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  • Upcoming Events

    Jul
    28
    Thu
    3:00 pm Terrariums: Indoor Mini Gardens –...
    Terrariums: Indoor Mini Gardens –...
    Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
    This workshop has been cancelled. Terrariums are a beautiful way to bring greenery into your indoor space.  Learn how to properly care for your terrarium, and create an open terrarium to take home!  Supplies and[...]
    5:00 pm Thursday After Hours
    Thursday After Hours
    Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
    Enjoy Thursday evenings in the Garden until 8p.m. starting July 14th and every Thursday through August 25th. Bring the family and enjoy this idyllic summer setting: music, lawn games for adults and activities for children, food[...]
    6:00 pm Volunteer Training Program – Exhi...
    Volunteer Training Program – Exhi...
    Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Handy Hands: training for Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® bricks exhibit build team The Garden is presenting the award winning, record breaking Nature Connects® Art with LEGO® Bricks opening on September 30, 216, and we[...]
    Jul
    29
    Fri
    8:30 pm Moth Night in the Garden – Cancel...
    Moth Night in the Garden – Cancel...
    Jul 29 @ 8:30 pm – 11:55 pm
    Celebrate National Moth Week at the Garden! Chris Goforth from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will provide a brief orientation, then head out to our blacklights and baits to see what’s out and[...]
    Jul
    30
    Sat
    9:00 am Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
    Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
    Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
      Meet the Artist Local artist, Trish Brownlee, will serve as Artist-in-Residence at the Garden during select dates from July 25 – August 9th. Guests and members are welcome to visit with Trish as she creates[...]
    1:00 pm Dog Day in the Garden
    Dog Day in the Garden
    Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Dog Day in the Garden
    Wag your way to Cape Fear Botanical Garden Saturday, July 30th, for the Inaugural Dog Day in the Garden, benefiting the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society! ACTIVITIES Dog Day in the Garden features many activities to[...]
    Jul
    31
    Sun
    9:00 am Pokemon and Freeze Pops
    Pokemon and Freeze Pops
    Jul 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
      Come and “Catch ‘em in the Garden” – Pokémon are everywhere! Enjoy the coolness of the shade and a FREE Freeze Pop! Special Discount Ticket: Receive $3 off Adult Admission by showing the Pokémon Go App OR Wear your[...]
    Aug
    2
    Tue
    9:00 am Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
    Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
    Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
    Artist-in-Residence: Papermaking
      Meet the Artist Local artist, Trish Brownlee, will serve as Artist-in-Residence at the Garden during select dates from July 25 – August 9th. Guests and members are welcome to visit with Trish as she creates[...]
    10:00 am NATURE TALES: See ya later, Alligat...
    NATURE TALES: See ya later, Alligat...
    Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
    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[...]

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    July 2016

    LEGO bricks Recycle and donate your LEGO® bricks!

    On July 21st, Thursday After Hours, receive $5 off admission by donating LEGO® bricks! Any other day, bring in your donation and receive $2 off admission.

    The  Garden is now accepting donations of LEGO® pieces to support interactive educational activities* planned for NATURE CONNECTS® Art with Lego® Bricks, a unique exhibit to be displayed Sept. 30, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017. *

    Adding to the exhibit will be activities for all ages, hands-on building stations, and design competitions, including:

    • Mosaic Art Wall – using 1×1 bricks and plates
    • Breezeway Play for Younger Builders – featuring LEGO® DUPLO®
    • Build Table and Other Activities – using pieces of all sizes, styles, and colors

    (Educational activities are subject to change.)

    *Excluding holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Day, New Year’s Eve and Day.


    Thursday After Hours -Sunset

    Thursday After Hours

    Enjoy Thursday evenings in the Garden until 8p.m. starting July 14th and every Thursday through August 25th. Bring the family and enjoy this idyllic summer setting: music, lawn games for adults and activities for children, and food trucks.

    Read more about each evening…
    July 21st
    July 28th

    June 2016

    Take some time to connect with nature. With children’s programs including Nature Tales, an afternoon Butterfly Hunt, and Nature Nuts Camp – plus Yoga, Tai Chi, and painting at Wine and Whimsy for adults – the Garden is a natural choice for relaxing and connecting. Check the Calendar of Events – there’s something to engage and inspire everyone!

    May 2016

    Ginny Skyes, Artist in Residence

    CREATING SACRED SPACES POP-UP SESSION

    Meet the Garden’s Artist in Residence, Ginny Sykes, just drop-in between 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3:30p.m. on May 28, 29, or 31. At these workshops, the public is invited to craft tiles out of clay in the form of leaves. Each clay leaf will be contributed to a community artwork to be displayed at Cape Fear Botanical Garden.
    This is a great family activity and appropriate for any skill level. No previous experience with clay is needed.
    Fee: Included as a Garden membership benefit or with paid admission.

    READ MORE »

    April 2016

    SCENIC VIEWS NATURAL NEWS

    • Growing and Blooming
    • A Letter from Our Director
    • Giving and Giving Back
    • Spring Concert with Jeanne Jolly
    • Natural Connections: Programs & Workshops

    Download the Spring 2016 newsletter. READ MORE »

    March 2016

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    HELLO SPRING!
    Spring has arrived! Come and see how we are blooming – have a close-up look at these gorgeous blooms in full-size and real-life. READ MORE »

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    DOG DAY IN THE GARDEN
    Come to Dog Day in the Garden on 07.30.16

    Wag your way to Cape Fear Botanical Garden on Saturday, July 30th, for the Inaugural Dog Day in the Garden, benefiting the Fayetteville Animal Protection Society The day features many activities to ensure a belly scratchin’ good time!
    Read all the tail waggin’ good details.

      
     
               
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