Olbrich Home Rooted and Growing

February 2018

Jan  |  Feb  |  Mar  |  Apr  |  May  |  Jun  |  Jul  |  Aug  |  Sep  |  Oct  |  Nov  |  Dec

SUN

04

moreinfowinter concert

NO CONCERT

SAT

03

&
SUN
04

orchid Quest: organized by Orchid growers' guild of Madison

Saturday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Featuring displays of gorgeous orchids from around the world, knowledgable orchid growers, educational speakers, fabulous vendors, raffle and silent auction. For more information email: lodijoz@charter.net

FRI

09

thru
SUN
11

Garden expo at alliant energy center

Friday 12 - 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit Olbrich's booth at Garden Expo! Olbrich Horticulturists will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.

SUN

11

moreinfoBook Club Discussion

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: February 1

Join fellow garden enthusiasts and book lovers as we discuss fiction and non-fiction books about plants, gardens, nature, and the environment. The Olbrich Gardens Book Club is a book discussion group hosted by Olbrich's Schumacher Library staff. Participants will need to read the selected book prior to the discussion. Space is limited so register early! Call 246-4550 to register.

SUN

11

moreinfowinter concert

Andreas Kapsalis

2 p.m.

Warm your winter day with a concert in the Evjue Commons. $2 Admission

SAT

17

moreinfoCHILDREN OF THE RAINFOREST

Featuring Grupo Axé Capoeira

Performances at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm

The Children of the Rainforest series offers performances for families to celebrate cultural differences in rainforest regions around the world, and is generously sponsored by William Wartmann. Admission includes entry into the Bolz Conservatory.

SUN

18

moreinfowinter concert

TBD

2 p.m.

Warm your winter day with a concert in the Evjue Commons. $2 Admission.

SUN

25

moreinfowinter concert

NO CONCERT

SAT

24

&
SUN
25

fine Art & Craft sale: organized by the Madison weavers guild
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  both days

Come and enjoy fabulous and affordable artwork by talented artists from around Wisconsin.  Work on display and for sale includes: fiber, pottery, jewelry, painting, pastel & oil, wood, art glass, felt, wire tree sculptures, mixed media, woodblock prints, drawing/printmaking, lamps, wearables, purses, baskets, home furnishings, and more.

For more information call 608-238-3425.

NOV

04

thru

MAR

04

moreinfoongoing: bolz conservatory exhibit

MARIA SIBYLLA MERIAN: THE SURINAME EXPEDITION 1699 - 1701

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

Celebrate the 300th anniversary of the life of Maria Sibylla Merian! Ahead of her time, Maria Sibylla Merian's keen observational skills and work revolutionized both botany and zoology.

   

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