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Carriage House

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4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447
The Carriage House, with its rustic elegance, can seat up to 160 guests for dining. It has a beamed ceiling, beautiful chandeliers, and carriage house doors that open on two sides of the building. The Carriage House is ideal for a holiday party or business meeting.

January 2018

I Give A Whoop! Whooping Crane Presentation

January 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Register Here Learn about the Eastern Migratory Flyway! Explore the Crane Traveling Trunk! Door Prizes! Reintroduction of migratory whooping cranes to the eastern U.S. began in 2000. The purpose of the reintroduction is to establish a migratory population of whooping crane that breeds in the upper Midwest and migrates to the southeast for winter.  Approximately 30 whooping cranes migrate to the Wheeler National Wildlife Area in Decatur, Alabama to spend their winter, from mid-November to mid-March. Attendee $5/Family Pack $20…

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February 2018

Bee Mine Valentine Breakfast – SOLD OUT

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Valentine’s Day is the most fun when you’re a kid! Join us for a Valentine breakfast for the family. Heart shaped bacon, Cupids French Toast, Fresh Fruit and a Hot Chocolate Station starts the day off on a happy note. Kid friendly Valentine’s crafts and face painting and treats. Visit Queen Bee for a Bee Mine photo! Questions – contact Tamara Huron at thuron@hsvbg.org. Tickets:  Members – Adult $10  Kids 3 & Over $7  Family Pack $37 Tickets:  Non-Members – Adults…

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March 2018

Botanical Brewing

March 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Register for March 29 This class will be taught by local craft beer brewer Bradley “Robo” Robison!    Robo is a 27 year old Huntsville native who served in the United States Marines before becoming a beer brew master.  He is currently the head brewer at Below The Radar Brewing Company in Huntsville. He enjoys foraging for brewing ingredients and has been a beer brewer in two states at three breweries. Robo specializes in brewing Gruits  and is creating one using…

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May 2018

Turf & Right of Way Pest Management

May 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This class will be open to the public and green industry applicators maintaining or controlling pests on public roads, on electric power lines, pipelines, railway right-of-ways, or other similar areas. Thanks to grant and foundation funding and industry support, the program is No cost for ALSDE Ag Teachers, $42 for green industry members. Tuition includes study guides, reference books, and refreshments. Registration through Instructor/GIW Educational Director, Fred Kapp: fkapp@bellsouth.net or 205-862-2588. The Green Industry Web Portal (GIW Portal) is a free service…

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June 2018

Jack Daniels Dinner with Lynne Tolley

June 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Lynne Tolley is a renowned culinary expert and cookbook author who travels the globe as a Jack Daniel’s brand ambassador. As a descendant of Jack Daniel, Tolley feels like it’s in her blood to carry on a family tradition. Lynne Tolley is a member of the Master Taster Panel at her great-great uncle’s distillery and a part of a select group who taste test the newest matured batches of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey and Gentleman Jack. An exclusive dinner catered…

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August 2018

Forest and Landscape Pest Management

August 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Registration through Instructor/GIW Educational Director, Fred Kapp: fkapp@bellsouth.net or 205-862-2588 The Green Industry Web Portal is a project to help Alabamians in the Appalachian Regional Commission to gain industry certification and state licenses to increase their knowledge base, ability to obtain employment and legally operate a Green Industry business in Alabama. Thanks to grant and foundation funding and industry support, the program is NO cost for ALSDE Ag Teachers; cost is $42 for green industry members. Tuition includes study guides, reference books, and refreshments.…

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Florists to the Field Lunch

August 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Lunch and presentation 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Book signing to follow lunch The Garden welcomes floral design team Greg Campbell and Erick New, authors of Florists to the Field and proprietors of the Garden District in Memphis. The book reflects the pilgrimages they made to 12 specialty farms, visiting field and forest with clippers in hand. Greg and Erick will delight guests as they present wonderful blooms for alfresco tables. Florists to the Field will be available for pre-purchase in the Shoppe at…

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September 2018

Scarecrow Breakfast

September 3, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Our annual Scarecrow Trail kicks off with a fall-themed pancake breakfast followed by crafts and face painting for the kids. Visit our specially-themed “Mythical and Magical Scarecrows of Legend” trail along with the Gardens of Myth exhibit. Have your picture taken with Mr. Crow and enjoy a hayride to the back of the Garden.   Tickets: https://15236.blackbaudhosting.com/15236/SE-Scarecrow-Breakfast--Festival-03Sep2018.

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November 2018

Girls’ Night Out: DIY Pumpkin Vase

November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

We’ll bring the outdoors in with this rustic Thanksgiving tablescape. Choose a large yellow, white, orange, or blue pumpkin to fill with flowers, greenery, branches, fall leaves, acorns, and pine cones. Add a tree slice and more greenery to create texture and color around the base of your fall centerpiece! Price includes 2 wine tickets, light refreshments, and a pumpkin vase tablescape — complete with a wooden base and natural floral arrangement — just in time for Thanksgiving! Tickets: https://15236.blackbaudhosting.com/15236/EDA-Girls-Night-Out-14Nov2018.

