– SOLD OUT – Bloom Master Classes


Friday, March 29, 2019, 11 a.m.

Indulge your senses with this delightful series of educational, interactive classes and demonstrations as we traverse some of Callaway Gardens favorite backdrops. Whether you are a gardener “extraordinaire” or someone just looking to expand your culinary palate, these classes will surely invigorate your senses.

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Please use the main gardens entrance located at 17617 U.S. Highway 27 Pine Mountain, GA 31822.  The Gardens entrance is located just South of  17800 US Hwy 27 Pine Mountain GA 31822.You will need to present your event confirmation via phone or printout upon entrance to the gate.

CLASS 1: Napa Valley Entertaining’s “Three Perfect Dates”

Location Gardens Restaurant, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Suzanne Phifer Pavitt, Proprietor of Phifer Pavitt Wine will guide the class through art of entertaining Napa Valley style with her Date Night wines in recreating her three perfect dates for the recently published, Napa Valley Entertaining. Taste Phifer Pavitt’s wines along with  some outstanding charcuterie and more from Master Butcher, Michael Sullivan.

Fee: $50 per person


CLASS 2: Biscuits & Bundts

Location Gardens Restaurant, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Brian Hart Hoffman, editor-in-chief of Bake from Scratch magazine will show you how he makes tall, flaky Southern biscuits and share his current favorite Bundt cake recipe, a Carrot Chai Bundt Cake, baked in Nordic Ware’s beautiful new Magnolia pan. This class will be filled with tips for home bakers, plenty of laughs, and a seasonal cocktail, served in a coupe.

Presenter: Brian Hart Hoffman

Fee: $50 per person

CLASS 3: Big Green Egg, Al Fresco  in the Overlook Azalea Garden

 Location Overlook Gardens , 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Executive Chef Brandon Carter, FARM Bluffton, Bluffton, SC as he demonstrates grilling techniques on the Big Green Egg. Kevin Ryan with Service Brewing, Savannah, GA will pair some beers with Brandon’s gourmet bites. All with the beautiful backdrop of  multi-colored azaleas in Callaway’s historic Overlook Gardens!

Presenter: Brandon Carter

Fee: $50 per person

BEST BET:  All-Access “Class Pass” (includes 1 ticket to all 3 classes) $150 per person


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Explore All of Callaway

Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

Discover the strength, speed, and beauty of these magnificent creatures

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Enjoy mouthwatering, chef-prepared cuisine at an array of restaurants

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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