Botanical Garden Deals in Charlotte
Digital technology has allowed for the introduction of many new art forms, just as Leonardo da Vinci once predicted on his blog. Upload a masterpiece with this Groupon. $99 for a Five-Hour Digital-Photography Class and Field Trip ($229 Value) Choose from the following dates: Sunday, October 21 Saturday, October 27 Saturday, November 3 Sunday, November 11 All classes take place from 1:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at UNCC Botanical Garden. Though a DSLR camera or a camera with adjustable f-stops and shutter speeds is recommended, the class will also be useful to students who are considering purchasing a camera soon.
Your youngsters' fear of ghosts and goblins is outmatched only by your fear of those same kids hopped up on a seasonal sugar buzz. At Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden in Belmont, indulge in some autumnal activities that help all of you avoid your October apprehensions: Pay $6 (regularly $12) for an adult ticket -- or $3 (regularly $6) for a child's ticket -- to AutumnFaire, held on October 6 or 7 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Your family can browse the botanical marketplace filled with handcrafted jewelry, pottery, mosaics, baskets, gourd art, herbal soaps and lotions, and more. Or, for the same prices, enjoy plant-based Halloween activities during Bootanical on October 27 or 28 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Your kids can search for plants with spooky names like the creepy eyeball plant and bat faced cuphea, and participate in fun games -- without a nightmare or chocolate high in sight.
TWINKLE, TWINKLE The Atlanta Botanical Gardens are beautiful during the day, but you haven't seen it just right until you've seen it in lights. Get your (half-off!) ticket to the second annual "Garden Lights, Holiday Nights" light show. The Garden uses over one and a half million twinkling lights to transform it into a beautiful winter wonderland. From lit trees to larger-than-life glowing sunflowers and massive globes that glow in time with the music, this is a must-see. Get glowing. TRIVIA The Atlanta Botanical Gardens began in 1973 and by 1980 a 50-year lease was signed The conservation rogram has expanded to include 124 native plant species