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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September 2020

Drawing: Colored Pencil on Toned Papers – NEW

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$95
Drawing: colored pencil on toned papers

Learn to observe and document natural forms in this outdoor, all-levels art class

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Installation – VIRTUAL (SOLD OUT)

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Milkweed seedlings PHOTO Joanna Wojtkowiak

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Learn to give those plants a great start and install garden features

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Botany of Food Plants Around the World (CANCELLED)

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, happening 4 times

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Purslane salad with prickly pear dressing

In this four-session class learn about food plant anatomy, economics, uses, nutrients and chemistry, and role in shaping civilization

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Austin Museum Day

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Colorful graphic with bold all caps font reading Austin Museum Day over red yellow and blue colorblocks with abstract geometric shapes in translucent primary colors on light red grid paper background

Join us for a free day at the Center or listen to our audio tour to explore from home

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Edible Native Plants & Where to Find Them – VIRTUAL

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25

Discover edible native plants you can forage and harvest in Central Texas.

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Artist Talk & Poetry Workshop – VIRTUAL

September 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free

Enjoy a behind-the-exhibit talk with our artist-in-residence and explore your own creativity with a guided poetry exercise for Austin Museum Day

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Connecting with Nature in a Time of Crisis – VIRTUAL

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$10 – $15
Woodland Trail

An award-winning nature author gives life tips on connecting with nature in times of crisis

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Maintenance – VIRTUAL (SOLD OUT)

September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Learn to keep your plants healthy

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Integrated Pest Management – VIRTUAL

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
A Chinese mantis feeds on a fly and a sphinx moth, respectively. PHOTO Chris Helzer

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: I.D. beneficial vs. harmful insects and learn best practices

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October 2020

Yoga & Singing Bowls – VIRTUAL

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on March 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

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

One event on September 13, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on October 4, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on November 1, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on December 6, 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on January 3, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on February 7, 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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Fall Native Plant Sale: Public Days

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until November 23, 2020

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Tahoka daisies in the nursery

Shop a wide variety native Texas plants

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