Events

Monthly Calendar

October 2, 2014 - October 30, 2014

“There’s Always Something Growing On” at Huntsville Botanical Garden!

Don't forget that some of our events and classes need volunteers! To see a list of volunteer opportunities,  go to the Volunteers page under Get Involved!


Festivals

Scarecrow Trail
Saturday August 30, 2014 - Friday October 31, 2014
Throughout the Garden

Fall means scarecrows at the Garden, as well as weekend hayrides and our Sorghum Maze.

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Events

Wade Wharton Exhibit
Friday March 1, 2013 - Friday October 31, 2014
Throughout the Garden

Mr. Wharton’s artwork is made from ‘found’ metal pieces such as shovels, rototiller blades, springs, and tools, welded into whimsical objects.

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Huntsville Herb Society Herb Fair
Saturday October 4, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Murray Hall

The Huntsville Herb Society will have lots of herb-flavored and herb-scented offerings, as well as hand-crafted items for adorning your home and garden.

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Fabulous Fall Festival
Monday October 6, 2014 - Friday October 10, 2014

All week long there will be special activities, games and crafts for the kids in the Anderson Education Center or Children’s Garden, weather permitting.

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Fall Plant Sale
Saturday October 11, 2014 - Sunday October 12, 2014
Grisham Pavilion

"Planting Roots for a Bright Tomorrow!" Saturday, 9 am-5 pm, and Sunday, 12-4 pm

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Girls Night Out: Herbal Oils & Decorative Stoppers
Friday October 17, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a take-home craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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Fickle River: A new Perspective on the Tennessee River
Friday October 17, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Using aerial artistry, Ron Lowery shows how the Tennessee River and its watershed - known as the Tennessee Valley - nourish the landscape and lives of people in seven states by providing everything from energy to recreation

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Family Camp Out in the Garden and BOOtanica
Friday October 24, 2014 5:00 pm - Saturday October 25, 2014 8:00 am
Dogwood Grove

Enjoy a night under the stars in the Dogwood Grove and fun fall activities at BOOtanica.

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Bootanica
Saturday October 25, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children's Garden

Come to the Garden for some Halloween fun dressed in costume!

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Girls' Night Out: Herbal Finishing Salts & Herbal Vinegar
Tuesday October 28, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a take-home craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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Camps and Classes

Once Upon a Thyme Fall Break Camp
Monday October 6, 2014 - Friday October 10, 2014
Anderson Education Center

Your child can celebrate fall break at the garden. Each day will be another fairytale with hands-on activities, experiments and crafts. Of course, we will spend time out the in the garden too!

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Seeds to Sprouts: Bold Blue
Friday October 10, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Adult Classes

Landscape for Life: Successful Materials Practices and the Role of Plants in a Sustainable Garden
Thursday October 2, 2014 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Landscape For Life shows you how to work with nature in your garden, no matter where you live, whether you garden on a city or suburban lot, a 20-acre farm, or the common area of your condominium.

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Japanese Garden Design, Part III
Sunday October 5, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

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YOUtopia Lunch & Learn: Landscaping for Drought Tolerance
Thursday October 16, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Plant ID Walk: Fall color
Sunday October 19, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mark and Linda Smith Patio

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Calendar

Leaf Mulch Loading
Saturday October 4, 2014 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday October 7, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday October 9, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

MGNA plant swap

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday October 12, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Sandy Holmes will be our speaker

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday October 13, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday October 14, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Garden Guild Meeting
Wednesday October 15, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Nichols Arbor

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday October 16, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday October 18, 2014 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday October 20, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday October 23, 2014 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

HHS Anniversary Celebration, Mary Lou McNabb, Election of officers

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday October 27, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom