Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Summer Tour

  Jul 18 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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craft cocktails

Booze & Botany

  Jul 19 2018   TBA
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  TBA

Join us for craft cocktails, brick oven food, live band and lawn games.

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Garden Exploration Trip in Central Wisconsin- FULL

  Jul 21 2018   6:45am- 7:00pm
  Meet at 1000 West Campus Drive, NTC's northwestern parking lot Wausau
Admission:  $45 Members; $55 Non-Members

Join us for an exploration of gardens found in southeastern Wisconsin.

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Tots in the Garden

  Jul 24 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

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Summer Tour

  Jul 25 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Summer Tour

  Aug 01 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series-Ratatouille

  Aug 06 2018   6pm-8pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25; Non Members $35

Join Chef James Meller from Daly's to create a tastefule classic-Ratatouille.  This is part of the five week Dirt to Pot Cooking Series.

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Summer Tour

  Aug 08 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Family Garden Club

  Aug 12 2018   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per child

Play, learn and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each week we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more.

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series-Pizza, Pizza, Pizza!

  Aug 13 2018   6pm-8pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 Non-Members: $35

Join Dan Sosnowski, General Manager of Politos to learn how to make a great pizza from dough to finish.  Learn what to grow and how to maintain a successful garden for great pizza.  You will have receipes to take home.  Thisi s part of the 5-week Dirt to Pot Cooking Series,

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Tots in the Garden

  Aug 14 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

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Summer Tour

  Aug 15 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series-Chicken Cor-Prese

  Aug 20 2018   6pm-8pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 Non-Members $35

Join Eric Corbine, Chef from WOW, to learn how to make his own version of chicken caprese.  You will learn what to plant, how to maintain, harvest the ingredients and prepare a delicious chicken Cor-prese with a plentiful salad and lemon and balsamic vinaigrette.  

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series- Chicken Dumpling Soup

  Aug 27 2018   6pm-8pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 Non-Members $35

We will be making traditional chicken dumpling soup completely from scratch. We will also be making a second, non traditional soup by alter two simple ingredients.  This is part  fthe 5-week Dirt to Pot Cooking Series.

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Tots in the Garden

  Aug 28 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

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Summer Tour

  Aug 29 2018   11:00 AM
  518 S. 7th Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Free Play Friday

  Aug 31 2018   1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Members: $3 per person

Want to explore and learn about the gardens at your own pace? Use our supplies and grab a bug net and see what you can catch, try out plant or animal identification books, or see things up close with a magnifying glass.

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SalsaFest

SalsaFest

  Sep 06 2018   TBA
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  TBA

A sequel to our successful PestoFest last year, this event invites community members to participate in a salsa contest, learn about different ways to make salsa from local experts!  

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Family Garden Club

  Sep 09 2018   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per child

Play, learn and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each week we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more.

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series-What's for Dinner?

  Sep 10 2018   6pm-8pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 Non-members: $35

Join Chef Nate Bychinski from Red Eyed Brewing Company for an evening of discovery.  Learn what to grow and how to maintain a garden that provides the most variety a food for a diversofied menu.  You will harvest from our garden and make a surprise dinner with what you find.  This is part of the 5-week Dirt to Pot Cooking Series.  

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Tots in the Garden

  Sep 11 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

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Summer Tour

  Sep 12 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

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Ginseng Festival

Annual Ginseng Festival

  Sep 15 2018   TBA
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Free!

Join local chefs for cooking demonstrations incorporating ginseng in each menu item.  More Details coming soon...

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Tots in the Garden

  Sep 25 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

Read More

Summer Tour

  Sep 26 2018   11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per person

Take a tour of Monk Botanical Gardens to explore the garden’s history, themed garden spaces,  and diversity of plants that live in the gardens.

Read More

Free Play Friday

  Sep 28 2018   1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Members: $3 per person

Want to explore and learn about the gardens at your own pace? Use our supplies and grab a bug net and see what you can catch, try out plant or animal identification books, or see things up close with a magnifying glass.

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Tots in the Garden

  Oct 09 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

Read More

Family Garden Club

  Oct 14 2018   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per child

Play, learn and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each week we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more.

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Tots in the Garden

  Oct 23 2018   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Each session will be an adventure with nature, using the alphabet as a guide.  We will highlight a letter or two as we engage in hands-on nature activities. Have a snack, make a craft, and participate in an activity with your 3-5 year old tot in the gardens!

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

Read More

Free Play Friday

  Oct 26 2018   1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Members: $3 per person

Want to explore and learn about the gardens at your own pace? Use our supplies and grab a bug net and see what you can catch, try out plant or animal identification books, or see things up close with a magnifying glass.

Read More

Family Garden Club

  Nov 11 2018   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per child

Play, learn and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each week we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more.

Read More

Family Garden Club

  Dec 09 2018   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2 per child

Play, learn and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each week we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more.

Read More