All programs are free and open to the public. Minors under 18 must be accompanied by a supervising adult approved by the legal guardian.

Email rsvp@piedmontgarden.org to register for a program or ask a question.

Rivanna Riverfest Tabling

Rivanna River Company 1520 E High St, Charlottesville, VA, United States

UPDATE - EVENT CHANGED TO RAIN DATE SUNDAY, MAY 19TH Join Garden staff and volunteers for Rivanna RiverFest on Saturday, May 18, 2024 from 2-9PM at the Rivanna River Company! Come from 2-5PM for family-friendly activities, fun on the river, talks, demonstrations, and more. At 5PM, they'll transition into a celebration with a live performance […]

Listen with the Light & Land

Fostered by Anna Fox Anna guides us in meditation and contemplative play, to gently enliven our power of listening to the earth. Whether you’re seeking wisdom, nourishment, or just a breather from the go-go of life, the land is here to hold us. Over the weeks we will explore listening through mandalas, the labyrinth, and […]

Try Plein Air Together

Join local artist Robin Hoffman to try this outdoor style of painting in the Garden. This art class is designed for an adult and child (aged 4+) to experience together! Supplies will be provided, email rsvp@piedmontgarden.org to save your space!

Center for Historic Plants Open House at Tufton Farm Monticello

Tufton's 1050 Monticello Loop, Charlottesville, VA

Stop by the Garden's table at the Center for Historic Plants and Tufton Farm Open House from 9-2. "Through the Thomas Jefferson Foundation, the Center sponsors many educational programs including four annual Open Houses (one each in April, May, September, and October) with featured speakers, garden tours, and plant sales as well as a number […]

Gatherings in the Garden

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont 950 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA, United States

Join us for our upcoming speaker series Gatherings in the Garden! This series, presented in conjunction with Ragged Mountain Running & Walking Shop, will feature a special guest speaking about their experience with nature. This month's speaker will be gardener, historian, and author Peter Hatch who will be presenting "A Gardener's Life": A telling of […]

Listen with the Light & Land

Fostered by Anna Fox Anna guides us in meditation and contemplative play, to gently enliven our power of listening to the earth. Whether you’re seeking wisdom, nourishment, or just a breather from the go-go of life, the land is here to hold us. Over the weeks we will explore listening through mandalas, the labyrinth, and […]

Garden Pilates with Club Pilates Charlottesville

Join Club Pilates Charlottesville for an outdoor mat class in the garden! Move your spine in all directions in this full-body workout designed for all fitness levels. Please bring your own mat and a water bottle.

Garden Guardians

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont 950 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA, United States

Want to become a guardian of the Botanical Garden? This group of intrepid volunteers performs vital maintenance work such as weeding existing beds, identifying and managing invasive plants, maintaining paths, and more. Join to help us keep the site a wonderful place for its visitors. If interested in joining this group, please fill out the volunteer […]

Meditation in the Garden with Simply Mindful Moment

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont 950 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA, United States

Join Stress Whisperer Kim Munson of Simply Mindful Moment in the Garden for a free session of stress relief and grounding in nature. Connect with your body, breath, and mother nature as you are guided through a walking meditation. A master of mindful motion, meditation, and more, Kim takes inspiration from the Garden's natural setting […]

Create with Nature

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont 950 Melbourne Road, Charlottesville, VA, United States

Create With Nature on Wednesday, June 12th from 10:30-11:15 am! Visit the Garden for a nature themed art activity with Bruce Gatling-Austin. Stay for a stroll through the Garden. Keep an eye out for story pages as you enjoy your walk. Walk-ins are welcome at this free program, but we invite you to register by emailing programs@piedmontgarden.org […]