• Upcoming Events

    May
    26
    Tue
    10:00 am TAI CHI for HEALTH
    TAI CHI for HEALTH
    May 26 @ 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[...]
    May
    28
    Thu
    6:00 pm Spring Concert Series – 1st Insta...
    Spring Concert Series – 1st Insta...
    May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Come to the Garden for a Thursday 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[...]
    Jun
    2
    Tue
    10:00 am Nature Tales: Flutter by Butterfly
    Nature Tales: Flutter by Butterfly
    Jun 2 @ 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
    Jun 2 @ 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[...]
    Jun
    6
    Sat
    10:00 am Nature Tales: Flutter by Butterfly
    Nature Tales: Flutter by Butterfly
    Jun 6 @ 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[...]
    Jun
    9
    Tue
    10:00 am TAI CHI for HEALTH
    TAI CHI for HEALTH
    Jun 9 @ 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[...]
    6:00 pm Meet Patrick Dougherty, Artist-in-R...
    Meet Patrick Dougherty, Artist-in-R...
    Jun 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Patrick Doughtery will speak about his sculpture and present a slide show of his work. His book “Stickwork” will be available for purchase and signing. He’ll also lead a sneak peek tour to the sculpture.[...]
    Jun
    11
    Thu
    6:00 pm Patrick Dougherty Book Signing at S...
    Patrick Dougherty Book Signing at S...
    Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    A very special art experience will be available at this concert! In addition to the performance by Old Habits, guests will have a chance to view the work in progress of renowned Chapel Hill-based sculptor Patrick[...]
    6:00 pm Spring Concert Series – 2nd Insta...
    Spring Concert Series – 2nd Insta...
    Jun 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    Come to the Garden for a Thursday evening of incomparable ambiance, terrific music and good times.  Gates open at 6 p.m.  Entertainment by Old Habits begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your family, friends, chairs or[...]

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    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. *
    Rain or Shine!

    Garden Members: FREE
    General Admission: $10.00
    Military (with ID): $9.00
    Adults 65 & Older: $9.00
    Children ages 6-12: $5.00
    Children 5 and under: FREE

    The series continues on June 11th and June 25th; check the Calendar of Events.

    * 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 at Nature Nuts Camp, 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 on Friday, May 8, 2015! 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, and invite you to start the weekend at the Garden. Download the special admission coupon at: National Public Gardens Day at Cape Fear Botanical Garden.

    Note: Guests will be required to present or show the coupon in order to get the offer. The offer is valid for admission on Friday, May 8, 2015 only.

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    STAR STRUCK PARTY: ALL ABOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM
    Friday, May 1, 2015, from 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm.

    The Garden will present a star studded party for guests to view the night sky and learn about our Solar System. This party will be a terrific date night and fun family event with activities to pique the interest of all levels of astronomers.

    Plan now to be star-struck! Register soon – you don’t want to miss this night-time Garden event!
    Garden member fee $10.00
    General Admission: $15.00
    Children: $5.00
    Fee is per person. Registration is required; please call 910.486.0221 to reserve your spot.
    See you under the stars!

    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.

    March 2015

    SCENIC VIEW NATURAL NEWS
    • 69th Fayetteville Camellia Festival
    • A Tour of the Reflection Garden
    • Giving and Giving Back
    Download the Spring 2015 newsletter.

    Spring is near and we have extended Garden hours beginning today, Monday, March 2, 2015.
    Daily Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Last admission is at 4:15 p.m.

    February 2015

    Due to weather related conditions, the Garden will be closed on  Tues., Feb. 17 and Weds., Feb. 18, 2015. If you have a meeting or appointment, please call in advance.

    Today, Feb. 2, 2015, Cumberland Community Foundation awarded Cape Fear Botanical Garden a $30,000 grant for operations.
    See photo and read more.

    January 2015

    Winter is a good opportunity to engage in heart-healthy, calorie-burning exercise outdoors – it actually burns more calories than exercising indoors, because the cold requires extra exertion to raise a body’s temperature. According to an article published in The Washington Post on Dec. 30, 2014, fresh air (even when it’s cold air) and sunshine can help fend off symptoms of seasonal affective disorder. While it may be tempting to hibernate when temperatures drop, outdoor winter recreation can be quite beneficial to one’s health. Dress appropriately, stay hydrated and take time to warm up and cool down before working out. We’ll see you in the Garden!

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    Ruaille Buaille (2008) Sculpture in the Parklands, County Offaly, Ireland. Photo: James Farher

    Ruaille Buaille (2008) Sculpture in the Parklands, County Offaly, Ireland. Photo: James Farher

    Volunteer Opportunity

    Patrick Dougherty, Artist-in-Residence, will be installing a large scale whirling, animated shape sculpture created from saplings. During the last thirty years, he has built over 230 of these works, and become internationally acclaimed.  His sculptures have been seen worldwide – from Scotland to Japan to Brussels, and all over the United States.

    Volunteers are invited to take part in the construction process, moving scaffolding, sorting materials, assist the weaving process, and cleaning up the outdoor site.

    Shifts
    June 1 – 12, and 14 – 19, 2015
    Morning: 8 a.m. – 12 noon
    Afternoon: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

    Anyone interested in volunteering may download paperwork from the Volunteer Information page or contact the Volunteer office at 910.486.0221 x 40.

     

     

      
     
               
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    Fayetteville, NC 28301
    Mailing Address: PO Box 53485
    Fayetteville, NC 28305
    Tel (910) 486-0221
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