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7th Annual Bird Festival

Thursday, September 29, 2016 9:30 AM

Want to learn about South Florida's birds? Interested in becoming a birder? Or just want to start identifying our feathered friends? Then come to Fairchild's Bird Festival. 

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Members' Day Plant Sale at Fairchild

Saturday, October 1, 2016 9:30 AM

Welcome to the 78th Annual Members' Day Plant Sale and Plant Distribution. This annual celebration of plants grown exclusively by Fairchild for Members promises to be one of the most exciting in our history

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Apples to Pears in Watercolors

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 10:00 AM

This one-day class is delicious fun for everyone with previous watercolor experience and a great way to focus on creating accurate color and three dimensional form. Gain insight and experience with Hillary’s demonstrations and personal guidance as you apply layered watercolor techniques to successfully paint these beautiful fall fruits.

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Orchid Society of Coral Gables

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 7:30 PM

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Salmon Dishes with Farm Fresh Ingredients

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 6:00 PM

If you are a lover of salmon, you won’t want to miss this class. High in protein and loaded with the “good” fats, salmon is a highly nutritious food.  Chef Chris of Delicious Catering will demonstrate how to prepare salmon three different ways.

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Abstract Painting Using Acrylics

Friday, October 7, 2016 10:00 AM

Are you interested in abstract painting? Join in and let Marcelle open your eyes to abstract painting. This class offering will teach you how to compose an abstract painting that is focused around nature.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, October 7, 2016 1:00 PM

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Beginner Beekeeping for the Backyard Gardener (at Fairchild Farm)

Saturday, October 8, 2016 9:00 AM

In this class for the novice beekeeper, you will learn about beekeeping and harvesting honey. Additionally, this class will focus on the horticultural relationship between bees and tropical fruit trees.

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Saturdays in the Studio: Foundations in Drawing and Watercolors

Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:00 AM

Whether you are just starting out or in the process of learning the fundamentals of drawing and painting with watercolors, this class is for you.

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