An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018
Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – September 13; 5 – 6 p.m. Good Green Fun is a drop-in program, no registration needed. In partnership with: Keep Henrico Beautiful June 7 July 5 August 2 September 6 Central Virginia Waste Management Authority June 14 & 28 July 12 & 26 August 9, 16 & 30 September 13 Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District June 21 July 19 August…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018
Enjoy storybooks and activities in the Children’s Garden. Fridays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m. Storytime is a drop-in program, no registration needed.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 2, 2018
Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, September 2 The early morning access is for the gardens only. Programming and the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit do not begin until 9 a.m. and dining and shopping will follow their usual schedules. Guests should also be aware there may be some routine tasks in the mornings as the Garden prepares for the day. The earlier hours are designed to provide garden experiences away from…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 30, 2018
WaterPlay During warm spring, summer, and fall days, the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be! Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to enjoy the gentle water sprays. Don’t forget a towel and remember that swimming diapers are required for those not potty-trained. WaterPlay is operational when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Families with children are invited to drop-in and participate in simple, easy to learn gardening tasks under the guidance of Children’s Garden staff and volunteers. Join us to learn how fun and easy gardening with children can be! Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Garden Art Drop-in between 2 and 2:45 p.m. and unfold your creative energy. Join us for Plein air watercolor painting. We provide the easels, the paper, paint and all the supplies you’ll need. Drop in program, no registration needed. Explore and reflect on your Garden experience through art! Included with regular Garden admission. Free for Garden Members. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m.Find out more
Embark on a garden adventure after reading the Tale of Peter Rabbit. Along the way campers will harvest vegetables, make cottontail rabbits, step over a babbling brook and draw maps of Mr. McGregor’s garden. They will even plant a colorful collection of vegetables!Find out more
Yum-Awe-Om! Connect with nature through food, art and yoga. Each day starts with new garden poses that set the stage for cultural immersion. Participants create epicurean delights from fresh garden harvest and explore different art techniques from around the world.Find out more
Join the Agriculture in the Classroom team for a highly interactive workshop that will help you sprout successful learners in your PK-5 classroom. The workshop will feature cross-curricular, standards-aligned lessons and resources that use Virginia agriculture and natural resources to engage learners in science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies. Workshop participants will enjoy AITC’s hands-on minds-on activities and make-and-takes as they explore the garden and surrounding environment. Participants receive resource kits full of curriculum to start the school year.Find out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018
Garden Art Studio Drop-in anytime between 10 and 10:45 a.m. and unfold your creative energy. Join us for Plein air watercolor painting. We provide the easels, the paper, paint and all the supplies you’ll need. Drop in program, no registration needed. Explore and reflect on your Garden experience through art! Mondays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m. (Drop-in! Arrive between 10 – 10:45 a.m.)Find out more
The at-a-glance Garden calendar includes highlights from the year including Plant Sales, Flowers After 5 in summer; Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights during the holidays & many more!
The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more.
Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you.
Bring your dog on select nights only!
Bring your dog to Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights on select nights.