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  • Celebration in the Oaks

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    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Saturday, November 25th: open 5pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Northlake Academy of Music, 7:30 Rising Star B.C.
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Sunday, November 26: open 5pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Muggivan School of Irish Dance, 7:30 Chalmette Elementary School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Friday, December 1st: open 6pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Henry Ford Middle School, 7:15 Good Time Line Dancers/Cloggers
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December 2
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages are 6-9 welcome.
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Saturday, December 2nd: open 5pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  5:15 Ursuline Academy, 6:15 Excel Star, Inc – Young Stars, 7:15 LaPlace Elementary School, 8:15 Chosen Vessels Dance & Preforming Arts Inc, 9:15 Bayou Saxophone Ensemble
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Sunday, December 3rd: open 5pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  5:15 St. Rita School New Orleans, 6:15 St. Ann School, 7:30 Metairie Park Country Day School, The New Orleans Irish Set Dancers
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Monday, December 4th: open 6pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Mount Carmel Academy, 7:30 Lake Castle Blue Angels, 9 Kenner Discovery Health Science Academy and KDHSA High School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Tuesday, December 5th: open 6pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 St. Paul’s Episcopal School, 7:30 Mary D. Coghill’s
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Wednesday, December 6th: open 6pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Frannie C. Williams, 7:30 Benjamin Franklin School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.

     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Thursday, December 7th: open 6pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 St. Rita School, 7:30 St. Edward the Confessor School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Friday, December 8th: open 6pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Asbury UMC Bell Choir, 7:15 St. Philip Neri, 9 St. Mary Magdalen School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    December  9
    Time: 10 am to noon
    Where:  Meet in front of The Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory)

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems.
    Age requirement: Children ages 6-9 welcome
    Class fee: $17 per class. $14 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.
    For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Saturday, December 9th: open 5pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Second Zion B.C. Bells of Praise, 7:30 Dr. B’s Show of Hands, 9 Ericka Elle
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Home Citrus Production at New Orleans Botanical Garden

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    Citrus trees are an excellent addition to the Louisiana home orchard. Learn all about varieties that thrive in our area, how to plant them, care for them correctly, and more. This workshop will include pruning demonstrations and detailed information on the many disease and insect challenges that our home citrus trees face. Meet in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitor Center at 9am. Look for Susan Capley, Education Director. The class will take place in the Garden Study Center. Registration is needed a head of time. To register call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

    Presenters: Joe Willis, Extension Agent, Anna Timmerman, Assistant Extension Agent & Chris Dunaway, Extension Associate.

    Class is $25/person

  • Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

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    ‘Let it Rain’:  Living with Water in our Louisiana Landscapes: Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

    This event is at the New Orleans Museum of Art Auditorium and will run from 8 am to noon.  The symposium will host outstanding speakers and specialists in their fields, Dana Brown and Dan Johnson, as they discuss managing stormwater in your home garden. A forum of local experts, including Urban Conservancy, SOUL and Water Wise, will then present their options to maximize your landscape potential while using our bountiful rainfall. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets. 

  • “Plants for Rainwater Management” Plant Sale

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    This plant sale is in the New Orleans Botanical Garden (under the big tent). It starts at 1pm and will end at 4pm. Exclusive access for MGGNO Winter Symposium "Let it Rain" attendees is from noon to 1pm. Details on the symposium can be found here.  Insider tip: Bring a wagon. Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory). Special shoutout to the amazing support of the Master Gardener volunteers (the MG of MGGNO) - thanks for all you do!

  • Rose Plant Sale

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The March Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip. 

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  • Spring Garden Show

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    Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    WHAT:
    The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

    WHEN:
    Saturday, April 7th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 8th, 10 am to 4 pm

    WHERE:
    New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
    There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

    Click 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

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  • Spring Garden Show

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    Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

    WHAT:
    The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

    WHEN:
    Saturday, April 7th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 8th, 10 am to 4 pm

    WHERE:
    New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
    There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

    Click 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

  • May Plant Sale

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The May Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. Click the 'more information' to view infomation, plant lists, and for an insider tip.

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Saturday, November 25th: open 5pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Northlake Academy of Music, 7:30 Rising Star B.C.
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Saturday, November 25th: open 5pm to 11pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Northlake Academy of Music, 7:30 Rising Star B.C.
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Sunday, November 26: open 5pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Muggivan School of Irish Dance, 7:30 Chalmette Elementary School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the OaksFriends of City ParkKid Friendly

    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Sunday, November 26: open 5pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  6:15 Muggivan School of Irish Dance, 7:30 Chalmette Elementary School
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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