Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Yoga in the Gardens - Family Yoga with Robyn Bretyl, RYT-200

  Jul 21 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Family Yoga with Robyn Bretyl, RYT-200

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Summer Camp in the Gardens: Pollen Nation (2nd-4th Grade)

  Jul 22 2019   8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $100 Non Members: $120

What do birds, insects and bats all have in common?  They are pollinators!  Campers will discover the world of flowers, the critters that pollinate them and design and plant a small pollinator garden. 

Dates: July 22-26

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Garden Gabs: Illuminated Sculptures

  Jul 23 2019   6:00pm - 7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members $2, Non-members $5

Garden Gabs Learning Series brings you Illuminated Sculptures with Paul Klein.

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Tots in the Gardens

  Jul 23 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Yoga in the Gardens

  Jul 25 2019   6:00-7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 per person

Practice yoga in the Gardens.

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Garden Tour

  Jul 27 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

This is a cash only event
 

Learn more about the Gardens through a one-hour tour of the grounds! Learn the history of the Gardens, a bit about each unique garden space and get a glimpse into the Gardens’ future plans. Walks are led rain or shine and are entirely outdoors, please dress for the weather and meet at the main gate.

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Themed Garden Tours: Trees in the Gardens

  Jul 27 2019   1:00pm - 2:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members - Free, Non-members $2

Though each spring we focus on planting seeds and pulling weeds, we should take a moment to appreciate the variety and importance of trees. Come learn a bit about the common and unique trees in the Gardens.

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Pizza for the Family: From Plant to Plate

  Jul 28 2019   2:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $20 per Family of 5 or less, $5 for additional members


Make pizza as a family from ingredients in the kitchen garden. Make the sauce, choose the toppings, and bake your pizza in the brick oven.

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Yoga in the Gardens - Vinyasa Flow with Rebecca Blakeslee

  Jul 28 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Vinyasa Flow with Rebecca Blakeslee

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Summer Camp in the Gardens: Secret Gardens: Fairies and Gnomes (Pre-K - 1st Grade)

  Jul 29 2019   8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $100 Non Members: $120

Work as a group to build fairy and gnome worlds. Campers will create woodland creatures and their homes in the least explored parts of the Gardens.

Dates: July 29-August 2

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Garden Gabs: Front Yard Foraging

  Jul 30 2019   6:00pm - 7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members $2, Non-members $5

Garden Gabs Learning Series brings you Front Yard Foraging with Sean Sullivan

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Tots in the Garden

  Jul 30 2019   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Shakespeare in the Gardens

  Aug 01 2019   5:30pm-9:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $18 Members/$20 Nonmembers

Bring your blankets or chairs and get comfortable for a lovely evening watching a theater performance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Wausau's Out of the Woods theater group.  

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Shakespeare in the Gardens

  Aug 02 2019   5:30pm-9:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $18 Members/$20 Nonmembers

Bring your blankets or chairs and get comfortable for a lovely evening watching a theater performance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Wausau's Out of the Woods theater group.  

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1st Annual Children's Shakespeare Festival

  Aug 03 2019   12:30pm-3:30pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 Members/$8 Nonmembers (3 and under free)

Bring the whole family along with blankets or chairs to get comfortable for the children's theater performance of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Wausau's Out of the Woods theater group. T

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Shakespeare in the Gardens

  Aug 03 2019   5:30pm-9:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $18 Members/$20 Nonmembers

Bring your blankets or chairs and get comfortable for a lovely evening watching a theater performance of Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream performed by Wausau's Out of the Woods theater group.  

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Yoga in the Gardens - Vinyasa Flow with Kate Coakley, RYT-200

  Aug 04 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Vinyasa Flow with Kate Coakley, RYT-200

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series - Guacamole and Ceviche

  Aug 05 2019   6:00pm - 8:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

Join us this week as we we prepare Guacamole and Ceviche with chef Luis Melendez, La Taquiera.

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Garden Gabs: Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living

  Aug 06 2019   6:00pm - 7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members $2, Non-members $5

Garden Gabs Learning Series brings you  Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living with  Amy Garvey-Herrick.

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Tots in the Garden

  Aug 06 2019   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Yoga in the Gardens

  Aug 08 2019   6:00-7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 per person

Practice yoga in the Gardens.

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Garden Tour

  Aug 10 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

This is a cash only event
 

Learn more about the Gardens through a one-hour tour of the grounds! Learn the history of the Gardens, a bit about each unique garden space and get a glimpse into the Gardens’ future plans. Walks are led rain or shine and are entirely outdoors, please dress for the weather and meet at the main gate.

