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Atlanta Botanical Garden

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1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

December 2018

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

December 17 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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The eighth annual electrical extravaganza – Atlanta's favorite holiday tradition – features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden.

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Model Trains

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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G scale choo-choo trains and a holiday trolley chug along seven tracks on this whimsical, beautifully landscaped mountain layout.

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Narcissus Garden

December 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Discover world renown Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's Narcissus Garden art installation among the pines and conifers of Storza Woods.

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Ride-On Train: The Botanical Express

December 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

All aboard The Botanical Express! The popular children's Ride-on Train is set to depart for a trip around the Great Lawn every Saturday and Sunday, beginning November 17.

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Frog Feeding

December 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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January 2019

Winter Break Camp

January 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on January 2, 2019 at 9:00am

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

Atlanta

Send your kids on a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter’s botanical beauties and learn about cold-weather wildlife.

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Storybook Time

January 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Morning Session: Introduction to Drawing in Black & White

January 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 10, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Drawing is the foundation of visual arts, and anyone can learn its basic principles.

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Evening Session: Introduction to Drawing in Black & White

January 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drawing is the foundation of visual arts, and anyone can learn its basic principles.

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The Inspired Gardener

January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Shake off the winter blues and get in gear for springtime with this full day of garden inspiration. Enjoy the comradery of other enthusiastic gardeners as you pick up new ideas from seasoned experts and new extraordinary plants from the auction.

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Tai Chi

January 26, 2019 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden is a beautiful and relaxing place to begin your weekend. Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance. Cultivate your mental focus and physical strength in an enchanting setting.

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Pruning

January 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Now is the time to learn how to prune your trees and shrubs properly. A detailed discussion of pruning guidelines and principles will be followed by a demonstration in the Garden.

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February 2019

Summer Camp Registration Opens

February 1, 2019
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enroll your child in a stimulating summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration.

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Intermediate Drawing in Black & White

February 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Using basic black and white drawing materials, the continuing drawing students explore large plant studies, still lifes, and landscapes.

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Beekeeping: Getting Started

February 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This is an information-gathering class about the feasibility of beekeeping in the area. 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 Beginners I

February 23, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids can be divided into two broad groups that dictate cultural requirements. Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum, belong to the group whose care requirements are closest to other typical houseplants.

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Drawing Birds

February 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Spring bursting forth with all its color brings a variety of bird life. Learn how to draw birds in black and white then in colored pencil.

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March 2019

Garden Playtime

March 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature. Join the fun for hands-on learning and sensory stations that will stimulate your child's interest in the natural world.

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Member Spring Evening

March 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the first signs of spring with Atlanta Blooms!, listen to live music, shop the artist market, view chef demos and enjoy children’s activities.

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

March 16, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Good beekeepers understand their bees and take measures to meet their needs. We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

This lively class introduces students to colored pencil drawing using the Garden as a subject. Learn color theory and composition.

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Plan Your Summer Veggie Garden

March 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that will perform well through Georgia’s summer months and learn tips for improving your yields.

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April 2019

Spring Break Camp

April 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come celebrate the arrival of spring. Campers will learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration.

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Beehive Inspection

April 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Opening a beehive can be both exciting and daunting. In this advanced session, we will open and inspect a beehive emphasizing proper technique and exploring what we are seeing.

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Shade Gardening

April 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

If you have a shaded yard and think your choices are limited, you're in for a big surprise! Learn about fantastic understory trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plant choices, including many seldom-used selections.

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Drop-In Family Program: Natural Egg Dyeing

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs.

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Fresh Plates

April 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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Capturing the Garden in Colored Pencil

April 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the joy of drawing colorful plant life outdoors at the Garden in early summer.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

April 27, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. This class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning.

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Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Brunch will be enjoyed by all as a renown Atlanta chef prepares popular noontime fare in the Outdoor Kitchen. Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients.

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Jams and Preserves

April 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get ready for preserving early summer fruits by learning how to prepare jams and more. Learn through a small class demonstration and instruction.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 30, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This class builds on Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the rich colors and forms of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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May 2019

Shows for Seedlings

May 3, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers and musicians in the Children's Garden Amphitheater.

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Homeschool Day

May 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families.

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