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4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States

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December 2018

Fortlandia

December 12
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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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Series: Botanical Illustration

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 12, 2018

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

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

December 12 @ 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

December 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 14, 2018

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

This six-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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Texas Arboretum Tour

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on November 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Sunrising on the Texas Arboretum Trail, PHOTO Bruce Leander

Get your steps in while exploring the wonders of native trees (plus shrubs, grasses, flowers and more) in our Texas Arboretum, one of the most shaded trails at the Wildflower Center. Walks will focus on native flora and Texas history, and you'll likely see feathered friends along the way.

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CLOSED

December 24
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One event on December 24, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 25, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 31, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on January 1, 2019 at 12:00am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Wildflowers in the Savanna Meadow

The Wildflower Center is closed for the holiday. We hope to see you soon!

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January 2019

Tree Pruning Workshop

January 5, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$30
Elias pruning trees, by Bill Boyd

For every tree there's a tool and for every tool there's a technique! Trees give us so much — learn how to keep them healthy and happy with proper pruning technique from a landscaping expert.

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Native Fruit Trees of Texas

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$30
A ripe Texas persimmon. Photo: Sally and Andy Wasowski

Money may not grow on trees, but fruit does, and a healthy native fruit tree is really priceless. Learn about fruit trees of Texas, tree selection, harvesting and other tips for care from a landscaping expert.

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Who’s Been Here? Tracks, Scats & Signs

January 12, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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The owlets wait in the nest for their mother's return.

Learn to scope out a scene, investigate for signs of wildlife, use a field guide, and even get the scoop on poop with a lesson on (synthetic) scat.

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Winter Tree Fest

January 26, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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 featuring children's authors and illustrators from Texas, favorite characters, story time, and bookworm-friendly activities.

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Nature Drawing

February 16, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 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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