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 […]

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 […]

Super Saturdays at the Garden!

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

Introducing the Garden's newest event: Super Saturdays! This open house style event is a chance for the community to join us in the Garden and explore our programs, steward the site, join a tour, or just spend time in nature. One Saturday a month we will host up to three scheduled events to participate in […]

Event Series Garden Site Tour

Garden Site Tour

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

Tours will bring you up to date on all happenings and plans for our exciting public garden. Tours Last approximately 45 minutes and will be limited to 16 people, be sure to RSVP to reserve your space. The Garden is located at 950 Melbourne Road. Parking is available along Melbourne Road. The site tends to […]

Paint Plein Air in the Garden with Robin Hoffman

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

This workshop for adults and teenagers will instruct you on plein air painting, preparation, and practice. Try your hand at this painting style in the Garden. All supplies will be provided, just bring an open mind and be prepared for outdoor conditions including mud, bugs, and varying weather. This 90 minute workshop will be followed by an art show to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]