ADULT PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more — including our very popular Native Plant Gardening Series.

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

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December 2019

Wreath Workshop

December 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 7, 2019 at 12:30 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45

Bring nature home for the holidays! Create a festive wreath or table centerpiece using native plants along with traditional holiday decorations.

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Drawing I: Short Form

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$209

You can draw! Practice with a new medium in each session of this course. Start simple and refine your technique in a supportive environment for beginners.

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Series: Botanical Illustration

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$209

Enhance your drafting skills through drawing plant forms in this seven-class series in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School

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Series: Nature Journaling in Watercolor – NEW

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until December 20, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$209

Up your journal game by spending time in nature and expanding your creative toolbox with this 7-class series

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January 2020

Yoga & Singing Bowls – NEW!

January 5, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on December 1, 2019 at 9:00 am

One event on January 5, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 2, 2020 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15 – $67.50
Photo of yoga instructor Cynthia Bernard wearing a "Dog Ma" white tank and stirring the singing bowls laid out on a blue blanket in the gardens for a yoga class

Join us for a morning of movement, mindfulness and the music of Tibetan and quartz singing bowls and chimes

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Docent Training

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 18, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 8, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on February 29, 2020 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Carolyn Long leading a guided tour during National Wildflower Week

Have a passion for people and plants? Learn about how to become a volunteer docent!

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Meditation & Visualization Techniques for a Healthy Mind, Body and Soul – NEW!

January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$45

Learn about and practice various meditation techniques

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February 2020

Austin Cave Festival

February 22, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free
Family Caving, PHOTO Tanya Zastrow

A free, family-friendly event offering cave explorations and more

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Gardening for Newcomers

February 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$35
Seed Silo Garden

New to Texas or just new to gardening? Come meet some natives and learn where to plant them and how to keep them healthy!

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