Concerts in the Garden: Old Crow Medicine Show

Concerts return to the Gainesville Garden’s beautiful Ivester Amphitheater this fall, featuring Old Crow Medicine Show, hailed by Nashville Scene as the “great commercial folk-country group of our era.” Tickets on sale to Garden members June 10! Member Pre-Sale: Monday, June 10 at 10 a.m. General Public On-Sale: Friday, June 14… Read More

SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Wic

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Wic of Trend Urban Cafe and Guac Taco Studio in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen. With two thriving restaurants under his belt, Trend Urban Cafe and Guac Taco Studio & Bar, Chef Donnie Wicker, known as Chef Wic,… Read More

Science Café: Karl Fetter

Karl Fetter | USDA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut; Biodiversity & Conservation Genomics Center, Institute for Systems Genomics, University of Connecticut | Thursday, March 21, 6 p.m. | Location: Zoom meeting (registration required) | Building conservation genomic programs to protect imperiled tree species of… Read More

Alston Lecture: Rebecca McMackin

Adventures in Ecological Horticulture Who doesn’t love butterflies? Our gardens can be stunningly beautiful while also providing a habitat for the wildlife that enriches our lives. For ecological horticulturist Rebecca McMackin, cultivating habitat is central to landscape management. In her 10 years as Director of Horticulture at Brooklyn Bridge Park,… Read More

Monument of Dirt & Air by Jered Sprecher

Interpreting botanical images shown through technology’s visual filters, Jered Sprecher’s paintings are unlike any other. In collaboration with Whitespace Gallery, located in Inman Park, Atlanta, Monument of Dirt & Air, features 10 oil paintings by Jered Sprecher that depict plants viewed through the lens of technology. These paintings… Read More

Meet & Greet: Lillian Blades

Lillian Blades, the Atlanta artist behind the works featured during Orchid Daze, will be on hand during Valentines in the Garden Feb. 14 from 7 – 8 p.m. in the Orchid Center Atrium. Learn more and get tickets… Read More

Virtual Science Café – Jessica B. Turner-Skoff, Ph.D.

Jessica B. Turner-Skoff, Ph.D. | Associate Director, Science Communications at Longwood Gardens | February 15, 6 p.m. E.T. | Location: Zoom Meeting (registration required)| Telling the story of plants… and telling that story well Description of Presentation: As the backbone of the terrestrial ecosystem, plants are essential for life on earth. From… Read More

I Love You S’More Valentine’s Event

Set to kick-off a lovely weekend, take a moment to slow down and enjoy a s’more with the ones you love. The Gainesville Garden will be open for extended daytime hours, featuring 2 fire pits for roasting s’mores and a cashless bar. S’mores are $4 for 2 graham crackers, half… Read More

SOLD OUT: Valentines in the Garden

Map & Visual Itinerary Spend a romantic evening with your Valentine under the stars in the Garden where jazzy Sinatra sounds serenade you through an evening of dancing and dining. Stroll through the Garden on a lovely winter’s night and warm up inside where you will find stellar… Read More

Drawing the Fall Harvest – Evening Session

The summer growing season culminates in the fall harvest, when a bounty of fruits and vegetables spill out of the cornucopia, reminding us of what the earth provided. In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil.  Schedule: Tuesdays, November 7 – December 12*, 6 – 9 p.m. Fee: $210… Read More