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Best of Missouri Life Market Fair
Apr 28 @ 10:00 pm – 4:00 pm

April 28-29, 2018
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
General Admission Applies
Join the best craftsman, brewers, distillers, artists and winemakers Missouri has to offer at the first Best of Missouri Life Market Fair, planned in collaboration with Missouri Life Magazine. Visit powellgardens.org/marketfair for more information.

Apr
29
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Best of Missouri Life Market Fair
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

April 28-29, 2018
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
General Admission Applies
Join the best craftsman, brewers, distillers, artists and winemakers Missouri has to offer at the first Best of Missouri Life Market Fair, planned in collaboration with Missouri Life Magazine. Visit powellgardens.org/marketfair for more information.

May
5
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Meet the Artists
May 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join exhibiting artists Barbara Neth and Nikole Hayden in the hallway gallery of the Visitor Center for light refreshments and view their works in the current exhibition, Watercolor Blooms: Works by Barbara Neth and Nickole Hayden.

Barbara Neth is a signature member of the Missouri Watercolor Society and has been a Summit Art juried member since 2004 and has studied under several nationally recognized artists.

Nickole Hayden began her art career after retiring from critical care nursing. She is a member of Summit Art, Tri-County Art League, the Blue Springs Art League and has studied with Stephen Quiller for more than eight years.

FREE and drop-in with garden admission. Purchase Garden Admission.

May
6
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Architecture of Powell Gardens
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join Powell Gardens docent Terry Davis on an outdoor walking tour that examines the unique architecture of E. Fay Jones and Maurice Jennings. Dress for the weather. Limited availability.

Free and drop-in with garden admission. Purchase Garden Admission.

May
11
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Members-Only Plant Sale
May 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for this Highly Anticipated Member Event! Get first-pick of hundreds of varieties selected by our expert horticulture staff and make purchases for your home landscape for the upcoming season while also supporting Kansas City’s botanical garden! the Powell Gardens annual plant sale offers a wide selection of:
– Species carefully selected for beauty, non-invasiveness, and resilience (summer heat tolerance and winter hardiness)
– Native selections; grasses, perennials and shrubs
– Plants leading new design trends and new cultivars of grasses and perennials

May
12
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Family Frolic: The BIG Backyard
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Explore the exhibition and learn about birds and bugs from the Missouri Department of Conservation Anita B. Gorman Conservation Discovery Center. A musical performance by Mr. Stinky Feet (Jim Cosgrove) and free hands-on activities are featured.

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Annual Plant Sale
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join our expert horticulture staff and make purchases for your home landscape for the upcoming season while also supporting Kansas City’s botanical garden! the Powell Gardens annual plant sale offers a wide selection of:
– Species carefully selected for beauty, non-invasiveness, and resilience (summer heat tolerance and winter hardiness)
– Native selections; grasses, perennials and shrubs
– Plants leading new design trends and new cultivars of grasses and perennials

May
13
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Annual Plant Sale
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join our expert horticulture staff and make purchases for your home landscape for the upcoming season while also supporting Kansas City’s botanical garden! the Powell Gardens annual plant sale offers a wide selection of:
– Species carefully selected for beauty, non-invasiveness, and resilience (summer heat tolerance and winter hardiness)
– Native selections; grasses, perennials and shrubs
– Plants leading new design trends and new cultivars of grasses and perennials

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Mother’s Day
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

All Mothers receive FREE admission. Enjoy and hour-long yoga session in the Vineyard at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. no additional charge (first-come, first-served) . Free chair massages for Mothers under the eaves of the Missouri Barn from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. (first-come, first-served sign up at the barn when you arrive) and get access to the BIG Backyard an interactive exhibition featuring oversized backyard objects. General admission applies.

May
17
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Edible Flowers: Work & Learn
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn how to integrate edible flowers into your garden while helping us plant some in ours. Work with Heartland Harvest Garden horticulturalists to learn which flowers you can eat and how to plant them.