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Friends of the State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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Upcoming Events

September 2017

Johnstone Lecture Backyard Bugs

September 26, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Johnstone Lecture RSVP Online Associate Professor of Entomology at the University of Florida and the Director of the Florida Museum of Natural History’s McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity Jaret Daniels, Ph.D., has recently published Backyard Bugs: An Identification Guide…

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October 2017

October Friends First Friday Exotica in your Own Garden

October 6, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Exotica in your own Garden $12 Non Members, $10 Members Register Online Chuck Murphy, Athens-based award-winning nature photographer, will share his experiences in finding and photographing the unique and beautiful native flora and fauna in his own garden, yard, and ponds. It takes a…

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Friends Fall Frolic to Savannah

October 10, 7:00 am - October 11, 6:30 pm
Main Parking Lot, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, 30605 United States + Google Map

Fall Frolic to Savannah $155-215 per person depending on Room Selection Online Registration Closed, email garden@uga.edu for availability Most visitors to Savannah enjoy the shops along River Street, take a scenic bus tour or carriage ride, or go on a…

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Holiday Flea Market

October 21, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

A special Christmas/Thanksgiving Holiday Flea Market will include holiday décor, jewelry, gift wrap, trees, ornaments, lights and so much more. For information on how to donate to this event, contact us at lpbryant@uga.edu

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Athens Flute Choir Fall Concert

October 29, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Join the Athens Flute Choir for its fall concert, Autumn Sprits, which will feature works that will conjure images of the season with a nod to All Hallows Eve. Sponsored by Friends of the Garden

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November 2017

November First Friday Indigo’s Colorful History

November 3, 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Indigo's Colorful History $12 Non Members, $10 Members Register Online Indigo (Indigofera suffruticosa), used to create blue dye, was an important crop in colonial Georgia and the Carolinas. Donna Hardy grows it today and knows its complex history. She will…

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