Calendar

Adult Programs

Annual Events

Youth & Family Programs

Aug
24
Wed
Getaway Wednesdays: Express Garden Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Wednesdays, June 1–August 31

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 to see our newest exhibit, Habitat!

Event Details

 

Tours are on a first-come, first-served basis, up to 20 people.

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

Group Tours

 

Don’t forget that admission on BMO Harris Bank Getaway Wednesdays is BOGO free!

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

 

Civil War Botanicals
Cost: $10/Garden Member; $12/General Public
Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

herbs on wooden table

Northeast Wisconsin Unit of the Herb Society of America

Modern Medicine’s Debt to the Civil War

Approximately 620,000 soldiers died in the Civil War. Two-thirds of those deaths were not the result of enemy fire…but of disease. The Union blockades of Confederate sources of the conventional medicines resulted in reliance on traditional botanical healing practices. By the end of the “War Between the States”, American medicine was forever changed. Learn about this fascinating story and the plants and women that played a major role.

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!

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. 107 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.

Aug
25
Thu
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 25 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

habitat exhibit

 

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Aug
26
Fri
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

habitat exhibit

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Les Stumpf Ford Grand Concert Series: Sounds of Nashville @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Lawn Seating: $30/Garden Member; $35/General Public; $10/Child (Ages 3-17 with paid adult lawn ticket reservation.) | Cowles Terrace Seating: $40/Garden Member; $45/General Public (Child discount not available.)
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

grand garden with flowers

Entry begins at 5:30 pm.

7 pm | Live Music

Back for year four, listen to your favorite country songs performed acoustically by the songwriters themselves under the stars. Featuring all-new songwriters!

Concert Details & Tickets

 

Contact Us

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

Aug
27
Sat
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

habitat exhibit

 

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Aug
28
Sun
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 28 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

habitat exhibit

 

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Aug
29
Mon
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 29 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

habitat exhibit

 

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Aug
30
Tue
Habitat @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

habitat exhibit

 

Habitats provide homes for all living things, from the tiniest ant to the tallest tree.

The exhibition Habitat explores the critical need for varied habitats, how interconnected and fragile they are, and what we can do to protect them.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities | Available May 1-October 31

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals in the Garden. Come back each season for a new hunt and a chance to join our Habitat Hall of Fame!

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday, 9 am-3 pm

Bring your gardening questions for our Horticulture Team! Feel free to ask staff as you see them working in the Garden.

 

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 us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

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

Story Time

Tuesdays, Now–October 25

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather or low temperatures, event will be moved indoors and held in a safe, physically distanced environment.

SPONSORED IN PART BY

Contact Us

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