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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
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
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
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
May 13 – Aug 13 all-day
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
  A different kind of animal has arrived at the Garden: dinosaurs. For a limited time, ferocious, magnificent creatures of the mighty Mesozoic era will be “unextinct”—brought “back to life” throughout the Garden. Ever since the first dinosaur was discovered, … Continue reading
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Hostas on Parade
Hostas on Parade
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day
Hosta On Parade 2017 is a juried Hosta Leaf Show of mature hosta leaves that are as close to type as they come. The Leaf Show is a great way for you to recognize a large number of hosta species … Continue reading
Family Camp Out in the Garden 5:00 pm
Family Camp Out in the Garden
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 3 @ 8:00 am
Family Camp Out in the Garden @ Dogwood Grove behind Aquatic Garden
Rain Date June 16 FULL/Registration is Closed! Fun night sleeping under the stars with your family! Campout activities include a hot dog dinner and a hay wagon ride to the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheatre for an outdoor viewing of The Land Before … Continue reading
Movie Night in the Garden 7:30 pm
Movie Night in the Garden
Jun 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Movie Night in the Garden @ Toyota Boeing Amphitheater
Friday, June 2 Rain Date Friday, June 16 7:30 PM – Admission & Concessions Open 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM- Movie Viewing Time Toyota Boeing Amphitheater Register Here Featuring The Land Before Time. Movie night is open to the public … Continue reading
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Mulch Giveaway 8:00 am
Mulch Giveaway
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Need to pick-up some mulch? We can help! The city will be loading trucks the first and third Saturdays of every month through October! The mulch is located on the property adjacent to the Garden. The entrance is east of … Continue reading
Japanese Gardens 1:00 pm
Japanese Gardens
Jun 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Purchase Tickets Here ESTABLISHMENT AND AESTHETICS OF THE TRADITIONAL JAPANESE GARDEN 日本庭園 Whether for recreation, aesthetic pleasure, or spiritual practice, the Nihon Teien (Japanese Garden) utilizes a historical, philosophical, botanical, and physical landscape to provide serene sanctuary for its visitors.  … Continue reading
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil II, 1-5 2:00 pm
Botanical Illustration Art Classes, Color Pencil II, 1-5
Jun 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Instructor Frank Andrus, Certified Botanical Illustrator Color Pencil II Prerequisites: P I, P II, CL, CP I The study of “Underpainting” will add strength to your art renderings.  Introduction to “Solvent” as a major tool produces stunning pictures that mimic oil … Continue reading
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Plant ID Walk – Guest Center – June 2:00 pm
Plant ID Walk – Guest Center – June
Jun 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Plant ID Walk – Guest Center - June @ Guest Center
Purchase Tickets Here Featuring new plants in beds around the Guest Center with a walk in the Garden lead by Carol Lambdin, Landscape Architect.  With over 140 new species of plants now being showcased in and around the new Guest … Continue reading
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Summer Camp K – 6th Grade – FULL
Summer Camp K – 6th Grade – FULL
Jun 5 – Jun 9 all-day
Roaming with the Dinosaurs Rising Kindergarten through 6th Grade Join us for daily adventures into the world of dinosaurs and today. Each day will be its own theme that will get campers into the Garden to explore, learn and enjoy. … Continue reading
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Painted Flag Pallets 6:00 pm
Painted Flag Pallets
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Painted Flag Pallets @ Grisham Pavilion
Purchase Tickets Show your patriotism in meaningful ways on July 4th and Flag day, June 14th with a hand-painted flag on a pallet. Simple and easy to make using either a full sized pallet or a half-pallet! Great for 4th of … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays! @ Children's Garden
Beginning June 7th – Every Wednesday in June and July (except July 5th) Noon – 1 p.m. Free with Garden membership or admission. Sprinklers, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, snacks, story time and a craft! No reservation required. Show up anytime between … Continue reading
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HERP Journey Amphibian & Reptile Show 6:00 pm
HERP Journey Amphibian & Reptile Show
Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HERP Journey Amphibian & Reptile Show @ Amphitheatre
Purchase Tickets Here Snakes, and Gators, and Turtles…OH MY!!  The Alabama 4-H Science school brings you a program that allows both children and adults to experience and learn about a collection of Alabama’s native species of Reptiles and Amphibians. This … Continue reading
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Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (B.E.A.D.) 10:00 am
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (B.E.A.D.)
