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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, April 2, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, April 2, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Cherry blossom festivals: an American tradition that almost wasn’t

Friday, April 3, 2015

More than a century ago, David Fairchild — then with the U.S. Department of Agriculture — was one of the advocates for planting cherry trees in Washington.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 4, 2015 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 4, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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Butterfly and Hummingbird Early Morning Photography with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, April 4, 2015 8:00 AM to
Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 AM

Butterfly and Hummingbird Early Morning Photography with Pedro Lastra

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Volunteer Orientation Tours

Saturday, April 4, 2015 10:00 AM to
Saturday, April 4, 2015 12:00 PM

Orientation tours are required for all new volunteers.

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, April 4, 2015 11:30 AM to
Sunday, April 5, 2015 1:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 5, 2015 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 5, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, April 5, 2015 12:00 PM to
Sunday, April 5, 2015 1:00 PM

Enjoy live music performed by students of University of Miami's Frost School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Sunday, April 5, 2015 6:00 PM to
Sunday, April 5, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Growing Epiphytes

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 1:30 PM to
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 3:30 PM

Fairchild aims to provide up-to-date, practical gardening information and techniques to volunteers. Fairchild’s Horticulture team has prepared a fantastic selection of classes for our volunteers to use in their home gardens, while working at Fairchild, or to share with Garden visitors.

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Fairchild Lecture Series

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 8:00 PM

Join us for on select evenings from December to May for a formative lecture series on art, conservation and travel from Fairchild experts and renowned authors. All lectures are held in the Lakeside Marquee. Light refreshments will be served.

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Florida Rare Plant Task Force Meeting

Thursday, April 9, 2015 12:00 AM to
Friday, April 10, 2015 11:59 PM

Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Bok Tower Gardens are pleased to announce the 2015 Florida Rare Plant Task Force, sponsored by the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Division of Plant Industry.

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, April 9, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, April 9, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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The Power Behind the Paintbrush with Oils and Acrylics with Marcelle Zanetti

Friday, April 10, 2015 10:00 AM to
Friday, April 10, 2015 2:00 PM

The Power Behind the Paintbrush with Oils and Acrylics with Marcelle Zanetti

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 11, 2015 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 11, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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An appreciation of the live oak

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The live oak spreads its wide canopy above and harbors life below — Spanish moss, resurrection fern, lichen and tillandsias.

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Spring Garden Festival featuring the Spring Plant Sale at Fairchild

Saturday, April 11, 2015 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 12, 2015 4:30 PM

What's growin' on this spring? Join us as we celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors. And, take home a spectacular plant from our 36th Annual Spring Plant Sale

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, April 11, 2015 10:30 AM to
Sunday, April 12, 2015 11:30 AM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 12, 2015 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 12, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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Green Cuisine: Supermarket Diversity (MS/HS)

Sunday, April 12, 2015 9:00 AM to
Sunday, April 12, 2015 1:00 PM

Students explore the diversity of the produce section and prepare and share vegetarian dishes. 

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Sunday, April 12, 2015 6:00 PM to
Sunday, April 12, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Butterflies are amazing

Monday, April 13, 2015

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Preparing a Native Specialty - Florida Snapper with Chef Chris Bulgarin

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 9:00 PM

Preparing a Native Specialty - Florida Snapper with Chef Chris Bulgarin

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Hermaphroditic Catasetum

Thursday, April 16, 2015

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Tropical Chihuly Nights at Fairchild

Thursday, April 16, 2015 6:00 PM to
Thursday, April 16, 2015 9:30 PM

Tropical Chihuly Nights are back.  Join us for this exclusive opportunity to see all of Chihuly’s exquisite glass forms under the stars of the South Florida sky.  Stroll through the Garden to see Chihuly’s most comprehensive garden exhibition to date, dine at the Glasshouse Café or bring a blanket and watch the moon rise over our 83-acre tropical oasis.

Note: To ensure the safety of our guests, there will be no tram tours during this event.  

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Photographing Chihuly at Sunrise with Pedro Lastra

Saturday, April 18, 2015 6:30 AM to
Saturday, April 18, 2015 10:00 AM

Photographing Chihuly at Sunrise with Pedro Lastra

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 18, 2015 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 18, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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Palmetum Walking Tours

Saturday, April 18, 2015 11:30 AM to
Sunday, April 19, 2015 12:30 PM

Tour Fairchild's world-class palmetum.

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 19, 2015 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:30 AM

Join us for an Early-Bird Walk in the Garden!

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