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Purdy Butterfly House
Purdy Butterfly House
May 6 – Oct 5 all-day
Purdy Butterfly House @ Purdy Butterfly House | Huntsville | Alabama | United States
This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite … Continue reading
George Sherwood
George Sherwood
Sep 1 – Nov 30 all-day
George Sherwood @ Throughout the Garden
Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculptures American sculptor George Sherwood explores aesthetic systems of space, time, and the dynamic relationships of objects in motion. His work is usually made of stainless steel, the reflective qualities of which integrate the sculpture … Continue reading
Scarecrow Trail
Scarecrow Trail
Sep 1 – Oct 31 all-day
Scarecrow Trail @ Throughout the Garden
Scarecrows  |  Hay-bales  | Sorghum Maze  |  Weekend Hayrides | Pumpkin Patch | Gilded Gourds The Scarecrow Trail is free with Garden Admission or Membership The Scarecrow Festival at the Garden is a favorite fall event. The popular Scarecrow Trail is visited … Continue reading
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Teacher Appreciation Day 11:00 am
Teacher Appreciation Day
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free Admission for you and 1 guest! While you’re exploring Huntsville Botanical Garden, take a seat at Table in the Garden and unwind. Inspired by the elements of nature, birch accents border the entrance and give way to a spacious, … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 4 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 6 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 7 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Scarecrow Breakfast & Festival – Sold Out 8:00 am
Scarecrow Breakfast & Festival – Sold Out
Sep 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Scarecrow Breakfast & Festival - Sold Out @ Carriage House - throughout the Garden
Scarecrow Breakfast & Festival 8 AM – 9 AM Breakfast 9 AM  – 10 AM Festival SOLD OUT Scarecrow Festival starts with a fall themed pancake breakfast in the Atrium of the new Guest Center. Visit the scarecrows and enjoy … Continue reading
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Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Sep 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Meet in Guest Center
Register for Sept. 10 – FULL | Tree List | Map | Introduction Presentation Register for Sept. 17 | Tree List | Map Register for Sept. 24 | Tree List | Map Register for Oct. 1 | Tree List | Map Register for … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
Annual Member Meeting 7:00 pm
Annual Member Meeting
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm
Purchase tickets for Annual Meeting Social 2017 has been a thriving year at the garden! Please join us for our Annual Meeting & Social 5:30 PM Social Heavy Hors d’oevres, Wine, and Music $25 per Member 6:30 PM Annual Member … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 13 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th September 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th September
Sep 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th September @ Anderson Education Center
George Sherwood Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture Session 1: Introduction to Wind, Waves, and Light   Students will learn about the main concepts that George Sherwood uses to create the sculptures that make up the current exhibit.  They will tour the … Continue reading
Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Family Campout in the Garden 5:00 pm
Family Campout in the Garden
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – Sep 16 @ 8:00 am
Family Campout in the Garden @ Dogwood Grove behind Aquatic Garden
Register Here Campout activities include a hot dog dinner and a hay wagon ride to the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheatre for the ever popular Hoot In The Night owl show followed by star gazing with the Von Braun Astronomical Society, roasting marshmallows … Continue reading
A Hoot in the Night Owl Show 6:00 pm
A Hoot in the Night Owl Show
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
A Hoot in the Night Owl Show @ Boeing Toyota Amphitheatre
Purchase Tickets Here Celebrate fall with A Hoot in the Night owl show! The owls are brought to us by the Alabama 4-H Center Coosa River Science School. The presentation includes history of owls and why they are beneficial to … Continue reading
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Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale 9:00 am
Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Paint Out & Wet Paint Sale @ Garden
(Paint Out Welcome Reception) Friday, Sept. 15 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Paint Out Saturday, Sept. 16 Rain Date Sept. 17 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM In the Garden Registration Here Wet Paint Sale Sunday, Sept. 17 2:00 PM – … Continue reading
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Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Meet in Guest Center
Register for Sept. 10 – FULL | Tree List | Map | Introduction Presentation Register for Sept. 17 | Tree List | Map Register for Sept. 24 | Tree List | Map Register for Oct. 1 | Tree List | Map Register for … Continue reading
Felder Rushing Herb Presentation & Reception 4:00 pm
Felder Rushing Herb Presentation & Reception
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Felder Rushing Herb Presentation & Reception @ Carriage House
Register Here Don’t miss this opportunity to meet and hear Felder’s presentation.. Felder is always entertaining and educational. Horticulturist Felder Rushing is a 10th generation American gardener who doubles his pleasure between a celebrated Mississippi cottage and a terrace house … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th September 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th September
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th September @ Anderson Education Center
George Sherwood Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture Session 1: Introduction to Wind, Waves, and Light   Students will learn about the main concepts that George Sherwood uses to create the sculptures that make up the current exhibit.  They will tour the … Continue reading
Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Daylily Sale 9:00 am
Daylily Sale
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Daylily Sale @ Grisham Pavilion
Members Day: Thursday, September 21 9 am – 4 pm Open to Public: Friday, September 22 » 9 am – 4 pm Saturday, September 23 » 9 am – 1 pm These easy care plants will be available in pink, red, yellow, … Continue reading
Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts @ Anderson Education Classroom
Come and enjoy exciting stories for the season, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the garden with your little Sprout!  Each class offers a different adventure to get your little one experiencing nature and all it has to … Continue reading
Fresh From the Garden 5:30 pm
Fresh From the Garden
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Fresh From the Garden @ Garden
Fresh from the Garden, a farm to table experience, is a much anticipated event that takes place at the Huntsville Botanical Garden each year. This year’s event will feature renowned Chef James Boyce, founder of Boyce Restaurant Concepts which includes … Continue reading
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Fairy Houses: Windows into Nature presented by Renee Simmons Raney 1:00 pm
Fairy Houses: Windows into Nature presented by Renee Simmons Raney
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Register Here “Build them and the fairies will come!” Join Director of the Wunderkind Institute of Nature Discovery and the author of the newly released book, Hairy, Scary, but Mostly Merry Fairies: Curing Nature-Deficit Disorder through Folklore, Imagination, and Creative … Continue reading
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Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Sep 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Meet in Guest Center
Register for Sept. 10 – FULL | Tree List | Map | Introduction Presentation Register for Sept. 17 | Tree List | Map Register for Sept. 24 | Tree List | Map Register for Oct. 1 | Tree List | Map Register for … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th September 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th September
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th September @ Anderson Education Center
George Sherwood Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture Session 1: Introduction to Wind, Waves, and Light   Students will learn about the main concepts that George Sherwood uses to create the sculptures that make up the current exhibit.  They will tour the … Continue reading
Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 26 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th September 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th September
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th September @ Anderson Education Center
George Sherwood Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture Session 1: Introduction to Wind, Waves, and Light   Students will learn about the main concepts that George Sherwood uses to create the sculptures that make up the current exhibit.  They will tour the … Continue reading
Fidos after Five 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm
Fidos after Five @ Garden
Purchase Passes Here The Garden is “going to the dogs” like never before. The all new Fidos After Five invites the pooches to enjoy the Garden Monday – Thursday evenings 5 PM – dusk. Leash up Rover, pack a snack … Continue reading
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Girl’s Night Out Painted Gourd Class 6:00 pm
Girl’s Night Out Painted Gourd Class
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Girl's Night Out Painted Gourd Class @ Nichols Arbor
Register Here Create a festive Scarecrow Gourd to decorate your home! Artist Linda Morton leads the class using acrylic paints and medium size gourds. Light beverages and appetizers served. Beer and wine avaialble for purchase. All materials supplied. Members $30 … Continue reading
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Monarch Watch Butterfly Tag and Release 10:00 am
Monarch Watch Butterfly Tag and Release
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Monarch Watch Butterfly Tag and Release @ Anderson Education Center/Purdy Butterfly House/Celebration Station
10:00 am Register Here 11:00 am Register Here  Monarch butterflies migrate through Huntsville, Alabama from September to mid-October every year on their incredible journey from Canada to Mexico where they will roost over the winter months.  These seemingly delicate creatures fly … Continue reading


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