Little Sprouts: Terrific Turkeys

For ages 3-5 with participating caregiver. Gobble, gobble... it’s turkey time! Learn about the big, spectacular wild turkey with fun stories, craft, play, and hands-on walk through the fall forest.

$10

Little Sprouts: Terrific Turkeys

North Carolina Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

For ages 3-5 with participating caregiver. Gobble, gobble... it’s turkey time! Learn about the big, spectacular wild turkey with fun stories, craft, play, and hands-on walk through the fall forest.

$10

Coker Arboretum Tour

Take a tour of this gem on the UNC campus with Coker Arboretum curator Margo MacIntyre. This walking tour will explore the 5-acres that make up the Arboretum, allowing time for observation and discussion. Each tour differs as the gardens change through the seasons.

$6

Beginning Watercolor – Virtual

Register Here with Kathy Schermer-Gramm, Professional Artist Date: Saturdays, March 11, 18, 25 and April 1 Time: 1:15 PM - 4:45 PM ET Location: Virtual Fee: $210 ($189 Members)  ...

Intermediate Traditional Watercolor

North Carolina Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

This course builds upon the knowledge and skills of Beginning Watercolor. Using live botanical specimens, students apply basic drawing and watercolor skills to create detailed, realistic watercolor studies of individual plant structures such as stems, twigs, leaves, petals, flowers, pods, and fruit. Classes cover such topics as creating the illusion of depth and volume and portraying shape, color, and textural details accurately.

$210

Members’ Holiday Party

All North Carolina Botanical Garden Foundation members are invited to celebrate the beauty of the season, outdoors at the annual Members’ Holiday Party! The holiday party will be fun for...

Winter Craft Market

North Carolina Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Find the perfect holiday gift during our Winter Craft Market on Sunday, December 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. Local artists will offer a variety of products, including ceramics, cards, macramé, folk art, and jewelry. Rain or shine: Vendors will be set up indoors in Reeves Auditorium. Vendors All Strings Detatched The Botanical Bear Rebecca...

Free

Natural Ornaments – Family Workshop

For ages 5 and up. Decorate for the holidays naturally with acorns, pine cones, milkweed pods, and more! Use your imagination to craft your own unique ornament with materials that nature supplies. Celebrate your creative work with cider or hot cocoa, then visit the holiday craft market after! All materials included.

$15

Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: Protect Our Pollinators! Become a Community Scientist with Budburst

North Carolina Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Join staff from the North Carolina Botanical Garden to learn about Budburst, a national community science project that brings together researchers and the public to answer critical questions about how plants and pollinators are responding to a changing climate. Learn how you can contribute to the effort by making simple plant observations, as well as how the Garden is partnering with local community organizations to expand the reach of this project locally. With Budburst, you can experience the magic of nature, while contributing to the fight to save it.

Exhibit Reception: Threatened Botanicals of the Carolinas

North Carolina Botanical Garden 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Pictured: Oconee Bells by Ellen Fishburne. Join us for a reception to celebrate the opening of Threatened Botanicals of the Carolinas, an exhibit of illustrations by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators - Carolinas. The exhibit runs from January 4 to February 26, 2023 in the DeBerry Gallery at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. At...

Free

Hybrid Lunchbox Talk: A Gardener’s Guide to Botany

It’s a jungle out there! Your beautiful, tranquil garden is a battlefield in which plants wage war against predators and struggle to outcompete one another for light, water, and nutrients. In this seminar (and in his new book by the same name), Dr. Scott Zona looks at how plants fulfill the five functions necessary for life: growth, nutrient acquisition, defense, reproduction, and dispersal. This is a fascinating look at how plants grow—not how to grow plants.