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May 2022

SOLD OUT: Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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Origami in the Garden Member Preview: All Members

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Individual, Dual, Family and Family Plus members are invited to an exclusive preview in Atlanta.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

May 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2022

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

Atlanta

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

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Storybook Time

May 4 @ 11:00 am - August 31 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until May 4, 2022

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

Gainesville

Wednesdays, May - August: Listen to stories about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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Origami in the Garden Member Preview: All Members

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Individual, Dual, Family and Family Plus members are invited to an exclusive preview in Atlanta

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Shows for Seedlings: Bug-Snackin’ Plants with Jeanne Lyons and Friends

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Some plants eat bugs! They have special gifts and special needs, much like Ms. Jeanne’s friends. Join them in songs about some carnivorous plants that amaze us all.

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Origami in the Garden

May 7 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The delicate nature of paper art meets the monumental forms of metal sculpture this spring during Origami in the Garden.

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SOLD OUT: Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour

May 7 - May 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 7, 2022

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

Atlanta

Stroll through Atlanta’s most remarkable private gardens on the 38th annual Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour, May 7-8.

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Soil Festival 2022 at Truly Living Well

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture, 324 Lawton St SW
Atlanta, GA 30310 United States

Atlanta

Reconnect with where your food comes from and experience Atlanta's local food movement at the 7th annual Soil Festival hosted by Food Well Alliance and WABE at Truly Living Well! The Garden's own Community Outreach Manager, Moe Hemmings, will be a featured speaker for the event.

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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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Atlanta Rose Show

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Present by the Greater Atlanta Rose Society, the annual cut-flower show in Day Hall features roses of every variety and color.

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Cocktails in the Garden

May 7 @ 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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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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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Pat Pascarella

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Pat Pascarella of Bastone, Grana and The White Bull for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Philippe Haddad

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a relaxing evening dining, sipping and learning from Chef Philippe Haddad of PGH Hospitality Group in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Alston Lecture: Topiary Therapy

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

Atlanta

Presented by Topiary Artist Mike Gibson, join us for this Alston Lecture.

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Shows for Seedlings: Bilingual Music for Families! with Nathalia

May 13 @ 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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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Nick Leahy

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

Atlanta

Join Nick Leahy of Nick’s Westside for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Rodney Smith Jr.

May 18 @ 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 from Chef Rodney Smith Jr. of 5Church Midtown in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Science Café: Georgann Eubanks

May 19 @ 6:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Georgann Eubanks will discuss stories from her trek across six states and her new book, "Save the Wild South."

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Shows for Seedlings: Jumpin’ Jam with Gail Burnett

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. 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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SOLD OUT: Beekeeping: Getting Started

May 21 @ 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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Tai Chi: Beginners

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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SOLD OUT: Container Gardening

May 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore container gardening design and learn about a variety of plants that do well in pots.

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SOLD OUT: Orchids for Beginners I

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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.

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Shows for Seedlings: Playtime Songs with Ms. Patty

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Join in the fun with some of your favorite oldies played with an updated twist. Ms. Patty’s playtime songs are sure to put a smile on your face, rhythm in your feet, and love in your heart.

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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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Garden Open: Memorial Day

May 30 @ 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, May 30, in commemoration of Memorial Day.

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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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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Craig Richards

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

Atlanta

Join Craig Richards of Lyla Lila for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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June 2022

The View from Federal Twist: A New Way of Thinking about Gardens, Nature and Ourselves

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

Atlanta

To celebrate the release of his acclaimed recent book, The View from Federal Twist, join James Golden for the story behind his eponymous garden.

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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Holly Chute

June 1 @ 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 Holly Chute of Georgia Grown prepares a four-part small plate menu.

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Origami in the Garden Scavenger Hunt

June 3 - October 16
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Check off nine Origami in the Garden sculptures as you explore with this free activity available in the Visitor Center.

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Shows for Seedlings: Music Party with Travis Murphy

June 3 @ 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. Come on a musical journey with fun and silly songs, dancing and jamming, and visits from Mr. Travis’s puppet friends!

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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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Summer Camp

June 6 - July 23
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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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Christopher Grossman

June 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Christopher Grossman of The Chastain for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen. 

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SOLD OUT: Taste of the Mediterranean

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

Atlanta

Savor a dinner from Chefs Crystal Leach and Nancy Waldeck highlighting the bold, healthy and fresh flavors of the Mediterranean diet.

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Shows for Seedlings: Interactive Songs and Stories with Michael Levine

June 10 @ 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. Get ready to sing, dance, shake, and laugh together as Mr. Michael gets silly with his guitar!

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SOLD OUT: Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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SOLD OUT: Build Your Own Bog Bowl

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

Atlanta

A generous choice of carnivorous plants will be offered for participants to create your very own mini bog bowl.

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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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SOLD OUT: Drawing Orchids in Black and White

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 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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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Tai Chi

June 18 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Drawing Orchids in Colored Pencil

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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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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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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