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The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens host a variety of classes and events year-round at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens

414-525-5653||https://boernerbotanicalgardens.org/

Upcoming Events


January 2018


Winterfest 2018

January 21 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Conquer your cabin fever with: Winter nature walks Indoor and outdoor games and activities Hot drinks Family fun! FREE admission; $5 suggested donation for winter nature walks Event held in the Boerner Visitor Center Call 414-525-5661 for more information Concessions available from Zilli Hospitality.   Please share with your friends on Facebook!  

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Winter Pruning Essentials

January 27 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Proper and timely pruning is essential for the health of your trees. From Arborist and MATC Professor Mike Wendt, you will learn theory and practical application for pruning your trees.  We will spend time in the Gardens and arboretum for demonstration and on-site instruction. Come dressed to spend time outdoors! $15 general public / $10 members  Select Membership Type Member $10 General Public $15

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February 2018


Paint and Sip Night

February 7 @ 6:30 pm8:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Relax and paint the night away at the Gardens!  Follow along with artist Beth Stoddard as you paint this romantic image of summers to come.  Perfect date night!  All painting supplies provided – must be 21 or over to purchase alcohol. $35 general public | $30 FBBG members Select Membership Type: Members $30 General Public $35   In partnership with Farmhouse Paint and sip and Rogues’ Gallery

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Wiscon-Sing! Family Concert

February 18 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Join musician David HB Drake and the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens for a fun, educational, interactive musical journey through Wisconsin’s history & heritage. From Native Americans & French explorers, to lumberjacks & Great Lakes Sailors, to our present day farmers, the concert features handmade & historic instruments, including Indian courting flute, mountain banjo, dulcimer, & concertina. All ages welcome. This concert was recently featured on Wisconsin Public Television’s Wisconsin Life program. Learn more about it and see a behind-the-scenes…

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Boerner BREWtanical Series

February 22 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 12, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on December 14, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on January 11, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on March 8, 2018 at 6:30pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Back by popular demand! Discover area breweries, their history, process, and taste their beers! Each session $15 general public / $10 FBBG members. Registration HIGHLY recommended at least 1 day before each session. You must be 21+ to participate. September 7: Westallion Brewing October 12: Black Husky Brewing November 16: MobCraft Brewing December 14: Explorium Brewpub January 11: Bavarian Bierhaus February 22: Sweet Mullets Brewing March 8: Raised Grain Brewing Select Membership Type: 1/11 Bav. Bierhaus:Member $10 1/11 Bav. Bierhaus:Public…

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March 2018


Hypertufa Draped Pots

March 10 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Create a unique and wavy plantable container from lightweight concrete known as hypertufa!  All supplies provided, but please prepare to get messy! $25 general public / $20 members  Select Membership Type Members $20 General Public $25

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April 2018


Easter Family Event 2018

April 1 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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  FREE EVENT! Donations Welcome. Come hang out with the Easter bunny and join FBBG for a morning of craft activities for kids and seasonal activities! You can also enjoy a delicious Easter Brunch with Zilli Hospitality Group (brunch not included in FBBG event). For pricing or reservations, call 414-409-3959 or visit ZHG’s website at www.boernerrestaurant.com.

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May 2018


10th Annual Art at the Gardens Craft Fair

May 6 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Milwaukee’s go-to spring fair for fine crafts and artwork returns to Boerner for the 10th year of Art at the Gardens! Enjoy a beautiful spring day at Boerner Botanical Gardens while you browse a unique selection of handmade jewelry, garden art, photography, artwork & more. Just in time for Mother’s Day! Calling all Crafters and Artists! Mark your calendars NOW for Sunday May 6, 2018 FBBG’s 10th Annual Art Fair at beautiful & historic Boerner Botanical Gardens The stunning Boerner…

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