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GARDENING EVENTS FOR December 2014

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Christmas Make & Take Decoration

Date: 02 December 2014 - 02 December 2014
Time: 1pm
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

This workshop will guide you through making a wonderful Holiday decoration of a kissing ball that you can take home when finished. FREE workshop, material fee of $20. Come join the fun. RSVP Hickory Flat This workshop will guide you through making a wonderful Holiday decoration of a kissing ball that you can take home when finished. FREE workshop, material fee of $20. Come join the fun. RSVP Hickory Flat

Holiday Wreath Decorating

Date: 03 December 2014 - 03 December 2014
Time: 6:30PM
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

This workshop will guide you through decorating a wonderful Holiday Wreath that will be the envy of all your neighbors! Bring your friends along and have some fun. FREE workshop,$30 material fee. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Photo Sharegroup

Date: 03 December 2014 - 03 December 2014
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Cost: Free
Location: Visitor Center, Classroom 1, State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

The Photo Sharegroup meets at the Garden the first Wednesday of each month. Our meetings are devoted to sharing digital images from mostly outdoor photography: nature (flora and fauna), gardens, travel, landscapes, and abstracts. If you would be interested in coming to a meeting, please e-mail Larry Petroff , Becky Akin , or Hugh Nourse (hughandcarol@att.net> for more information.

Christmas Make & Take Decoration

Date: 04 December 2014 - 04 December 2014
Time: 1pm
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

This workshop will provide laughter and fun in making a wonderful Jingle Bell decoration that you can take home when finished. FREE workshop, $15 material fee. Come join the fun. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Make & Take Wreath

Date: 04 December 2014 - 04 December 2014
Time: 6:30 PM
Cost: $25 per person
Location: 100 Pea Ridge Rd. Canton, GA
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Come use your creative juices and make your own wreath for the holidays. $25 per person. Limited space available, max. 12. Must RSVP to Canton 770-345-5252

Greenery Wreaths

Date: 04 December 2014 - 04 December 2014
Time: 5:30PM - 7:30PM
Cost: $30.00
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Visitor Center, Great Room
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Bring the colors of the season to your home with a live wreath that you make in this workshop. Wreaths are constructed on wire frames with greenery collected from the Garden. Materials are harvested just prior to the class to ensure they will last throughout the holiday season. Bring your own pruning shears.

Let’s Build a Holiday Miniature Garden

Date: 06 December 2014 - 06 December 2014
Time: 11am
Cost: Free workshop. $15 material fee
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

We’ll show you how easy it is to garden small scale! This is a hands-on workshop where you will build a miniature garden. No shovels, no sweating, but beware miniature gardening is addictive.
FREE workshop, $15 materials Fee. Come join the fun. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Bow Making Demo

Date: 06 December 2014 - 06 December 2014
Time: 11am
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 Pea Ridge Rd. Canton, GA
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Come see how easy it is to create your own bows for your holiday decorations. FREE workshop, RSVP to Canton 770-345-5252

Fresh Wreath Making

Date: 06 December 2014 - 06 December 2014
Time: 7:00PM
Cost: $5.00/person or $15.00/family
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Meet at Fountain in front of Visitor Center
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Bring the colors of the season to your home with a live wreath that you make in this workshop. Wreaths are constructed on wire frames with greenery collected from the Garden. Materials are harvested just prior to the class to ensure they will last throughout the holiday season. Bring your own pruning shears.

Holiday Wreath Decorating

Date: 07 December 2014 - 07 December 2014
Time: 2pm
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

This workshop will guide you through decorating a wonderful Holiday Wreath that will be the envy of all your neighbors! Bring your friends along and have some fun. FREE workshop,$30 material fee. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Holiday Open House

Date: 07 December 2014 - 07 December 2014
Time: 1:30PM - 4:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

We will have the Visitor Center & Conservatory decorated for the season, so come celebrate with us at this special family day. The Georgia’s Children’s Chorus performs holiday music at 2pm. Santa will be available to listen to your children’s wishes and have photos taken by Mark Parsons Photography. Children will enjoy creating an art project with our Education staff. And don’t forget to bring your list to our gift shop, brimming with perfect gifts!

Holiday Wreath Decorating

Date: 09 December 2014 - 09 December 2014
Time: 1pm
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

This workshop will guide you through decorating a wonderful Holiday Wreath that will be the envy of all your neighbors! Bring your friends along and have some fun. FREE workshop,$30 material fee. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Classic City Band Evening Holiday Concert

Date: 09 December 2014 - 09 December 2014
Time: 6:30PM - 7:30PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

The Classic City Band has been a part of our Holiday Open House for many years. This year, they are performing their lively holiday music during an evening concert in the festively-decorated Conservatory. This group never fails to entertain, and sometimes brings a surprise guest or music piece. Liven up your holiday season with this always-popular, very talented band.

Christmas Make & Take Decoration

Date: 11 December 2014 - 11 December 2014
Time: 6:30PM
Cost: Free workshop. Material fee to be determined
Location: 4256 Earney Rd. Woodstock GA
Phone: (770)442-3901

Details:

Join us for some holiday fun as you create a beautiful vase that you can keep for yourself or give as a present. Based on the ‘Anthropologie Inspired Confetti Style Glasses’, we will demonstrate and paint a glass vase that you can take home when finished. FREE workshop,$15 material fee. Come join the fun. RSVP Hickory Flat 770-442-3901

Meet Me at the Garden!

Date: 11 December 2014 - 11 December 2014
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Looking to get more involved in Athens, perhaps take a few classes or meet some new friends? Meet us at the Garden! – and learn more about OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UGA, members are age 50 and above,) and Friends of the Garden (the State Botanical Garden’s support organization). Both offer social events, special events, trips, plus classes in gardening, cooking, photography, art, exercise, nature, and more. Chat with members at the free reception from 5-6 pm, then hear Garden

Reading with Mrs. Claus

Date: 13 December 2014 - 13 December 2014
Time: 11 am & 1pm
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 Pea Ridge Rd. Canton, GA
Phone: (770)345-5252

Details:

Bring your children to hear a Christmas story read by Mrs. Claus and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and cookies. FREE. Come join the fun. RSVP to Canton 770-345-5252

New Horizons Band Holiday Concert

Date: 14 December 2014 - 14 December 2014
Time: 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Cost: Free
Location: State Botanical Garden of Georgia - Visitor Center and Conservatory
Phone: (706)542-6156

Details:

Come out and enjoy an afternoon of “Sounds of the Season.” The New Horizons Band is composed of members 50 years of age and older that learned a musical instrument recently or returned to their musical instruments from earlier in life. They meet once a week to renew their love of music and perform throughout the year at various sites. For more information about the concert or if you are interested in joining this group, please contact Joyce King, the band director, at joycelking426@gmail.com.