Olbrich Home Rooted and Growing

July 2018

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TUE
03

moreinfoconcerts in the gardens

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra

7 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy the evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. Hotdogs and brats will be available for purchase from the Madison East Kiwanis Club. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors. A $2 donation is suggested.

TUE
10

moreinfoconcerts in the gardens

Listening Party

Folk Rock/Americana

7 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy the evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. Hotdogs and brats will be available for purchase from the Madison East Kiwanis Club. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors. A $2 donation is suggested.

FRI

13

thru
SUN
15

iris sale

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The Madison Area Iris Society organizes this sale of iris rhizomes, the roots that grow into iris plants. For more information call 608-271-3607.

FRI
13

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SAT

14

moreinfohOME GARDEN TOUR
Friday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Tour exceptional home gardens, talk with homeowners, see how other home gardeners use innovative landscape designs and get great ideas for your own garden. Tickets are $13 for Olbrich members and $15 for the general public.

MON
16

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TUE
17

moreinfobOLZ CONSERVATORY CLOSED

The Bolz Conservatory will be closed Monday, July 16 and Tuesday, July 17 in preparation for Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies, July 19 through August 12. The outdoor gardens, Visitor Center, Growing Gifts shop, and Schumacher Library will remain open.

The Bolz Conservatory will be open to members only on Wednesday, July 18.

TUE
17

moreinfoconcerts in the gardens

The North Westerns

Western Swing & Classic Country

7 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy the evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. Hotdogs and brats will be available for purchase from the Madison East Kiwanis Club. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors. A $2 donation is suggested.

WED

18

moreinfoMember Preview: blooming butterflies

Conservatory open to Members only

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Be among the first to see Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies! Olbrich is opening the Bolz Conservatory one day early to give Olbrich members an exclusive sneak peak of the exhibit! This preview event is open to Olbrich members only. Call 246-4724 to become a member today!

JULY

19

thru
AUG
12

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olbrich's blooming butterflies

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

Experience the wonder of strolling through a tropical forest on a search for fleeting butterflies. Live butterflies emerge from chrysalises daily in the Bolz Conservatory. Olbrich's Blooming Butterflies is a great adventure for people of all ages. Children can participate in the Butterfly Scavenger Hunt activity in the outdoor gardens while learning fun facts. Stroll through the outdoor gardens and visit the Growing Gifts shop. Parking is free. Bus tours are welcome; groups of 15 or more must register in advance by calling 608-245-3648 .

TUE
24

moreinfoconcerts in the gardens

Josh Harty

Americana/Alt-Country

7 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy the evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. Hotdogs and brats will be available for purchase from the Madison East Kiwanis Club. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors. A $2 donation is suggested.

TUE
31

moreinfoconcerts in the gardens

Axtell

Argentine-American Folk/Soul

7 - 8 p.m.

Enjoy the evening with a concert on the Great Lawn of Olbrich's outdoor gardens. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Picnics are allowed in the Gardens for Tuesday concerts only. Hotdogs and brats will be available for purchase from the Madison East Kiwanis Club. In case of rain, concerts will be held indoors. A $2 donation is suggested.

May

06

thru
OCT
14

moreinfoongoing: guided garden strolls

Sundays, May 6 - October 14

1:30 & 3 p.m.
Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll. All ages are welcome for this casual overview of the Gardens.

   

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