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August 2021

Members-Only Member Mornings

August 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

Thursday August 5th 8:00 am - 10:00 am Free to members WBG is hosting a new members-only event, Member Mornings! In August and September, members can enjoy early mornings with a cup of coffee and a stroll through the gardens to start their day. Reservations will include breakfast pastries and coffee Coffee for the series is being generously provided by Heine Bros.  The link to register for the August events went out to WBG members via email on FRIDAY, JULY 23,…

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SOLD OUT Music in the Gardens – Brooks Ritter

August 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Thursday, Aug. 12 WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave 7pm (doors at 6pm) $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a live performance in the Gardens, featuring the musical stylings of Brooks Ritter. Refreshments will be provided by LUPO Pizza. Event is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors. No refunds issued, but purchased tickets may be transferred to another guest.

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SOLD OUT August Members-Only Sunset Sips

August 19, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Thursday, August 19 7-9pm $20   This summer WBG is hosting Sunset Sips, a members-only event! From May-September, enjoy an after-hours walk through the gardens as the sun goes down. We’re offering food and drinks from local sponsors, plus an opportunity to learn more about local restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and more.   In August, we’re featuring: Mayan Cafe plus wine and spirits   The link to register will go out to WBG members via email on MONDAY, MAY 3 at 9am, so…

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Members-Only Member Mornings

August 26, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

Thursday August 26th 8:00 am – 10:00 am Free to members WBG is hosting a new members-only event, Member Mornings! In August and September, members can enjoy early mornings with a cup of coffee and a stroll through the gardens to start their day. Reservations will include breakfast pastries and coffee Coffee for the series is being generously provided by Heine Bros.  The link to register for the August events went out to WBG members via email on FRIDAY, JULY 23,…

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Fall Garden Guide Training

August 31, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$10

Tuesday, August 31st and Thursday, Sept. 2nd (Participation in BOTH sessions is REQUIRED) 5:30pm - 7:00pm In-person at WBG main site in the Leslie Botanical Classrooms. Evaluation in person at the Gardens the following week. $10 The WBG Garden Guides serve as an essential part of the daily operations of the botanical gardens during visiting hours. These are dependable, committed volunteers who are willing and able to help us educate and inspire our guests and ensure that they have a positive garden experience.…

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September 2021

SOLD OUT – Music in the Gardens – The Baroque and Broadway, feat. Emily Yocum Black and John Austin Clark

September 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Thursday, Sep. 9 WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave 7pm (doors at 6pm) $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a live performance in the Gardens, featuring the musical stylings of The Baroque and Broadway (featuring Emily Yocum Black and John Austin Clark). Refreshments will be provided by LUPO Pizza. Event is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors. No refunds issued, but purchased tickets may be transferred…

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reGeneration Fair 2021

September 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
Free

Saturday, September 11 2-5pm 1435 Frankfort Ave FREE, $10 suggested donation   Come out and enjoy our free environmental fair featuring lots of family outdoor fun.  Then stick around for our annual Bug Ball!  Events are held rain or shine! Join us for : T-shirt printing with Steam Exchange, Beekeeping featuring Cave Hill Honey, Fossil Fun with Falls of the Ohio, a bug costume parade, a ladybug release and much more.  Enjoy refreshing treats from SnoWhat Snoballs, Apocalypse Brew Works…

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Members-Only Member Mornings

September 16, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

Thursday September 16th 8:00 am – 10:00 am Free to members WBG is hosting a new members-only event, Member Mornings! In August and September, members can enjoy early mornings with a cup of coffee and a stroll through the gardens to start their day. Reservations will include breakfast pastries and coffee Coffee for the series is being generously provided by Heine Bros.  ***The link to register for the September dates will drop on Monday, August 16th, so keep an eye out***…

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SOLD OUT September Members-Only Sunset Sips

September 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Thursday, September 16 7-9pm $20   This summer WBG is hosting Sunset Sips, a members-only event! From May-September, enjoy an after-hours walk through the gardens as the sun goes down. We’re offering food and drinks from local sponsors, plus an opportunity to learn more about local restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and more.   In September, we’re featuring: Cultured Cheese + Charcuterie and West Sixth Brewing   The link to register will go out to WBG members via email on MONDAY, MAY 10 at…

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Members-Only Member Mornings

September 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States

Thursday September 30th 8:00 am – 10:00 am Free to members WBG is hosting a new members-only event, Member Mornings! In August and September, members can enjoy early mornings with a cup of coffee and a stroll through the gardens to start their day. Reservations will include breakfast pastries and coffee Coffee for the series is being generously provided by Heine Bros.  ***The link to register for the September dates will drop on Monday, August 16th, so keep an eye out***…

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October 2021

SOLD OUT – Music in the Gardens – Small Time Napoleon

October 14, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Thursday, Oct. 14 WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave 7pm (doors at 6pm) $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a live performance in the Gardens, featuring the musical stylings of Small Time Napoleon. Refreshments will be provided by LUPO Pizza. Event is rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors. No refunds issued, but purchased tickets may be transferred to another guest. RESERVE YOUR SPOTS

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November 2021

BRING ‘EM BACK ALIVE! 50 YEARS OF PLANT HUNTING AT DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS

November 3, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$30

Wednesday November 3rd Cocktail Reception 5:30 pm Seated Dinner 6 pm Presentation 7-8:15 pm Guest Speaker: Panayoti Kelaidis Director of Outreach & Senior Curator Denver Botanic Gardens The dynamic gardener and plant explorer Panayoti Kelaidis is a pillar of Denver Botanic Gardens and American West and High Plains horticulture. What does a contemporary plant hunter experience and find? Hear and see highlights of Panayoti's expeditions during his tenure: from Mexico in search of yellow phlox in the 1970s to the many trips…

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