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December 2017

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FRI

01

moreinfoMember preview party:  oLBRICH'S HOLIDAY EXPRESS

3 - 6 pm

Olbrich Botanical Society members are invited to bring their families to this festive preview of Olbrich's Holiday Express:  Flower and Model Train Show! Enjoy live entertainment and light refreshments in Olbrich's Evjue Commons. Olbrich members also receive 20% off purchases in Olbrich's Growing Gifts shop all day. Holiday Express opens to the public on Saturday, December 2. For more information about membership call 608-246-4724 or visit the membership section.

SAT

02

thru

SUN

31

moreinfooLBRICH'S HOLIDAY EXPRESS: 

fLOWER AND mODEL TRAIN sHOW

10 am - 4 pm daily

Closes at 2 pm December 24 and closed all day December 25

Twinkling lights, festive poinsettias, tiny landscapes, and large-scale model trains:  all aboard for Olbrich's Holiday Express! Using large-scale model trains, Olbrich's horticulture staff will showcase miniature landscapes among hundreds of colorful poinsettias. Members of the Wisconsin Garden Railway Society come from all over the state to show off their large-scale model trains. Relax with friends and family and enjoy holiday refreshments available for purchase in the lobby. Admission for Olbrich Botanical Society members is free. Admission to Olbrich's Holiday Express for the general public is $5 for adults, and $3 for children ages 3 to 12. Children 2 and under are free. Admission to the tropical Bolz Conservatory is included.

SUN

03

moreinfoholiday Concert

Madison Red & The Band That Time Forgot

Vintage Jazz, Blues, & Swing
2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

SUN

10

moreinfoholiday Concert

John C. Van Orman

Traditional Folk
2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

SUN

17

moreinfoholiday Concert

Suzuki Strings

Youth Violins
2 pm

Enjoy festive holiday music with a concert in the Evjue Commons. Concerts are at 2 p.m. each Sunday in December. Suggested donation is $1.

SUN
24

moreinfoOlbrich Botanical Gardens Closes at 2 pm


MON
25

moreinfoOlbrich Botanical Gardens Closed


NOV

04

thru

MAR

04

moreinfoongoing: Bolz Conservatory Exhibit

Maria Sibylla Merian: The Suriname Expedition 1699-1701

10 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily

Visit the Bolz Conservatory to learn more about the extraordinary life and scientific work of this 17th-century naturalist and artist.

JAN
01

2018

moreinfoOlbrich Botanical Gardens Closed

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719