Olbrich Home Holiday Express

December 2013

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SUN

01

moreinfoholiday Concert

2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

FRI

06

moreinfoMember preview party:  oLBRICH'S HOLIDAY EXPRESS

3 - 7 pm

Olbrich Botanical Society members are invited bring their families to this festive preview to see Olbrich's Holiday Express:  Flower and Model Train Show. Then enjoy light refreshments in Olbrich's Evjue Commons. Olbrich members also receive 20% off purchases in Olbrich's Growing Gifts shop all day.The show opens to the public on Saturday, December 7. For more information about membership call 608-246-4724 or visit the membership section.

SAT

07

thru

MON

31

moreinfooLBRICH'S HOLIDAY EXPRESS: 

fLOWER AND mODEL TRAIN sHOW

10 am - 4 pm daily

Twinkling lights, festive poinsettias, tiny landscapes, and large-scale model trains:  all aboard for Olbrich's Holiday Express! Using large-scale model trains, Olbrich's horticulture staff will showcase miniature landscapes among hundreds of colorful poinsettias. Members of the Wisconsin Garden Railway Society come from all over the state to show off their large-scale model trains. Relax with friends and family and enjoy holiday refreshments available for purchase in the lobby. Admission for Olbrich Botanical Society members is free. Admission to Olbrich's Holiday Express for the general public is $3 for adults, and $2 for children ages 3 to 12. Children 2 and under are free. Admission to the tropical Bolz Conservatory is included.

SUN

08

moreinfoholiday Concert

2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

SUN

15

moreinfoholiday Concert

2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

SUN

22

moreinfoholiday Concert

2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

TUE
24

Olbrich Botanical Gardens Closes at 2 pm


WED
25

Olbrich Botanical Gardens Closed


SUN

29

moreinfoholiday Concert

2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

TUE
31

US BANK EVE
Enjoy New Year's Eve family fun at Olbrich. See the Bolz Conservatory and Olbrich's Holiday Express:  Flower and Model Train Show. US Bank Eve will feature activities for families with young children. Sponsored by U.S. Bank - Madison. Visit www.usbankeve.com/madison for more information.

JAN
01

2014

Olbrich Botanical Gardens Closed

 NOV
3

2013

thru

  JAN
26

2014

moreinfoONGOING:
Olbrich's Fiber Art Exhibit

Sundays, 11 am - 5 pm

Marvel at the beautiful landscape quilts that from a distance could be mistaken for a painting. The show also exhibits traditional patchwork quilting in a variety of patterns and colors, as well as a variety of fiber art work. Features 26 local artists. Many pieces are for sale; a portion of the proceeds benefits the Gardens.

NOV
2

2013

thru

MAR
2

2014

moreinfoongoing:

Plants of the Dinosaur Age

10 am - 4 pm Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm Sunday

What would many dinosaurs have eaten when they roamed the earth millions of years ago? Plants! And a lot of those plants are still alive today. See prehistoric plant species up close including figs, breadfruit, ferns, palms, and cycads while you learn about the amazing plant-eating dinosaurs that roamed the Earth.

 

moreinfoONGOING: 

YOGA IN THE GARDENS

Mondays 5:30 - 6:45 pm OR Thursdays 7:30 - 8:45 am

Held inside the tropical Conservatory or Outdoor Gardens when possible. The cost is $12 per class, no registration required.

   

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719