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Butterfly Education and Awareness Day (B.E.A.D.)
Five information stations will introduce participants to the complete metamorphosis of a butterfly.  Normally you would have to wait days to see an egg emerge as a voracious eating caterpillar, but by visiting each station you’ll see all aspects of … Continue reading
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike: Guided daytime walk led by education department staff through the Dinosaurs Uproar Alive exhibit and the Dinosaur loop in the Children’s Garden complete with a hands-on activity and something to take home!  A different activity will … Continue reading
Butterfly Release 10:30 am
Butterfly Release
Jun 10 @ 10:30 am
Butterfly Release @ Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
Butterfly Release Saturday, May 6 10:30-11:30 AM or 1:00-2:00 PM Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House Register for May 6th 10:30 Session – FULL Register for May 6th 1:00 Session Saturday, June 10 10:30-11:30 AM or 1:00-2:00 PM Anderson … Continue reading
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Summer Camp 3rd – 6th Grade
Summer Camp 3rd – 6th Grade
Jun 12 – Jun 16 all-day
So you want to be a Paleontologist? Rising 3rd-5th Grade Delve into the world of a paleontologist.  Campers will learn what a paleontologist does and how they discover so many amazing facts about dinosaurs and other creatures that lived so … Continue reading
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Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist
Jun 13 @ 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist @ Meet in the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater
Register for June 13 Register for June 27 Register for July 11 Register for July 25 Children of all ages will enjoy these family friendly night hikes at the Garden. These hikes are extraordinary because you’ll get to go back … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jun 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays! @ Children's Garden
Beginning June 7th – Every Wednesday in June and July (except July 5th) Noon – 1 p.m. Free with Garden membership or admission. Sprinklers, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, snacks, story time and a craft! No reservation required. Show up anytime between … Continue reading
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Mulch Giveaway 8:00 am
Mulch Giveaway
Jun 17 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Need to pick-up some mulch? We can help! The city will be loading trucks the first and third Saturdays of every month through October! The mulch is located on the property adjacent to the Garden. The entrance is east of … Continue reading
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Summer Camp 1st – 3rd Grade (Registration Full)
Summer Camp 1st – 3rd Grade (Registration Full)
Jun 19 – Jun 23 all-day
  Junior Master Gardener – Girl Scouts Rising 1st-3rd Grade—Daisies and Brownies Please note: This session is for Girl Scouts only. Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages.  Campers will have the opportunity to explore the … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jun 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays! @ Children's Garden
Beginning June 7th – Every Wednesday in June and July (except July 5th) Noon – 1 p.m. Free with Garden membership or admission. Sprinklers, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, snacks, story time and a craft! No reservation required. Show up anytime between … Continue reading
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Margaritas and Magnolias 6:00 pm
Margaritas and Magnolias
Jun 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Margaritas and Magnolias
Purchase Tickets Here Join us for a festive evening as the air will be warm, the magnolias in bloom and the Margaritas will be chilled. Classic margaritas, frozen and fun flavors highlight the event. Appetizers to temp your taste buds! … Continue reading
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Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Jun 24 – Jul 4 all-day
Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Thank you for your service!
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike: Guided daytime walk led by education department staff through the Dinosaurs Uproar Alive exhibit and the Dinosaur loop in the Children’s Garden complete with a hands-on activity and something to take home!  A different activity will … Continue reading
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Summer Camp 3rd – 5th Grade
Summer Camp 3rd – 5th Grade
Jun 26 – Jun 30 all-day
The Magic of Roald Dahl in Nature Rising 3rd-5th Grade Roald Dahl is an author loved by many.  His stories often include a little magic and a lot of imagination.  We will use his books; James and the Giant Peach, … Continue reading
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Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist
Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist @ Meet in the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater
Register for June 13 Register for June 27 Register for July 11 Register for July 25 Children of all ages will enjoy these family friendly night hikes at the Garden. These hikes are extraordinary because you’ll get to go back … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays! @ Children's Garden
Beginning June 7th – Every Wednesday in June and July (except July 5th) Noon – 1 p.m. Free with Garden membership or admission. Sprinklers, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, snacks, story time and a craft! No reservation required. Show up anytime between … Continue reading
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Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts @ Anderson Education Classroom
Seeds to Sprouts  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 … Continue reading


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