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Green Bay Botanical Garden

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2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303 United States
920-491-3691 ext. 122www.gbbg.org

Upcoming Events

Aug. 2018

Children’s Story Time

Aug. 21 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until August 28, 2018

Join us for nature-themed stories and activities throughout the summer in the Nielsen Children’s Garden. Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

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Garden Sprouts: Birds of a Feather

Aug. 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

No matter the season, birds can use our help! Learn more about these garden friends through stories, games and projects! This program is designed for children 3-5  years old with one accompanying adult. Price per one adult and one child, age 3-5. Additional children half price.

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Macro Photography

Aug. 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Marc Amenson, Amenson Studio There is a beautiful and fascinating world in your own backyard. Learn how to photograph nature’s smallest creatures, flowers and designs with macro photography. In this hands-on class, you will learn the techniques essential to getting amazing photographs of all things macro. Bring your camera and macro lens for this class, as we will be photographing and critiquing photos in class.

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Grass Roots Festival

Aug. 26 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 | 12–7 PM Enjoy a variety of bluegrass, roots, Americana and folk music from area artists presented in partnership with Mile of Music. EVENT DETAILS Food and beverages will be available for purchase including local brews and botanical inspired cocktails. Stone Arch Brewpub will provide a variety of food options and gluten-free options for purchase. No carry-ins, please. Locally-raised bison burger $8 Locally-sourced Wisconsin brat $5 Black bean burger $7 Hummus and local, organic vegetables $6 Tabouli…

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Sep. 2018

Field to Fork

Sep. 6 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This fresh dining experience showcases Green Bay at its finest and is sure to expand your foodie horizons. Savor an elegant six course meal in one of Northeast Wisconsin’s most beautiful settings, Green Bay Botanical Garden’s Schneider Family Grand Garden, featuring locally grown produce and farm fresh ingredients. This intimate evening will also be accompanied by exquisite wines paired with each course.

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Family Class: Garden Pizzas

Sep. 8 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Kelle Hartman, GBBG Educator Everybody loves pizza! Did you know that we grow many of the ingredients right here in the Garden? Discover how these tasty toppings grow, then head back to the kitchen to prepare a pizza snack. Everyone will help with the harvest, preparation, and of course, get a chance to taste a piece of the final product. Price includes all adults and children in your household. $8/GBBG Member Family $13/Non-Member Family

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Free admission for all grandparents.

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Hatha Yoga at Green Bay Botanical Garden

Sep. 10 @ 5:30 pm - Oct. 8 @ 6:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until October 8, 2018

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yoga This is a slow class for every level of practitioner. Throughout this series, we will integrate mindfulness, breath work, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Please bring a yoga mat. This is the 1st session in a 5-week series. Upcoming Sessions: Monday, September 17 Monday, September 24 Monday, October 1 Monday, October 8 For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/Non-Member One Day: $10

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Best Ornamental Trees for Your Landscape

Sep. 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Vijai Pandian, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator Take a walk through the Garden with Vijai Pandian, UW-Extension Horticulture Educator, and learn about trees that you can include in your own landscape. Presented in partnership with UW-Extension and N.E.W. Master Gardeners’ Association. Pre-registration: $7/Person At the Door: $10/Person

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Weed & Feed

Sep. 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Help us keep the Garden looking its best as we welcome thousands of visitors! Work side-by-side with Garden staff as they plant the remaining 4,000 plants by the storm water basin near the parking lot and then enjoy a delicious meal provided by the Garden.

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Writing and Preserving Garden Memories

Sep. 13 @ 1:00 pm - Oct. 4 @ 2:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until October 4, 2018

Betty Pearson, Former GBBG Writing memoirs is one way you can tell one story at a time and helps depict significant memories in your life. Gardeners have a wealth of stories to share that involve garden experiences. This class will help capture and unveil your memories by using all of your senses and writing skills to share them with others or simply gather them for yourself. $42/GBBG Member $50/Non-Member This is a multi-day class: Thursday, September 13 Thursday, September 20…

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Hip Hop 101

Sep. 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $12/GBBG Member; $15/Non-Member Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Derrick Holt, Recording Engineer & Teaching Artist Explore the art of Hip Hop, its roots and an introduction to its cultural relevance. All ages.

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Papermaking with Nature

Sep. 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $40/GBBG Member; $48/Non-Member Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Birgit Ruotsala, Designs By Birgit Ruotsala You’ll learn the basics of how to create handmade paper and make several small pieces of elegant paper to use for greeting cards. In class, we will make 3-4 sheets and you will be able to take home equipment and supplies to make more on your own.

