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Calendar of Events

NOTES: For a complete listing of our educational programs, plant shows, and sales, refer to the Xperience Guide to Programs and Events.
To view our educational programs in a calendar format, visit

Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly & Caterpillar Exhibit
Wednesday, April 27-Sunday, September 25
10:00am-4:00pm daily
Fee: $8 ages 13+; $5 ages 3-12; Free ages 0-2

Garden After Dark: Cocktail Flower
Tuesday, August 2 • 6:00-8:00pm
Enjoy an evening in our beautiful new cocktail garden with gardener and designer Kelley Heim as your guide. Kelley will talk about her design process and point out some of the unusual specimens growing there. We'll harvest some key ingredients, then return to the Visitors Center where our bartender for the evening will demonstrate how to create a few tasty botanical cocktails. You’ll leave equipped with a bouquet of fresh ingredients and cocktail recipes to try at home. Meet in the Visitor Center Auditorium.
Register in Active Montgomery for Course #14887; Fee $60 for 2 (FOBG $54).

Cactus and Succulent Show & Sale
Sponsored by the National Capital Cactus and Succulent Society
Saturday, August 6, 10:00am- 5:00pm
Sunday, August 7, 9:00am- 4:00pm
Visitors Center Auditorium