Time-honored and Upcoming Events

  • Holiday Williamsburg Wreath Arrangement

    Date: December 2, 2014

    Dec 2nd from 6 pm – 8 pm - Holiday Williamsburg Wreath Arrangement

    Start the Christmas decorating!  Create a beautiful Williamsburg wreath with us. Instructor Pam Meinke will be bringing pre-made fresh wreaths that we will decorate with velvet ribbon, magnolia leaves, and dried materials in the traditional Colonial style.  Please bring wire cutters and ribbon scissors.

    Cost: $40 per person / $36 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration form.pdf

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - NATURE’S GIFTS

    Date: December 3, 2014

    SPECIAL EVENT ... NATURE’S GIFTS !!

    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 form.

  • Holiday Candle Arrangements

    Date: December 13, 2014

    10 am– Holiday Candle Arrangements

    Create a beautiful Christmas candle centerpiece with instructor Pam Meinke. We will be using a variety of fresh Christmas greens, pine cones, ribbons, and 12” tapers to make a centerpiece that will bring those Christmas scents into your home! Please bring sharp knife, pruners, and ribbon scissors.

     

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

    Registration is required.

    Registration Form.pdf

  • Second Saturday Sunrise Sereis

    Date: December 13, 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. 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. Registrants will receive a call with arrival time at the Gardens.

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

    Registration Form.

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - NATURE’S GIFTS

    Date: December 20, 2014

    SPECIAL EVENT ... NATURE’S GIFTS !!

    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 form.

  • Family Class - Nature’s Gifts

    Date: December 20, 2014

    Dec 20th from 10am – 12pm – Family Class Series – Nature’s Gifts

    Join HLG staff and friends as we investigate the gifts that nature gives us. We will explore the science and beauty of nature while making delightful gifts to share with loved ones. Price includes one set of gifts; additional ones will be available for purchase.

    Cost: $15 per family / $12 per family for Friends of HLG. Registration is required. – Garden Room or Auditorium

    Advance registration is required.

    Registration Form.pdf

  • 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