Events

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - LETTER I

    Date: September 20, 2014

    ‘I’ ... INSECTS !!

    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.

    Classes start at 10 am. The same class will be offered on Wednesday and Saturday.

    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.

    Sept 3rd and 20th – Letter I is for INSECTS
    Oct 1st and 18th – LEAVES (Special Event)
    Nov 5th and 15th – TURKEYS (Special Event)
    Dec 3rd and 20th – NATURE’S GIFTS (Special Event)
  • Adopt-A-Highway

    Date: September 20, 2014

    10am – 12pm – Adopt-A-Highway

    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 over a million bags of trash. Participants must be over the age of 12.

  • Family Class - Harvest Party

    Date: September 27, 2014

    Sept 27th at 10am – Family Class Series – Harvest Party

    Are you up to your ears in produce from your garden or the local farmer’s market? Join HLG staff and volunteers in learning a few new and family friendly recipes to use up some of the extra fruits and veggies. Participants will make, sample and leave home with recipes to recreate their produce masterpieces.

    Cost: $20 per family / $18  per family for Friends of HLG. Registration is required.

    Registration is required.

    Registration is required.

  • The Art of Bonsai

    Date: September 28, 2014

    An exciting event on September 28th featuring Bonsai and Art inspired by HLG bonsai collection!!

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  • Nature A - Z Preschool - LETTER J

    Date: October 1, 2014

    ‘J’ ... NATURE JOURNAL !!

    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.

    Classes start at 10 am. The same class will be offered on Wednesday and Saturday.

    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.

  • Fall Foliage Festival

    Date: October 4, 2014

    Join us on October 4th for the annual Fall Foliage Festival!

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    Printable Flyer - Please print and share!!

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  • Off the Beaten Path

    Date: October 11, 2014

    10 am

    Get off the pavement and learn more about the hiking trails and ‘off the beaten path’ sites of interest that comprise Hidden Lake Gardens. Hikes will be led by knowledgeable staff and volunteers. This hike will occur on rugged, uneven terrain and may be slightly strenuous. Participants are encouraged to be strong hikers and to wear long pants and sturdy shoes.

    Cost: $3 per person per hike / $2 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required.

  • Second Saturday Sunrise Series

    Date: October 11, 2014

    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 every Saturday as the day begins. Arrive fifteen minutes before sunrise. Class will be hosted by HLG staff. Registrants will receive a call with arrival time at the Gardens.

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

    Registration is required.

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - LETTER J

    Date: October 18, 2014

    ‘J’ ... NATURE JOURNAL !!

    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.

    Classes start at 10 am. The same class will be offered on Wednesday and Saturday.

    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.

  • Family Class - Leaf Party

    Date: October 25, 2014

    Oct 25th  at 10am – Family Class Series – Leaf Party

    Join HLG staff and friends as we investigate why leaves change color and go on a leaf hunt. We will explore the science and beauty of fall through a nature hike and family-friendly crafts.

    Cost: $10 per family / $8  per family for Friends of HLG. Registration is required

     

    Registration is required.

  • Conifer Propagation Seminar

    Date: March 7, 2015

    Conifer Propagation Seminar at Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    March 7, 2015 –   9am – 4pm

    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. Seminar includes:

    Hands-on grafting of 6 different plants*

    Cuttings of at least 16 plants*

    Lunch, and

    Tour of Harper Collection or propagation facility

    * Species will likely include Thuja, Juniperus, Pinus, Picea, and Abies. Extensive care instructions provided.

    Designed for the beginning propagator, this seminar will share techniques even experienced propagators will appreciate.
    Advance registration is required, but experience is not.                      

    Cost: $100 per person / $90 per person for Friends of HLG  $125 per person after Feb 21. Registration is limited and will close on March 1st. Registration is required.

    Hidden Lake Gardens - www.HiddenLakeGardens.msu.edu - (517) 431-2060