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May 2021

SUPERnatural: Glass Art in Bloom

May 15 - October 31
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the Garden ablaze with shimmering, larger-than-life glass plants by Jason Gamrath.

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September 2021

Member Appreciation Month

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

Atlanta

Garden members enjoy extra perks in September, including special events, prizes and additional discounts in the Garden and beyond.

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Virtual Alston Lecture – Among Flowers: Jamaica Kincaid

September 27 @ 7:00 pm

Atlanta

In conversation with Teresa Weaver, join this virtual lecture with Jamaica Kincaid.

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Scarecrows in the Garden

September 28 - October 31
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

September 28 - October 31, enjoy creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, scattered throughout the Garden.

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Garden Playtime

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 26, 2021

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

Atlanta

Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Make artistic creations connected to the garden surroundings.

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Cocktails in the Garden

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:00pm, repeating until September 30, 2021

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

Atlanta

Tuesday - Sunday: Enjoy cocktails from cash bars and live entertainment six nights a week.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Kevin Gillespie and Andreas Muller

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

Atlanta

Join Kevin Gillespie and Andreas Muller of Redbeard Restaurants for an intimate culinary experience.

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Storybook Time

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 27, 2021

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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Garden Grooves

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:05 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 28, 2021

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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October 2021

Shows for Seedlings: Return of Battina the Friendly Witch! with Betty Ann Wylie

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Battina the Friendly Witch is flying back to the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Come join the fun as we get ready for Halloween!

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Fest-of-Ale

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2021

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

Atlanta

Oct. 1 - 31, Tuesday - Sunday: Explore Scarecrows in the Garden and enjoy live music during our annual beer fest featuring a variety of specialty ales from cash bars.

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Tai Chi

October 2 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until November 20, 2021

An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Saturday, repeating until November 20, 2021

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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SOLD OUT – Fall Pruning

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get an expert’s take on the proper timing and techniques for tree/shrub pruning and fall cut-backs.

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Canceled: Frog Feeding

October 2 @ 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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Member Fall Evening

October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Members are invited to enjoy live music and fun activities for all ages.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Matthew Basford

October 5 @ 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 culinary experience.

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SOLD OUT: Fresh Plates Series: Chef Cole Pate

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

Atlanta

Enjoy a relaxing evening dining, sipping and learning from Chef Cole Pate of The Southern Gentleman in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Shows for Seedlings: Musical Madness with Greg Roth

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Put on your jumping shoes and show your silly side at Mr. Greg’s interactive musical show.

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

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

Atlanta

Dive into honey bee biology relevant to beekeeping with a visit to the Garden observation hive, weather permitting.

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Garden Open: Columbus Day

October 11 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open for Columbus Day, Monday, October 11.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Zeb Stevenson

October 12 @ 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 culinary experience.

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Alston Lecture – The Plant Hunter: A Scientist’s Quest for Nature’s Next Medicines

October 12 @ 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Presented by Cassandra Quave, PhD, join us for this Alston Lecture.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Mark Alba

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a relaxing evening dining, sipping and learning from Chef Mark Alba of 5Church in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Planning for Veggie Garden Success

October 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Late autumn is the best time to prepare garden vegetable beds.

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Shows for Seedlings: Bug-Snackin’ Plants with Jeanne Lyons and Friends

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Some plants eat bugs! They have special gifts and special needs, much like Ms. Jeanne’s friends. Join them in songs about some carnivorous plants that amaze us all.

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Amazing Aquafaba

October 17 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Have you heard about magical aquafaba, the cooking water from neutral-flavored beans? Learn more in this hands-on class!

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Fuqua Lecture – The Earth in Her (Our) Hands

October 18 @ 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us for this Fuqua Lecture, presented by Jennifer Jewell in conversation with Mary Pat Matheson.

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SOLD OUT – Fresh Plates Series: Chef Philippe Haddad

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a relaxing evening dining, sipping and learning from Chef Philippe Haddad of PGH Hospitality Group in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

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Shows for Seedlings: Harvest Songs with Alyssa Easterly

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Groove along to the ghoulish fun songs of the spooky season with Miss Alyssa!

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Orchids for Beginners II

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

Atlanta

Oncidium, Dendrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall. Examine the cultural requirements of this group and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Goblins in the Garden

October 24 @ 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 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Contributing level and above. Enjoy Light Bites and a presentation by Dr. Loy Xingwen.

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Drawing the Fall Harvest

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 30, 2021

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 30, 2021

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

Atlanta

Create seasonal still-life drawings in colored pencil and/or black and white media.

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SOLD OUT: Well-Seasoned Chef: Brian Wolfe

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

Atlanta

Join Brian Wolfe of Kimball House for an intimate culinary experience.

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Great Pumpkin-Carving Fest

October 28 @ 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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Shows for Seedlings: Musical Adventure with Travis Murphy

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Performances at 10:00 and 10:45 a.m. Come on a musical journey with fun and silly songs, dancing and jamming, and visits from Mr. Travis’s puppet friends!

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SOLD OUT – Winter Container Gardening

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn container garden design principles and plant combinations for year-round appeal.

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November 2021

Virtual Reindog Parade

November 1 - November 30

Atlanta

Participate in this pup-u-lar event from the comfort and safety of your home!

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SOLD OUT – Orchids at Home

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

Atlanta

Discover what orchid varieties will grow best in different home settings.

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SOLD OUT – Homemade Pie Making

November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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 11 @ 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 11th annual holiday lights show before it opens to the public.

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Holiday Model Trains

November 13, 2021 - January 15, 2022
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join kids and the kids at heart for this holiday favorite, running day and night on the Alston Overlook.

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Garden Lights, Holiday Nights presented by Invesco QQQ

November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 15, 2022

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

Atlanta

The 11th annual holiday extravaganza dazzles the Garden nightly with millions of brilliantly-colored LED lights and displays.

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Holiday Ride-on Train

November 14 @ 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 3, 2022

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. $5 per passenger, $3 for members.

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SOLD OUT – Floral Design: Workshop

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2021 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Create and take home your own contemporary floral arrangement with an autumn flair.

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Atlanta Orchid Society 2021 Orchid Show

November 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 20, 2021 at 9:00am

One event on November 21, 2021 at 9:00am

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

Atlanta

Join the Atlanta Orchid Society for the 2021 Orchid Show and sale in the Day Hall.

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SOLD OUT – Floral Design: Workshop

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Create and take home your own contemporary floral arrangement with an autumn flair.

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Botanical Saint Nick

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

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

Atlanta

Saturdays, Nov 27 – Dec 18, bring your camera and tell all of your holiday wishes to Saint Nick while also enjoying fun holiday activities.

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January 2022

Winter Break Camp

January 3, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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.

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February 2022

Flower Show Preview Party

February 24, 2022 @ 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 2022 Flower Show: Metamorphosis.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Metamorphosis

February 25, 2022 - February 27, 2022
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2022 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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