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An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour

The Atlanta Botanical Garden presents a special outdoor concert by legendary singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge on Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 p.m. An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour will be staged on the Great Lawn, where guests are invited to relax with an intimate experience under the stars. Seating… Read More

Origami in the Garden Scavenger Hunt

Pick up an Origami in the Garden scavenger hunt sheet in the Hardin Visitor Center, or print your own at home. Check off nine sculptures as you explore Origami in the Garden. When you finish, flip your paper over for simple instructions on folding a tulip bloom. Read More

Hammered Flower Watercolor Discovery Station Event

Turn fresh blooms and leaves into works of art. This walk up event allows you to create your own art piece to take home made with just flowers and a hammer. This hammering technique makes it so easy to transfer bright blooms onto watercolor paper. Please note that children under… Read More

Shows for Seedlings: Music Party with Travis Murphy

Enjoy a variety of live performances by some of Atlanta’s most beloved children’s musicians and storytellers in this engaging series. Shows take place Fridays, May through September at 10 and 10:45 a.m.  Come on Travis Murphy’s musical adventure, as he explores different sounds, movements and silly lyrics with… Read More

Shows for Seedlings: Scatty the Scarecrow with Betty Ann Wylie

Enjoy a variety of live performances by some of Atlanta’s most beloved children’s musicians and storytellers in this engaging series. Shows take place Fridays, May through September at 10 and 10:45 a.m.  “Hi, my name is Scatty and I want you to know, I’m a walking, talking, live… Read More

Shows for Seedlings: Butterfly Ballad with Piccadilly Puppets

Enjoy a variety of live performances by some of Atlanta’s most beloved children’s musicians and storytellers in this engaging series. Shows take place Fridays, May through September at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Join Piccadilly Puppets for their performance of Butterfly Ballad, written by Carol Daniel and Pamela Shook. Read More

Joseph Genova Floral Paintings

Joseph Genova, a native of Italy, moved to New York at the age of nine. He studied at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Although he is mainly self-taught as an artist, he has drawn inspiration from masters such as Caravaggio and his use of chiaroscuro, the strong contrast… Read More

Pollinator Party

Enjoy a family celebration of the bees, butterflies, birds and other animals that pollinate plants and are responsible for many fruits and vegetables.  Musical Performances: Jammin Junebugs with Alyssa Easterly. Shows at 10:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. on the Great Lawn. Shake, jiggle, and wiggle to the tunes with Mrs. Alyssa… Read More