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Atlanta Botanical Garden

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1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

September 2022

Shows for Seedlings: Music Party with Travis Murphy

September 30 @ 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 visits from Mr. Travis's puppet friends!

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CANCELED: An Evening with Melissa Etheridge: One Way Out Tour

September 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Atlanta Botanical Garden presents a special outdoor concert by legendary singer/songwriter Melissa Etheridge.

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October 2022

Scarecrows in the Garden

October 1 - October 30
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

October 1 - October 30, enjoy creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Garden.

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Tai Chi

October 1 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15 am on Saturday, repeating until November 12, 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Saturdays, September - November: Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Introduction to Seed Saving

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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This introductory class will explore the various parts of the seeds, plant selection, collecting, preparing and storing seeds helping to build confidence in this time-honored aspect of regenerative agriculture.

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Fall Family Fun

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Saturdays & Sundays in October: Fall-themed activities will delight youngsters of all ages!

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Garden Chef Demos: Megan McCarthy

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 6, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 3, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 4, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 1, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 2, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Megan McCarthy to teach you how to prepare healthy, delicious foods and incorporate them into your everyday eating lifestyle.

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SOLD OUT: Plant-Based Eating Workshop

October 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Learn the basic principles to fuel yourself, promote healthy digestion, energy and wellness through plant-based eating.

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Fest-of-Ale

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

October 1 - October 30: Explore Scarecrows in the Garden and enjoy live music during our annual beer fest featuring a variety of specialty ales.

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Origami Folding

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until October 16, 2022

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

Atlanta

Sundays, May - October: Join us in the Outdoor Kitchen for origami demonstrations and to try some folds.

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Member Fall Evening in Atlanta

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Enjoy festive fall activities at night, including live music, Scarecrows in the Garden and more.

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Garden Playtime

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

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

Atlanta

Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - noon: Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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SOLD OUT: Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration – Morning Session

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with a fine line pen.

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SOLD OUT: Fine Line Pen for Botanical Illustration – Evening Session

October 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 25, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Tuesdays, September 27 - October 25: Learn the basic techniques and tools for working with a fine line pen.

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SOLD OUT – Well-Seasoned Chef: Deborah VanTrece

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Deborah VanTrece of Twisted Soul Cookhouse & Pours for an intimate culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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Storybook Time

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 26, 2022

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

Atlanta

Wednesdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m.: Nature-inspired stories come to life as our educators read about bees, flowers, butterflies and other garden friends.

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Selecting Bulbs

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Plan your beautiful spring and summer blooms now by learning about the best bulbs for each season and identifying the ideal planting times.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Rusty Bowers & Chef Thomas McKeown

October 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Rusty Bowers of Pine Street Market and Chef Thomas McKeown of Hyatt Regency Atlanta in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Garden Grooves

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 27, 2022

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

Atlanta

Thursdays, 10 and 10:45 a.m.: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Join us for songs and dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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In this class, we will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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Garden Chef Demos: Ilene Rouamvongsor

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 13, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Ilene Rouamvongsor as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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SOLD OUT: Diwali Delights

October 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Learn some classic recipes to celebrate Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, in this hands-on cooking experience with Chef Naina Bhedwar.

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Garden Chef Demos: Natalie Fisher-Chavez

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 31, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 18, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Natalie-Fisher Chavez as she demonstrates her recipes in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Alston Lecture – The Southeast’s Paradoxical Palm: Sabal palmetto

October 17 @ 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Join natural historian and author, Jono Miller, for a wide-ranging introduction to this common palm that can live for centuries, survive fire, flood and freeze, and which played a role in our fight for independence.

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SOLD OUT – Well-Seasoned Chef: Matthew Basford

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Matthew Basford of Canoe for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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Orchids for Beginners II

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Oncidium, Dendrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall. This course will explore the cultural requirements for successfully growing and blooming species and hybrids of these groups in a home setting.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Drew Van Leuvan

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Drew Van Leuvan of Farm Burger in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Goblins in the Garden

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Show off the little ones’ Halloween costumes on the Goblin Runway and enjoy fun fall-themed games and activities.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Contributing-level members and above are invited to enjoy light bites and exciting presentations by staff experts.

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SOLD OUT – Well-Seasoned Chef: Zeb Stevenson

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Zeb Stevenson of Redbird for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience in the Outdoor Kitchen.

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Alston Lecture – Beauty of the Wild, Presented by Darrel Morrison

October 25 @ 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Darrel Morrison discusses his book, Beauty of the Wild, and the people and places that have influenced his philosophy toward designing landscapes.

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SOLD OUT: Winter Container Gardening

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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This class explores container gardening basics including plant selection, soil types and choosing appropriate containers.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Eddie Hernandez

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping, and learning from Chef Eddie Hernandez of Taqueria del Sol in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Great Pumpkin-Carving Festival

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Watch as contestants compete for the most creative pumpkin heads in the Garden while enjoying Fest-of-Ale!

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Garden Chef Demos: Terri Carter

October 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on July 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 27, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on August 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 29, 2022 at 12:00 pm

One event on October 30, 2022 at 12:00 pm

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Terri Carter as she serves up delicious recipes and teaches the origins and rise of dishes we call Southern, soul and comfort foods.

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November 2022

SOLD OUT: Drawing the Fall Harvest – Morning Session

November 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 6, 2022

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or black and white mediums.

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Drawing the Fall Harvest – Evening Session

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 6, 2022

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

In this class, students create still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or black and white mediums.

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SOLD OUT: Homemade Pie Making

November 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Elevate your pies or gain a completely new skill when you learn how to make flaky, delicious pie crust from scratch in this hands-on class.

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SOLD OUT: Homemade Pie Making

November 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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Elevate your pies or gain a completely new skill when you learn how to make flaky, delicious pie crust from scratch in this hands-on class.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights Member Premiere

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Be among the first to experience the 12th annual holiday lights show before it opens to the public.

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Holiday Model Trains

November 12, 2022 - January 14, 2023
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturdays - Sundays, November - January: Join kids and the kids at heart for this holiday favorite, running day and night on the Alston Overlook.

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Holiday Ride-on Train

November 12
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2022

One event on December 24, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on December 31, 2022 at 12:00 am

One event on January 7, 2023 at 12:00 am

One event on January 8, 2023 at 12:00 am

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

Atlanta

Saturdays - Sundays, November - January: All aboard the Botanical Express for a trip around the Great Lawn. $5 per passenger, $3 for members.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights presented by Invesco QQQ

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 14, 2023

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

Atlanta

November - January: The 12th annual holiday extravaganza dazzles the Garden nightly with millions of brilliantly-colored LED lights and displays.

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SOLD OUT: Orchids at Home

November 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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This course explores basic, essential aspects of orchid growing at home and the use of a variety of different home environments to support a diverse array of these unique plants.

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Botanical Saint Nick

November 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2022

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

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov 26 – Dec 17: Bring your camera and tell all of your holiday wishes to the big guy clad in green.

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December 2022

Carols in the Garden

December 3 @ 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:45 am on Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2022

An event every week that begins at 11:45 am on Saturday, repeating until December 17, 2022

One event on December 3, 2022 at 11:45 am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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December 3, 10 & 17: Enjoy festive holiday music sung by Atlanta's premiere carolers, the Tinseltones.

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Orchids for Enthusiasts

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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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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Winter Wonderland Camp

December 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 20, 2022 at 9:00 am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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December 19 - 20: Become elves and winter royalty as we embark on a 2-day adventure full of wondrous exploration and botanical beauty.

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