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Events Calendar

Seminars, sales, special events - there's always something going on at the Wildflower Center. To find out more about Wildflower Center events, sign up for the Wildflower Wire, our monthly email newsletter.

Upcoming Events

August 30 - December 7 "Morphogenesis" by Barbara Attwell
In “Morphogenesis,” Attwell shows her fantastical, organic felted wool works that evoke plants, tentacles and caterpillars.
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August 30 - December 7 Cynthia Clerc Exhibit
Enjoy Clerc’s mixed media constructions glorifying nature in the Store.
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October 19–25 Texas Native Plant Week
Celebrate the beauty of Texas native plants during Texas Native Plant Week. Native plant field guides will be 20 percent off this week at the Store. October 19–25
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Thursday, October 23 Texas Native Plant Week: Lady Bird Lake Walk and Talk
Explore Lady Bird Lake with experts from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. We’re bringing our staff to the city, and will spend the hour identifying the plants around Lady Bird Lake and talking about Lady Bird Johnson’s impact on Austin’s landscape. Meet at Lady Bird Lake under the Mopac Bridge on the north end at the drinking fountains. If we need to cancel due to rain, we will notify through our Facebook page. 6pm - 7pm
Saturday, October 25 Nature Create
Enjoy putting together eco-friendly kids crafts using natural and recycled supplies. Make acorn nests, stencils and sunprints, using our light-sensitive paper to create a two-toned masterpiece. The Wildflower Center is also hosting an Edible Plants Walk & Talk for the grownups led by Andrea DeLong-Amaya, director of horticulture. 10am - 2pm
Saturday, October 25 “Ding Bat” Signing
Evalen and John Cruzan sign “Ding Bat,” a children’s book, in the Store. 1–4 p.m. Halloween items will be reduced 25 percent. Saturday, October 25
Saturday, October 25 Texas Native Plant Week: Edible Natives Walk & Talk
So many of our native plants are edible, from Texas persimmon to American lotus and Blanco crabapple. Enjoy this tour of the Wildflower Center gardens with Andrea Delong-Amaya, director of horticulture, where you’ll learn about edible natives that you might find in your own backyard or greenbelt. We’ll meet at the Courtyard Spring. 1pm - 2pm
November 4 - 30 Photo Contest Display
Photographs from our annual contest on display in the McDermott Learning Center. Tuesday, November 4, through Sunday, November 30
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November 8 - 9 Wildflower Days™ 2015 Art Revealed
We’ll be introducing the official art for Wildflower Days™ 2015! Prints of the chosen art will be available the entire weekend for the first time. Saturday and Sunday, November 8–9
Sunday, November 23 Fibonacci Day
Fibonacci Day celebrates Fibonacci numbers and related spirals found in nature. Visit our Nature’s Spiral feature in the Family Garden and consider a book about spirals in nature in the Store. Sunday, November 23
November 27 Wildflower Center Closed
Thanksgiving Day, November 27
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November 28–30 Holiday Countdown Begins
Stop by our Store for discounts on holiday cards, ornaments and special gifts related to Black Friday. Saturday and Sunday, November 28–30
December 5-7 Wild Ideas Holiday Shopping
Artists and artisans offer their work for sale in the Visitors Gallery and many special gifts are available at the store.
December 13-14 Luminations
Thousands of luminaries and twinkling lights turn the center into a holiday wonderland during Luminations, an Austin holiday tradition. Admission is free with two canned food items for the Capital Area Food Bank.


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