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Anita Hoodless
Anita Hoodless
Mar 10 – Jun 30 all-day
Anita Hoodless @ Guest Center
Watercolor artist Anita Hoodless paints a variety of subjects in an interpretive realistic style. Her large still lifes and florals reflect her love of bold color and strong value contrasts. She also enjoys painting the reflective qualities of glass and … Continue reading
Spring Showers
Spring Showers
Mar 10 – Apr 30 all-day
Spring Showers @ Purdy Butterfly House
This exhibit will most likely change the way we feel about those gloomy rainy days. Come experience the Purdy Butterfly House in a brand new way! Hundreds of vibrant umbrellas will float above the greenery, trails and turtles of the … Continue reading
Huntsville Blooms
Huntsville Blooms
Mar 14 – Apr 29 all-day
Huntsville Blooms
Our beautiful outdoor spaces take center stage during March and April. Spring-blooming trees, shrubs, and perennials are highlighted by colorful bulbs and special flowering displays. We hope you’ll join us for favorite spring events, such as Night of 1000 Flowers, … Continue reading
Coppersmith Robert Taylor
Coppersmith Robert Taylor
Apr 1 – Jun 30 all-day
Coppersmith Robert Taylor
Coppersmith Robert Taylor is a Roycroft Master Artisan. He is one of only five Roycroft Master Coppersmith’s in the country to hold that title. On the bottom of each piece you will find two special marks, or stamps; one with … Continue reading
Exploring the Garden’s Treasures
Exploring the Garden’s Treasures
Apr 1 – May 5 all-day
Exploring the Garden's Treasures @ Throughout the Garden
Pick up an activity sheet in the new Guest Center atrium and venture out to explore a different garden each weekend during the month of April. Follow the map to the Exploring the Garden’s Treasures sign, read, explore and answer … Continue reading
Grand Opening Weekend!
Grand Opening Weekend!
Apr 1 – Apr 2 all-day
Grand Opening Weekend! @ Throughout the Garden
Exploring the Garden’s Treasures! Pick up an activity sheet in the new Guest Center atrium and venture out to explore a different garden each weekend during the month of April. Follow the map to the Exploring the Garden’s Treasures sign, … Continue reading
New Guest Center Grand Opening!
New Guest Center Grand Opening!
Apr 1 all-day
The Guest Center will have its official grand opening on April 1st! The whole month of April will be full of fun and exciting activities and exhibits for everyone to enjoy. We invite everyone to visit the Garden and experience … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Color Pencil I Prerequisites: P I, P II, CL Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator Learning to use color pencils the right way insures your success.  Observation skills will be polished with the building of records.  Exercises with demonstrations in class … Continue reading
Night of a Thousand Flowers – Cancelled due to Inclement Weather 5:30 pm
Night of a Thousand Flowers – Cancelled due to Inclement Weather
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Night of a Thousand Flowers - Cancelled due to Inclement Weather
Cancelled due to Inclement Weather
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Members Only Day – Spring Plant Sale
Members Only Day – Spring Plant Sale
Apr 6 all-day
Members Only Day - Spring Plant Sale
Thursday, April 6 – Member Shopping 9AM – 6 PM Friday – Sunday, April 7-9 – Public Shopping Friday & Saturday- 9AM-6PM Sunday – Noon – 5PM The 2017 Spring Plant Sale and Festival will be colorful, interesting and fun!  … Continue reading
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Spring Plant Sale
Spring Plant Sale
Apr 7 – Apr 9 all-day
Spring Plant Sale
Thursday, April 6 – Member Shopping 9AM – 6 PM Friday – Sunday, April 7-9 – Public Shopping Friday & Saturday- 9AM-6PM Sunday – Noon – 5PM   The 2017 Spring Plant Sale and Festival will be colorful, interesting and … Continue reading
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Epic Tomatoes for Southeastern Gardens 10:00 am
Epic Tomatoes for Southeastern Gardens
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
…some history, lots of stories and tips for success Spring Plant Sale Adult Seminar Craig will be on hand in the vegetable tent during the Spring Plant Sale on Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7 to answer questions and … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NO Prerequisite Art Supply Sources Material List Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator In these classes beginners will acquire knowledge of tools, papers, and fundamentals of illustration.  Drawing, perspective, composition and tonal values are covered.  Comfortable for people who think they … Continue reading
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Homeschool K – 8th April 12:00 pm
Homeschool K – 8th April
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
April: Bringing Fossils to Life In anticipation of our new Dinosaurs Uproar Alive! Exhibit that opens in May, students will piece together the information that fossils give us on the organisms that lived millions of years ago.  There weren’t just … Continue reading
Toss ‘Um Tuesdays 5:00 pm
Toss ‘Um Tuesdays
Apr 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Toss 'Um Tuesdays @ Lake Lonnie Meadow and Cedar Glade
McCleary Family Band – April 11 Musgrove Sessions – April 18 PMB band – April 25 Daisy themed Corn Hole Game complete with lights and a score pole will be set-up on the Lake Lonnie Meadow within earshot of the … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Color Pencil I Prerequisites: P I, P II, CL Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator Learning to use color pencils the right way insures your success.  Observation skills will be polished with the building of records.  Exercises with demonstrations in class … Continue reading
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Homeschool K – 8th April 12:00 pm
