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Feb
18
Fri
CANCELED: Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

With today’s high temps and predicted rain, the remaining dates of Polar Pollinator Pop-Up have been canceled.

Thursday, February 10–Saturday, February 12 | 9 am–5 pm
Monday, February 14–Saturday, February 19 | 9 am–5 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

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).

Mother Nature will determine the best dates, so watch for updates on this pop–up event. 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
19
Sat
CANCELED: Polar Pollinator Pop-Up @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

With today’s high temps and predicted rain, the remaining dates of Polar Pollinator Pop-Up have been canceled.

Thursday, February 10–Saturday, February 12 | 9 am–5 pm
Monday, February 14–Saturday, February 19 | 9 am–5 pm

butterfly snow sculpture

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).

Mother Nature will determine the best dates, so watch for updates on this pop–up event. 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

Mar
2
Wed
TILL Talk: Gardens of Wisconsin @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Mar 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

fall plants and blue sky

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

Mark Konlock, Garden Director of Horticulture

Mark Konlock, Director of Horticulture at Green Bay Botanical Garden, highlights more than a dozen gardens around Wisconsin and encourages you to visit them to get ideas for your own gardens and landscaping.

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.

Mar
16
Wed
TILL Talk: Adventures in Asia: Formosa and Hong Kong @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Mar 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Taipei Botanical Garden

Taipei Botanical Garden PC: Taipei Travel Geek

Dale Bartel, Garden Volunteer

Take a step back in time and accompany long-time Garden volunteer and military veteran, Dale Bartel, as he leads you through a time-capsule presentation of his travels through Formosa (Taiwan) and Hong Kong during his deployment.

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.

Mar
25
Fri
Stitches & Stems @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free Event Admission. Regular admission into the Garden.
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

embroidered autumn trees

This exhibit will feature more than 200 fiber art and embroidery pieces created by and presented in partnership with Women Who Run With Scissors and Green Bay Area Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

Hand embroidered pieces and art quilts will fill the Schneider Education Center along with boutiques (small items for sale made by members), a silent auction featuring completed works to bid on to support their programs, and fabulous finds (rummage sale items), raffle baskets, raffle quilts, and other vendors.

Members will be present to answer questions during the exhibit.

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

Mar
26
Sat
Stitches & Stems @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free Event Admission. Regular admission into the Garden.
Mar 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

embroidered autumn trees

This exhibit will feature more than 200 fiber art and embroidery pieces created by and presented in partnership with Women Who Run With Scissors and Green Bay Area Embroiderers’ Guild of America.

Hand embroidered pieces and art quilts will fill the Schneider Education Center along with boutiques (small items for sale made by members), a silent auction featuring completed works to bid on to support their programs, and fabulous finds (rummage sale items), raffle baskets, raffle quilts, and other vendors.

Members will be present to answer questions during the exhibit.

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

Mar
30
Wed
CANCELED: TILL Talk: The Peshtigo Fire @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Mar 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This class has been canceled per instructor request.

peshtigo fire map

PC: National Weather Service

Arlene Molzahn, Retired Teacher and Published Author

Take a closer look at the all-too-real details of what happened in our own backyards in 1871, and find out why many experts consider the Peshtigo Fire to be America’s most devastating wildfire to date.

 

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.

Apr
6
Wed
TILL Talk: Improve Your Insect & Plant Photography @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
bright blue and black Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly on pink flower

Pipevine Swallowtail butterfly PC: John Oates Photography

David Hakamaki, Cutting Edge Photography

Do you want to take better photos of plants and insects? You don’t need elaborate camera equipment to do so. A basic camera or smartphone can take amazing photos that will WOW your friends. David Hakamaki’s TILL Talk will show you ways to improve your composition, lighting, and technique to make any photo better.

This TILL Talk will be entry to mid-level oriented, so you can understand how a pro photographer approaches a scene, determines what to focus attention on, what lighting to add, and how to make any scene the best it can be. There will be plenty of time for discussion, so bring your inspiration, your love of plants and insects, and a lot of questions!

The in-person registration for this class is full. 

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.

Apr
20
Wed
CANCELED: TILL Talk: Food Sovereignty in the Oneida Nation @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member and General Public
Apr 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This class has been canceled.

Tsyunhehkw^ farm

Kyle Wiskneski, Tsyunhehkw^ Agriculture Manager
Crystal Danforth, Tsyunhehkw^ Community Outreach Coordinator

Spend some time with us learning about Food Sovereignty in the Oneida Nation, and how the Tsyunhehkw^ agricultural community promotes a comprehensive approach to health and well-being.

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.

May
1
Sun
Corporate Partner Employee Day @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

Rekindle your love of nature with more than 47 acres of beautiful display gardens and natural areas. Spend time exploring breathtaking scenic views and our latest exhibit, Habitat, from 9 am–8 pm.

Whether you’re hoping to spend some quality time with family and friends or simply want to relax outside for an afternoon, the Garden has the experience you’re searching for.

Your day includes:

  • Free admission for you and your immediate family (or friends)
  • $10 discount on membership purchases
  • 10% discount in the WPS Trellis Gift Shop
Habitat was developed by Smithsonian Gardens and is made available by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service Smithsonian Garden

 

Contact Us

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