Calendar

Annual Events

Free

Member Events

Virtual

Jan
26
Wed
Houseplants 101 @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

flowers in water pot

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This class is designed as an introduction to the amazing world of houseplants and indoor gardening.

Topics discussed include plants for different light levels, common mistakes people encounter with houseplants, the best varieties for all areas of the home, pet safe plants, and the hottest house plant trends. We’ll even include a section on using houseplants outdoors in your garden.

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Jan
29
Sat
Winter Celebration @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

girls playing in snow

Don’t let the weather keep you in – celebrate the season at the Garden with your family! This free event will feature self-guided, outdoor activities:

  • Explore the outdoors and discover intriguing winter facts
  • Uncover winter surprises on a scavenger hunt
  • Try your skills at snowshoeing (pending 6+ inches of snow, ages six and up)
  • Take home a winter craft kit while supplies last

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up).

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Feb
2
Wed
TILL Talk: Cottage Gardening @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Feb 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

flowers in a cottage garden

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Lindsay Hendricks, Garden Horticulture Manager

Step back in time and explore the English Cottage Garden with Lindsay! Here you will find a vibrant mix of old-fashioned flower varieties, herbs, vegetables, and even some on-trend annuals.

Learn the design principles of an English Cottage Garden as well as some of Lindsay’s favorite cottage plants. We hope that you will leave inspired to add a little bit of cottage into your garden!

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
3
Thu
21st Century Root Cellaring & Fermentation @ Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
Cost: $10/Garden Member; $12/General Public
Feb 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

vegetables in jars

Class will be taught on the NWTC campus. Parking and entrance instructions will be emailed to registrants before the event. Masks must be worn indoors when on campus.

Valerie Dantoin, NWTC

Come join us as we upgrade two old-time methods of preserving the harvest to include some new materials, methods, and safety precautions.

You will learn how to store and preserve vegetables in ways that maintain and even improve quality and nutrient availability. You will make a jar of fermented vegetable product while exploring methods for root cellaring – live vegetable storage – that you can do on a small scale at home.

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
9
Wed
Songbirds of Winter @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $13/Garden Member; $16/General Public
Feb 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

cardinal

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Rob Zimmer, Rob Zimmer Outdoors

This class will help you identify winter songbirds by sight and sound. You will also learn what to grow and feed songbirds in your winter garden. We will cover some of the best plants, trees, shrubs, and grasses to help sustain wintering birds, as well as different feeder options and food choices to attract specific birds to your garden.

Register: In Person Register: Virtual

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Feb
10
Thu
Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

Weather pending, watch for finalized dates in February!

Don’t wait for summer to be inspired by the unique habitats of northeast Wisconsin. This February, toss on your warm clothes, lace up your boots, and wander the Garden to gaze at habitat–themed snow sculptures. A handful of talented snow carvers from around Wisconsin will descend on the Garden in mid February to create magnificent sculptures depicting the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

Beyond the sculptures, enjoy Discovery Stations and uncover unique winter wonders with a scavenger hunt. Guests will also be able to take home a free craft kit (while supplies last).

Reservations are not required, but consider purchasing admission in advance, to be used at any time.

Buy Admission Tickets

 

Admission Costs
 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $12
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $10
 Students (w/school ID)  $10
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

Face coverings are recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and when physical distancing isn’t possible outdoors.

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsored in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Feb
11
Fri
Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

Weather pending, watch for finalized dates in February!

Don’t wait for summer to be inspired by the unique habitats of northeast Wisconsin. This February, toss on your warm clothes, lace up your boots, and wander the Garden to gaze at habitat–themed snow sculptures. A handful of talented snow carvers from around Wisconsin will descend on the Garden in mid February to create magnificent sculptures depicting the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

Beyond the sculptures, enjoy Discovery Stations and uncover unique winter wonders with a scavenger hunt. Guests will also be able to take home a free craft kit (while supplies last).

Reservations are not required, but consider purchasing admission in advance, to be used at any time.

Buy Admission Tickets

 

Admission Costs
 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $12
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $10
 Students (w/school ID)  $10
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

Face coverings are recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and when physical distancing isn’t possible outdoors.

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsored in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Feb
12
Sat
Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

Weather pending, watch for finalized dates in February!

Don’t wait for summer to be inspired by the unique habitats of northeast Wisconsin. This February, toss on your warm clothes, lace up your boots, and wander the Garden to gaze at habitat–themed snow sculptures. A handful of talented snow carvers from around Wisconsin will descend on the Garden in mid February to create magnificent sculptures depicting the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

Beyond the sculptures, enjoy Discovery Stations and uncover unique winter wonders with a scavenger hunt. Guests will also be able to take home a free craft kit (while supplies last).

Reservations are not required, but consider purchasing admission in advance, to be used at any time.

Buy Admission Tickets

 

Admission Costs
 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $12
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $10
 Students (w/school ID)  $10
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

Face coverings are recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and when physical distancing isn’t possible outdoors.

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsored in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Feb
14
Mon
Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

Weather pending, watch for finalized dates in February!

Don’t wait for summer to be inspired by the unique habitats of northeast Wisconsin. This February, toss on your warm clothes, lace up your boots, and wander the Garden to gaze at habitat–themed snow sculptures. A handful of talented snow carvers from around Wisconsin will descend on the Garden in mid February to create magnificent sculptures depicting the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

Beyond the sculptures, enjoy Discovery Stations and uncover unique winter wonders with a scavenger hunt. Guests will also be able to take home a free craft kit (while supplies last).

Reservations are not required, but consider purchasing admission in advance, to be used at any time.

Buy Admission Tickets

 

Admission Costs
 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $12
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $10
 Students (w/school ID)  $10
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

Face coverings are recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and when physical distancing isn’t possible outdoors.

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsored in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Feb
15
Tue
Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

Weather pending, watch for finalized dates in February!

Don’t wait for summer to be inspired by the unique habitats of northeast Wisconsin. This February, toss on your warm clothes, lace up your boots, and wander the Garden to gaze at habitat–themed snow sculptures. A handful of talented snow carvers from around Wisconsin will descend on the Garden in mid February to create magnificent sculptures depicting the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

Beyond the sculptures, enjoy Discovery Stations and uncover unique winter wonders with a scavenger hunt. Guests will also be able to take home a free craft kit (while supplies last).

Reservations are not required, but consider purchasing admission in advance, to be used at any time.

Buy Admission Tickets

 

Admission Costs
 GBBG Members  Free
 Adults (18+)  $12
 Seniors (62+), AAA Members, AARP, Military  $10
 Students (w/school ID)  $10
 Children (3-17)  $5
 Children (2 & under) Free
 NWTC Students & Faculty Free w/NWTC ID

Face coverings are recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up) and when physical distancing isn’t possible outdoors.

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Contact Us

For event information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sponsored in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo