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.

Fall Festival-Relaxing Forest Yoga

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

This class is a well rounded, adult yoga class meant to stretch and strengthen the entire body. We will move at a relaxed pace that allows you to take your time and let go of rushing. A wonderful physical practice and a mental stress relief. All levels are welcomed, with the ability to get up […]

Tree Tour

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

Interested in learning about the variety of tree species at the Garden site? Our Tree Identification guides Donna and Tom will lead you through a walk of the Garden to help you identify different types of trees, provide information about their challenges and importance to the ecosystem, and explore their connections to other plants and […]

Event Series Garden Guardians

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 […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden-Fall Leaves

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

Little Nature Explorers enjoy stories, discoveries, and art in the Garden. Every session has a new topic and includes storytime, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is Fall Leaves. What happens in the fall to our plants and animals? Come and find out by exploring what our trees, wildflowers, insects, and more are doing […]

Autumn Habitat Walk

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

Autumn is a time of change in the natural world.  There is much more happening than meets the eye! Where do the insects go? What are the birds doing in cooler weather? As the plants die back,  how do they continue to support wildlife? Come walk with us as we look at the many layers […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden-Winter Where?

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

Little Nature Explorers enjoy stories, discoveries, and art in the Garden. Every session has a new topic and includes storytime, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: "Winter-where does everything go?" Wildlife in Winter-what happens to animals and plants in winter? Where do they go? What do they do? How does everything stay warm? […]

CANCELED-Bartlett Tree Experts’ MLK Day of Service

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

Inviting volunteers to come out to the skatepark side of the Garden to start the year by supporting your local Botanical Garden. Tasks will include maintaining trails, pulling invasive plants, and hauling wood and branches to be mulched. Please rsvp by emailing w.zhang@piedmontgarden.org for more information!

Curving the Stream: New Shapes and Patterns

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

Discover the new shape of the Garden's stream and learn inside information about the future of this special habitat from Educational Coordinator Bruce Gatling-Austin. Meet at the white tent before walking down to the stream. Questions or to receive reminder emails and weather notifications, email programs@piedmontgarden.org today!

Great Backyard Bird Count, in the Garden

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

Did you know that every year the Audubon Society holds a Great Backyard Bird Count? We invite you to visit the Garden on Monday, February 19 from 9-11AM to join the Audubon Society’s Great Backyard Bird Count with help from our own BGP volunteer bird monitors. The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is a free, fun, and easy […]