• Upcoming Events

    Sep
    1
    Tue
    10:00 am Nature Tales: Growing Vegetable So...
    Nature Tales: Growing Vegetable So...
    Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center. Each month we explore a different natural science theme. Two sessions per the scheduled Tuesday and[...]
    10:00 am TAI CHI for HEALTH
    TAI CHI for HEALTH
    Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. indoors or outside depending on the weather. Fee:  Single class: $15 member /$17[...]
    Sep
    3
    Thu
    1:00 pm Lecture: For a Simple Glass of Wate...
    Lecture: For a Simple Glass of Wate...
    Sep 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    North Carolina depends on a number of sources for water. One third of our citizens, mostly living in eastern North Carolina, depend on ground water for their supply. What are the aquifers we use, how[...]
    6:00 pm Fall Concert Series
    Fall Concert Series
    Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    “Travel the USA” with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra First Installment: Sounds of the French Quarter The fourth annual Fall Concert Series brings classical music to the Garden with four outdoor, evening ensemble performances by the[...]
    Sep
    5
    Sat
    10:00 am Nature Tales: Growing Vegetable So...
    Nature Tales: Growing Vegetable So...
    Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library and Information Center. Each month we explore a different natural science theme. Two sessions per the scheduled Tuesday and[...]
    Sep
    8
    Tue
    10:00 am TAI CHI for HEALTH
    TAI CHI for HEALTH
    Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. indoors or outside depending on the weather. Fee:  Single class: $15 member /$17[...]
    Sep
    10
    Thu
    6:00 pm Fall Concert Series
    Fall Concert Series
    Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    “Travel the USA” with the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Second Installment: Motown Sound The fourth annual Fall Concert Series brings classical music to the Garden with four outdoor, evening ensemble performances by the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.[...]
    Sep
    15
    Tue
    10:00 am TAI CHI for HEALTH
    TAI CHI for HEALTH
    Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. indoors or outside depending on the weather. Fee:  Single class: $15 member /$17[...]
    Sep
    17
    Thu
    5:30 pm Wine & Whimsy
    Wine & Whimsy
    Sep 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
    Come to a painting class from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. It’s a perfect date night or girl’s night out. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while painting your masterpiece – this month, a whimsical owl. A[...]

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    August 2015

    SCENIC VIEWS NATURAL NEWS

    • Just Beyond the Forest Curtain
    • A Letter from Our Director
    • Meet the Environmental Education Staff
    • Growing our Garden

    Download the Summer 2015 newsletter.

    July 2015

    From the Fayetteville Observer, Sunday, July 5, 2015

    June 2015

    Just Beyond the Forest Curtain
    Patrick Dougherty, Artist-in-Residence

    June 1 – 12, and 14 – 19 (during Garden hours)

    Renowned Chapel Hill-based sculptor Patrick Dougherty will be installing a large scale whirling, animated shape sculpture created from saplings.  Come, meet the artist and see the work in progress.

    Talk and Slideshow by Patrick Dougherty
    June 9, 2015; 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Patrick Dougherty will speak about his sculpture and present a slide show of his work. His book “Stickwork” will be available for purchase and signing.
    Ticket: Free for Garden members; $5 per non-member. Beer and wine cash bar.

    Book Signing at Spring Concert
    June 11, 2015; 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    In addition to the performance by Old Habits, guests will have a chance to view the work in progress. Come to the concert, meet the artist, purchase his book titled “Stickwork” and have Dougherty sign it.

    May 2015

    SPRING CONCERT SERIES
    The first installment of the Spring Concert Series is scheduled for Thursday evening,  May 28, 2015. Come to the Garden for an evening of incomparable ambiance, terrific music and good times.  Gates open at 6 p.m.  Entertainment by Connie McCoy Rogers and Mo Jazz begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your family, friends, chairs or a blanket. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from Elliotts Catering Company. Beer and wine cash bar. *
    The series continues on June 11th and June 25th; check the Calendar of Events.
    Rain or Shine!
    * Coolers, pets, outside food or beverages are not permitted in the Garden.

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    NATURE NUTS CAMP
    Uncover the wonders of the natural world through exploration, games and crafts during three fun-filled hours of programming from 9a.m. – 12p.m. at the Garden!
    More details available on the Education page.

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    NATIONAL PUBLIC GARDENS DAY
    Friday, May 8, 2015 from 10a.m. – 5p.m.

    Celebrate National Public Gardens Day with us! This annual event was created to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play both in their community and on a national level. In celebration, we are offering FREE admission on Friday, May 8, 2015. Download the special admission coupon at: National Public Gardens Day at Cape Fear Botanical GardenNote: Guests will be required to present or show the coupon in order to get the offer.

    April 2015

    EARTH DAY IN THE GARDEN
    April 21, 2015
    2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Earth Day is the largest civic event in the world, celebrated simultaneously around the globe by people of all backgrounds, faiths and nationalities.

    You’re invited to spend the afternoon at the Garden meeting representatives from local agencies with missions to advocate for our Earth. Come and learn about bees, turtles, green energy and composting. Play games, make crafts and have fun learning!

    On April 21st, both this program and admission to the Garden from 2p.m. to 5p.m. are free.

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    Hay, hey you, enter the 1st Annual Scarecrow Competition! Download the entry details and application for the Scarecrow CompetitionEntry is FREE!

    Opening Exhibit and voting during Heritage Festival on Sat., Oct. 3rd and Sunday, Oct. 4th. The display will remain in the Garden through Oct. 31, 2015. 

    Awards will be given in the following categories:

    • People’s Choice
    • Traditional Theme
    • Nature Theme
    • Whimsical Theme
    • Children’s Theme

    Award winners will be announced on Monday, October 5th. Winner of each category will receive a one year Household membership to Cape Fear Botanical Garden.

      
     
               
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