ADULT PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more. We offer our very popular Native Plant Gardening Certificate through UT Informal Classes.

Classes generally happen during spring and fall, with other programs occurring throughout the year.

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April 2017

Wildflower Road Show

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Highway 29, Llano, Texas. By Joey McKay

Hop on the bus to see the gorgeous wild flowers of the Hill Country with expert guides, a photo stops, a picnic and a toast to spring colors at Texas’ first (legal) whiskey distillery!

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$95

Nature & Wildlife Photography

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Photo: iStock

"Take only photographs; leave only footprints..." But take REALLY GOOD photographs!

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$35

RESCHEDULED: Floral Design With Natives

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bring the beauty of wildflowers into your home throughout the seasons.

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Free

Member Game Night!

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Join us for an exclusive after-hours game night for members only. Jenga, cornhole and more in the Family Garden!

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May 2017
$15

Wildflowers of Westcave

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Westcave Preserve, 24814 Hamilton Pool Road
Round Mountain, TX 78663 United States
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Indian blanket (Gaillardia pulchella)

Westcave Preserve is a 76-acre natural area near Austin providing protection and habitat for a diversity of flora and fauna. Explore with an expert guide during National Wildflower Week!

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Find Your Center: Guided Tour

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until May 7, 2017

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Home owner inspiration garden, mixed border

During National Wildflower Week, reconnect with the spring season through blooming native plants! Our knowledgeable docents lead daily tours at the Center.

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$25

Mindfulness in Nature: Aerial Yoga

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Aerial yoga, by John Clark

Enjoy the benefits of both nature and movement in aerial yoga under the trees with the aid of "silk" hammocks.

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Birds & Blooms

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Athena the Owl

Take a walk with experts to learn about several bird and plant species native to the Hill Country.

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Thorns & Blooms! Flowering Cacti

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Ladyfinger cactus

Many spiny species also have beautiful blooms! Discover them on a behind-the-scenes tour of our greenhouse.

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$15

Wellness Wednesday: Qigong

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 17, 2017

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Qigong instructor, Dr. Chelsea Xu

Carve out some time for self-care in the gardens with Qigong, an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation.

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Field Trips

The Wildflower Center is perfect for class and youth group field trips.

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Guided Tours

Guided tours are an ideal way to get the most of a Wildflower Center experience.

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