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Smokey Bear's 75th Birthday Celebartion

  Aug 11 2019   2pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

Birthday party with Smokey the Bear

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Weekend Wonders Family Program

  Aug 11 2019   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
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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Yoga in the Gardens - Vinyasa Flow with Mary Fay, RYT-200

  Aug 11 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 5401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Vinyasa Flow with Mary Fay, RYT-200

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series - Arroz con Gandules

  Aug 12 2019   6:00pm - 8:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

This week we're making Arroz con Gandules (Puerto Rican Rice & Pigeon Peas) with Chef Eric Corbine, WOW.

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Garden Gabs: Slow Food

  Aug 13 2019   6:00pm - 7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members $2, Non-members $5


The Garden Gabs Learning Series brings you - Slow Food with Sonja Gasper.

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Tots in the Gardens

  Aug 13 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Yoga in the Gardens

  Aug 15 2019   6:00pm-7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 per person

Practice yoga in the Gardens.

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Garden Tour

  Aug 17 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

This is a cash only event
 

Learn more about the Gardens through a one-hour tour of the grounds! Learn the history of the Gardens, a bit about each unique garden space and get a glimpse into the Gardens’ future plans. Walks are led rain or shine and are entirely outdoors, please dress for the weather and meet at the main gate.

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Yoga in the Gardens - Vinyasa Flow with Kate Coakley, RYT-200

  Aug 18 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Vinyasa Flow with Kate Coakley, RYT-200

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Dirt to Pot Series - Green Papaya Salad

  Aug 19 2019   6:00pm - 8:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

Join us this week while we make Green Papaya Salad with Chef Chumpot Ratanawong from Hanuman Express
 

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Tots in the Garden

  Aug 20 2019   10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Yoga in the Gardens

  Aug 22 2019   6:00pm-7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 per person

Practice yoga in the Gardens.

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Garden Tour

  Aug 24 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

This is a cash only event
 

Learn more about the Gardens through a one-hour tour of the grounds! Learn the history of the Gardens, a bit about each unique garden space and get a glimpse into the Gardens’ future plans. Walks are led rain or shine and are entirely outdoors, please dress for the weather and meet at the main gate.

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Yoga in the Gardens - Yoga for All with Kerri Spromberg, ERYT-200

  Aug 25 2019   6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Suggested $10 donation

Yoga for All with Kerri Spromberg, ERYT-200

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series - Jambalaya Pasta

  Aug 26 2019   6:00pm - 8:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

Join us this week as we we prepare Jambalaya Pasta with Chef David Lorio of Thrive restaurant.

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Garden Gabs: Foraging Wild Mushrooms in Central Wisconsin

  Aug 27 2019   6:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members $2, Non-members $5

The Garden Gabs Learning Series brings you Foraging Wild Mushrooms in Central Wisconsin with Patrick Schmidt.

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Tots in the Gardens

  Aug 27 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Yoga in the Gardens

  Aug 29 2019   6:00pm-7:00pm
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  $5 per person

Practice Yoga in the Gardens.

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Garden Tour

  Aug 31 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 North 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: Free Non Member: $2

This is a cash only event
 

Learn more about the Gardens through a one-hour tour of the grounds! Learn the history of the Gardens, a bit about each unique garden space and get a glimpse into the Gardens’ future plans. Walks are led rain or shine and are entirely outdoors, please dress for the weather and meet at the main gate.

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Weekend Wonders Family Program

  Sep 08 2019   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
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 - In Season Cooking: A Spanish Dish

  Sep 09 2019   6:00pm - 8:00pm
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

Join us this week as we we prepare a seasonally inspired Spanish dish with Nate Bychinski from Red Eye Brewing.

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Tots in the Gardens

  Sep 10 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Dirt to Pot Cooking Series: Hmong Eggrolls

  Sep 16 2019   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: $25 per class, $40 for two, $100 for five Non-Members: $35 per class, $60 for two, $150 for five

Join us this week as we we prepare a traditional Hmong dish with Paj Ntshua Nplaim (The Roses).

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Tots in the Gardens

  Sep 24 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Tots in the Gardens

  Oct 08 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Luminary Walk

  Oct 11 2019   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: FREE Non Members: $2
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Weekend Wonders Family Program

  Oct 13 2019   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
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 Gardens

  Oct 22 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Weekend Wonders Family Program

  Nov 10 2019   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
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 Gardens

  Nov 12 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Tots in the Gardens

  Nov 26 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Weekend Wonders Family Program

  Dec 08 2019   2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
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 Gardens

  Dec 10 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Tots in the Gardens

  Dec 24 2019   10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
  1800 N 1st Avenue Wausau
Admission:  Members: $2 Non Members: $4

Tots in the Garden

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Luminary Snowshoe Walk

  Jan 10 2020   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: FREE Non Members: $2
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Luminary Walk

  May 08 2020   8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
  1800 N 1st Ave Wausau, WI 54401
Admission:  Members: FREE Non Members: $2
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    Education and exposure to the environment is important for all ages!  Read about it, then visit the garden to see for yourself.

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