Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

November 25, 2014

Family Winter-Time Walks

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways.

November 25, 2014

Santa Visits

Even though he knows who has been naughty or nice, Santa welcomes all visitors to share their holiday wishes and take a picture with him on a sleigh in the Cook Entryway.

December 4, 2014

Holiday Gala

This enchanted evening will feature horse-drawn carriage rides through the sculpture park, dancing, a strolling dinner, and roaming holiday entertainment. Enjoy the dazzling trees and displays representing holiday cultures around the world. Don't miss your opportunity to attend this spectacular annual event. 

  

Events

Classes & Camps

Dec
2
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photographing Holiday Lights

Learn the basics—effective backgrounds, creative angles, light effects and best time of day.

Instructor

Cory Olsen

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Dec
13
10:00 am 11:30 am
Full Class

Visit the Railway Garden for inspiration, then use frosting, pretzels, candy and your imagination to decorate a one-of-a-kind trolley.

Ages

Ages 5–8 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
13
1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Full Class

Visit the Railway Garden for inspiration, then use frosting, pretzels, candy and your imagination to decorate a one-of-a-kind trolley.

Ages

Ages 5–8 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
22
10:00 am 11:30 am

Create authentic English poppers for your family.

Ages

5-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
23
10:00 am 11:30 am

Discover the role santons (“little saints”) play in traditional French nativity scenes.

Ages

7-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
27
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Art Explorers

Spend time together using clay, paint, and other materials.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
30
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Super Cinnamon Rolls New Session

Full Class

Pretend you live in the 1930’s, and work in pairs in our farmhouse of that era to whip up a batch of cinnamon rolls using an easy “no fail” recipe and simple ingredients.

Ages

5-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Jan
17
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Paint Sampler

Make a resolution to explore a new hobby this year!

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Jan
17
10:00 am 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photography Boot Camp

For beginning to intermediate photographers using digital SLR cameras.

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $67
Jan
21
6:30 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Hydroponics at Home

Discover how hydroponics can be a rewarding hobby and a great way to supplement your family’s supply of fresh herbs and vegetables.

Instructor

Clint Eising

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $52