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

 

Gardening Nature Basket Weaving Photography Butterfly Wellness + Recreation

 

Upcoming Gardening Events

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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Container Gardening

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Get ready for the summer season with a newly planted container garden.  You’ll learn about design, planting styles and the best plants for an eye-catching container.  This planter can add pizazz to your landscape, on your deck or patio, and in your life.  Container gardening offers both ease and opportunity […]

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Upcoming Nature Events

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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Little Seedling Saturday Series

Join us every Saturday this Spring 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. April […]

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Upcoming Basket Weaving Events

Basket Weaving: Socks Galore

SOLD OUT 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 […]

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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 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 Gardening

Add flight to your garden!  You can make your garden even more beautiful by planting the correct plants and creating the perfect environment to attract and support butterflies. It’s easy! Our experts will walk you through the Outdoor Native Butterfly Garden at the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center and you’ll get an in-depth look at […]

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Little Seedling Saturday Series

Join us every Saturday this Spring 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. April […]

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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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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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Blue Morpho Butterfly Reception

Saturday, September 7 or 14, 2018 Blue Morpho Butterfly Reception A Special Way to Experience Blue Morpho Month at Callaway Gardens 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Please follow along on Facebook to stay in touch for future events.  Make it a Getaway You are cordially invited to attend our Blue Morpho Butterfly Reception and experience one-of-a-kind magic […]

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Upcoming Wellness + Recreation Events

Wellness Weekend: Mind Cleanse

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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Chattahoochee Challenge Half Triathlon/Duathlon

Welcome to the Chattahoochee Challenge! We are excited to bring you our biggest and best half triathlon and duathlon yet.  Join us at our new location at Callaway Gardens for a lake swim and a beautiful bike and run course.  See you soon! Register Online Make it a Getaway 2019 Race Series January 26, 2019 (Saturday) Marathon/Half-Marathon […]

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Full Moon TreeTop Adventure

  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: Spirit Senses & Self Enrichment

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

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Dining

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

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Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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