Children's Performances


Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of the best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Visit the “Kids Programs” section under “Learn” at for a full listing of performers for the Gainesville Garden.

Free with Garden Admission

Last Saturdays of the Month, May - September
11 a.m.

September 29

Rosie and the Butterfly

Using puppets, costumes, backdrop and narratives, Rosie reads to the audience about the parallel early life of Rosalynn Smith Carter and the life of monarch butterflies. The journey of the monarch butterfly and one of Georgia’s first ladies lives intertwine in their journey on the butterfly trail!