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North Carolina Botanical Garden

919-962-0522||http://ncbg.unc.edu/

Upcoming Events

May 2015
$8

Family Gardening: Herbs

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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It’s thyme to plant herbs! Enjoy a morning learning about and planting some favorite sweet and savory plants – like rosemary, mint, and chives – in the vegetable garden, and create an herb basket to take home for Mother’s Day. For ages 5 and up with an adult. $8 per child ($6 Members); no fee for accompanying adult   Related

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$12-$15

Mother’s Day Walk at Mason Farm

May 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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With Ed Harrison, naturalist. Take your mother for a turn around the Mason Farm Biological Reserve’s “old farm trail,” which travels through some 260 years of cultural and natural history. We will focus on native trees and discuss how the Garden’s intense management of both field and forest benefits local biological diversity conservation. Cost: $15 ($12 for Members).   Related

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Free

Bending Sticks Documentary Viewing at the NCBG

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States
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The feature-length documentary Bending Sticks celebrates the 25-year career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty, who has created hundreds of monumental sculptures out of nothing more than saplings, including “Homegrown” at the NC Botanical Garden. The film follows the artist and his collaborators during a year of stick work and reveals Dougherty’s process, personal story and inspirations. The show will be followed by a conversation with some of the volunteers who assisted Patrick! Free. Preregistration required.   Related

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$25-$30

Native Southeastern Medicinal Plants

May 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ricky Bratz, Herbalist Cost: $30 ($25 for Members) Related

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June 2015
$125

Carolina Moonlight Gala

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
North Carolina Botanical Garden,
100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

The North Carolina Botanical Garden’s largest event of the year support its ongoing efforts in environmental protection, education, and conservation. This festive gala Carolina Moonlight Gala invites guests to enjoy delicious locally sourced food and drink from Chapel Hill Catering Company, live music, as well as a silent and live auction. The event also showcases the Garden’s Platinum LEED certified Education Center and its beautiful collection of native plants in full early-summer bloom. Related

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