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