ANNOUNCEMENTS

Buy admission online! Admission is $2 more at the door. The Garden is open 9 am-6:30 pm daily in September. Garden grounds are open, but access to buildings is limited. See details below.

Calendar

Aug
31
Mon
Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

June 1–August 31

July 4 | 6 pm closure with limited programs

Butterflies & Blooms | 10 am–5 pm

A live butterfly experience showcasing pollinators across North America and the plants they love.

Butterfly Feeding | 10 am–5 pm

Receive a feeding stick dipped with a tasty butterfly treat. Donations accepted.

Learning Lab | 10 am–5 pm

Near the butterfly house. Transform into a scientist and uncover pollinator wonders.

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Boxes placed throughout the Garden containing games and activities for kids.

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

CLOSED: Butterflies & Blooms: North American Edition @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

We’re sorry to announce that the Butterflies & Blooms exhibit is now closed for the year.

Learn More

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Express Garden Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Mondays, June 1–August 31

family

Enhance your next visit with an hour long, guided tour through Green Bay Botanical Garden! Trained guides will share stories about the Garden and its special features. Then, stop by to see our summer exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms!

Tours are on a first come, first served basis, up to 10 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more, please inquire about our Group Tour opportunities.

Group Tours

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

 

Sep
9
Wed
CANCELED: Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/Garden Member; $50/General Public
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

journal on bench

This class is canceled due to low enrollment. To consider other upcoming classes, explore our calendar at GBBG.org/Calendar.

 

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.

Betty Pearson, Former Garden Staff

Looking for a way to refresh your writing skills? Through the inspiration of our garden tableaus, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity.

This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Wednesdays, September 9, 16, 23 & 30.

The instructor will choose venues throughout the Garden and you will write on a personal electronic device or paper. Each class will include skill review and instruction, as well as personal writing time. The instructor will meet individually with each student during that time to encourage ideas and answer questions.

Instructor

Betty Pearson, a former Garden employee, is a freelance writer and a memoir writing instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Her articles have been published in local newspapers, professional trade association journals, Voyageur and Our Wisconsin.

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 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 Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
13
Sun
Grandparent’s Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free for all grandparents
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

grandparents walking with grandchildren pc john oates photographyFree admission for all grandparents.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

FULL: Guided Meditation @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5/Garden Member; $7/General Public
Sep 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

This class is full. To be added to the waiting list, please contact our Guest Services staff at 920.490.9457. 

 

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.

Ekaterina Bouyear, Healthy Living Consultantwomen meditating outside

Ekaterina is certified to teach techniques in four different categories of meditation: Present Moment Awareness, Calm Focus, Energized Body & Mind, and Transcendence/Self-Discovery.

Learn what these categories entail and how to practice these categories of meditation safely. This class will go over Present Moment Awareness, which will require a yoga mat or blanket if possible (as we will be laying on the floor).

Meditation: 5 Senses Body Scan

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!

Contact Us

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
14
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/Garden Member; $45/General Public OR One Session: $10/Person
Sep 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

hatha yoga pc alex verstoppen

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. 

Mondays, September 14, 21 & 28, October 5 & 12

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yoga

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breath work, strength and movement to find a perfectly balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat.

Masks are required for indoor classes. If weather permits, the class will move outside.

Full Series: $40/Garden Member; $45/General Public

One Day: $10/Person

*Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

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!

 

Register

 

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 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 Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
15
Tue
Members-Only Tour: Autumn Wonders @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member
Sep 15 @ 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 a safe, physically distanced 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.

Sep
16
Wed
CANCELED: Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/Garden Member; $50/General Public
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

journal on bench

This class is canceled due to low enrollment. To consider other upcoming classes, explore our calendar at GBBG.org/Calendar.

 

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.

Betty Pearson, Former Garden Staff

Looking for a way to refresh your writing skills? Through the inspiration of our garden tableaus, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity.

This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Wednesdays, September 9, 16, 23 & 30.

The instructor will choose venues throughout the Garden and you will write on a personal electronic device or paper. Each class will include skill review and instruction, as well as personal writing time. The instructor will meet individually with each student during that time to encourage ideas and answer questions.

Instructor

Betty Pearson, a former Garden employee, is a freelance writer and a memoir writing instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Her articles have been published in local newspapers, professional trade association journals, Voyageur and Our Wisconsin.

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 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 Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Field to Fork @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $150/Person
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

people eating in garden pc John Oates PhotographyThis year’s Field to Fork experience will still offer breathtaking views, camaraderie, and delicious local food prepared and served based on recommendations from the Brown County Public Health Department in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Guests will be seated by household at tables on the Mabel Thome Patio that will be physically distanced apart.

Servers will be assigned tables to safety deliver and clear food and wine for each course. All servers, cooks and staff will be wearing masks and gloves.

If inclement weather occurs, the Garden is able to physically distance guests in Cornerstone Foundation Hall in the Schneider Education Center.

Dinner Menu

 

Meet the Chef: Kim Agostine

Chef Kim Agostine has been a personal chef, a manager at Not By Bread Alone and currently owns Biebel’s Catering & Rental.  A love of food, traveling for food,  farm fresh ingredients and 20+ years in catering have led to the opportunity of being able to cook for the Field To Fork Dinner.

Tickets

$150/Person
Only 6 tickets available!

Registration Deadlines

Garden Angel and Above Memberships: July 13-19
All Garden Memberships: July 20-until full

Register

 

Thanks to Our Sponsor

Prevea Health

Contact Us

For more information, contact Eileen Metzler, Director of Sales & Events, at 920.491.3691 ext. 103 or events@gbbg.org.