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-Bird Nests

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 story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Bird Nests We will take our eyes up to find out where birds in the garden make their homes, as well as those who *gasp* nest […]

Amphibian Walk-Garden After Dark

Join local herpetologist Chris Asquith for an Evening of Frog Calls. Participants of this workshop will hear and learn to identify several species of frog that are native to our area and breed in the spring. Please bring your own flashlight and dress for the weather. Dressing in layers is recommended for cool spring evenings […]

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 […]

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 are approximately 45 minutes. Tours 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 […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream- Presented by Live Arts

VENUE CHANGE - DUE TO FORECATED INCLIMENT WEATHER THIS PERFORMANCE WILL TAKE PLACE AT LIVE ARTS Join us in the Garden for a performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream presented by Live Arts. This hour long version of the play in our mini amphitheater will immerse you in Shakespeare's tale of antics among the […]

Little Nature Explorers in the Garden-Frogs & Toads

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 story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Frogs & Toads Frogs and toads are in abundance this time of year, hop on down to find out where these animals live and why they choose […]

Create with Nature

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

Create With Nature on Wednesday, May 8th 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-Weather

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 story time, art, and nature discovery! This week’s topic is: Weather Rain, snow, sunshine, and wind learn about weather and how it affects the Garden. This special program is geared towards ages 3-5 and will take […]

Cancelled due to Weather-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 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 […]