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March 2013

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FRI

01

moreinforhapsody in bloom tickets on sale to members

9 am

Tickets to Rhapsody in Bloom, Madison's largest garden party, go on sale to Olbrich members starting March 1. Rhapsody in Bloom, on Saturday, June 15, features hors d' oeuvres among the flowers and dinner in the outdoor gardens. You'll also have the chance to bid on a variety of silent and live auction items. Olbrich Botanical Gardens will be closed to the public all day on June 15 to prepare for Rhapsody in Bloom. For ticket and reservation information call 608-246-5616.

SUN
03

moreinfoWinter Concert

Opan Jii - Latin Quartet

2 pm

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

SAT

09

moreinfoPrimula Sale

9 am - 1 pm

Primulas are one of the earliest spring beauties that come back year after year! $5 each plus tax.

SAT

09

moreinfoMember preview party:  Spring flower show -

Wisconsin Woodlands

9 - 11 am

Olbrich Botanical Society members are the first to glimpse the beauty of spring in this indoor exhibit of spring blooms. Enjoy the invigorating colors and scents of spring bulbs, trees, and shrubs, and then enjoy music and light refreshments in the Evjue Commons. All Olbrich members receive 20% off in Olbrich's Growing Gifts shop all day. For more information about membership call 608-246-4724 or visit the membership section.

SAT

09
thru

  SUN
24

moreinfoSpring Flower Show - Wisconsin Woodlands
10 am - 4 pm daily
Step into Olbrich's Atrium, filled with the sights and smells of spring. Colorful daffodils, tulips, and hyacinths are among the spring flowers that bloom in this indoor show of spring at its finest. Suggested $2 admission.

SUN
10

moreinfokicks for kids Concert

Clare Norelle - Songs & Stories from Around the Earth (Bilingual)

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.

SUN
17

moreinfoWinter Concert

Brandon Beebe - Singer/Songwriter

2 pm

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

FRI
22

moreinfoCOCKTAILS IN THE CONSERVATORY

with DJ Trichrome

7 - 11 pm

Sip cocktails in the Bolz Conservatory and enjoy the music!

SUN
24

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Botanical Boogie

Universal Sound

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.

MON
25

moreinfoSPRING SHOW PLANT SALE

12 pm - while supplies last

A variety of spring bulbs and ornamental plants used in Olbrich's Spring Flower Show will be available for purchase.

SUN
31

 

moreinfoWinter Concert

Mad City Jug Band - Bluegrass

2 pm

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

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