Save The Date! -Upcoming Events

  • Conifer Propagation Seminar

    Date: March 7, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Join us as we share what we know about some of the rare plants of the Harper Collection of Dwarf and Rare Conifers. Now condensed into one day! Learn the art and science of making more conifers (cone-bearing plants). Staff and volunteers will share their extensive knowledge and experience on the nuances of propagation.

  • European Dish Gardens Floral Design Class

    Date: March 14, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m. 

    Create a beautiful dish garden with spring bulbs and live plants to brighten your home or to give to a friend. Pam Meinke will lead the class in welcoming spring back into our lives.

    Cost: $34 per person / $30 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required.

     

  • Nature Hike - Families Welcome!

    Date: March 14, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    Enjoy a family-friendly hike on Hidden Lake Garden’s many rolling and wooded trails. Hikers will experience the natural beauty of different trails by experienced leaders. Hikers should wear hiking shoes, long pants, and be able to walk for 2 hours at an easy pace.

    Cost: $5 per person / $3 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required.

     

  • Second Saturday Sunrise Series

    Date: March 14, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 15 minutes before sunrise

    Start your day off with sunrise and breakfast treats at Hidden Lake Gardens. Share 755 acres with only the woodland creatures for a few hours as the day begins.

    Bring your running shoes, paints, or supplies for your favorite way to spend the early hours. Arrive fifteen minutes before sunrise. Class will be hosted by HLG staff and will include a tour.

    Cost: $10 per person / $8 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Limited to seven people.

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  • Behind The Scenes with Paul - Bulb Show

    Date: March 19, 2015

    Time: 6:30 p.m.

    Explore behind the scenes with HLG’s Managing Director, Paul Pfeifer. This is an opportunity to enjoy a behind-the-scenes perspective on different areas of HLG’s collections. Bring your questions and learn a few tips and secrets.

    Cost: $5 per person / free for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Approximate class length is 90 minutes

  • Family Class Series - Propagation for Kids

    Date: March 21, 2015

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    Learn the science and art behind propagation - with kid-friendly plants and techniques. Price includes one set of plants, but multiple family members are welcome to participate.

    Cost: $30 per family / $27 per family for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required.

  • Easter Eggs-travaganza

    Date: March 28, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10 a.m. – noon

    Bring the little ones to celebrate Easter and the beginning of Spring with a celebration at Hidden Lake Gardens. Children can decorate eggs, make crafts, and hunt for eggs in the Conservatory and in the Gardens (weather permitting). Please bring 6 hard-boiled eggs to color.

    Cost: $12 per child / $10 per child for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Space is very limited.

  • Designing Jewelry from Nature

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    Nature offers beauty and is unique.  Cornelia Wende will show participants how to use its beauty to make distinct jewelry without disturbing nature, or needing diamonds or other high price materials, and how to combine silver and natural material. Explore easy design opportunities with a goal of each student creating a unique piece of jewelry. Price includes one piece of jewelry, may be adjusted depending on piece selected by participants. Additional pieces can be purchased and made. Participants are encouraged to bring a special stone, fossil, or shell to incorporate, if desired.

    Cost: $40 per person / $35 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Approximate class length is two hours

  • Adopt A Highway

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10 a.m.

    Show your pride for Hidden Lake Gardens by helping us clean up our entryway!

    Michigan Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway program helps care for 6,400 miles of roads and have collected more than a million bags of trash.

    Participants must be over the age of 12.

  • Second Saturday Sunrise Series

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 15 minutes before sunrise

    Start your day off with sunrise and breakfast treats at Hidden Lake Gardens. Share 755 acres with only the woodland creatures for a few hours as the day begins.

    Bring your running shoes, paints, or supplies for your favorite way to spend the early hours. Arrive fifteen minutes before sunrise. Class will be hosted by HLG staff and will include a tour.

    Cost: $10 per person / $8 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Limited to seven people.

  • Behind The Scenes with Paul - Harper Collection

    Date: April 16, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 6:30 p.m.

    April’s topic: Harper Collection

    Explore behind the scenes with HLG’s Managing Director, Paul Pfeifer. This is an opportunity to enjoy a behind-the-scenes perspective on different areas of HLG’s collections. Bring your questions and learn a few tips and secrets.

    Cost: $5 per person / free for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Approximate class length is 90 minutes.

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - LETTER L

    Date: April 18, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    ‘L’ … Ladybugs !!

    Little ones from ages 3 – 7 are invited to explore the natural world through songs and crafts. Topics will center on items in nature that start with the letter of the month. Adults must attend with children. Dress to be outside for a short time. **This class will likely include a release of ladybugs, weather dependent**

    Class is open to pre-school and home-schooled children aged 3 - 7 yrs old.

    Cost: $8 per person / $6 per person for Friends of HLG.

    Registration is required.