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Visitor Center & Conservatory

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State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States

The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Visitor Center & Conservatory is located in the Center of the Garden. It houses event venues, Café Botanica, the Garden Gift Shop, and our Tropical Collection

December 2018

Holiday Open House

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

We will have the Visitor Center and Conservatory decorated for the season – for you and your family to enjoy during our Holiday Open House. Santa will be available with a professional photographer and to hear children’s wishes. Our décor…

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Solstice Sisters Holiday Concert

December 2, 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Solstice Sisters $5 General Admission, Free for Members Register Online The Solstice Sisters are three women harmonizing traditional folk and 40's styled swing in spontaneous and energetic live shows. Enjoy a warming beverage and a cookie in the decorated conservatory…

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Swing Night at the Garden

December 4, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on January 29, 2019 at 7:00pm

Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Swing Night at the Garden $6 General Admission, $4 Students Pay at the Door Only Learn new dance steps, dance under the palms, or watch talented and enthusiastic dancers from seating beside the dance floor. Choose between an East Coast…

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Holiday Décor Wreaths, Centerpieces, and More!

December 6, 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Holiday Decor $30 For Wreath or Centerpiece, Swag can be added for $15 Register Online Bring the colors of the season to your home with a live wreath or table centerpiece that you make in this workshop. Wreaths will be…

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New Horizons Band Holiday Concert

December 8, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

The New Horizons Band is composed of members 50+ years of age that learned a musical instrument recently or returned to their musical instruments from earlier in life. They meet once a week to renew their love of music and…

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Classic City Band Holiday Concert

December 11, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

The Classic City Band is performing their lively holiday music during an evening concert in the festively-decorated Conservatory. This group never fails to entertain and sometimes beings a surprise guest. Liven up your holiday season with this always-popular, very talented…

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January 2019

“Put a Bird on It” Opening Reception

January 6, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

The Mountain Laurel Quilters’ Guild is based in Clarkesville, Georgia, and draws members from several Georgia counties as well as North and South Carolina.  The exhibit will feature about 30 wall quilts using traditional, contemporary and art quilting techniques.  Each…

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Swing Night at the Garden

January 29, 2019, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on September 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on December 4, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on January 29, 2019 at 7:00pm

Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Swing Night at the Garden $6 General Admission, $4 Students Pay at the Door Only Learn new dance steps, dance under the palms, or watch talented and enthusiastic dancers from seating beside the dance floor. Choose between an East Coast…

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February 2019

Orchid Madness – Opening Reception

February 2, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Orchid Madness: Opening Reception $100 per couple, $60 individuals, Children 12 and Under Free Member discounted tickets also available Register Online February is all about orchids! Orchid Madness is back, an annual fundraiser for the Horticulture program that will be…

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Georgia Botanical Gardens Workshop

February 5, 2019, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Botanical Gardens Workshop $65 per person ( Lunch Included) Register Online   The Georgia Botanical Garden Workshop is an opportunity for botanical gardens across the state to share experiences and ideas on current topics in public garden operations. This event…

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Orchid Madness – Orchid Day

February 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Orchid Madness: Orchid Day $25 Am Workshop Only ( 10am - Noon), $ 15 PM Lecture Only (1pm), $40 All day (lunch included) Register Online The Northeast Georgia Orchid Society is leading this orchid lecture and hands-on workshop, where attendees…

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Valentine’s Dinner

February 14, 2019, 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Valentines Dinner $75 General Admission per person Gardenside Room Service - Seating at 5:30 pm Great Room Service - Seating at 7:30 pm Register Online Registration Closes Tuesday, February 6, 2019 at Noon. Share a romantic dinner and drinks with…

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Lunar New Year Celebration Family Fun Festival

February 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Lunar New Year Celebration $2 General Admission, Ages 2 & under Free Join us to learn more about Chinese culture and Lunar New Year traditions found throughout Asia. Come enjoy music, food, literature, and art-making by creating origami crafts, learning…

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Orchid Madness – Vanilla Sunday

February 24, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Orchid Madness: Vanilla Sunday $40 per couple, $25 Individual, Children 12 and Under Free Member Pricing Available Register Online Did you know that vanilla flavoring is extracted from the pods of an orchid plant? Let’s celebrate the vanilla bean orchid…

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