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.

Open Gardens

Saturday, June 15, 2024   10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us for our monthly Olivewood Open Garden & Public Tour on the third Saturday of every month:  10 am-12:30 pm. Public tours start at 10:15 AM & 11:15 AM, and guests are free to enjoy the garden and invited to learn more about our programs. No registration required.

Pierogi Cooking Class

Saturday, June 22, 2024   3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for our first ever Pierogi making class! Our guest chef this month is Karina Kmiotek-Ally and we are so excited to host her! Originating from Rzeszow Poland and living in SD for over 2 decades, her culinary journey is a testament to her rich heritage and evolving tastes. From co-owning “My Mom Cooks Better than Yours” catering company to pioneering the “Kallyvegan” Instagram account, she seamlessly blends tradition with innovation. Karina’s unwavering passion for cooking shines through as she generously shares her expertise, enriching the lives of food enthusiasts of all ages with her delightful recipes. Join us June 22nd at 3:30pm, link in bio for tickets. *Note this is a vegetarian class and some dietary preferences can not be accommodated.

Talls & Smalls: Summer in the Garden!

Friday, July 12, 2024   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us at the gardens for this one hour interactive spring exploration and learning in nature for children ages 2 to 5 with an accompanying adult! Explore with your five senses through a garden walk, tastings, crafts, critter visits and more!

Garden Explorers July: Petal Power!

Saturday, July 13, 2024   9:30 am - 11:30 am

Garden Explorers! Join us at Olivewood Gardens on Saturday, July 13th from 9:30AM – 11:30AM to learn about: Petal Power! Garden explorers will learn all about the importance of flowers, taste a flower-themed snack, and create flower-themed art in this hands-on class! Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for your Garden Explorers (grades K-6) to spend some time exploring and engaging in our outdoor classroom.

Saturday, July 13, 2024   10:00 am - 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive in-person cooking class for youth grades K-6. During these classes, children will learn how to use appropriate cooking tools and will create fun, seasonal recipes.

Saturday, July 13, 2024   1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for an interactive in-person cooking class for youth grades K-6. During these classes, children will learn how to use appropriate cooking tools and will create fun, seasonal recipes.

Day of Play 2024

Saturday, July 27, 2024   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for this no-cost community outdoor event! Day of Play is perfect for the whole family to learn, grow, and make nourishing decisions together. This year our theme is “Full STEAM ahead” with the goal of showcasing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) learning and opportunities. During Day of Play, families will participate in nutrition, gardening, and STEAM (Science, technology, engineering, art, and math) activities, take-home crafts, physical activities & games, cooking demonstrations and tastings lead by the Kitchenistas, raffle prizes & more! Register today!