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December 2018

Girls’ Night Out: DIY Hostess Gifts

December 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Are you pulled into a Williams Sonoma store by the fresh scents wafting around the shop? Because we think that smell is so lovely, we’ve created a DIY simmering potpourri for your favorite hostess! After filling a cellophane bag full of dried lemon, orange slices, cinnamon sticks, vanilla beans, and rosemary to create a potpourri gift we’ll add a simmering pot recipe, gift tag and decorate the bag to shine. Another hostess gift we think you’ll love to give this…

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January 2019

Tai Chi at the Garden: 4-Week Series

January 6 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event is sold out! Are reducing stress and improving your sense of well-being among your resolutions for 2019? Learning the basics of tai chi, a graceful form of exercise often described as meditation in motion, is a great start. This four-week series of classes will be held in the Conservatory of the Guest Center where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Garden as instructor Tieqiang Zhao guides you through this low-impact exercise. Best of all, tai chi requires no special equipment and…

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Tai Chi at the Garden: 4-Week Series

January 13 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event is sold out! Are reducing stress and improving your sense of well-being among your resolutions for 2019? Learning the basics of tai chi, a graceful form of exercise often described as meditation in motion, is a great start. This four-week series of classes will be held in the Conservatory of the Guest Center where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Garden as instructor Tieqiang Zhao guides you through this low-impact exercise. Best of all, tai chi requires no special equipment and…

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Tai Chi at the Garden: 4-Week Series

January 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event is sold out! Are reducing stress and improving your sense of well-being among your resolutions for 2019? Learning the basics of tai chi, a graceful form of exercise often described as meditation in motion, is a great start. This four-week series of classes will be held in the Conservatory of the Guest Center where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Garden as instructor Tieqiang Zhao guides you through this low-impact exercise. Best of all, tai chi requires no special equipment and…

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Healthy Herbs to Start the Year

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Start the New Year eating healthy with fresh herbs! Herbs not only add enticing aroma and fresh flavor to food but also have remarkable health benefits. We’ll start things off discussing how to grow popular herbs from seeds that will thrive into lush plants to use in your cooking. Next, Organic Herbal Cooking will show you how to create healthy low-carb, low-sugar salads, and share culinary herbal tidbits and fun facts. Guests will enjoy samples of each salad and receive take-home recipe cards. Sponsored…

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Tai Chi at the Garden: 4-Week Series

January 27 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event is sold out! Are reducing stress and improving your sense of well-being among your resolutions for 2019? Learning the basics of tai chi, a graceful form of exercise often described as meditation in motion, is a great start. This four-week series of classes will be held in the Conservatory of the Guest Center where you can enjoy beautiful views of the Garden as instructor Tieqiang Zhao guides you through this low-impact exercise. Best of all, tai chi requires no special equipment and…

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Birds & Brews

January 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This is an after-hours social event benefiting the Huntsville Botanical Garden Education Department. Join us for an entertaining evening and raise a glass to our avian community! We’ll enjoy brews from Below the Radar, Domino’s pizza, and lively dance music by Calypso Vision. Test your birding knowledge with a game of trivia and learn a few new facts about the endangered Whooping Crane too. Ticket price for adults (must be over 21): Member: $20 Non-member: $25 Ticket price includes live music, pizza,…

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February 2019

BEE Mine Valentine’s Breakfast

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

Join us for a Valentines-themed breakfast for the entire family. We’ll serve Cupid’s french toast, sausage, fresh fruit, and have a hot chocolate station to start the day off on a happy note. After breakfast, kids can get creative making Valentine’s crafts, have their face painted, and visit Queen Bee for a “Bee Mine” photo! Tickets: https://15236.blackbaudhosting.com/15236/SE-BEE-MINE-Valentine-Breakfast-2019.

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March 2019

The Art of Sustainable Science

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

This event is FREE (with limited space) for all public, private, and homeschool students in grades K-12 Register by February 27 The Huntsville Botanical Garden is excited to bring back the Art of Sustainable Science event for its fourth year! It’s a perfect union between science and art where students can create an art project or a science fair-style project that demonstrates a sustainability message. The four categories this year will be Environmental Management, Environmental Sciences, Energy and Transportation, and Natural Wonders. All categories…

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June 2019

Bicentennial Speaker: Dr. James Pate

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Carriage House, 4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States

James P. Pate is an independent scholar/writer and an Emeritus Professor of History at the University of West Alabama where he served as a department chair, dean, and vice president for academic affairs (1967-1995). Albert James Pickett’s two-volume History of Alabama, and Incidentally of Georgia and Mississippi, from the Earliest Period first appeared in September 1851. Demand for the $3 set caused Charleston publisher Walker and James to issue a second and third edition before year’s end. William Gilmore Simms,…

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