Partner Events

Learn more about upcoming events presented by our partners! Contact information or links may direct you to organizations other than the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens. 

September 2019

 Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and Homewood Public Library present

Apollo Moon Trees and Moon Rocks Program

Friday, September 27

Noon–1 p.m. | Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Free and open to the public

Join Jason Kirby, Archivist for the Library at the Gardens, and Judith Wright, Teen Librarian at Homewood Public Library, as they team up to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Jason will share fun facts about the 1971 Apollo 14 NASA mission that explored the effects of weightlessness on seeds, and the trees—including the Gardens’ own Moon sycamore—that grew from them. Judith will show off Moon Rocks on loan through the [email protected] My Library project. Please join us for this special program!

November 2019

The National Federation of Garden Clubs of Alabama, 4th District, presents

47th Alabama Designer Craftsmen Show & Sale

Saturday, November 9 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Sunday, November 10 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Tickets: $5 (children under 12 are free)

Join us for this exciting show, which will feature more than 40 fine-craft artists from around the state selling handmade creations in ceramics, wood, fine jewelry, textiles, metal, and more. Complimentary artist-led children’s activities included. Proceeds from concessions will benefit horticultural scholarships for college students.

Click here to learn more about the show!