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Peak Bloom Guided Walking Tours

January 9, 2017 to April 17, 2017

Volunteer garden guides lead visitors on an hour-long winter walking tour, sharing information about the winter flora and fauna, with tours leading from the Visitor Center to the Singing Tower. Mondays – Saturdays 12 p.m.…

Weekly Yoga Classes in the Gardens

January 10, 2017 5:30 pm to April 25, 2017 5:30 pm

Join instructor Tracy Wynter each Tuesday January 10 – April 25, 2017 for an all level series of 60-minutes Yoga classes in the gardens. Classes begins with a brief centering and evolve into a flow…

Douglas David has been painting full time for over 20 years, capturing the natural beauty of landscapes, seascapes, city life and still lifes throughout the United States and Europe. Along the way, he has connected and built relationships with people across the country – through the timeless beauty of art. His work includes oil on canvas using an Impressionistic approach with a signature style that uses a soothing and harmonious blend of colors, with brushwork that’s fluid and spontaneous.

Garden Watercolor Club

January 26, 2017 9:00 am to April 13, 2017 9:00 am

Less formal than watercolor classes, Instructor Owen Jolly will lead the group through demonstrations, en plein air and self-directed activities. For intermediate and advanced students, participants will learn and explore painting techniques, drawing skills and…

Founder’s Day Weekend Celebration

February 4, 2017, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

The historic Yellin gates will be open for visitors to cross the moat. Guided tours of the Singing Tour exterior highlighting its history, artistry, architecture and construction, followed by a half-hour carillon concert and historical…

Singing Pines: Writing Stories that Sustain Us

February 11, 2017, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to study for a full day with distinguished writer Janisse Ray, author of many award-winning books, including Ecology of a Cracker Childhood and The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save…

RSVP required. Learn more about the many agencies, both federal and state, as well as various public organizations coming together to educate the public about potentially invasive pests and what you can do to protect your home and garden.

Digital Camera School & Photo Safari

February 25, 2017, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn to use YOUR digital camera in this half-day photography basics course led by Robbin Joachim. Learn those buttons and dials to demystify your camera, the essential techniques, and the fundamentals of composition. We will then walk the Gardens to photograph the beautiful grounds to learn how to take amazing photographs!

Music at Pinewood Jonathan Reed

February 26, 2017, 4:00 pm,

Soloist Jonathon Reed will perform romantic character pieces from Brahms to Copland, then explore major works by Liszt, Mendelssohn, and the Brazilian composer Alberto Ginastera. This concert is a musical feast for all fine art…