Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Find Events

Event Category

Events List Navigation

November 2016

Thursday Yoga in the Garden: November – December Session

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, December 29, 2016 @ 11:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather. Member $75 Non-Member $153

Find out more

Evening Yoga in the Garden: November-December Session

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - Thursday, December 29, 2016 @ 7:00 pm

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture during this evening offering in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.  This class is meeting off-site at Lewis Ginter Recreation Center. Member $75 Non-Member $153

Find out more

Yoga in the Garden: November-December Session

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, December 27, 2016 @ 10:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather. This session is full.  There are still spaces available in the Thursday morning and Thursday evening sessions.  

Find out more
December 2016

Dominion GardenFest of Lights: Living Color

Friday, December 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - Monday, January 9, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Daily until Thursday, December 8, 2016

Dominion GardenFest of Lights is a holiday tradition featuring more than a half million lights, botanical decorations, trains, holiday activities & more.  To learn more details about Lewis Ginter lights, this year’s Living Color theme and tips for your visit, see our main Dominion GardenFest of Lights page. Ticket Pricing $13 adults $11 seniors (age 55+) $8 children (ages 3 – 12) Free for children under age 3 $7: Garden members $5: Child on Garden Membership (ages 3 – 18) Tickets are…

Find out more

Making Fairy Houses with Dried Natural Materials: December 10 Intermediate Adult/Child Workshop A

Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am

Seasoned crafters and fairy house veterans are welcomed in this class, which uses sturdier materials like balsa and plywood.  No children under 10, please, and no more than two children per accompanying adult.  Each group/pair creates one house, under the guidance of Garden Horticulturalist and GardenFest Coordinator Shannon Smith, Children’s Education Assistant Laura Lee Folman, and GardenFest volunteer Debbie Guckert.  Come prepared for mess.  Hot glue guns will be in use.  We ask you to bring some materials from home; a…

Find out more

Making Fairy Houses with Dried Natural Materials: December 10 Beginner Adult/Child Workshop A

Saturday, December 10, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The whimsical ‘fairy houses’ that accompany the Garden’s train displays during GardenFest are crafted by horticulturists, volunteers, and other Garden staff.  Learn what goes into these unique creations and make one of your own to take home, under the guidance of Garden Horticulturalist and GardenFest Coordinator Shannon Smith, Children’s Education Assistant Laura Lee Folman, and GardenFest volunteer Debbie Guckert.  In this session, adults and their accompanying children (children 5 years old and up; no more than two children per accompanying…

Find out more

Botanical Illustration Sunday Studio: December

Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Advisors and students work on certificate projects together in an informal setting. Open to BI certificate candidates only. Attendee $25

Find out more

Spinning Wheel Demonstration at GardenFest

Sunday, December 18, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

See how spinning wheels and handspindles work! Garden volunteers Judith Towers, Becky Blake and Jan Glass  will demonstrate handspinning and show fibers dyed with plants, some of them from plants grown at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Touch natural fibers such as wool, angora, cotton and silk. See the dried flowers, nuts, leaves, bark, and other natural dye sources and examine them up close. Learn the history of handspinning and natural dyeing, how handspindles were used before spinning wheels evolved, and about modern spinning wheels…

Find out more

New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

Saturday, December 31, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon with the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic. Live music, a parade and more.  Activities include: Photo opportunities with the Garden Keeper  — bring your cameras! Make your own New Year’s  party hat Write your wish for 2017 and add it to our “wishing chain” Be a part of the annual Garden tradition: “Rolling in the New Year” by rolling down the hill to the Cochrane Rose Garden. Those who attend the New Year’s Eve Family Frolic and who are already…

Find out more
January 2017

Yoga in the Garden: January-February Session

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 10:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.

Find out more
+ Export Listed Events