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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

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August 2018

Friends of the Garden Gigantic Flea Market

August 18, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Come shop among gardening items, books, household items, tools, toys, jewelry, decorations, purses, accessories, baby items and more! For information on making a donation to the Flea market, email Lynn at lpbryant@uga.edu

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Art Exhibit Opening Reception Judy Bolton Jarrett

August 26, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free
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September 2018

Swing Night at the Garden

September 4, 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on November 6, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

One event on March 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 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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State Botanical Garden Volunteer Fair

September 10, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

2017 Volunteer Fair   Interested in volunteering at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia? Our volunteers work beside garden curators, create flower arrangements, help decorate for events, help with concerts and family festivals, lead garden tours, proofread, propagate plants for…

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Insect-ival!

September 15, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

27th Annual Insect-ival! $5 per person, $20 per Family/ Children 2 & under Free Join Garden staff and volunteers for this creepy, crawly, and definitely fun Family Festival.  Discovery stations, roach and beetle races, an insect café, puppet shows and,…

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Dendrobiums: A Learning Journey by the Northeast Georgia Orchid Society

September 16, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

You’ve acquired some new plants in a genus you have never grown before. What are the next steps in learning how to care for them? NGOS member Steve Moorman will take us on a “learning journey” of lessons he learned…

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Johnstone LectureFamiliar Creatures Communicate Big Messages in North American Schools

September 18, 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 Estela Romero has coordinated the Symbolic Migration program in her hometown of Angangueo, Michoacán for fifteen years. This program mimics the migration of monarchs, carrying thousands of paper butterflies from Canadian and USA students to Mexico…

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October 2018

Swing Night at the Garden

October 2, 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 March 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 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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Art Exhibit Opening Reception Berkeley Boone

October 14, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Join us for an opening reception for Berkeley Boone's art exhibit. Berkeley Boone has always enjoyed photography, especially of subjects in the natural world.  He is an environmental educator and loves teaching others about wildlife and the environment.  Currently, he…

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Athens Flute Choir Fall Concert

October 21, 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. Sponsored by Friends of the Garden

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Classic City Band Fall Concert

October 28, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Sponsored by the Friends of the Garden

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November 2018

Heritage Days Fall Festival

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

Heritage Days Fall Festival celebrates our horticultural and agricultural history with crafts, stories, music and hands-on education classes, so that we can better remember the teachings of the past and relate them to the garden work we do today. Come…

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Swing Night at the Garden

November 6, 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 March 27, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on June 26, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 31, 2018 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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Salamander and Stream Ecology Ramble

November 10, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Visitor Center & Conservatory, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map
Free

Join husband and wife herpetology team, Matt Elliott and Stacy Smith, for a ramble along and in the streams and wet areas of the botanical garden.  You'll learn about what salamanders are found around Athens and about the habitat conditions…

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