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Garden Railway!
Garden Railway!
May 25 – Aug 31 all-day
Garden Railway!
All aboard the Garden Railway! Visitors of all ages will be wowed from May 25th to August 31st, with a miniature model railway system set up throughout the Friendship Garden. The track includes approximately 450[...]
Wellness Wednesdays 5:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
Aug 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
We are extending our hours every Wednesday from June to August. The Garden will stay open till 8pm. This is the perfect time for evening strolls with family to help relax your mind as you[...]
Yoga in the Garden 6:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden! Grab your yoga mat and come rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6:00pm-7:00pm.[...]
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Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles 10:00 am
Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles
Join us either on August 4 at 10am or 11am or on August 7 at 10am or 11am Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library Information[...]
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Sip & See 12:00 pm
Sip & See
Aug 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sip & See
“Music in the Garden” program support provided in memory of Jerry Leggett and by McNaughton-McKay Electric Company. Starting April and going through to August, join us every first Sunday of the month to revel in[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles 10:00 am
Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Nature Tales: Terrific Turtles
Join us either on August 4 at 10am or 11am or on August 7 at 10am or 11am Our FREE preschool story and nature time is presented in partnership with Cumberland County Public Library Information[...]
TAI CHI for HEALTH 10:00 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30 am  indoors or outside depending on the weather. Prices are below and will be available for purchase in[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
Wellness Wednesdays 5:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
We are extending our hours every Wednesday from June to August. The Garden will stay open till 8pm. This is the perfect time for evening strolls with family to help relax your mind as you[...]
Yoga in the Garden 6:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden! Grab your yoga mat and come rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6:00pm-7:00pm.[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
Veggie Gardeners 2:00 pm
Veggie Gardeners
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Veggie Gardeners
Listen to a story about things you can find in a vegetable garden and take a walk to our own vegetable garden to check out what is growing! We’ll learn how to tell which vegetables[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
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Artist in Residence! 9:00 am
Artist in Residence!
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Artist in Residence!
Local artist, Trish Brownlee, returns this summer and will be working in the garden creating paper from our plants and recycled materials. Drop in to visit with Trish on various mornings to learn about the[...]
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TAI CHI for HEALTH 10:00 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30 am  indoors or outside depending on the weather. Prices are below and will be available for purchase in[...]
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Science and Nature Hour: Wiggly Worms 10:00 am
Science and Nature Hour: Wiggly Worms
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Science and Nature Hour: Wiggly Worms @ Fascinate- U Children's Museum
Join us for this program taught by Garden Staff at the Fascinate U Museum in Downtown Fayetteville. This is part of our reciprocal partnership Science and Nature Hour collaboration. Learn all about worms and why they are[...]
Wellness Wednesdays 5:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
We are extending our hours every Wednesday from June to August. The Garden will stay open till 8pm. This is the perfect time for evening strolls with family to help relax your mind as you[...]
Wine & Whimsy: NOW FULL 6:00 pm
Wine & Whimsy: NOW FULL
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Wine & Whimsy: NOW FULL
This painting class is a perfect date night or girl’s night out! Canvas, paint, brushes, pallet, easel and instruction provided. At the end of class, you will be amazed by your “inner artist” and the artwork you have created![...]
Yoga in the Garden 6:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden! Grab your yoga mat and come rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6:00pm-7:00pm.[...]
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Train Tales 10:00 am
Train Tales
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Train Tales
Please join us for a Train Preschool Story-time, highlighting The Garden Railway summer exhibit at Cape Fear Botanical Garden. This program is included with Garden Admission or Membership and will be held outside in our Friendship[...]
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Flying Wild 9:00 am
Flying Wild
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Flying Wild
This workshop is for teachers, educators or parents.  Targeted for the middle-school audience, though widely adaptable, Flying WILD offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences connecting real-world experiences in bird biology, conservation and natural history. Through activities involving language[...]
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TAI CHI for HEALTH 10:00 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30 am  indoors or outside depending on the weather. Prices are below and will be available for purchase in[...]
Pond Exploration 2:00 pm
Pond Exploration
Aug 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Pond Exploration
Even though you can’t always see them, the Garden’s pond is home to many living things! Learn what types of critters might be found in the pond and how to use a dip net to[...]
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Beautiful Butterflies 2:00 pm
Beautiful Butterflies
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Beautiful Butterflies
Butterflies love the Garden and we love them! Learn the difference between butterflies and moths, and review the life cycle. Then learn how to use a butterfly net when we go outside to seek caterpillars[...]
Wellness Wednesdays 5:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
We are extending our hours every Wednesday from June to August. The Garden will stay open till 8pm. This is the perfect time for evening strolls with family to help relax your mind as you[...]
Yoga in the Garden 6:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden! Grab your yoga mat and come rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6:00pm-7:00pm.[...]
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Caterpillar Hunt 2:00 pm
Caterpillar Hunt
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Caterpillar Hunt
The Garden is a haven to caterpillars of all sizes and colors! We’ll learn all about caterpillars and then go on a caterpillar hunt with magnifying glasses so we can see them up close. This[...]
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TAI CHI for HEALTH 10:00 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
TAI CHI for HEALTH
Practice this flowing eastern exercise with instructor Rich Martin while overlooking the Garden. Held every Tuesdays from 10am – 11:30 am  indoors or outside depending on the weather. Prices are below and will be available for purchase in[...]
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Wellness Wednesdays 5:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
Aug 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wellness Wednesdays
We are extending our hours every Wednesday from June to August. The Garden will stay open till 8pm. This is the perfect time for evening strolls with family to help relax your mind as you[...]
Yoga in the Garden 6:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Yoga in the Garden
Cape Fear Botanical Garden and YMCA of Sandhills, have partnered to bring you Yoga in the Garden! Grab your yoga mat and come rejuvenate at our peaceful yoga session in the beautiful Orangery from 6:00pm-7:00pm.[...]
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Stars and Stripes Stroll
Stars and Stripes Stroll
Aug 31 all-day
Stars and Stripes Stroll
Stars and Stripes Stroll: August 31, September 1, 2 & 3, during regular business hours. This family friendly scavenger hunt will send you all over the garden looking for Stars and Stripes! Be sure to fill[...]