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.

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden – How Trees Grow

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

Little Nature Explorers is a weekly program on Fridays from 10am -11:15am. Every session has a new topic and includes story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: How Trees Grow This special program is geared towards ages 3-5 and will take place in the Garden on Fridays starting June 7th and ending […]

Butterfly Tour

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

Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space on this free tour today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: “Butterfly Tour”. Be sure to mention which time tour you want to […]

Create with Nature

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

Create With Nature on Wednesday, July 10th 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 […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden-Dragonflies

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

Little Nature Explorers is a weekly program on Fridays from 10am -11:15am. Every session has a new topic and includes story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Dragon Flies This special program is geared towards ages 3-5 and will take place in the Garden on Fridays starting June 7th and ending July […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden – Black Bears

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

Little Nature Explorers is a weekly program on Fridays from 10am -11:15am. Every session has a new topic and includes story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Black Bears This special program is geared towards ages 3-5 and will take place in the Garden on Fridays starting June 7th and ending July […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden-Bird Beaks

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

Little Nature Explorers is a weekly program on Fridays from 10am -11:15am. Every session has a new topic and includes story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Bird Beaks This special program is geared towards ages 3-5 and will take place in the Garden on Fridays starting June 7th and ending July […]

Turtle Time at the Garden

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

Join us on the last Saturday in July to learn about turtles from turtle enthusiast Jennifer Bryerton. Starting at 10 am, Jennifer and a turtle friend will be at the Garden to meet and greet all turtle fans and answer simple questions about turtle life.

Turtle Time at the Garden

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

Join us on the last Saturday in July for a more in-depth workshop geared to ages 12 and up, come at 10:30 for a workshop in the do's and don'ts of turtle interaction in Virginia, information on turtle rehabilitation, and tips on how to ID our different local breeds.

Butterfly Tour

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

Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space on this free tour today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: “Butterfly Tour”.

Create with Nature

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

Create With Nature on Wednesday, August 14th 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 […]