Getaway Wednesdays

Wednesdays, June 5 – August 28

Cookouts | 11 am1 pm

Get a midday refresh by spending your lunch break surrounded by the beauty of nature. Select produce is grown at the Garden in partnership with the N.E.W. Master Gardeners Association.

$6/GBBG Member; $7/General Public plus Garden Admission

Free Admission | 48 pm

Explore Butterflies & Blooms until 5 pm, enjoy a picnic, play in the Nielsen Children’s Garden go on a scavenger hunt and check out a S.E.E.D. Pack.

Discovery Station | 46 pm

Come to the Nielsen Children’s Garden and enjoy fun, hands-on activities.

Wednesday, August 14

Make & Take Seed Balls | 4-6 pm

Visit with Betsy and Reena, Fish and Wildlife Biologists from the US Fish and Wildlife Service, prior to the start of class to learn about how they’re supporting pollinators and make a seed ball with native seeds to get started with at home!

Make & Take Herbal Infusion | 6–7 pm

See and smell the wide variety of herbs used in culinary dishes, medicinal preparations and overall wellness. Enjoy an herbal demonstration where you will create an herbal infused item to take home.


Wednesdays, July 17–August 21 only

Ask the Expert | 1–1:30 pm

Get tips and tricks straight from our Garden team.

Free/GBBG Member; Garden Admission/General Public

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Title Sponsor

Discovery Station Sponsor

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or

For more information on opportunities for corporate partnership including sponsorship, contact our Director of Development, Cindy Berton, at 920.491.3691 ext. 104 or