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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

February 28 - March 1 Wildflower Days™ Spring Preview
Introducing the 2015 Wildflower Days™ t-shirts and art prints, plus sales in the store all weekend.
March 4 - May 29 Sprouts
Join us Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:30 – 11 a.m. for our weekly Sprouts Preschool program geared towards ages 2-6. Each program will include story time, hands on activity, nature walk and of course, nature play! New program theme each week.
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March 7 - May 30 Nature Play Hour
Come explore the Family Garden with a guided nature activity Saturdays from 10 - 11 a.m.! This program is informal and led by experienced Nature Play Guides. Activities are inquiry based to allow the visitor to guide their own learning.
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March 14 - May 31 Exhibits “Alternate Views” and “Paper Sculptures” Open
Sculptor Roger Foster’s “Alternate Views” brings beautiful limestone “oculars” to the grounds through August 23. Shou Ping returns to the Center with her popular 3-D paper art (get them while they last), through May 31. Meet both artists during the Artists & Artisans Festival, March 21-22.
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March 15 - May 31 Wildflower Days™
Spring comes alive with wildflowers. From March 15 to May 31 we celebrate the bounty of spring by opening 7 days a week, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Play in the Family Garden, take photos along the trails and meadows, shop at the Store and grab a bite at the Café.
March 21 -22 Artist & Artisans Festival
Taking a staycation this Spring Break or coming to town for a visit? Drop by the Center to enjoy early spring blooms and purchase unique arts and crafts from local vendors.
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March 28 Anniversary Celebration: 20 Years in South Austin
It’s been 20 years since the Wildflower Center moved to 4801 La Crosse Ave. We’ll celebrate with docent tours on the hour, specials in the store and much more.
April 10 Spring Native Plant Sale – Member Day
Members get first pick! Join us for our popular spring plant sale to find rare native plants for your home garden and see the Center in all its spring glory. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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April 11 - 12 Spring Native Plant Sale – Public Days
The most comprehensive native plant sale in Austin has been helping Texans create beautiful, wildlife-friendly gardens for more than 10 years. Join us to buy plants, take garden tours and learn from experts. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Noon – 5 p.m. Sunday.
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April 25 - May 24 Exhibit “Texas Highways Photography” Opens
Explore phenomenal images from across Texas during Texas Highways magazine photo exhibit. A perennial favorite. Through May 24.
May 5 - 11 National Wildflower Week
Celebrate the glory of North American wildflowers during National Wildflower Week. Buy seeds! Take a wildflower hike or drive! Stay tuned for events at the Center.


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