Upcoming Events at Olivewood Gardens

From garden exploration classes for little ones to themed cooking classes for adults to our annual Seedling Soirée, you can find all our upcoming happenings here.

Chefcitos: Make Your Own Gnocchi! - SOLD OUT

Saturday, October 8, 2022   10:00 am - 11:30 am

We invite your children to join us in-person at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center for our October Chefcitos class, where we will be making gnocchi from scratch and creating a delicious dish with fresh garden vegetables. We’ll also be making a fun, seasonal dessert: chocolate chip pumpkin bread. Chefcitos will be practicing new skills in the kitchen this month and we can’t wait to see you there! Only 15 spots available.

Chefcitos: Make Your Own Gnocchi Class #2

Saturday, October 8, 2022   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We invite your children to join us in person at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center for our October Chefcitos class, where we will be making Gnocchi from scratch & creating a delicious dish with fresh garden vegetables. We’ll also be making a fun, seasonal dessert: chocolate chip pumpkin bread. Chefcitos (ages 5-14) will be practicing new skills in the kitchen this month and we can’t wait to see you there! Only 14 spots available.

Public Tour & Open Garden

Saturday, October 15, 2022   10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for an Olivewood ‘Open Garden’! We’ll have a public tour starting at 10:15AM & 11:15AM, and guests are free to enjoy the gardens and invited to learn more about our programs. No pre-registration required.

Talls & Smalls

Friday, October 21, 2022   10:00 am - 11:00 am

Does your little one enjoy nature? Bring them to Olivewood to have a garden adventure! Talls & Smalls is a 1-hour class for children ages 2-5 years with accompanying adult. They’ll explore our beautiful gardens, use their senses to smell, taste, see, and listen, and taste a garden snack.

Celebrating Cultura con The Kitchenistas®

Friday, October 21, 2022   6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a special evening celebrating Latinx/Hispanic Heritage at Olivewood sponsored by Maker’s Mark! In honor of the Kitchenistas, we will celebrate culture with an evening of dinner, drinks & camaraderie. Chef & Kitchenista Aureny Aranda will whip up a gourmet dinner & dessert to complement delicious drinks from Maker’s Mark & we will have a special Q&A with some of Olivewood’s respected Kitchenistas. Come to the gardens to celebrate good food, culture & community in the enchanting Olivewood Gardens! 

Garden Explorers: How Does Your Garden Grow?

Saturday, October 22, 2022   9:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us for our October Garden Explorers: How Does Your Garden Grow?, taking place on October 22nd from 9AM – 11AM. Garden Explorers (grades K-5) will be learning about how to help plants and flowers grow through hands-on activities in our beautiful outdoor garden!

Learn to Make Kombucha! (SOLD OUT)

Saturday, October 22, 2022   3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Have you ever wondered how to make your own kombucha at home? It’s really simple and we would love to show you! Kombucha is a tasty, fermented tea beverage that has some pretty cool gut health benefits. Join us to learn how to brew your own. You’ll leave with your very own scoby, jar, a swing top bottle & supplies to make your first batch!

Lunch & Learn

Friday, November 11, 2022   12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Olivewood staff for an in-person walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the ins and outs of our programs!

Chefcitos: Spaghetti Squash Caseroles!

Saturday, November 12, 2022   10:00 am - 11:30 am

We invite your children to join us in person at Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center for our November Chefcitos classes where we will be making delicious spaghetti squash casseroles with seasonal vegetables. We will also be baking a fun, seasonal crisp for dessert. Chefcitos (ages 5-14) will be exploring new flavors, textures and skills in the kitchen this month and we can’t wait to see you there! 14 spots available per class.

Holiday Bazaar & Plant Sale

Saturday, November 19, 2022   10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come enjoy the beautiful gardens with us while you shop from a seasonal selection of handcrafted artisanal wares made from Olivewood Kitchenistas® and local small businesses. From a variety of Olivewood-grown plants, gifts for the foodie in your life, Olivewood gear, and artisanal wares, you’ll find the perfect gifts to share with those you love.