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.

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

Upcoming Gardening Events

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 Norman Winter, Jenni Hernandez and more.  You’ll learn about the latest and greatest plants and growing tips straight from the green thumbs! Q&A session and a box lunch is  included as well […]

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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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Workshop: Azaleas, Azaleas, Azaleas!

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Here’s your chance to learn all about azaleas: varieties best suited for the Southeast, natives to enhance your landscape and extend your season, culture, and when and what to prune!  After classroom lecture and Q&A, walk among Callaway’s world-class azaleas with the instructor. Instructor:  Kathy Crye, Gardens Horticulturist Fee:  $45 […]

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Garden Design Workshop

Garden Design - Grow Where You're Planted with Erica Glasener Callaway Discovery Center Come and join renowned horticulturalist, Erica Glasener as she presents our Garden Design—Grow Where You’re Planted workshop.  Erica hosted “A Gardener’s Diary” on HGTV for 14 years and is currently the Senior Producer for Growing a Greener World which airs on PBS.  […]

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Basket Weaving: Morning Mail

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Discover the joy of basket weaving!  This delightful wall basket boasts a hand carved hardwood oak handle and is perfect for keeping keys, sunglasses, gloves and even mail handy!  Weave the basket then use your individual creativity to embellish with natural materials.  All materials and supplies will be provided.  Suitable […]

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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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Two-Day Fly Fishing School

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Kingfisher Outfitters 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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Workshop: Azaleas, Azaleas, Azaleas!

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Here’s your chance to learn all about azaleas: varieties best suited for the Southeast, natives to enhance your landscape and extend your season, culture, and when and what to prune!  After classroom lecture and Q&A, walk among Callaway’s world-class azaleas with the instructor. Instructor:  Kathy Crye, Gardens Horticulturist Fee:  $45 […]

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Upcoming Basket Weaving Events

Basket Weaving: Handy Square to Round

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center This large basket’s versatility is its most charming feature! Perfect for any number of things – you decide.   It is especially handy by the fireplace for kindling, pine cones, etc. for starter material.  Start by weaving a square base that measures 12” x 12” and evolves into a functional round […]

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Basket Weaving: Morning Mail

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Discover the joy of basket weaving!  This delightful wall basket boasts a hand carved hardwood oak handle and is perfect for keeping keys, sunglasses, gloves and even mail handy!  Weave the basket then use your individual creativity to embellish with natural materials.  All materials and supplies will be provided.  Suitable […]

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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

Wednesday, 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 Pass Holder Includes digital handout To Register, Click Here Make […]

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Mastering Night Photography at the Sky High 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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Entomologist for a Day

Day Butterfly Center Curious about crawlies? Here’s your chance to study them up close.  Spend time with our entomologists as you learn basic identification of local insects.  Discover how to find invertebrates in the wild and how to collect them!   You’ll even go home with a tropical butterfly!  After a dinner break, you’ll have an […]

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