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

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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Flower Arranging from the Gardens

Violet Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center You’ll learn how to use flowers and greenery from your garden to bring indoors to enjoy in arrangements.  The instructor will share conditioning tips and what to do when you only have a few flowers from which to choose.  You will take home an arrangement using some Gardens gatherings and […]

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Upcoming Nature Events

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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Nature Navigators

Spend some time with a knowledgeable Gardens’ staffer who will take you on a walk through a featured Gardens area.  Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather.Meet at the Information Desk at the Callaway Discovery Center. Instructor: Gardens' Staff Fee:  $10 Purchase Tickets

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Upcoming Basket Weaving Events

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 Member Includes digital handout To Register, Click Here Make it […]

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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 Releases

Witness butterflies taking their first flight into the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center. Fee: Free with Gardens Admission

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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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Owl Butterfly Reception

Owl butterflies, one of the largest species in the world, are aptly named because like the birds, owl butterflies are crepuscular – which means they are active at dawn and dusk.  During this weekend only, the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center is brimming with hundreds of owl butterflies so, at dusk the conservatory is a […]

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Breakfast with Butterflies: Owl Butterfly Breakfast

Wake up with the butterflies!  Just like humans, most butterflies sleep through the night.  So when the sun comes up and shimmers into the Day Butterfly Center tropical conservatory, all the sleeping butterflies wake up, stretch their wings, and take flight.  More butterflies are in flight in the early morning of a sunny day than […]

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Upcoming Wellness + Recreation Events

Wellness Weekends + Yoga Retreats At Callaway Resort & Gardens

Make it a getaway New for 2018, we are taking Wellness to a new level of enjoyment with approachable Yoga retreats in the beautiful setting of Callaway Gardens! This new series of weekends are purposefully designed to be welcoming to all levels -  beginners of Yoga, novices to Wellness practices, and those curious about retreats […]

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Beach & Water Sports

Swimming, water skiing, wakeboarding, and tubing on Robin Lake

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

Meet over 1,000 colorful butterflies face-to-face

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Birds of Prey Shows

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

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Hiking & Biking Trails

Explore Callaway’s 2,500 acres by foot or by bicycle

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The Gardens

Drink in the beauty of azaleas, hydrangeas, and other woodland wonders

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Fantasy In Lights

One of National Geographic’s Top 10 Holiday Light Displays

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Summer Family Adventure

An authentic Georgia outdoor family getaway like no other

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Dining

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

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Balloon Festival

Watch beautiful balloons aglow or enjoy your own tethered balloon ride

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Symphony on the Sand

A night beneath the stars with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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Masters Water Ski & Wakeboard

Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Fishing

Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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