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Atlanta Botanical Garden

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1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

November 2019

Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

November 16, 2019 - January 11, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden's annual electrical extravaganza shines nightly Nov. 16, 2019 - Jan. 11, 2020, including Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.

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Holiday Model Trains

November 16, 2019 - January 11, 2020
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

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

Atlanta

Join kids and the kids-at-heart for this holiday favorite in the Alston Overlook.

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December 2019

Botanical Saint Nick

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

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

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov. 30 – Dec. 21, bring your camera and tell all of your holiday wishes to Saint Nick while also enjoying fun holiday activities.

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Holiday Ride-on Train

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 6, 2020

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

Atlanta

All aboard the Botanical Express for a trip around the Great Lawn, Saturday – Sunday, Nov. 16 – Jan. 5!

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Reindog Parade

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join the once-a-year fun of dogs in the Garden. Dress your pooch in holiday finery to compete for prizes or to just show off.

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Frog Feeding

December 7 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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Lunchtime Culture

December 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 12:30pm

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

Atlanta

Every Lunchtime Culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta arts and culture organizations for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m., are FREE, and last approximately 30 minutes.

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Garden Open: Christmas Eve

December 24
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Tuesday, December 24, in celebration of Christmas Eve during daytime hours, and again during Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: Christmas Day

December 25
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be CLOSED during regular daytime hours from 9 p.m. - 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 25, and will be OPEN from 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. for Garden Lights, Holiday Nights.

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Garden Open: New Year’s Eve

December 31 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on December 31 in celebration of New Year's Eve.

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January 2020

Storybook Time

January 1, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day 1 of the month, repeating until September 10, 2020

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

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: 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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Winter Break Camp

January 2, 2020 - January 3, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us on a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter’s botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two fun-filled days of exploration, activities and artwork.

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Intro to Drawing in Black & White

January 7, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 9, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

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. Discover composition, proportion, shading and perspective as well as visual elements: line, value, texture, shape, and space.

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The Inspired Gardener

January 25, 2020 @ 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. Join us!

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Tai Chi

January 25, 2020 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 9:15am

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

Atlanta

Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Orchids for Beginners I

January 29, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Of all orchid species, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum require care most similar to typical houseplants. Learn tips to grow these orchids yourself. Each participant will go home with an orchid.

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February 2020

Beekeeping: Getting Started

February 1, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Time to get your garden buzzing? Learn the basics of honeybee biology, beehive maintenance and beekeeping equipment with this hands-on class at the Garden beehives.

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Summer Camp Registration Opens (online only)

February 3, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm

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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Pruning

February 11, 2020 @ 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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Teen Volunteer Day

February 17, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Are you in high school and still need to get some volunteer hours? Get to know the Garden during your February break and help prepare the grounds for spring!

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Drawing Birds

February 20, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 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 birdlife. Learn how to draw birds in black and white then in colored pencil.

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Flower Show Preview Party

February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate with a cocktail party at Longleaf restaurant and get a sneak peek at the 2020 Flower Show: Expressions.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Expressions

February 21, 2020 - February 23, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2020 Flower Show highlights the beauty of thousands of plant specimens as well as the fine art of floral design, photography and landscaping.

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One Foot at a Time: Springtime Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this beginners’ course you will learn to design, plan, and grow your own successful spring garden. This will be an interactive lesson on square foot and high productivity gardening.

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March 2020

SePPCon 2020

March 2, 2020 - March 6, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Southeastern Partners in Plant Conservation, Symposium & Workshop

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Garden Playtime

March 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2020

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

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands-on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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5 Steps to Create an Outdoor Space You Love

March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come learn how to create a synergistic relationship between your home and your outdoor living space.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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Orchids for Beginners II

March 25, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Denrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall and have evolved specialized organs to store water. This class examines the cultural requirements of this group of orchids and their adaptation to the home environment.

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April 2020

Drop-In Family Program: Natural Egg Dyeing

April 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:00am

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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Spring Break Camp

April 8, 2020 - April 10, 2020
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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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

April 11, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

If you are an aspiring beekeeper or a beekeeper who has wondered: "what and why my bees are doing whatever they might be doing?” this course is for you!

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Exploring Native Plants

April 22, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Creating a home garden that is not only beautiful but also ecologically beneficial may seem like a daunting task, but with a bit of creativity and an interest in the natural landscape, you're on your way to transforming your yard into a valuable natural community.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

April 25, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 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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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 28, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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. Plant materials are selected from the Garden’s greenhouses or students may choose to draw plants from home.

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May 2020

Homeschool Day

May 20, 2020 @ 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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Garden Open: Memorial Day

May 25, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, May 25, in commemoration of Memorial Day.

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July 2020

Garden Open: Fourth of July

July 4, 2020
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Saturday, July 4, in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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