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Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

May 31 - August 17 Wildflower Gardens
Linda Calvert Jacobson’s exhibit of paintings opens at the McDermott Learning Center. Saturday, May 31 through Sunday, August 17
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May 31 - August 17 Linda Calvert Jacobson Painting Exhibit
Enjoy vibrant watercolors from this Hill Country artist. In the McDermott Learning Center. May 31–August 17
Starting June 12 Nature Nights
These free, fun explorations of plants, animals, and the ecology of Central Texas occur on six Thursdays starting June 12. Take hikes with experts in their fields, hear talks and participate in hands-on learning about nature.
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Sunday, July 27 Lady Bird Johnson Tribute Day
We honor Lady Bird Johnson with a free admission day, memorabilia and more.
Saturday and Sunday, August 2 & 3 Summer Gift Clearance At The Store
Drastically reduced prices on gift items at the store.
Friday through Sunday, August 8–10 Sales Tax Holiday At The Store
Enjoy tax-free purchases for apparel items under $100, lunch boxes and other school items.
Saturday and Sunday, August 16 & 17 Art Print Sale At The Store
Buy a Wildflower DaysTM poster from any year and get two others free. Many other unframed prints are 40 percent off.
Saturday, August 23 Seed Sale At The Store
Take 20 percent off wildflower and grass seeds in time for planting season next month. In-store sales only.
Sunday, August 24 Store Closed
Store Closed for Inventory
August 30 - December 7 "Morphogenesis" by Barbara Atwell
In “Morphogenesis,” Atwell shows her fantastical, organic felted wool works that evoke plants, tentacles and caterpillars.
August 30 - December 7 Cynthia Clerc Exhibit
Enjoy Clerc’s mixed media constructions glorifying nature in the Store.
Saturday through Monday, August 31–September 2 Labor Day Weekend Sidewalk Sale
Major reductions on gifts, decorative accessories, apparel. Summer apparel clearance.
Sunday, September 7 National Grandparents Day
For National Grandparent’s Day, visit the Little House for self-guided activities and share family time together in the Luci and Ian Family Garden. Also, treat your grandparent to a bird feeder, reduced 20 percent this weekend at the Store.
Sunday, September 21, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Austin Museum Day - FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy Austin Museum Day this year at the Wildflower Center. Free admission all day. There will be many activities in the Luci and Ian Family Garden. Discover Nature Art. Hear a story in the Cedar Elm Outdoor Classroom. Go on a scavenger hunt that takes you through our Woodland Trail. Enjoy the big play lawn. We’ll have a giant Tic-Tac-Toe game along with bubbles and Hula Hoops. Come on out and play!
Saturday, September 27 Smithsonian Museum Day Live!
The Wildflower Center will offer free admission for folks participating in the Smithsonian Museum Live! program. You must get tickets online first at www.smithsonian.org to receive free admission.
Saturday, October 4 Bug Night Out
Bring a flashlight for this family friendly guided tour looking for autumn insects that come out at night. Evening in the Arboretum.


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