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                     AUGUST 2020                
 
CALENDAR OF EVENTS

 EVENTS     GARDEN TOURS      GARDEN & HOME SHOWS     CLASSES / LECTURES      LOOKING AHEAD

 Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.

Check back for additions.

   
EVENTS            
  Please note:  Events are subject to change.  Please call or check event website in advance to verify information. 
  Most garden events have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.
Aug.15 Drop-In: Flutes & Flowers
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. Fee: donation; Bring a blanket or chair; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Aug. 21 & 28 and Sept. 18 & 25 Date Night at the Gardens
The Gardens on Spring Creek in Fort Collins; Time: 5:30 - 8:00 p.m.; Fee: $65 members, $75 non-members; Includes upscale boxed dinner, beer & wine, live entertainment, opportunity to explore the gardens. Attendees must follow Larimer County event guidelines; See website for details and to purchase tickets. 970-416-2486

 

GARDEN AND HOME SHOWS        
   
   
GARDEN TOURS      
  Most garden tours have been canceled due to Covid-19.  A few guided or self-guided tours are available at public sites.
Daily Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Self-Guided Tour:  The Gardens are open daily from dawn to dusk. Pick up a brochure at the kiosk at the main entrance or north entrance. Suggested donation: $5; For information see www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org or call 970-476-0103.
   
Ongoing to Labor Day on Mon., Thurs. and Sat. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens in Vail
Guided Tours: Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Fee: $10 per person. Spots are limited and Eagle County health protocols will be followed.  For information and to purchase tickets see www.bettyfordalpinegardens.org or call 970-476-0103.
   
Daily Hudson Gardens in Littleton
Self-guided Public Art Tours and Nature Tours:  The gardens are open daily sunrise to sunset;  Fee: Free; The Welcome Center and Gift Shop are closed, but Nixon's Coffeehouse is open Monday - Friday from 9 am - 3 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 am - 5 pm.; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Sept. 12 NoCo Urban Homestead Tour
Location: 3 homesteads in Ft. Collins & 3 in Loveland
Time: 8 am - 2 pm
Tickets: $20 for adults and for ages 12 & up, $5 for ages 5 - 11, ages 4 and under free; Note: Ticketing is structured to disperse attendees and allow social distancing.  See website for important details.
Information: See www.fcgov.com/gardens
Benefits: Gardens on Spring Creek and Loveland Youth Gardeners
   
CLASSES/LECTURES            
Please note:  Classes are subject to change.  Please call or check class website in advance to verify information.  Check back for additions.
 
NOTES:  Denver Botanic Gardens Center for Continuing Education offers numerous classes throughout the year.  You will find something for everyone -- adults, families, and kids.  For information on classes visit www.botanicgardens.org.
               Tagawa Gardens offers many classes for both adults and children.  Because the list is so extensive they are listed here only occasionally.  Please see www.tagawagardens.com.
 
  Most classes have been canceled, put on hold or postponed due to Covid-19.  Denver Botanic Gardens is offering some classes online.
Aug.8 & Sept. 12 Drop-In: "Meet the Beekeeper"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Aug.12 Drop-In: "Meet the Water Gardener"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice; 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
Aug.19 Drop-In: "Meet the Rose Gardeners"
Hudson Gardens in Littleton, Time: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Fee: Free; Observe, question and get advice from members of the Denver Rose Society; no registration necessary. 303.797.8565 Ext. 306
   
  LOOKING AHEAD       
Events and classes are subject to change.  Please call in advance to verify information.
  Note: Check back for additions.
   
   

 





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