SC Botanical Garden Events

June 2016

Friday, June 3

First Friday Walks with Dr. David Bradshaw

First Friday Walks with Dr. David Bradshaw 7:00am

Meet with a garden staff member for an unforgettable tour of the garden. Walks are offered the first Friday of every month, but no two outings are the same.

SCBG Caboose Parking Lot  

Thursday, June 9

The Melody Garden

The Melody Garden 10:00am

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." -Arthur O'Shaughnessy. How about we make music AND dream! Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter,...

Garden Amphitheater (Nature Learning Center, if raining)  
The Melody Garden

The Melody Garden 5:00pm

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." -Arthur O'Shaughnessy. How about we make music AND dream! Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter,...

Contact Rebecca Smith for each date's location  

Friday, June 10

Garden Creativity: Red, White,  & Indigo: the dye that gave America the blues

Garden Creativity: Red, White, & Indigo:... 1:00pm

You probably take the blue in your favorite jeans for granted now, but it was once prized by slave traders, spiritual leaders, and royalty alike. Enjoy...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Saturday, June 11

Tree Identification

Tree Identification 9:00am

Enter the forest to explore the giants of the plant world with Dan Whitten, President of the Upstate Chapter of the SCNPS. Become familiar with South...

Hayden Conference Center  

Tuesday, June 14

The Melody Garden

The Melody Garden 10:00am

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." -Arthur O'Shaughnessy. How about we make music AND dream! Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter,...

Garden Amphitheater  

Thursday, June 16

The Melody Garden

The Melody Garden 10:00am

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." -Arthur O'Shaughnessy. How about we make music AND dream! Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter,...

Garden Amphitheater (Nature Learning Center, if raining)  
The Melody Garden

The Melody Garden 5:00pm

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams." -Arthur O'Shaughnessy. How about we make music AND dream! Multi-instrumentalist and songwriter,...

Contact Rebecca Smith for each date's location  

Friday, June 17

Stroller Struts

Stroller Struts 10:00am

Begin with a story and then set off on a Garden walk, exploring the day’s theme. This free program is ideal for preschoolers, but all ages are encouraged to...

Garden Amphitheater  

Saturday, June 18

Elective Class: Ferns- Course full, waiting list available

Elective Class: Ferns- Course full, waiting... 9:00am

Spend the day delving into the rich world of ferns ranging from the small Mosquito Fern to the large Royal Fern. Discover which species to expect where:...

Hayden Conference Center  

Monday, June 20

Mountains to Sea Camp

Mountains to Sea Camp 8:00am

In this camp, children will explore the various ecosystems of South Carolina. Using the Natural Heritage Garden as our guide, we’ll take a journey from the...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
Full Moon Hike: Strawberry/Green Corn Moon

Full Moon Hike: Strawberry/Green Corn Moon 8:45pm

Join naturalist James Wilkins and experience the sights, sounds and sensations of a full-moon night. Please wear shoes and clothing appropriate for walking...

Discovery Center/Museum Parking Lot  

Saturday, June 25

Hunt Cabin Open House: Making Men

Hunt Cabin Open House: Making Men 1:00pm

In this open house we take a closer look at the men and boys in the Hunt family and, more generally, men’s lives in upstate South Carolina. Ransom Hunt and...

Hunt Cabin  

Monday, June 27

Garden Explorations Nature Discovery Camp

Garden Explorations Nature Discovery Camp 8:00am

An exciting summer camping adventure for children ages 6-12. Garden Explorations brings nature discovery to life. Why do butterflies like to visit certain...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

June 2016