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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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January 2019

Fortlandia

January 20
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 28, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free with Admission
Fortlandia kids

Your secret hideout awaits! Ten locally designed forts bring out the kid in everyone

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Sprouts

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Series: Botanical Illustration

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until March 7, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

Seven-class series in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School. Enhance your drafting skills through drawing plant forms. Create detailed illustrations using a variety of papers with graphite, colored pencils, and ink. Enjoy and experience the native plants at the Wildflower Center by sketching flora in and out of the studio.

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Guided Garden Tour

January 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 6, 2019

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

Tour our gardens and trails with a knowledgeable volunteer docent and learn about native plants and the history and architecture of the Center. Each of our docents bring their own special knowledge and interests to the tour, and sites change throughout the seasons.

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Series: Watercolor — Basics and Beyond

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until March 8, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

This seven-session course is presented in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School. All levels welcome. Lessons will include wet-into-wet washes, wet-on-dry washes, color theory, composition, and ways to create glowing color like those you see in our gardens and natural areas!

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Winter Tree Fest

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas Arboretum sunrise winter tree fest

Celebrate trees in the Texas Arboretum with forts, climbing, walks with experts and more!

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February 2019

Botanical Art Drawing

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$40
Young girl drawing in nature

Budding artists will learn drawing skills and color mixing and create botanical art inspired by a tour of the gardens.

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Children’s Book Fair

February 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Lady Bird Johnson Reading to children

A literary adventure with children's authors and illustrators from Texas, favorite characters, story times and activities

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Perfumes, Potions & Plant Aphrodisiacs Talk + Workshop

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $45
Hibiscus grandiflorus

Throughout history, plants have intoxicated us through the channels of our senses. Come learn about the power of plant scents to influence our moods and behavior 

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Nature Drawing

February 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$95
Sage bloom drawing by Samantha N Peters

Discover how to interpret the beauty of nature through personal expression while learning about composition, proportion and perspective. Learn to create proportionally correct forms and believable textures.

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Moonlight Hike

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on February 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$15
Moon rising through fall trees

Join us on an after-hours, moonlit hike throughout the gardens and the Texas Arboretum.

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March 2019

Series: Nature and Abstract Drawing

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, happening 7 times

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

Seven-week course In partnership with Contemporary Austin Art School. Learn how to create abstract drawings using natural forms as inspiration. Class will start plant and natural element studies and discover how to transform these representational objects into abstract formal compositions reflecting the individual.

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April 2019

Spring Native Plant Sale: Member Day

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free for Members
California poppies ready for the plant sale

The Wildflower Center's Spring Native Plant Sale will feature hundreds of species of Texas natives adapted to thrive in our crazy climate

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Spring Native Plant Sale: Public Day

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
2017 Spring Native Plant Sale

Featuring hundreds of species of Texas natives, including seeds, annual wildflowers, grasses, perennials, wetland plants, shrubs and trees

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