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

 

Gardening Nature Basket Weaving Photography Butterfly Wellness + Recreation

 

To Prune or Not To Prune

Lily Classroom, Callaway Discovery Center Join Chris Hall, Horticulture Manager, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to help you learn the W’s of spring pruning. Learn what, when, where, and why to prune and put your knowledge to the test outside at Callaway Gardens. Please wear comfortable walking shoes as you will be in […]

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Flora & Fauna Monthly Hike

2nd Sunday of each month. Jan. - April 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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Lunch & Learn

Wednesday, February 19 at 12 pm | Discovery Center Dr. Cruzen of the Coca-Cola Space Science Center will visit us to discuss the Coca-Cola Space Science Center that is located in Columbus, Ga. Don't forget to BYOL (Bring your Own Lunch). Wednesday, March 18 at 12 pm | Discovery Center Join us as we talk […]

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The “Do’s” & “Dont’s” of Topiaries

Ever wanted to create a topiary that can be used in your backyard? In this course, you will learn the “do’s” and “don’ts” of topiary design, receive information on the best plants to use in your topiary build, and also learn more about the resources and tools you will need when creating your own topiary. […]

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Callaway Gardening School

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to kick your gardening off to a great start this Spring. Join us for a fantastic gardening event with ... Dr. Allan Armitage - “Who Put Those Naked Ladies in My Garden?”: an education talk about how plants get their names Erica Glasener - “Creating a Haven for Pollinators and […]

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Talks, Walks, & Hawks Workshop

Join us February 29th at our spring workshop, “Talks, Walks, & Hawks.” During this 2-hour workshop, you will learn about North America’s native hawk species and their incredible adaptations which allow for survival in the wild. You will also meet two of Callaway’s non-releasable hawks during this workshop. One will join us on a handler’s […]

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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. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Insects & You Program

Come to the Callaway Discovery Center to meet and learn about insects and their diversity in our own world. We will discuss the importance of insects and even bring out some live bugs. Date: Saturday, February 29 Times: 12 p.m. & 3 p.m. (30 minute programs) Free with Callaway Gardens Admission

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Insects & You Program

Come to the Callaway Discovery Center to meet and learn about insects and their diversity in our own world. We will discuss the importance of insects and even bring out some live bugs. Date: Saturday, February 29 Times: 12 p.m. & 3 p.m. (30 minute programs) Free with Callaway Gardens Admission

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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. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Basket Weaving: Delightful Versatility

Try your hand at a new technique for our Callaway Gardens basket making classes!  This basket features a 4” x 6” wood bottom and is finished with a square dip handle.  A wide assortment of natural materials will be provided for those who wish to embellish their baskets.  Great fun and very versatile!  An excellent […]

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Basket Weaving: Square to Round Catch-All

This popular basket’s versatility is its most charming feature! Perfect for magazines, chair side projects, shelf storage, children’s toys, pet toys – you decide!   This basket would be an especially handy accessory by the fireplace for kindling, pine cones, small twigs and other starter material.  Start by weaving a square base that measures 12” x […]

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Basket Weaving: Gathering Basket

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 would be appropriate for both beginner and intermediate […]

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Capturing the Fundamentals of Digital Photography

Learn how to “See Light” as an artist and design more artistic images. Regardless of the type or brand of camera you have, this class will also help you better understand the functions and controls on your camera. Being familiar with the capabilities of your camera will allow you to make better choices as you […]

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Capturing the Fundamentals of Digital Photography

Learn how to “See Light” as an artist and design more artistic images. Regardless of the type or brand of camera you have, this class will also help you better understand the functions and controls on your camera. Being familiar with the capabilities of your camera will allow you to make better choices as you […]

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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

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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. 2020 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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Cute as a Bug Craft

Join us at the Day Butterfly Center as we explore the wonderful world of insects and create a bug-themed craft. Attendees will learn about the butterfly life stages and the importance of butterflies in our natural world. Fee: Free with Callaway Gardens Admission.

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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. 2020 SCHEDULE:   […]

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Flutter Corner: Bug Story Time

Bring your friends to the Day Butterfly Center and come enjoy learning about insects and the environment through children’s storytime, featuring a wonderful insect story. Fee: Free with Callaway Gardens Admission

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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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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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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: An Attitude of Gratitude

Save the Date for our April Wellness Weekend: An Attitude of Gratitude! An attitude of gratitude means adopting a habit to express thankfulness and appreciation in all parts of your life, for both the big and small things! Join us as we dive into a weekend of positive perspective, adopting an attitude of gratitude, embracing […]

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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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