Homeschool K – 8th April
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
April: Bringing Fossils to Life In anticipation of our new Dinosaurs Uproar Alive! Exhibit that opens in May, students will piece together the information that fossils give us on the organisms that lived millions of years ago.  There weren’t just … Continue reading
Family Fun Night 5:00 pm
Family Fun Night
Apr 13 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Family Fun Night @ Children's Garden
The Huntsville-Madison County Public Library’s BookMobile is coming to HBG on Thursday, April 13, so bring your library card! We’ll start this family friendly evening with a puppet show in the amphitheater followed by games in the Children’s Garden and … Continue reading
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Bunny Bonanza – Garden Member Event 10:00 am
Bunny Bonanza – Garden Member Event
Apr 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
Bunny Bonanza - Garden Member Event @ Children's Garden
Register for Bunny Bonanza Garden members, it’s that egg-cellent time of the year with Bunny Bonanza! 10,000 eggs stuffed  with treats are scattered about the Garden.  Music, games, refreshments, face painting will keep your little one busy. The Easter Bonnet … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NO Prerequisite Art Supply Sources Material List Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator In these classes beginners will acquire knowledge of tools, papers, and fundamentals of illustration.  Drawing, perspective, composition and tonal values are covered.  Comfortable for people who think they … Continue reading
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Toss ‘Um Tuesdays 5:00 pm
Toss ‘Um Tuesdays
Apr 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Toss 'Um Tuesdays @ Lake Lonnie Meadow and Cedar Glade
McCleary Family Band – April 11 Musgrove Sessions – April 18 PMB band – April 25 Daisy themed Corn Hole Game complete with lights and a score pole will be set-up on the Lake Lonnie Meadow within earshot of the … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Color Pencil I Prerequisites: P I, P II, CL Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator Learning to use color pencils the right way insures your success.  Observation skills will be polished with the building of records.  Exercises with demonstrations in class … Continue reading
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Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts @ Anderson Education Classroom
Enjoy exciting stories, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Each class explores a different topic to get your little one experiencing nature and all it has to offer. All classes will be … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 24 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NO Prerequisite Art Supply Sources Material List Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator In these classes beginners will acquire knowledge of tools, papers, and fundamentals of illustration.  Drawing, perspective, composition and tonal values are covered.  Comfortable for people who think they … Continue reading
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Toss ‘Um Tuesdays 5:00 pm
Toss ‘Um Tuesdays
Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Toss 'Um Tuesdays @ Lake Lonnie Meadow and Cedar Glade
McCleary Family Band – April 11 Musgrove Sessions – April 18 PMB band – April 25 Daisy themed Corn Hole Game complete with lights and a score pole will be set-up on the Lake Lonnie Meadow within earshot of the … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Color Pencil I Prerequisites: P I, P II, CL Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator Learning to use color pencils the right way insures your success.  Observation skills will be polished with the building of records.  Exercises with demonstrations in class … Continue reading
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5th Annual Spring Luncheon- Sold Out 11:00 am
5th Annual Spring Luncheon- Sold Out
Apr 27 @ 11:00 am
5th Annual Spring Luncheon- Sold Out @ Guest Center - Grand Hall
It’s time to choose your most fabulous hat to attend the 5th Annual Spring Luncheon featuring Steve Bender, the “Grumpy Gardener”! Presentation: Grumpy’s Rules of Gardening Guests are invited to wear their most glorious hats, dine on a delicious catered … Continue reading
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Watercolors and Wine – Sold Out, Sign up for the next one! 6:00 pm
Watercolors and Wine – Sold Out, Sign up for the next one!
Apr 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Watercolors and Wine - Sold Out, Sign up for the next one! @ Meet at the Train
Purchase Tickets – Sold Out, Sign up for the next one!  Painting and sipping wine classes are popular and the Garden is the perfect canvas! No art experience is necessary as our Garden instructors guide the group n creating masterpieces. Painting … Continue reading
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Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Pencil I, 1-5
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NO Prerequisite Art Supply Sources Material List Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator In these classes beginners will acquire knowledge of tools, papers, and fundamentals of illustration.  Drawing, perspective, composition and tonal values are covered.  Comfortable for people who think they … Continue reading
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Membership and Volunteer Orientation 1:30 pm
Membership and Volunteer Orientation
Apr 30 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Sunday, January 22, 2017 or Sunday, April 30, 2017 Location: Murray Hall 1:30p – 3:00p 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 … Continue reading


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