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Chase Away the Winter Blues
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Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

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Ongoing

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

Patience, Paper, Pen, and Brush: Botanical Artwork by Dick Rauh

September 27, 2014–January 27, 2015
Artist Reception: Sunday, September 28 | 2–4 p.m.

Renowned botanical illustrator Dick Rauh has drawn a number of trees in BBG's living collection, including specimens from the Garden’s important bonsai collection.

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Tree House Installation

Tree House Installation

Oak Circle

Tree house architect Roderick Romero created a new, site-specific installation using wood from trees felled by Hurricane Sandy.

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Friday, October 31, 2014

Kids’ Discovery Stations

Kids’ Discovery Stations

September 20–October 31
Tuesday–Saturday: 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Sunday: 1–3 p.m.
Fragrance Garden

Drop by the Fragrance Garden to learn about amazing plants, meet our composting worms, and read garden stories. Free with Garden admission.

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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Sunday, November 2, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

 Learn More

Monday, November 3, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Saturday, November 8, 2014

Living Lessons in Design: Wrapping up Outside and Moving inside

Living Lessons in Design: Wrapping up Outside and Moving inside

Saturday, November 8, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join horticulturist Jim Russell in examining all aspects of gardening—by example—within the various gardens of BBG.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, November 10, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Fall Bonsai Seminar: Pruning Japanese Maple Bonsai

Fall Bonsai Seminar: Pruning Japanese Maple Bonsai

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Learn the proper fall pruning techniques for Japanese maple bonsai using specimens in BBG's collection.

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Saturday, November 15, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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Bring in the Flowers, Bring in the Funk: Floral Centerpieces (Remix)

Bring in the Flowers, Bring in the Funk: Floral Centerpieces (Remix)

Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 2–5 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join Stems Brooklyn for this workshop and learn how to work with non-traditional flora to build a showstopping centerpiece

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Sunday, November 16, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, November 17, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Fall Wreath and Topiary Workshop

Fall Wreath and Topiary Workshop

Saturday, November 23, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Create a wreath and topiary with fall leaves, grapevine, pods, and other dried plant materials for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, November 24, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, December 1, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Saturday, December 6, 2014

Living Lessons in Design: Visual Bounty in a Bleak Season

Living Lessons in Design: Visual Bounty in a Bleak Season

Saturday, December 6, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Join horticulturist Jim Russell in examining all aspects of gardening—by example—within the various gardens of BBG.

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Edible Tour of the Tropical Pavilion

Edible Tour of the Tropical Pavilion

Saturday, December, 2014
11 a.m.–12:15 p.m. and 1–2:15 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Enjoy the warmth of our Tropical Pavilion on this edible greenhouse tour!

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Holiday Wreath and Topiary Workshop

Holiday Wreath and Topiary Workshop

Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Work with evergreens, boxwood, cones, faux berries and more to create two seasonal focal points for your home.

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Spoke the Hub at BBG: Action Heroes

Spoke the Hub at BBG: Action Heroes

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015 | 11 a.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Bring your Superman cape and your Catwoman ears and learn some dance moves with instructor Mark Lamb. Ages 5–7.

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Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

 Learn More

Wintercrafting for Families

Wintercrafting for Families

Sunday, December 7, 2014 | 1–3 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Get crafty together with garden-themed nature activities. Pot up a paperwhite bulb, make animal track art, craft a tiny pine needle pillow, and cozy up with a winter storybook.

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Victorian Toy Parlor

Victorian Toy Parlor

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015 | 1–4 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Step back in time and play with wooden climbing bears, Jacob’s ladders, and “do nothing” machines, hosted by toy expert Peter Rothenberg.

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Monday, December 8, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Fall Bonsai Seminar: Bonsai Styling

Fall Bonsai Seminar: Bonsai Styling

Thursday, December 11, 2014 | 6–8:30 p.m.
Preregistration Required

Explore the artistic and horticultural thought process for selecting a design and the various steps involved in achieving a bonsai design concept.

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Saturday, December 13, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, December 15, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, December 22, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Thursday, December 25, 2014

Closed Christmas

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Christmas.

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, December 29, 2014

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Thursday, January 1, 2015

Closed New Year’s Day

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on New Year's Day.

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Saturday, January 3, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Winter Bird Stroll for the Whole Family

Sundays, December 7, 2014
January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 10 a.m.
Meet at Visitor Center

Spot winter birds around BBG with naturalist Brad Klein.

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Spoke the Hub at BBG: Action Heroes

Spoke the Hub at BBG: Action Heroes

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015 | 11 a.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Bring your Superman cape and your Catwoman ears and learn some dance moves with instructor Mark Lamb. Ages 5–7.

 Learn More

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Chase Away the Winter Blues

Chase Away the Winter Blues

November 2, December 7, 2014, January 4, February 1, March 1, 2015 | 1–2 p.m. | Meet at Magnolia Plaza

Join licensed psychotherapist and veteran BBG guide Lynne Spevack, LCSW, for this hour-long outdoor narrated walk series designed to relieve the winter doldrums.

 Learn More

Victorian Toy Parlor

Victorian Toy Parlor

Sundays, December 7, 2014, January 4, 2015 | 1–4 p.m.
Lillian and Amy Goldman Atrium in the Visitor Center

Step back in time and play with wooden climbing bears, Jacob’s ladders, and “do nothing” machines, hosted by toy expert Peter Rothenberg.

 Learn More

Monday, January 5, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

 Learn More

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, January 12, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Saturday, January 17, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, January 19, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Brooklyn Botanic Garden will be open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

 Learn More

Monday, January 26, 2015

Closed Monday

Brooklyn Botanic Garden is closed on Mondays.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Plant-O-Rama

Plant-O-Rama

8 a.m.–4 p.m.

Plant-O-Rama is an all-day event featuring a free horticultural trade show, authors' talks and book signings, and lectures by leaders in the professional gardening field.

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Saturday, January 31, 2015

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Seasonal Highlights Guided Tour

Saturdays and Sundays year-round
Wednesdays, August–November | 1 p.m.

Weekends: Corner of Cherry Walk Near Visitor Center
Weekdays: Magnolia Plaza

Celebrate the seasons and enjoy the highlights of BBG’s plant collections and gardens within the Garden.

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