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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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Boerner Botanical Gardens


9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States




414-525-5653

September 2018


Winter Bulbs for the Holidays

September 20 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Discover what it takes to force varieties of spring and fall planted bulbs to bloom when you want and how to time flowers to holidays and events.  Take home bulbs to try your own hand at forcing blooms in Winter! Select Membership Type: FBBG Members $20 General Public $25   Invite your friends on Facebook!

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China Lights 2018

September 21 @ 5:30 pm10:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 5:30pm, repeating until October 21, 2018

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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China Lights: Panda-Mania September 21 – October 21, 2018 China Lights: Panda-Mania will illuminate the grounds of Boerner Botanical Gardens with 45 new lantern displays, exciting performances, cultural displays, food, beverages, and more! This is the third tour of the renowned international lantern festival in Wisconsin. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.chinalights.org/ FBBG members pay only half price for China Lights season passes! Call 414-525-5653 for the secret code or purchase at the gardens with member ID. Hours Tuesday – Sunday 5:30 pm…

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October 2018


Global Gardens – China!

October 6 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Enjoy an afternoon of activities and discover Chinese culture through watercolors, kites, bamboo tea and more!  $5 per child (children only) SelectChild $5

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Chinese Brush Painting

October 7 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Experiment with brush painting technique and watercolor to create landscape or animal motifs on rice paper. Discover a variety of different techniques and explore your creativity in this relaxing class. All supplies provided. $25 general public / $20 members (adults only) Thank you for your interest. This class is full! Please join our email list to be notified if we add another session. In the mean time, can we interest you in our August 18th Hypertufa Birdbath making class, our…

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November 2018


Thanksgiving Centerpieces

November 20 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Bring something a little different to the table this Thanksgiving. We’ll guide you through creating your own beautiful centerpiece with seasonal flowers and Holiday accents. All supplies provided. $50 general public / $45 members Limited space remaining – please call 414-525-5653 for registration.

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December 2018


Holiday Gift Fair with Santa

December 2 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Featuring: Free event admission Visits with Santa Claus and Gnorman the Gnome Unique, high quality gifts for sale from area artists and businesses Seasonal entertainment Children’s crafts from FBBG Special holiday brunch available from Zilli Hospitality at regular price* Fun for the whole family! Event takes place in the Visitor Center and is open to the public. This December the Friends of Boerner offer you a chance to skip the holiday shopping mall madness and enjoy a relaxed morning with…

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Vintage Sign Making for the Holidays

December 5 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Artist Beth Stoddard from Farmhouse Paint and Sip will guide you step by step to create your own custom home decor piece. All supplies provided. $30 per person/$25 FBBG Members Select Registration Type Members $25 General Public $30

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Holiday Wreath Making

December 11 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Annie Oklobdzija from The Wild Pansy teaches you how to make and bind your own holiday wreath! All supplies provided. This class is always very popular–early registration is encouraged! $45 general public / $40 members This class is full! Please call us at 414-525-5653 to be added to the waiting list or to be notified if we add another session. In the mean time, can we interest you in our August 18th Hypertufa Birdbath making class, our September 20th Winter…

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Holiday Gnome!

December 12 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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This class is so popular we added another session! Build a Scandinavian nisse inspired Winter Gnome out of fresh smelling evergreen!  This cute craft makes an excellent Holiday decoration or gift!  Perfect for families to build together! All supplies provided. $25 general public / $20 members Thank you for your interest. This class is full! Please join our email list to be notified if we add another session. In the mean time, can we interest you in our August 18th…

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Holiday Gnome!

December 13 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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  Build a Scandinavian nisse inspired Winter Gnome out of fresh smelling evergreen!  This cute craft makes an excellent Holiday decoration or gift!  Perfect for families to build together! All supplies provided. $25 general public / $20 members Thank you for your interest. This class is full! Please join our email list to be notified if we add another session. In the mean time, can we interest you in our August 18th Hypertufa Birdbath making class, our September 20th Winter…

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