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January 2018

Birds of Prey Show

January 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until May 31, 2018

An event every day that begins at 3:30pm, repeating until May 31, 2018

Discover the majesty of owls, hawks and other raptors in our daily free-flighted shows. No two shows are alike as different raptors soar overhead and visit guests up close on a trainer’s glove. You’ll be amazed at the grace and strength of these fascinating creatures, and you’ll learn from all about their way of life as our raptor experts explain how man’s actions affect their well-being. For the complete schedule of shows, CLICK HERE.   PLEASE NOTE: For the safety…

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Nature Navigators

January 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating until January 27, 2018

Spend some time with a knowledgeable Gardens’ staffer who will take you on a walk through a featured Gardens area.  Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather.Meet at the Information Desk at the Callaway Discovery Center. Instructor: Gardens' Staff Fee:  $10 Purchase Tickets

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February 2018

Basket Weaving: Bread and More…

February 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Bread and more is a very versatile basket, woven on a 3 ½ x 15 inch wooden base!  This oblong basket is perfect for baked goods like biscuits, rolls or loaves.  This technique uses short spokes inserted into a slit in the base and would be appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  Basketry materials and prepared bases will be provided.  This is a great opportunity to master another basketry technique! All basketry materials, supplies…

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FOUNDERS’ DAY

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 21, 2018 at 12:00pm

FOUNDERS' DAY Callaway Gardens honors its founders each year on November 6 (Cason J. Callaway's birthday) and February 21 (Virginia Hand Callaway's birthday). Special organ concerts are played these days from noon to 4 p.m. at the Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel. To celebrate our founders, we invite you to make a tax-deductible contribution to the 501(c)3 non-profit Ida Cason Callaway Foundation™. Today, the Ida Cason Callaway Foundation owns and operates Callaway Gardens. Your gift will help continue the Foundation's environmental mission…

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Create Your Own Backyard Habitat

February 24 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center This workshop will give you tips on how to make your own landscape attractive to wildlife.  You’ll learn what to plant to attract pollinators and other watchable wildlife.  We’ll also share information on various nest boxes so you can enjoy the life cycle of many of our feathered friends. Instructor: Patricia Collins, Gardens Director Fee: $35  To register online, CLICK HERE Or, contact the Education Department at 1-855-546-9740 or email education@callawaygardens.com. Make it a Getaway

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March 2018

Butterfly Gardening

March 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on August 31, 2018 at 9:30am

Outdoor Native Butterfly Garden, Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center Add flight to your garden!  Learn how to attract butterflies to your garden with this detailed tour of the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center Outdoor Native Butterfly Garden. Fee: Free

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Basket Weaving: Handy Square to Round

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center This large basket’s versatility is its most charming feature! Perfect for any number of things – you decide.   It is especially handy by the fireplace for kindling, pine cones, etc. for starter material.  Start by weaving a square base that measures 12” x 12” and evolves into a functional round basket as you weave up to a 10” height.  It is finished with leather handles.  All basketry materials provided.  All experience levels welcome.  Attendees should…

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Backyard Raptor Trek

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Interested in common Southeastern raptors? Join us on a short trek through common backyard habitats at Callaway Gardens to meet four live winged ambassadors along the way.  At each stop you will learn about the habits and characteristics of each bird species, and even discover ways to encourage raptors onto your property. Please wear closed-toed walking shoes. Instructors:  Birds of Prey Staff Fee:  $20; $65 Family of Four To register online, CLICK HERE Or, contact the Education Department at 1-855-546-9740 or email education@callawaygardens.com. Make…

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Birds of Prey Show

March 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:30am, repeating until September 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2018

Discover the majesty of owls, hawks and other raptors in our daily free-flighted shows. No two shows are alike as different raptors soar overhead and visit guests up close on a trainer’s glove. You’ll be amazed at the grace and strength of these fascinating creatures, and you’ll learn from all about their way of life as our raptor experts explain how man’s actions affect their well-being. For the complete schedule of shows, CLICK HERE.   PLEASE NOTE: For the safety…

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Bloom Master Class: Butterflies & Brews

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Class 1: Butterflies & Brews Day Butterfly Center, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm MAKE IT A GETAWAY Learn More Learn how to create a butterfly garden from Master Gardeners, while sampling a variety of Georgia’s best craft brews. Fee: $49 per person PURCHASE TICKETS LEARN MORE

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