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Brews, Bistros & Bonfires

Sep. 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Groove to live music by Steely Dane – The Ultimate Steely Dan Tribute as you watch the glow from bonfires dance on the lawn, savor a variety of tasty foods from local restaurants and sip frothy Wisconsin and Green Bay brews. EVENT DETAILS Food and beverages will be available for purchase including local brews and botanical inspired cocktails. There will be a variety of food vendors with gluten-free options available for purchase and breweries providing samples. No carry-ins, please. Vendor…

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Gail Wood, Certified Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® Practitioner, Move with Wonder, LLC Why can’t you stretch as far as you want? Why do you still have pain? The answer isn’t just in your muscles; it lies in your brain. The Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® is a cutting-edge, science-based approach that transforms lives by helping people move beyond pain and limitation. Learn to move with higher quality and more ease as you participate in a series of NeuroMovement® lessons based on the…

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Fall Family Festival

Sep. 29 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for our annual celebration commemorating when the Garden first opened its doors to the community! This event will be held rain or shine. No alcohol or beverage carry-ins are allowed inside the Garden. In compliance with our liquor license, the Garden is moving to a no beverage carry-in policy – this includes alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Bags and coolers may be searched and you may be asked to return items to your vehicle. Guests may bring in empty…

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Oct. 2018

Improve Your Fitness: The Wonder of Movement

Oct. 2 @ 3:00 pm - Oct. 30 @ 4:00 pm

Gail Wood, Certified Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® Practitioner, Move with Wonder, LLC Why can’t you stretch as far as you want? Why do you still have pain? The answer isn’t just in your muscles; it lies in your brain. The Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® is a cutting-edge, science-based approach that transforms lives by helping people move beyond pain and limitation. Learn to move with higher quality and more ease as you participate in a series of NeuroMovement® lessons based on the…

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Family Meal Magic

Oct. 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $25/GBBG Member; $30/Non-Member Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Bridgett Lowery, 416 Cuisine Family dinners don’t have to be another chore. With the right plan, they can be an enjoyable part of the day that helps you connect with your family. Join Bridgett Lowery of 416 for an evening filled with tips, recipes, samples and suggestions that will have you and the whole family gathered around the dinner table eating healthy, easy meals from scratch.

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Digital Audio Arts

Oct. 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Derrick Holt, Recording Engineer & Teaching Artist Ages 14-Adult Get hands-on experience with deejaying, beatmaking, songwriting and podcasting! Explore creativity, collaboration and cash flow with drum machines, keyboards, DJ equipment, etc. while learning technical skills on state-of-the-art software and hardware.

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Garden Sprouts: Leaf Play

Oct. 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: $8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Celebrate fall with some leaf play! Toss, paint and create with leaves from the Garden. This program is designed for children age three to five and one accompanying adult. Price per one adult and one child, age 3-5. Additional children half price.

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Digital Audio Arts

Oct. 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Derrick Holt, Recording Engineer & Teaching Artist Ages 14-Adult Get hands-on experience with deejaying, beatmaking, songwriting and podcasting! Explore creativity, collaboration and cash flow with drum machines, keyboards, DJ equipment, etc. while learning technical skills on state-of-the-art software and hardware.

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Sunrise Photography

Oct. 22 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am

The most beautiful sunrises can take your breath away. Learn how to capture the unique colors and feelings of those moments in this morning class with Marc Amenson from Amenson Studio. From equipment and techniques to composition and editing, this class will make you a superstar sunrise photographer. Bring your own camera for this hands-on class.

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Pysanky Egg Decorating

Oct. 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cost: $30/GBBG Member; $36/Non-Member Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Peg Savoie, Pysanky with Peg Come relaxed and ready to have fun with Peg Savoie, an expert in Pysanky, the creation of Ukrainian eggs. You’ll create a beautiful egg to treasure yourself, or pass on as a gift (just as centuries of people have done before!). Supplies will be provided.

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Nov. 2018

Vegetarian Cooking

Nov. 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $32/GBBG Member; $38/Non-Member Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Bridgett Lowery, 416 Cuisine Vegetarian meals can be just as satisfying as ones with meat! Join Bridgett Lowery of 416 and learn to make a delicious roasted veggie salad with barley and goat cheese and a balsamic reduction vinaigrette. Come ready to chop, learn and eat! Participants will receive the printed recipes to take home.

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Family Class: Hand-Crafted Garden Pot

Nov. 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Cost: $8/GBBG Member Family; $13/Non-Member Family Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Kelle Hartman, GBBG Educator Turn an ordinary clay pot into a thing of beauty! Colorful photos from seed catalogs, decorative papers and paint will turn your pot into a masterpiece or the perfect gift for a loved one. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children are half price.

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Intro to Smartphone Photography

Nov. 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member Nov 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Marc Amenson, Amenson Studio Want your photos to stand out? Get the tips and tricks to take photos that are the envy of your social media circle. We’ll also cover apps designed to edit and share directly from your smartphone (iPhone, Samsung, LG, HTC, Blackberry, or Google smart phones).

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Cost: $36/GBBG Member; $42/Non-Member Nov 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Birgit Ruotsala, Designs By Birgit Ruotsala Learn the basics of feltmaking and use needle felting with wool roving to create flowers. Next, get an introduction to wet felting to finish a few flowers. You’ll receive all supplies and equipment for the project plus a little extra to take home and continue your felting journey, just in time to make a few Holiday gifts.

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Garden Sprouts: Peter Rabbit

Nov. 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: $8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Peter Rabbit sure is one curious little bunny! Join Peter for some silly rabbit themed adventures. This program is designed for children age three to five and one accompanying adult. Price per one adult and one child, age 3-5. Additional children half price.

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