Plan Your Visit

Calendar

November 26, 2014 - December 24, 2014

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Festivals

Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 14, 2014 - Saturday January 3, 2015

Don't miss North Alabama's favorite holiday tradition! Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters dance and frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

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Events

Galaxy of Lights Fun Run
Tuesday December 2, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

You can run, jog, skip or walk the 1.7 mile trail. Santa will be present handing out candy canes and posing for photos.

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Every Light a Prayer for Peace
Wednesday December 3, 2014
Murray Hall

Presented by the Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County, this annual event has been celebrated by garden clubs throughout Alabama since its inception December 1, 1951, during the Korean War.

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Gingerbread Workshop for Children
Saturday December 6, 2014
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Children age 5 and up will make their very own hand-decorated Gingerbread House. There will be 2 seatings, 9:30 am and 12:30 pm.

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Girls Night Out: Hand Painted Holiday Stemware
Tuesday December 9, 2014 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Murray Hall

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres

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Saturday with Santa
Saturday December 13, 2014
Nichols Arbor

Enjoy food, crafts, face painting and time with Santa!
Seatings: 10 am. 11:30 am, 1 pm; seating is limited.

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Camps and Classes

Seeds to Sprouts: Snowflakes
Friday December 5, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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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Seeds to Sprouts: Lyle at Christmas
Friday December 19, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center 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

Quick & Easy Candy Make n Take
Sunday December 14, 2014 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Just in time for the holidays, candy making that is so easy you’ll only need a microwave and ingredients!

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Calendar

Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County Meeting
Monday December 1, 2014 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Join us for our annual "Every Light a Prayer for Peace" event

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday December 8, 2014 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Murray Hall