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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
Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Anderson Education Center classroom inside the Butterfly House
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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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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8th Annual Fall Plant Sale
8th Annual Fall Plant Sale
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
8th Annual Fall Plant Sale
Rain Day: Sunday, October 8, noon – 4pm The plant sale is open to the public featuring unique plants, trees and shrubs native to Alabama. It will also feature plants that attract birds, bees and butterflies. Activities will include vendors … Continue reading
Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Oct 8 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Anderson Education Center classroom inside the Butterfly House
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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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Fall Break Children’s Camp 9:00 am
Fall Break Children’s Camp
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children 6 to 13 years old Available: October 2-6, 2017 (full) and October 9-13, 2017 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Anderson Education Center Instructors- Misty Hertzig and Elizabeth Franks Campers will explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, … Continue reading
Fall Break Activities in the Garden 1:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden
Oct 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fall Break Activities in the Garden @ Children's Garden
Fall Break Activities in the Garden The World of Wind and Light! Family Friendly FUN Every Day!  October 2-6, 2017 and October 9-13, 2017 Explore the world of George Sherwood’s exhibit Wind, Waves, and Light: Kinetic Sculpture. Scavenger hunts every … Continue reading
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Huntsville Herb Society – October Extravaganza 10:00 am
Huntsville Herb Society – October Extravaganza
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Huntsville Herb Society - October Extravaganza @ Murray Hall
For a printable version (PDF) of this registration form, click here.                       
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Native Tree Identification 12:30 pm
Native Tree Identification
Oct 15 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Native Tree Identification @ Anderson Education Center classroom inside the Butterfly House
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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Homeschool K-8th October 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th October
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th October @ Anderson Education Center
Session 1: Keystone Species: Ecosystem Engineers A keystone species is one that other species in an ecosystem largely depend upon.  If it were removed the ecosystem would change drastically.  Students will learn about some of the Alabama keystone species and … Continue reading
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Art at the Garden – Pamela Sue Keller
Art at the Garden – Pamela Sue Keller
Oct 19 – Dec 31 all-day
Art at the Garden - Pamela Sue Keller
Pamela Sue Keller – Mezzanine Gallery October 19 – December 31st Each work is a page from my daily sketchbook journal. My sketchbook is autobiographical so each piece represents a mood, thought, or an idea from that days drawing session. … Continue reading
Homeschool K-8th October 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th October
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th October @ Anderson Education Center
Session 1: Keystone Species: Ecosystem Engineers A keystone species is one that other species in an ecosystem largely depend upon.  If it were removed the ecosystem would change drastically.  Students will learn about some of the Alabama keystone species and … Continue reading
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Giveback Day at the Garden
Giveback Day at the Garden
Oct 20 all-day
Giveback Day at the Garden @ Garden
Benefiting Kids to Love  |  www.kidstolove.org The Garden welcomes visitors to bring in a donation for Kids to Love to receive free admission into the Garden for the day. Each item donated allows one person free admission. Christmas Wish List: [raw] Footballs/Basketballs … Continue reading
Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Oct 20 @ 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
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes 6:00 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes @ Scarecrow Trail & Butterfly House
Register for October 20 – Full Register for October 21 Register for October 24 Register for October 26 Enjoy a family night hike through the Scarecrow Trail and BOO-terfly House. Experience sounds of the evening from bullfrogs, crickets and maybe … Continue reading
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Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes 6:00 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes
Oct 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes @ Scarecrow Trail & Butterfly House
Register for October 20 – Full Register for October 21 Register for October 24 Register for October 26 Enjoy a family night hike through the Scarecrow Trail and BOO-terfly House. Experience sounds of the evening from bullfrogs, crickets and maybe … Continue reading
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Membership and Volunteer Orientation 1:30 pm
Membership and Volunteer Orientation
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Optional Guided Walking Tour: 3:00p-3:30p 2 Free Guest Passes per family for those that attend –  A $24 value! If you’re a new member or would like to know more about the Garden, plan on attending the member and volunteer … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th October 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th October
Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th October @ Anderson Education Center
Session 1: Keystone Species: Ecosystem Engineers A keystone species is one that other species in an ecosystem largely depend upon.  If it were removed the ecosystem would change drastically.  Students will learn about some of the Alabama keystone species and … Continue reading
An Evening for Educators 4:30 pm
An Evening for Educators
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
An Evening for Educators @ Arbor
providing professional development and networking opportunities for local teachers, administrators and curriculum coordinators Register Here During the Alabama Bicentennial 200 Huntsville Botanical Garden will showcase many of Alabama’s state symbols found throughout the Garden and Madison County, including the Monarch … Continue reading
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes 6:00 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes @ Scarecrow Trail & Butterfly House
Register for October 20 – Full Register for October 21 Register for October 24 Register for October 26 Enjoy a family night hike through the Scarecrow Trail and BOO-terfly House. Experience sounds of the evening from bullfrogs, crickets and maybe … Continue reading
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Homeschool K-8th October 12:00 pm
Homeschool K-8th October
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Homeschool K-8th October @ Anderson Education Center
Session 1: Keystone Species: Ecosystem Engineers A keystone species is one that other species in an ecosystem largely depend upon.  If it were removed the ecosystem would change drastically.  Students will learn about some of the Alabama keystone species and … Continue reading
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes 6:00 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes @ Scarecrow Trail & Butterfly House
Register for October 20 – Full Register for October 21 Register for October 24 Register for October 26 Enjoy a family night hike through the Scarecrow Trail and BOO-terfly House. Experience sounds of the evening from bullfrogs, crickets and maybe … Continue reading
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Bootanica 10:00 am
Bootanica
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bootanica @ Children's Garden
Purchase Tickets Here Mark your calendars for the favorite fall event, Bootanica! This fun filled spooktacular day is appropriate for all ages. Put on frightening costumes and come on out to the Garden for a goulish good time. Visit the … Continue reading
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