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 Fall/Winter Workshop List 
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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

 

Pumpkins and Petals Floral Design

Ever need that perfect arrangement for a Fall gathering? You will learn how to create a beautiful floral arrangement using bright Fall flowers and even incorporate some harvest gourds and pumpkins into your floral creation. All supplies and flowers will be provided. Ages: Adults Price: $35 per attendee Date: October 26, 2019 Time: 9:30 a.m. […]

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Tour of Local Organic Farm

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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Flora & Fauna Monthly Hike

2nd Sunday of each month. Sept - Nov. 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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Zen Gardening

Come dig and plant as we create a zen garden using succulent plants and learn about how to properly care and design a succulent garden or terrarium. We will provide all zen gardening supplies including rocks, plants, containers, natural stone elements and decorations. Get your zen on! Ages: 12 and up Price: $25 per attendee […]

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Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, October 16 at 12 pm | Discovery Center Join us for a special Lunch & Learn event with Troup County Agriculture Extension Agent, Jonathan Lillebo. Jonathan will be lecturing on the topic of "Fall/Winter Organic Gardening." Don't forget to BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch). Wednesday, November 20 at 12 pm | Discovery Center Retired […]

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“Whooo’s Out There?”

Do you love owls? Would you like to learn more about their world? Please join us on October 19th for our fall workshop “Whooo’s Out There?”. During this 2-hour workshop, you will learn about owls’ amazing adaptations, their diet through owl pellet dissection, and how to make your property a suitable home for them! You […]

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Little Seedling Saturday Series

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. FALL SCHEDULE:   […]

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Critter Encounter

Critter Encounter Join us for a 30-minute program that provides a close encounter with one of the educational animals in a more intimate setting than the formal, daily programs. The focus of this program is to highlight the animal’s natural behaviors while offering insight into how the staff works with the animal and continually enriches it’s life in a […]

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Critter Encounter

Critter Encounter Join us for a 30-minute program that provides a close encounter with one of the educational animals in a more intimate setting than the formal, daily programs. The focus of this program is to highlight the animal’s natural behaviors while offering insight into how the staff works with the animal and continually enriches it’s life in a […]

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Critter Encounter

Critter Encounter Join us for a 30-minute program that provides a close encounter with one of the educational animals in a more intimate setting than the formal, daily programs. The focus of this program is to highlight the animal’s natural behaviors while offering insight into how the staff works with the animal and continually enriches it’s life in a […]

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Bread and More: Basket Weaving

Bread and more is a very versatile basket, woven on a 3 ½ x 15 inch wooden base!  This oblong basket is perfect for baked goods like biscuits, rolls or loaves. This technique uses short spokes inserted into a slit in the base and would be appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  Basketry materials […]

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Mastering The Nightscape: Fantasy In Lights (Digital Photography Workshop Series)

Mastering the Nightscape: Fantasy In Lights  Monday, November 11th | 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Mountain Creek Conference Center. Room 110 Join us for a unique opportunity to visit Fantasy In Lights before it opens to the public and shoot the most spectacular holiday light and sound show in the South arranged in over a dozen themed […]

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– SOLD OUT – 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 SOLD OUT

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– SOLD OUT – 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 SOLD OUT

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Little Seedling Saturday Series

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. FALL SCHEDULE:   […]

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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 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. FALL SCHEDULE:   […]

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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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Little Seedling Saturday Series

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. FALL SCHEDULE:   […]

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Biketober

BIKETOBER - a Celebration of Exploration on 2 Wheels! Callaway Discovery Center & Discovery Bicycle Trail Biketober is our month-long celebration of exploration on 2-wheels! Explore Callaway Resort & Gardens on our amazing Discovery Bicycle Trail. Extra-fun bicycle activities* are planned all month long, including: Monday Bike Tour of the Gardens Self-Guided Bicycle Scavenger Hunt […]

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Learn to Ride a Bike

Allow our bicycle experts to teach your child to ride a bike. Bicycle and helmet rental are included.  Please bring  a set of knee pads. Time slots available on the hour, every hour Friday 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. & Saturday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Open to children ages 4-12. Time Slots are limited to […]

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Men’s Tennis Doubles Night

Join us every Friday at 6:30 p.m. for our Men's Doubles Night! Adults - $10 per person per clinic Members - Free Private Lessons Available from our PBI Tennis Director & USPTA Elite Professional, Jack DeAndrade. Call Tennis Shop – 706.663.5032 or 808.264.9628 View Full Tennis Clinic Schedule

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Biketober

BIKETOBER - a Celebration of Exploration on 2 Wheels! Callaway Discovery Center & Discovery Bicycle Trail Biketober is our month-long celebration of exploration on 2-wheels! Explore Callaway Resort & Gardens on our amazing Discovery Bicycle Trail. Extra-fun bicycle activities* are planned all month long, including: Monday Bike Tour of the Gardens Self-Guided Bicycle Scavenger Hunt […]

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Health Connections Program

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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