We've got lots of fun ways to celebrate summer in the Garden.  Look for more and more butterflies and lush growth and blooms! Remember our summer extended hours on Thursdays - 9 am to 9 pm - through the end of August.  Starting on September 6,  Thursday hours will be 10 am to 8 pm. 

Make plans to see Lifting the Landscape - sculptures by Christopher Curtis through Aug. 26  - all pieces are for sale and a portion of proceeds benefit the Botanic Garden.

Thursday, Aug. 2: DOG NIGHT - Bring your four-legged family member for an evening walk (and sniff) in the Garden from 5 to 9 pm. Water bowls and wading pools will be out for cooling off.  

Monday, Aug. 6: Registration for our Scarecrows In the Garden opens 

Thursday, Aug. 9:  WINE TASTING: ROSÉS - Pre-registration is required for this guided tasting of 5 to 6 rosé wines from around the world. Light refreshments - Get details!

Saturday, Aug. 11: ASTRONOMY NIGHT - PERSEID METEOR SHOWER - BA Sidewalk Astronomers will be on hand with telescopes. Bring a blanket or chairs. 

Sunday, Aug. 12: SUMMER GARDENING TIPS - Get tips from our Horticulture Manager Dustin Stoll. Starts at 1pm

Thursday, Aug. 16: TOMATO TASTING & BLOODY MARY MAKING  and it's also MUSIC NIGHT!

Saturday, Aug. 18: CHAT WITH A BEE KEEPER - we're celebrating National Honeybee Appreciation Day with a family-friendly presentation including observation bee hive and honey tasting! 

Sunday, Aug. 26: Meet Artist Christopher Curtis at a reception from 4-6 p.m. in our Mabee Grange. Learn about his process and method for creating the sculptures in Lifting the Landscape on display at the Garden through Aug. 26.