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There is something for everyone at the Berkshire Botanical Garden.  Below is a list of our scheduled events classes, and exhibits.  For details on any individual listing, just click on the event for more information.  If you still have questions, feel free to call the garden at 413.298.3926.  See you at the Garden!

The Art of Cut Paper: Scherenschnitte @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Materials fee of $10 paid directly to the instructor. Bring a bag lunch.  Supply list is here. Join cut-paper artist Pamela Dalton for a fun, hands-on workshop on the art of Scherenschnitte (cut paper). Learn simple[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 5 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
The Garden in Watercolors Session II: En Plein Air Watercolor Painting in the Summer Garden @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is near capacity. Please call 413.298.3926 to register. Classes meet on four Wednesdays, August 6 – 27, 10 am – 1 pm. Materials list is here. Seeing and painting the garden en plein air[...]
The Beautiful Garden of Bunny Williams @ offsite
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm offsite
This class is full. Please call 413.298.3926 to inquire about the wait list. Bring a bag lunch and dress for the weather. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should[...]
BABE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 7 @ 9:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
FREE Family Movie Night! Bring the family, your friends and a picnic to the Berkshire Botanical Garden for a special, free screening of BABE, the charming tale of a small country pig who dreams of[...]
Birds of Prey: Tom Ricardi, Wildlife Rehabilitator @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Join wildlife rehabilitator Tom Ricardi for his ever popular presentation on birds of prey. This program is designed for all ages. Tom will share the natural history of these magnificent birds, demonstrate some of their[...]
Grow Show @ The Garden
Aug 9 – Aug 11 all-day The Garden
44th Annual Grow Show You grow it, we show it!  We welcome all age groups, experience levels and different kinds of plants at our blue ribbon event, The Grow Show.  If you’ve got a flower,[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 12 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Botanical Illustration: Colorful Garden Fruits and Berries with Colored Pencil @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is full. To inquire about the wait list, call the office at 413.298.3926. Class meets on Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, August 13, 14 & 15, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring a bag lunch.[...]
Dancing Flowers: The Gardens of Jacob's Pillow @ Offsite: Jacob's Pillow | Becket | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 14 @ 4:30 pm Offsite: Jacob's Pillow
Not only is Jacob’s Pillow one of the Berkshire’s most celebrated cultural institutions and famous dance festivals in the world, it is also home to an incredible display of  annual and perennial gardens. Join garden[...]
Wonderful Mammals of Fields and Forests: Rick Roth of the Creature Teachers @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the furry creatures that inhabit the landscape with us. Travelling under cover of dark, many of these amazing mammals seldom show themselves to humans during the day. Instructor[...]
Cocktails in Great Gardens - The home of Daniel and Sherry Kasper @ Sheffield | Massachusetts | United States
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This event is near capacity.  Please call the office at 413.298.3926 for registration and wait list information. Prior to moving to the Berkshires  in 2010, Dan & Sherry Kasper gardened in Wellesley, MA  where their award winning[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 19 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Monet: Painter, Plantsman @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 20 @ 4:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Throughout his long life, Monet displayed a passionate regard for the beauty of nature. His principal activity was the creation of paintings that capture the sweep and colorful brilliance of the French landscape. Simultaneously, the[...]
Botanical Watercolor Painting with Carol Woodin @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This class is near capacity. Please call 413-298-3926 to register. This class meets on Thursday & Friday, August 21 & 22, 10 am – 4 pm. Bring a bag lunch. Materials list is here. Gain confidence and[...]
The Fabulous Snakes of Berkshire County: Professor Tom Tyning, Reptile Expert @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
This program is designed for all ages and highlights some of the least known and most fascinating animals of our backyard. The illustrated talk will include methods of identifying snakes, a bit about their biology,[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Aug 26 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
CANCELED: RATATOUILLE - Free Outdoor Movie Series @ Berkshire Botanical Garden
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 10:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
Unfortunately, this event has been canceled.  Please excuse any inconvenience this may have caused.  Thank you! FREE Family Movie Night! Our outdoor movie series continues on August 31st with the film Ratatouille – a film[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 2 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Late Summer Garden Beauty: Field Study to Hollister House & Brush Hill Gardens @ offsite in Washington, CT
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 1:30 pm offsite in Washington, CT
  This class is near capacity. To register, please call the Garden at 413.298.3926. Bring a bagged lunch. Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 9 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Invasive Plant Identification, Removal and Control Strategies @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
All levels (co-sponsored with the Horticulture Certificate Program) This class will explore invasive plants, including their history and introduction intentionally or otherwise into Eastern North America. Learn how these species cause biochemical changes that affect[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 16 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Pruning Shrubs and Small Ornamental Trees @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Wear waterproof outerwear and boots; bring pruners.  Autumn is a great time to assess your woody plants for shape and structure. This demonstration/workshop will focus on pruning, including when, why and how to shape, renovate,[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Yoga in the Garden
Sep 30 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm
Free for Garden Members, $10 for Nonmembers Bring your Yoga mats, water, a towel and be ready to clear you mind at our new Yoga in the Garden series starting this Tuesday. This is a[...]
Garden Wrap-Up @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Dress for outdoors. Assess the year’s gardening successes and failures, review the gardening events of the spring and summer and begin planning for next season. Consider winter interest in the garden and understand when to[...]
Harvest Festival @ Berkshire Botanical Garden | West Stockbridge | Massachusetts | United States
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – Oct 12 @ 5:00 pm Berkshire Botanical Garden
About the Festival For generations the Harvest Festival has been a cherished tradition in the Berkshires. It is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the country with up to[...]
Growing Inside and Out: Field Study of Smith College Arboretum and Lyman Conservatory @ offsite in Northampton, MA
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm offsite in Northampton, MA
Participants can choose to carpool or drive separately. Those joining the carpool should meet in the parking lot at Berkshire Botanical Garden for a 9am departure. Carpool will return at approximately 3 pm. Program time in[...]
Building a Dry Stone Wall @ Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Oct 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Education Center at Berkshire Botanical Garden
Rain date: Sunday, October 19, 9 am – 3 pm Dress for outdoor work and bring safety glasses, heavy gloves, sturdy, waterproof footwear and a bag lunch. This hands-on program will cover the basics of[...]

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