Workshops

Callaway Gardens offers an array of educational workshops and cultural events, which provide opportunities to learn new skills, broaden horizons, and interact with the natural world around us. For a listing of upcoming and seasonal workshops follow our event calendar or download the current workshop brochure. 

FALL/WINTER WORKSHOPS

For more information, please contact the Education Department at 1-855-546-9740 or education@callawaygardens.com

 

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Virtual Workshop: Seed Starting 101

Looking to go ahead and start those spring vegetables or flowers! This course is designed to teach the basics of seeding. You will learn what you need to be successful in growing and starting your own seedlings. After the class is over, you will be ready to buy a few supplies and grow the most […]

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Attracting Beneficial Insects “The Good Bugs” to Your Garden

Wondering how you can attract beneficial insects and pollinators to your garden or neighborhood? One of our experts will teach you how to turn your backyard or garden space into a prime habitat for these important insects. Learn the right plants and provisions needed to attract those buzzing insects directly to your garden oasis. Ages: […]

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Create Your Own Topiary

Ever wanted to create a topiary that can be used in your backyard? In this course, you will learn the “do’s” and “don’ts” of topiary design, receive information on the best plants to use in your topiary build, and also learn more about the resources and tools you will need when creating your own topiary. […]

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Native Azaleas!

The native azaleas of the southeast have been called the most beautiful of our native flowering shrubs.  Here’s your chance to learn all about native azaleas and some of the outstanding cultivars now available.  These dazzling beauties are great additions to any landscape.  You’ll learn from someone who has had years of hands-on experience growing […]

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Gardening for Butterflies

You’ll spend a fun, informative morning learning about these amazing creatures: their astounding life cycle and flight.  You’ll also learn the perils that all butterflies are facing in today’s world and how you can help.  Class includes a visit to the Day Butterfly Center outdoor garden for tips on how to attract butterflies to your […]

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Virtual Workshop: Seed Starting 101

Looking to go ahead and start those spring vegetables or flowers! This course is designed to teach the basics of seeding. You will learn what you need to be successful in growing and starting your own seedlings. After the class is over, you will be ready to buy a few supplies and grow the most […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Basket Weaving: Antique Spool Basket

Fun and functional, you will find many uses for the Antique Spool Basket! This market style basket with an antique spool for a handle measures 12” x 6” x 5” and is appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers. Basketry materials in a variety of widths and colors will be provided. Learn or master basic […]

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Mastering 4th of July Fireworks

Thursday, July 4th| 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Mountain Creek Conference Center, Room 110 This workshop begins with a two-hour discussion on discovering the possibilities and overcoming the challenges of night photography. Then on to the fireworks display. Tripods and cable releases are required. Fee: $85/Guest; $75.50/Annual Member Includes digital handout

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Little Seedling Saturdays

Join us every Saturday in February for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This Saturday educational programming initiative allows children and families a chance to learn, explore, and experience Callaway Gardens through educational activities that sprout growth & creativity. Programs will vary each weekend in topic & activity. Located at the Callaway Discovery Center each Saturday […]

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Marathon/Half-Marathon and 5K

Start the new year with fitness goals and join us for the first race of the year in the annual Race & Fitness Series at Callaway Gardens! The 5K will begin at 8:15AM and the Marathon & Half- Marathon at approximately 8:00AM.  The cut off for the Marathon is 8 hours. The Half-Marathon is one loop […]

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Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon

Join us at a perfect venue for all levels.  Come and set your personal best or make it your first race! The Swim 1/4 mile around the perimeter of Robin Lake in 4 to 5 feet of water, even less, closer to the shore. The Bike 9 miles of gentle rolling terrain including Robin Lake […]

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Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon

Join us for a day full of fun and adventure.  It will be an action packed weekend at Callaway and we can’t wait to share it with you.  So pack your bags and come stay with us! The Swim:  1K (horseshoe shaped) around pristine Robin Lake (deep water entire swim but within 20 yards of […]

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Santa Claus 10K Classic

Come and enjoy 8 million lights while chasing Santa Claus! This easy course will meander through all of  "Fantasy in Lights”, beginning and ending at Robin Lake Beach to enjoy the Christmas Village festivities. NOTE:  Registration is through Tri-Columbus on Active.com and does not include tickets to ride a Trolley or Drive through  Fantasy In […]

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