Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

June 1, 2019

Iris Show

Enjoy a variety of tall bearded and Siberian iris blossoms.

June 6, 2019

Nahko And Medicine For The People

With special guest Jade Jackson

Nahko And Medicine For The People continue to gather dedicated members of their global Medicine Tribe of likeminded fans as they spread their positive and powerful musical message around the world. 

July 2 August 27, 2019

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the concession counter.

Events

Events on May 11, 2019

February 1 9:00 am August 25, 2019

A National Treasure: Fred Meijer, His Collection and Legacy

Although never formally trained in the visual arts or art history, Fred Meijer was deeply interested in cultural endeavors and history, and had a long interest in sculpture. 

May
11
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai for Beginners Workshop (Morning Session)

Filled

Learn the basics of bonsai while working on a ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus

Instructor

Joe Martinez

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75
May
11
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Kusamono and Accent Planting

Filled

Discover the art of Kusamono by creating your own potted arrangement of plants that can be displayed by itself or with a bonsai.

Instructor

Joe Chirco

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May
11
12:00 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Root-Over-Rock ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Filled

Learn how to create a root-over-rock style bonsai using a ‘Burtt Davyi’ Ficus

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May 11, 2019 12:00 pm

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Enjoy stunning bonsai trees on display in the Huizenga Grand Room.

May
11
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

‘Boulevard’ Cypress Workshop

Create a bonsai using ‘Boulevard’ cypress, a cultivar of Japanese False Cypress with soft, bluegreen foliage. 

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $80
May
11
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop (Saturday Session)

Filled

Bring one to three bonsai currently in development and work on styling and refining your trees with expert guidance from Guest Artist Todd Schlafer.

Instructor

Todd Schlafer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
11
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Filled

Learn the basics of creating a bonsai using a juniper, a durable evergreen that has many styling possibilities.

Instructor

Eric Newton

Cost

  • Members $65
  • Non-Members $75