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Member Events

Youth & Family Programs

Aug
26
Thu
RESCHEDULED: Members-Only: Sanimax Concert Series: John Kelley and Fusion Express Orchestra @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5 Reservation Fee/Member
Aug 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

sunbeam by stage 2 pc alex verstoppenRescheduled from June 17 due to severe weather. Members only until further notice.

June 17-August 19, relax on Thursday evenings in the Schneider Family Grand Garden with this annual music series that thrills music lovers across all genres and all generations. Stroll through the Garden, enjoy live music from local musicians, wine, beer and dining. Guests are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs, blankets and their dancing shoes!

Seeds to Snacks | 4:30-6 pm before every concert

Enjoy a tasty snack made with something from our garden each week!

2021 Concert Lineup

June 17 | John Kelley and Fusion Express Orchestra (Jazz and Broadway tunes)
June 24 | Salsa Manzana (Salsa band of Lawrence University students, alumni and professors)
July 1 | No Concert
July 8 | Kevin Van Ess and Talk of the Town (Swing/Dixieland style Jazz)
July 15 | Valerie B. & the Boys (Contemporary R&B, soul and funk)
July 22 | Chicken Wire Empire (Bluegrass)
July 29 | Erin Krebs Quintet (Jazz)
August 5 | Tae (R&B, Soul and Rock)
August 12 | F.B.I & the Untouchable Horns (Eclectic mix of soul, jazz, R&B, and pop)
August 19 | Copper Box (Roots/Americana)

View Concert Series Details

 

Contact Us

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

Aug
31
Tue
RESCHEDULED: Members-Only: Sanimax Concert Series: Salsa Manzana @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5 Reservation Fee/Member
Aug 31 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

sunbeam by stage 2 pc alex verstoppenThis concert has been canceled due to severe weather forecasted. A rescheduled date will be announced soon.

Members only until further notice.

June 17-August 19, relax on Thursday evenings in the Schneider Family Grand Garden with this annual music series that thrills music lovers across all genres and all generations. Stroll through the Garden, enjoy live music from local musicians, wine, beer and dining. Guests are encouraged to bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs, blankets and their dancing shoes!

Seeds to Snacks | 4:30-6 pm before every concert

Enjoy a tasty snack made with something from our garden each week!

2021 Concert Lineup

June 24 | Salsa Manzana (Salsa band of Lawrence University students, alumni and professors)
July 1 | No Concert
July 8 | Kevin Van Ess and Talk of the Town (Swing/Dixieland style Jazz)
July 15 | Valerie B. & the Boys (Contemporary R&B, soul and funk)
July 22 | Chicken Wire Empire (Bluegrass)
July 29 | Erin Krebs Quintet (Jazz)
August 5 | Tae (R&B, Soul and Rock)
August 12 | F.B.I & the Untouchable Horns (Eclectic mix of soul, jazz, R&B, and pop)
August 19 | Copper Box (Roots/Americana)

View Concert Series Details

 

Contact Us

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

Sep
28
Tue
Members-Only Tour: Autumn Wonders @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Reservations required.
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
cottage garden in fall

Vanderperren English Cottage Garden

Sarah Pingel, Horticulturist

From late season flowers and the changing colors of leaves to the dancing grasses and the activities of birds preparing for migration, there is a lot to discover in autumn. Join Sarah Pingel (Horticulturist) for an exploration of the Garden in autumn!

Reservations are required. RSVP to our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Contact Us

Have questions? Contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Oct
21
Thu
Members-Only: Virtual Annual Report to Our Community @ Virtual
Cost: Free
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

cottage window and flowers

Join us virtually to recap our past year, elect new board members, and learn what’s happening next at the Garden.

Event Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.
Nov
15
Mon
FULL: Members-Only Tour: Lights of the Present & Future @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: FREE/GBBG Member
Nov 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This members-only tour is full. To be added to a wait list, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at sseeger@gbbg.org or 920.491.3691 ext. 105.

Dave Barkow, Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator

Go behind the scenes of WPS Garden of Lights and learn how the Garden comes to life during the holiday season. Be prepared to walk away with fun facts to share with family and friends and be the first to see what’s new for 2021.

Reservations required. RSVP by contacting our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.

Jan
21
Fri
CANCELED: Guided Snowshoe Hike @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member Family or Adult; $5/General Public Family or Adult
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class has been canceled. 

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

Garden Education Staff

Find a new way to have fun this winter! Learn the basics of snowshoeing as we head outside to explore ways that plants are adapted to survive winter and search for tracks and signs of animals. Dress in layers and be prepared to be outdoors for about 1 hour. Snowshoes are sized for ages 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Registration

 

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
Camp Series: Budding Buddies (Ages 3-5) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

showing kids a garden tool

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

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Budding Buddies

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, & 16 | 9:30-11 am

This nature day camp is specially designed for 3-5 year olds along with their adult buddy. Loaded with nature themed stories, crafts, hikes, and hands-on exploration, dress to journey outside, and go a new adventure every day!

One Day: $15

Register

 

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!

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp sessions, contact our Education Coordinator, Chris ‘Chip’ Refsguard, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Cancelation Policy

Cancelations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the start of camp.  A $10 administrative fee is charged for all cancellations, the remainder will be refunded to you. No cancelations or refunds are available with less than two weeks notice. If camper must cancel for medical reasons, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 122.

Feb
4
Fri
FULL: Guided Snowshoe Hike @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member Family or Adult; $5/General Public Family or Adult
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class if full and registration has closed. To be added to a waitlist, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457.

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

Garden Education Staff

Find a new way to have fun this winter! Learn the basics of snowshoeing as we head outside to explore ways that plants are adapted to survive winter and search for tracks and signs of animals. Dress in layers and be prepared to be outdoors for about 1 hour. Snowshoes are sized for ages 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

 

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
8
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, February 8–October 25

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

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