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

Fall Container Gardening

Give some sparkle to your winter container garden. Expand your concept of container gardening by looking beyond the pair of pots by the front door to the role that mixed planters can play in your landscape, on your deck or patio, and in your life.  Container gardening offers both ease and opportunity for your most […]

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Fall Planting for Dazzling Landscape Color until May

Here’s your chance to get a head start on your Fall and Winter garden.  Better yet, you will get tips from the Pro, Norman Winter "The Garden Guy", so you can enjoy an impressive landscape display until May.  You will leave with a better understanding of recommended seasonal growing practices as well as information on […]

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Fall Pruning

When to prune what?  That always seems to be the dilemma!  Join Gardens Horticulturist Chris Hall as he explains when to do your major pruning for fall so that you will have your summer-blooming shrubs in top notch condition for health and color.  You’ll also get some tips on the best tools for the job […]

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New Trees and Shrubs to Make You the Envy of the Neighborhood

If you want to have the best of the best in trees and shrubs, then this is the workshop for you.  New cultivars and varieties are coming on the market almost daily.  You’ll learn which ones are ‘must haves’ and which ones to avoid.  Ever wonder what that cute plant in the one gallon container […]

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Fresh Greenery Christmas Workshop

The wonderful scent of winter evergreens signals the holiday season and festivities are at hand.  To help you get ready, we’ll provide the instruction, frames, mechanics, fresh greenery, berries, etc.  You’ll go home with a delightful Christmas decoration to bring holiday cheer to your home.  You may choose a wreath, centerpiece or door hanging. Instructor: Patricia […]

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Upcoming Nature Events

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:  $12.80 Purchase Tickets

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Whooooo’s in your Neighborhood?

Interested in learning about whoooooo may live in your neighborhood? Meet live examples of native owl species; explore their diets by dissecting an owl pellet, and discover ways to encourage these nocturnal hunters to live on your property. Recommended for ages 8 and above Please wear closed-toed walking shoes.   Instructors: Birds of Prey Staff Fee: […]

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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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Upcoming Basket Weaving Events

Basket Weaving: Classic Tote

Fun and functional, you will find many uses for this tote!  This market style basket with a shaker tape strap / handle measures 12” x 4” x 10” and is appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  Basketry materials in a variety of widths and colors will be provided.  Learn or master basic basketry techniques […]

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Basket Weaving: Could Be A Pumpkin

This darling basket is woven outside and then inside an 8” square wooden hoop giving a spherical shape!  You choose - natural reed or in burnt orange it could be a pumpkin!  This basket workshop would be appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  Basketry materials and supplies will be provided.  This is a great […]

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Basket Weaving: Home for the Holidays

A very large basket at 14” long!  You will find many uses for this versatile creation.  A basket workshop appropriate for beginner and intermediate basket weavers.  Basketry materials and supplies will be provided.  This is a great opportunity to master a basic basketry technique!  All basketry materials, supplies and tools will be provided.  Attendees should […]

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Upcoming Photography Events

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

Mastering the Nightscape: Fantasy In Lights  Monday, November 12th | 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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Upcoming Butterfly Events

Blue Morpho Butterfly Reception

Saturday, September 8 or 15, 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.  You are cordially invited to attend our Blue Morpho Butterfly Reception.  After a brief overview with our butterfly expert, […]

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Butterfly Festival 2018

Butterfly Festival 2018 – Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 Celebrate butterflies, caterpillars and all things crawly at our inaugural Butterfly Festival!  With crafts, games and activities for children of all ages (and kids at heart), the Cecil B. Day Tropical Butterfly Conservatory  will be the hub of happenings all weekend long.  Find your […]

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Muffins with Morphos

Wake up with the butterflies!  Join us for an exclusive Breakfast inside the Cecil B. Day Butterfly Center Tropical Conservatory and experience the incredible blue morpho butterflies during their most active period of the day.  There should be lots of great photo opportunities, fantastic food, and the peaceful beauty of a tropical garden filled with […]

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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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Marvelous Monarchs

Spend a fun and informative morning learning about these amazing creatures: their astounding life cycle, flight, and details of their migratory journey.  Find out about the perils these butterflies are facing in today’s world and how you can help.  Class includes one of the monarch’s favorite plants for your garden and a visit to the […]

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Upcoming Wellness + Recreation Events

Olympic Triathlon/Duathlon and 5K

Join us for a day full of fun and adventure.  It will be an action packed weekend at Callaway and we can’t wait to share it with you.  So pack your bags and come stay with us! The Swim:  1K (horseshoe shaped) around pristine Robin Lake (deep water entire swim but within 20 yards of […]

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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 horizontally, […]

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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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Fantasy In Lights: March of Dimes Night Walk

26th Annual March of Dimes Night Walk | Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018 Christmas Village at Robin Lake Beach Put a holiday twist on the campaign for healthier babies by walking through Fantasy In Lights® to benefit the March of Dimes. Please note that there will be no vehicles on this night.  The walk begins at Robin Lake Beach.  Walkers […]

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Fantasy In Lights: Bicycle Night

Experience the holiday magic by two wheels this year during our annual Fantasy In Lights® Bicycle Night! Helpful Information: >We will have a limited amount of rental bikes for this event. >All riders must have a bicycle light or a helmet light. >Helmets are encouraged for all guests though Georgia law requires all guests 16 and […]

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TreeTop Adventure

Climb and zip through the trees on this fun forest course

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Butterfly Center

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Birds of Prey Shows

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

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

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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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Tournament for the greatest athletes in competitive watersports

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Some of the best lake fishing in the southeastern United States

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