Workshops

Callaway Resort & 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. 

2019 Workshop Brochure
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For more information, please contact the Education Department at 1-855-546-9740 or education@callawaygardens.com

Upcoming Gardening Events

Living Holiday Arrangement

Bring the season indoors with fresh greenery and plants to make a living arrangement that will wow your family and friends as well as last through the holiday season.  Using traditional Christmas flowers creatively along with other accent plants will give you a stunning display that can be updated for another season. Instructor: Cheryl Joyner, […]

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Cool Season Container Gardening

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Give some sparkle to your winter container garden. Expand your concept of container gardening by looking beyond the pair of pots by the front door to the role that mixed planters can play in your landscape, on your deck or patio, and in your life.  Container gardening offers both ease and […]

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Right Plant… Right Place

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Learn how to choose the best plants for your specific garden and landscape. First, know your specific environmental conditions. Do you have full sun, partial shade, full shade? Soil type? Drainage? Then you must know the requirements of the plants you are choosing. The showiest plants when you visit in […]

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Callaway Gardening School

Don’t miss this exciting occasion to get your gardening off to a great start this spring. Join us for a fantastic gardening event with Walter Reeves (Garden Disasters and How to Prevent Them), Erica Glasener (A Passion for the Gardening Life), Eleanor Craig, (Great Ferns for Southern Gardens & Their Shady Friends) and Ernest Koone […]

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Annual Plant Fair

Discovery Center Parking Area This exceptional shopping opportunity features a wide variety of plants and unique garden items from more than a dozen local and regional vendors. One of the Gardens’ largest fundraising events, it helps support the Ida Cason Callaway FoundationTM and its educational and environmental programming. Fee: Free Admission to Plant Fair with […]

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Upcoming Nature Events

Create Your Own Backyard Habitat

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: […]

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Upcoming Basket Weaving Events

Basket Weaving – Stylish Caddy

Basket Weaving – Stylish Caddy  9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Fun and functional, you will find many uses for this basket!  This market-style basket is constructed on a 6” x 20” D handle, measures 6” x 6” x 20” and is appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  While this basket could […]

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Basket Weaving -Fanciful Fruit

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Fanciful Fruit is woven on a handle/base combination! This round basket is 14” in diameter and is great for chairside projects, as a table centerpiece or for fruit. This technique uses short spokes inserted into a groove in the base and is appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers. Basketry […]

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Basket Weaving: Socks Galore

The joy of weaving your very own basket! A 6”x 12” base forms the base of this this sturdy basket with handles of Tennessee white oak. It is the perfect size for many things from DVDs to fruit, socks or your special occasion centerpiece! Instructions include basic basket weaving techniques are appropriate for both beginner […]

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Basket Weaving: Gathering Basket

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center 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 is appropriate for […]

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Upcoming Photography Events

Mastering Digital Photography Weekend I: The Beginning

Saturday, February 16 | 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, February 17 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center -Artistic composition for digital photographers -The Fundamentals of Photography -Guided Photo Shoots at Callaway Gardens Fee: $120/Guest; $109.50/Annual Passholder Includes lunch Saturday Special: All three weekends $300 To Register, CLICK HERE Make it a Getaway

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Mastering Digital Photography Weekend II: The Journey Continues

Saturday, March 2| 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center -The Fundamentals of Photography Continued -Leaving the Auto Mode Behind -Working in Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual Modes -Guided Photo Shoots at Callaway Gardens Fee: $120/Guest; $109.50/Annual Passholder Includes lunch Saturday Special: All three weekends $300 […]

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Mastering Digital Photography Weekend III: Getting to WOW

Saturday, March 30 | 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, March 31 | 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center -Mastering Focus, White Balance and Metering -Understanding and Using Histograms -Uploading Digital Images -Understanding Digital Image Types (JPG, RAW, TIFF, PSD) -Post-processing Digital Workflow -Computer Back Up Strategies for Digital Photographers -Guided Photo Shoots […]

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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 Registration Now Make it a Getaway

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Mastering Night Photography at the Hot Air Balloon Festival

Mountain Creek Conference Center, Room 110 The photo opportunities are abundant at this event. Participants begin in the classroom to discuss camera and exposure settings then shoot the balloon glow. Saturday morning includes balloon launch and classroom session. Then, participants will shoot balloon launches on Saturday evening and Sunday morning, followed by a final classroom […]

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Upcoming Butterfly Events

Butterfly Keeper for a Day

 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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Gardening for Butterflies

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

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Upcoming Wellness + Recreation Events

Christmas Tennis Camp

9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Have your kids or grandkids join our Tennis Professional, Jack and his merry band of tennis counselor elves for a fun Christmas Break Tennis Camp at Callaway Gardens. We will have five days of camp with two sessions each. Each day will consist of stroke production and match play. The […]

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$40

Wellness Weekend: Rejuvenation Immersion

Make it a Getaway We invite guests to disconnect from the busy patterns of everyday life and completely submerge themselves in the wonderment of beautiful healing land as we take ourselves to a place of encouragement, awareness, being still and overall self nourishment for the body, mind and spirit, through nature. Retreats are designed and created for […]

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$40

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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$40

Two-Day Fly Fishing School

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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$350

Two-Day Fly Fishing School

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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$350

 

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