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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April 2021

Art Exhibition: Once in a blue moon twice

April 13
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until May 16, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
A variety of cyanotypes showing the outline of plants overdid with red and stitched together.

Explore a unique, site-specific art exhibition in the garden from this year's St. Elmo Arts Fellow, Dawn Kim

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Tuesday Twilights: Featuring Gabriel Santiago

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, local artists, food trucks and more

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What’s Happening in the Gardens? – VIRTUAL

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
A gardener in a straw hat tends to a field of tall violet and white flowers

Get a weekly update from the gardens plus tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes projects from our horticulture team

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Evenings in the Garden With Andrea DeLong-Amaya

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$40
Pink sunset and clouds reflected in a stock tank pond in the Wildflower Center's Theme Gardens

Enjoy a rare opportunity to sip cocktails and tour the gardens after hours with our very own Director of Horticulture, Andrea DeLong-Amaya

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Bluebonnet Art With Acrylic Paints

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Texas bluebonnets

Challenge your artistic abilities this spring and discover the beauty of bluebonnets using acrylic paints

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Move-it Mondays

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$9 – $115
Dance Waterloo teaching a fitness class to adults

Put some spring in your step with a wealth of wellness programs every Monday evening

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Tuesday Twilights

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 11, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Regular Admission
Tuesday Twilights feature

More hours for flowers! Open late with live music, local artists, food trucks and more

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Container Gardening Workshop – SOLD OUT

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$60
Smiling man standing behind an array of plants in white pots and a red watering can

Small yard or no yard, spruce up your patio with the perfect native plant container garden

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Bluebonnet Photography Workshop

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$99
A mature white man wearing a blue t-shirt and tan hat, shoots a photo with a Nikon camera with long lens.

Watch your images blossom in this special outdoor floral photographer workshop

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Printing With the Sun: Cyanotypes Workshop – VIRTUAL

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$65
A pile of cyanotypes on fabric with two hands holding the bottom corners of the top piece. Cyanotypes are def blue with white patterns where the plants laid on the fabric.

Create botanical photography using the cyanotype process with this years St. Elmo Artist in Residence, Dawn Kim

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

April 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

May 2021

Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Red stripe ribbon snake swimming through a pond with American marshpennywort in nature

Join the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge and let us show you the correct techniques to observe, record and share plant and wildlife sightings

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Spring Native Plant Sale – SOLD OUT

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Yoga & Singing Bowls

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2021

One event on July 11, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $15
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

Start your morning with movement, mindfulness and the music of Tibetan and quartz singing bowls & chimes

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Bicycling with Butterflies – VIRTUAL

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free

Sara Dykman talks about her newest book, "Bicycling with Butterflies" and all about her inspirational ride alongside the monarchs

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Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 16

May 7 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 16

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

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Closed Terrarium Workshop – VIRTUAL

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$45
Spring coralroot

Create a lasting display of native plants with your own closed terrarium in this virtual workshop

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Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 16

May 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Migratory Birds in the Landscape – SOLD OUT

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on May 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$15
a small yellow-rumped warbler bird perches on a rock next to the water

Walk with expert horticulturists and birders as they point migratory species and the native plants they depend on

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Flowers of Life: Musical Performance – VIRTUAL

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free
Photo of man holding a guitar and a close-up photo of a yellow flower surrounded by a black background

Inspired by the unfolding of spring, this streaming performance celebrates the intersections of nature and music

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Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 23

May 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 23

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 23

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 30

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 30

May 22 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available April 30

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available May 7

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available May 7

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

Spring Native Plant Sale – Tickets Available May 7

May 30 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants at our spacious, outdoor sale

Find out more »

July 2021

Know Your Sunflowers – VIRTUAL

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Three prairie sunflowers (Helianthus petiolaris), on prominent with an ant on a petal and two out-of-focus in the background, are bright yellow over a clear blue background.

This summer take a break from the heat and join a virtual tour of one of the most iconic and eye-catching groups of Texas wildflowers. The common annual sunflower has been cultivated for thousands of years in the Americas as a source of nutrition, oils and garden cheer. With a total of nineteen species found in Texas, these tall beauties contribute to the diversity and resiliency in one or more ecoregions throughout the state. Explore the unique differences between agricultural…

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