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Tue, Jun 18, 2024 All Day

Summer Pollinator Plant Sale

ONLINE ONLY! Wisconsin is home to over 400 species of wild bees, and more than 120 species of butterflies. As the moon rises, over 1,500 species of moths awaken, ensuring round the clock pollination and these are just the more well-known pollinators! These tiny superheroes pollinate over one-third of our food, making their health and survival a critical component of earth’s ecosystem. Every little bit helps – don’t have space to dig in the dirt – create a pollinator focused container for your patio! Olbrich’s Pollinator Plant Sales offer a variety of perennials with plentiful amounts of nectar and pollen, making them very appealing to pollinator insects! Plant pickup is June 26.

Wed, Jun 19, 2024 All Day

Summer Pollinator Plant Sale

ONLINE ONLY! Wisconsin is home to over 400 species of wild bees, and more than 120 species of butterflies. As the moon rises, over 1,500 species of moths awaken, ensuring round the clock pollination and these are just the more well-known pollinators! These tiny superheroes pollinate over one-third of our food, making their health and survival a critical component of earth’s ecosystem. Every little bit helps – don’t have space to dig in the dirt – create a pollinator focused container for your patio! Olbrich’s Pollinator Plant Sales offer a variety of perennials with plentiful amounts of nectar and pollen, making them very appealing to pollinator insects! Plant pickup is June 26.

Thu, Jun 20, 2024 All Day

Summer Pollinator Plant Sale

ONLINE ONLY! Wisconsin is home to over 400 species of wild bees, and more than 120 species of butterflies. As the moon rises, over 1,500 species of moths awaken, ensuring round the clock pollination and these are just the more well-known pollinators! These tiny superheroes pollinate over one-third of our food, making their health and survival a critical component of earth’s ecosystem. Every little bit helps – don’t have space to dig in the dirt – create a pollinator focused container for your patio! Olbrich’s Pollinator Plant Sales offer a variety of perennials with plentiful amounts of nectar and pollen, making them very appealing to pollinator insects! Plant pickup is June 26.

Thu, Jun 20, 2024 5:00 pm

Write and Wander (4-week series)

Explore the lush landscape of the gardens with a nature-inspired writing prompt, return to the classroom to reflect on your experience, and share your writing if you would like. This class will inspire writers of all experience levels to find fresh joy in the writing process and challenge participants to look at the natural world through new eyes.

Instructor: Amelia Fontella, Get Inspired Workshop

Fri, Jun 21, 2024 All Day

Summer Pollinator Plant Sale

ONLINE ONLY! Wisconsin is home to over 400 species of wild bees, and more than 120 species of butterflies. As the moon rises, over 1,500 species of moths awaken, ensuring round the clock pollination and these are just the more well-known pollinators! These tiny superheroes pollinate over one-third of our food, making their health and survival a critical component of earth’s ecosystem. Every little bit helps – don’t have space to dig in the dirt – create a pollinator focused container for your patio! Olbrich’s Pollinator Plant Sales offer a variety of perennials with plentiful amounts of nectar and pollen, making them very appealing to pollinator insects! Plant pickup is June 26.

Fri, Jun 21, 2024 10:00 am

Make Music Madison

Make Music Madison is a free, citywide day of live music in a variety of locations - parks, porches, restaurants, shops and more! As part of Make Music Day celebration that occurs in 1,000+ cities across the globe, Madison boasts the largest event in the country. Olbrich Botanical Gardens will host a fun filled day of live music performances in different locations throughout the Gardens. Come celebrate the summer solstice and support local musicians! Bring your own lawn chair or blanket seating. Carry-in picnics allowed.

Fri, Jun 21, 2024 10:15 am

Little Sprouts

Little Sprouts programs are nature and literature-based early childhood programs designed to meet the multidimensional learning and developmental needs of children ages 2-5 years. Each class is designed for children to work side-by-side with their adult caregiver as they engage in hands-on, fun, age-appropriate experiences that support the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards. Ages 2-5 with an adult; adult attends free.

Instructor: Sarah Ellis, Olbrich Botanical Gardens

Sat, Jun 22, 2024 8:30 am

Summer Yoga at Olbrich (5-week series)

Yoga is a practice that involves a series of stretches and poses paired with breathing exercises to increase harmony between mind and body. This class offers the powerful benefits of exercise in a gentle way that is accessible to people regardless of age or fitness level. Join us to restore the balance in your life.

Instructor: Kaila Pooler, KP Fitness & Nutrition

Mon, Jun 24, 2024 6:00 pm

Tai Chi Meditation in the Garden (8-week series)

The ancient exercise and movement art of Tai Chi has a world wide contemporary following due to its benefits to physical and emotional well-being. Research verifies it is one of the best exercises for physical balance and fall prevention, and the gentleness and pleasure of the experience encourages continued standing and/or seated practice.

Instructor: Jody Curley, M.A., Master Certified Instructor

Tue, Jun 25, 2024 6:00 pm

Olbrich After Hours

The Summer Concert Series is back with a fresh twist and new name - Olbrich After Hours! We’re open late! Enjoy an evening in the gardens with a rolling line-up of dynamic musicians, pop-up performances, and delectable food carts. Quench your thirst with a microbrew, summer cocktail, or mocktail. And connect with eco-friendly organizations committed to conserving our environment. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket seating.