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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.

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Upcoming Events

January 11 - June 1 John Cristensen Sculptures
Enjoy his beautiful nature-inspired works on the grounds. Saturday, January 11 through Sunday, June 1.
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February 1 through May 25 The Art of Nature
Nettie Plueckhahn exhibit in The Store.
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March 10 - May 31 Wildflower Days™
Center open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Monday, March 10, through Saturday, May 31 for spring events and prime viewing of blooming gardens for your pleasure and pictures.
April 5 - May 25 Shou Pingís Paper Sculptures
These ever-popular 3-D watercolors are in the McDermott Learning Center. Saturday, April 5, through Sunday, May 25
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April 19 - May 25 Wildflower Photo Exhibit
Enjoy wildflower photography from Texas Highways magazine during their 40th anniversary commemorative exhibit. Saturday, April 19 to Sunday, May 25
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Saturday, April 26 Spring Symposium — Native Plant Society of Texas
Register online and learn about natives from state experts. Saturday, April 26
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Friday, May 2 Wildflower Center Gala
Center closes at 3 p.m. for this elegant garden party and fundraiser 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 2
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Saturday, May 3 Memberís Preview of the Family Garden


  • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Saturday Event Schedule

  • 10am: Gina Chavez (multi-ethnic Latin pop singer)
  • 11am: Big Don (kid-focused hip hop)
  • 12pm: Storytime in the Little House
  • 1pm: Latasha LEE & the Black Ties (main act, R&B Soul 10-piece band)
  • 1pm-3pm:Book signings in the Store 

Food carts, a garden discovery quest, and tons of other activities throughout the day!

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Sunday, May 4 Luci and Ian Family Garden Grand Opening


  • 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Sunday Event Schedule

  • 11am: Gina Chavez
  • 12pm: Big Don
  • 1pm: Storytime in the Little House
  • 1pm-3pm: Children’s book sale and book signings in the Store
  • 3pm: Hank and Shaidri Alrich (Americana songwriter)
  • 4:30pm: Wood and Wire (main act, bluegrass)

Food carts, a garden discovery quest, and tons of other activities throughout the day!

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May 5 - 11 National Wildflower Week
See spring wildflowers on site, and signed copies in The Store of Lady Bird Johnson by Michael Gillette. Monday, May 5, through Sunday, May 11
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Saturday, May 10 Gardens on Tour
A Motherís Day Weekend Tradition — Enjoy five inspirational private native plant gardens and those at the Wildflower Center during our tenth year retrospective of the tour. It is self-guided, with experts providing information at each stop. Watch www.wildflower.org for wristband sales and garden details. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 10.
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Monday, May 26 Memorial Day Center Open
The Center is open for its last Monday of Wildflower Days. Monday, May 26
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May 31 - August 17 Wildflower Gardens
Linda Calvert Jacobsonís exhibit of paintings opens at the McDermott Learning Center. Saturday, May 31 through Sunday, August 17
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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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