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. 

ALL PROGRAMMING, WORKSHOPS, AND EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED THROUGH APRIL.

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

 

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POSTPONED: Annual Plant Fair & Sale

This Event has been postponed until further notice due to the current COVID-19 concerns.  The perfect kick-off to Spring, this exceptional shopping opportunity features a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors. A beloved annual event and one of Callaway Gardens’ largest fundraising events, the Plant […]

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Herbaceous Color for a Summer of Birds, Blooms & Butterflies – CANCELLED

CANCELLED Not since the plant exploration period of the 1800's has the home gardener had so many choices in herbaceous plants to offer summer long dazzling color many of which are bringing in hummingbirds bees and butterflies. In this presentation you'll learn the hottest plants from A to Z from Agastache to Zinnia, including those […]

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POSTPONED: Annual Plant Fair & Sale

This Event has been postponed until further notice due to the current COVID-19 concerns.  The perfect kick-off to Spring, this exceptional shopping opportunity features a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors. A beloved annual event and one of Callaway Gardens’ largest fundraising events, the Plant […]

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Tour of Local Organic Farm – CANCELED

1st Saturday of the Month | Sept. - Nov. Visit a local organic farm and learn about the various crops and sustainable practices of running such an enterprise. The tour includes a trip to their market where local vegetables, herbs, eggs, cheese, and honey are sold. Transportation provided. Please meet in the Discovery Center Lobby. […]

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Native Azaleas! – CANCELED

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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Two-Day Fly Fishing School – POSTPONED

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Callaway Outdoors Learn the graceful art of fly fishing from our Professional Cast­ing Instructors who teach from years of experience and an infectious passion for their pursuits. Our weekend fly-fishing schools are limited to 10 participants to ensure an effective instructor-student ratio and consists of classroom instruction, casting practice and lake fishing. […]

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Two-Day Fly Fishing School – POSTPONED

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Callaway Outdoors Learn the graceful art of fly fishing from our Professional Cast­ing Instructors who teach from years of experience and an infectious passion for their pursuits. Our weekend fly-fishing schools are limited to 10 participants to ensure an effective instructor-student ratio and consists of classroom instruction, casting practice and lake fishing. […]

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Little Seedling Saturday Series – POSTPONED

Join us every Saturday for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This NEW 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. View our schedule for more information. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Little Seedling Saturday Series – POSTPONED

Join us every Saturday for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This NEW 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. View our schedule for more information. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Flora & Fauna Monthly Hike

2nd Sunday of each month. Jan. - April Discover the local plant and animal life at Callaway on this hour-and-half long educational hike. Our Education team will lead the way along one of our scenic walking trails, past babbling brooks, and under towering trees. Close-toed shoes and water bottles are strongly recommended. Please meet in […]

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Basket Weaving: Square to Round Catch-All – CANCELED

This popular basket’s versatility is its most charming feature! Perfect for magazines, chair side projects, shelf storage, children’s toys, pet toys – you decide!   This basket would be an especially handy accessory by the fireplace for kindling, pine cones, small twigs and other starter material.  Start by weaving a square base that measures 12” x […]

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Basket Weaving: Gathering Basket

Discover the joy of weaving an heirloom Gathering Basket!  This sturdy basket is woven on a 10” square hoop and is the perfect size for taking to the local farmer’s market or gathering vegetables or flowers from your garden.  Instruction will include basic basket weaving techniques and would be appropriate for both beginner and intermediate […]

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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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Butterfly Keeper for a Day – POSTPONED

 Day Butterfly Center Ever wonder what goes on behind the curtain?  Well, wonder no more!  Come and be a Butterfly Keeper for a day!  Learn how to care for butterflies, what they need to be healthy and happy, and help our keepers with the day-to-day operation at the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center.  You’ll learn […]

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Cute as a Bug Craft – CANCELED

Join us at the Day Butterfly Center as we explore the wonderful world of insects and create a bug-themed craft. Attendees will learn about the butterfly life stages and the importance of butterflies in our natural world. Fee: Free with Callaway Gardens Admission.

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Little Seedling Saturday Series – POSTPONED

Join us every Saturday for our "Little Seedling Saturday Series." This NEW 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. View our schedule for more information. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Buggy Bowl Trivia – CANCELED

Put your buggy knowledge to the test at the Day Butterfly Center as we play insect trivia. Guests will have the chance to learn insect facts and win prizes. Free with Callaway Gardens Admission

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Buggy Bowl Trivia – CANCELED

Put your buggy knowledge to the test at the Day Butterfly Center as we play insect trivia. Guests will have the chance to learn insect facts and win prizes. Free with Callaway Gardens Admission

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Health Connections Program – POSTPONED

Join our NEW one-on-one Health Connections Program, where you will be able to better understand various elements of wellness. From nutrition sessions to personal training workouts, you will end your morning with a better understanding of your mind, body, and spirit! Each session consists of a one-on-one personalized wellness class with our certified instructor, Amy […]

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Full Moon TreeTop Adventure – CANCELED

  When the sun goes down, the heart rate goes up on our TreeTop Adventure! Our thrilling Full Moon TreeTop Tour is a special opportunity to climb, zip and run through the forest canopy at 30 feet above the ground, guided only by the light of the full moon. TreeTop Adventure traverses nearly 1,500 feet […]

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Wellness Weekend: An Attitude of Gratitude – CANCELED

Save the Date for our April Wellness Weekend: An Attitude of Gratitude! An attitude of gratitude means adopting a habit to express thankfulness and appreciation in all parts of your life, for both the big and small things! Join us as we dive into a weekend of positive perspective, adopting an attitude of gratitude, embracing […]

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Full Moon TreeTop Adventure – CANCELED

  When the sun goes down, the heart rate goes up on our TreeTop Adventure! Our thrilling Full Moon TreeTop Tour is a special opportunity to climb, zip and run through the forest canopy at 30 feet above the ground, guided only by the light of the full moon. TreeTop Adventure traverses nearly 1,500 feet […]

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Health Connections Program – POSTPONED

Join our NEW one-on-one Health Connections Program, where you will be able to better understand various elements of wellness. From nutrition sessions to personal training workouts, you will end your morning with a better understanding of your mind, body, and spirit! Each session consists of a one-on-one personalized wellness class with our certified instructor, Amy […]

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