Classes, Programs, Events

  • 17 Sep

    Run for the Hills! 5K Run/Walk

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Experience the “Hilliest Course in SE Michigan!”  It is the annual Run For The Hills! 5K Run/Walk sponsored by Oh These Irish Hills.  Hidden Lake Gardens is the setting for this challenging and beautiful 5K course.  For more information or to register download the race registration brochure.  

  • 18 Sep

    The Art of Bonsai

    Location: HIdden Lake Gardens

    Come and celebrate the Art of Bonsai with Hidden Lake Gardens bonsai curators and bonsai enthusiasts from throughout the region.  Art of Bonsai activities include the Bonsai Show featuring specimens grown by bonsai masters, a bonsai-inspired art exhibit, bonsai plant and supply vendors, instructional classes, and the Hidden Lake Gardens bonsai collection.  11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  For more information call 517-431-2060 or go to http://HiddenLakeGardens.msu.edu.  Admission to Hidden Lake Gardens is $3 per person / Free to Friends of HLG.  The Bonsai Show entry fee is $3 per person.

  • 28 Sep

    Preschool Program - The Plants We Eat

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to explore the plants that people eat.  An adult must accompany child. $8 per child / $6 Friend of HLG. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Registration is required, call 517-431-2060.

  • 08 Oct

    Eye Care, Do You?  5K, 8K, & 13.1 mile Run/Walk

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    The Lions of Michigan are sponsoring a 5K, 8K, and Half Marathon Run and a 5K Walk to support Project KidSight.  For more information and to register visit the Eye Care, Do You? website.

  • 15 Oct

    Fall Foliage Festival

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Bring the family to the Fall Foliage Festival for a fun-filled day of hands-on crafts, pumpkin decorating, scarecrow displays, wagon rides, and other autumn activities. 

    Cost:  $5 per person ($20 maximum per vehicle) / Free for Friends of HLG.

  • 26 Oct

    Preschool Program - Autumn Adventure

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to explore the season of Autumn at Hidden Lake Gardens. Adult must accompany child. Registration is required - call 517-431-2060.  $8 per child / $6 Friend of HLG. 10:30 a.m to noon.

  • 16 Nov

    Preschool Program - Preparing for Winter

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Children ages 3 to 7 are invited to discover how plants and nature prepare for winter. Adult must accompany child. $8 per child / $6 Friend of HLG. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Registration required, call 517-431-2060.

  • 03 Dec

    Holiday Festival

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Holiday Festival includes candle lit luminaries, lighted trees, conservatory at night, hands-on craft activities, holiday entertainment, and, of course, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Clause.

    Cost:  $5 per person (maximum $20 per vehicle) / Free for Friends of HLG.

  • 04 Dec

    Evening of Lights

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    The first of three nights of Evening of Lights includes 2,000 candle-lit luminaries, lighted trees, conservatory at night, and open visitors center and gift shop.  5 to 8 p.m.

    Cost $3 per person / Free for Friends of HLG.

  • 10 Dec

    Evening of Lights

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    The second night of Evening of Lights offers 2,000 candle-lit luminaries, lighted trees, conservatory at night, and open visitors center and gift shop.  5 to 8 p.m.

    Cost:  $3 per person / Free to Friends of HLG.

  • 11 Dec

    Evening of Lights

    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    The final night of Evening of Lights offers 2,000 candle-lit luminaries, lighted trees, conservatory at night, and open visitors center and gift shop.  5 to 8 p.m.

    Cost:  $3 per person / Free to Friends of HLG.