Olbrich Home Holiday Express

February 2013

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SUN

03

moreinfoWinter Concert

Johnny Chimes - New Orleans Style Piano

2 pm

Warm your winter day with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. $1 suggested admission.

FRI

08

thru
SUN
10

GARDEN EXPO AT ALLIANT ENERGY CENTER

Friday 3 - 9 pm; Saturday 9 am - 6 pm; Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

Visit Olbrich's booth at Garden Expo 2013 and learn about Health & Wellness at the Gardens. Olbrich Horticulturists will be on hand to answer your gardening questions. Register to win an exotic plant!

SUN

10

moreinfoWinter Concert - Kicks for Kids

Jahmes Finlayson - Musician / Performer / Storyteller

2 pm

Warm your winter day with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. $1 suggested admission.

SAT

16

moreinfoCHILDREN OF THE RAINFOREST:

Muntu Dance Theatre Group

Performances at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm

This group performs authentic interpretations of ancient African and African-American dance, music, and folklore. This high-energy group also features live drumming. The Children of the Rainforest series offers performances for families to celebrate cultural differences in rainforest regions around the world, and is generously sponsored by William Wartmann.

SUN

17

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Yid Vicious - Yiddish Folk Music

2 pm

Warm your winter day with a special concert for kids and families in the Evjue Commons. Series sponsored by the Olbrich Botanical Society. $1 suggested admission.

SAT

23

moreinfoindulgence! Wine & Chocolate tasting

5:30 - 8:30 pm

This decadent evening features tastings of an array of delightful local wines paired with the ultimate indulgence - handcrafted chocolates made by talented local chocolatiers. Meet the chocolate artists and wine producers as you sample their wares. Stroll through a candlelit conservatory with music in the background and the smell of exotic flowers in the air. As a token of the evening, take home a commemorative wine glass and continue sipping! Tickets are $20 for Olbrich members, $25 for the general public, or $15 for a designated driver. Tickets are available at Olbrich's Growing Gifts shop or by phone at 608-246-4550. All proceeds benefit the gardens.

SUN

24

moreinfoBotanical Boogie

Back 40 - Classic / Modern Country / Americana

2-3:30 pm

Get up and move to the beat with the new Botanical Boogie dance concerts! There will be plenty of room for dancing, with limited seating available. Put on your dancing shoes! $2 admission at the door.

JAN

20

thru
APR
07

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Ongoing:  ART EXHIBIT

Wild Things

Sundays, 11 am - 5 pm

Members of the Madison Contemporary Fibers Artists created original works that used the colors, textures, lines, and movements of the natural world in both abstract and realistic depictions. Wild or tamed? What’s your preference? "Wild Things" challenges you to think about your own view of the natural world.

NOV

03

thru
MAR
24

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ONGOING:  Bolz conservatory exhibit -

fLORA OF tROPICAL tHAILAND

Discover some of Thailand's tropical plants and see the plants in this Bolz Conservatory exhibition. The conservatory is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $2 for the general public. Admission is always free for Olbrich Botanical Society members and children 5 and under, and is free for the general public on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to noon.

 

moreinfoONGOING:  YOGA IN THE GARDENS

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

Held in the 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