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Father’s Day Weekend

Dads and other caregivers deserve more than one day to feel special! That’s why we’ve created a whole weekend of fun and relaxation with live music and a cookout, plus remote-control model boats on Sydnor Lake. Garden admission also includes the popular Butterflies LIVE! exhibit.

Saturday, June 18, 2016
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Event Details

Bison sculpture with calf by LEGO artist Sean KenneyRegular Garden admission

Includes Butterflies LIVE! exhibit and Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks 

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities in the Children’s Garden; including “Build a Better Boat” craft where guests can use corks and toothpicks to build boats and test their floating power. Blankets and a basket of books will also be available under the Darlington Oak in the Grace Arents Garden for guests to stretch out, read and enjoy time together.

Sunday Only: Enjoy live music by the Jangling Reinharts at the Bloemendaal House from 1 – 4 p.m. A buffet-style cookout will also be served on the lawn at the historic Bloemendaal House from 12-3 p.m. (for purchase).

Also, from 1 – 4 p.m.  enjoy remote-control sailboats on Sydnor Lake, courtesy of the Richmond Model Yacht Club. Stop by from 2-3 p.m. to see members from the club race remote-control sailboats around Sydnor Lake.

Concert and activities are free with Garden admission