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July 26, 2019

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band

An Evening with Lyle Lovett and his Large Band: A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums.

September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

In this impactful gallery exhibition, Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb, new work by the artist will be presented in an immersive installation in the Balk Gallery. Law’s use of natural materials, mainly floral, encourage the viewer to experience the relationship between humanity and nature.

September 24, 2019

Wege Environmental Lecture: Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration with Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Join scientist, author, and monarch butterfly expert Dr. Anurag Agrawal as he explores, through striking visual imagery, the fascinating natural history of monarchs and milkweed, revealing the coevolutionary battle between monarchs and milkweed’s famous toxins.

Events

Events in August, 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. 

June 6 7:00 pm September 18, 2019

Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens

This concert series brings the finest national and international musicians to West Michigan, thrilling music lovers across all genres and all generations.

June 10 August 17, 2019

Kids’ Tram

Board the Kids' Tram for an engaging adventure. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10:45 am, 11:45 am, 1:45 pm, and 2:45 pm.

July 2 7:00 pm August 27, 2019 / Amphitheater Garden

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 our brand new concession building.

Aug
1
11:00 am 12:00 pm
August 1, 2019 11:00 am

Time for Topiaries!

Explore the Children’s Garden’s whimsical birthday-themed topiaries through interactive stories, games and activities. Whether it’s your birthday or your “unbirthday,” come play along with us!

August 1, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

An Evening with The Beach Boys

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An Evening with The Beach Boys: You can capsulize most pop music acts by reciting how many hits they’ve had and how many millions of albums they’ve sold. But these conventional measurements fall short when you’re assessing the impact of The Beach Boys. 

Cost

  • Members $67
  • Non-Members $69
Aug
2
11:00 am 12:00 pm
August 2, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Garden Helpers

What do butterflies, bats, worms and ladybugs have in common? They are all important garden helpers! Learn how these tiny creatures help in big ways through activities such as up-close observations, interactive stories, and clever hunts.

August 2, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Fridays at the Farm

Have bushels of family fun in Michigan's Farm Garden this summer! 

Aug
3
11:00 am 12:00 pm
August 3, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Science Saturdays

Investigate Michigan animals as you explore fascinating facts about reptiles, amphibians, mammals and more.

Aug
5
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Photographing Animals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Have fun exploring Meijer Gardens and searching for animals to photograph, both real and sculptural. 

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65