saving America’s Amazon, Presented by Ben Raines

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

Environmental journalist and filmmaker Ben Raines offers a fresh perspective on the South and the incredibly diverse landscape beneath our feet.

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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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Drawing Trees

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until September 20, 2022

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

Atlanta

Celebrate trees by learning to draw them with pencil, pen, marker and charcoal.

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SOLD OUT – Well-Seasoned Chef: Mark Jeffers

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Mark Jeffers of Lure for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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SOLD OUT: Orchids for Beginners I

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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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: Planning for Veggie Garden Success

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

Late autumn is the best time to get ready for next year! Plan your crop schedule, find out great sources for seeds and plants, and learn how to prepare garden beds.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Nick Melvin & Chef Cory Mosser

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Nick Melvin of Poco Loco, Doux South and Cory Mosser of Natural Born Tillers in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Garden Grooves

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

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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Light Bites & Garden Insights Gainesville

September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Gainesville

Contributing-level members and above are invited to enjoy light bites and exciting presentations by staff experts.

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Shows for Seedlings: Scatty the Scarecrow with Betty Ann Wylie

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join storyteller Betty Ann Wylie and Scatty the Scarecrow as they bring seasonal songs and stories to the Garden.

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Tai Chi

September 24 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Saturday, repeating until November 12, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

Saturdays, September - November: Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Gardening for Pollinators

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

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

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Garden of Eden Ball

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

Atlanta

The gala returns to the Great Lawn as the Garden’s largest annual fundraising event, generating vital revenue for Garden operations.

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Origami Folding

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2022

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

Atlanta

Sundays, May - October: Join us in the Outdoor Kitchen for origami demonstrations and to try some folds.

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Garden Chef Demos: Terri Carter

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on August 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Terri Carter as she serves up delicious recipes and teaches the origins and rise of dishes we call Southern, soul and comfort foods.

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Garden Playtime

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

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

Atlanta

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon: Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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SOLD OUT: Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration – Morning Session

September 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

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

Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with a fine line pen.

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SOLD OUT: Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration – Evening Session

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Tuesdays, September 27 - October 25: Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with a fine line pen.

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SOLD OUT – Well-Seasoned Chef: Brandon Hughes

September 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Brandon Hughes of Atrium for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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Storybook Time

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 26, 2022

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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Cocktails in the Garden

September 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until September 30, 2022

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

Atlanta

Tuesday - Sunday: Enjoy cocktails from cashless bars and live entertainment six nights a week.

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