Calendar

A- A A+
Oct
1
Fri
MORE
You Pick Harvest!
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

You Pick Harvest 
October 1 & 2 | 9:30 a.m. – noon
$25 | Members receive 10% off
Heartland Harvest Garden

Join Powell Gardens gardeners and horticulturalists to pick your own harvest from the Heartland Harvest Garden! Guests will be instructed in proper harvest techniques and allowed to take home the produce they gather themselves. Depending on garden’s bounty, a variety of fresh produce will be available. See available items listed in a “menu” to be chosen by the guest at the start of the experience. (Produce quantities vary by day and there will be limited availability of some crops on some days.) Each tour starts every 30 minutes with 2-3 slots available for each tour.

Please note there are multiple dates and times when purchasing this experience. Select “Other Dates” or “Other Times” to see availability.

MORE
Garden to Glass: Hunter’s Cocktail Edition
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Garden to Glass: Hunter’s Cocktail Edition
Friday, October 1 | 6:30-7:15 p.m.
$20 | Members receive 10% off
Visitor Center,  Café Thyme

Join Powell Gardens for another edition of Garden to Glass. This time around, we will be making the classic Hunter’s Cocktail with bourbon and Powell Gardens infused brandy. Participants will also take home a Powell Gardens branded shot glass.

Oct
2
Sat
MORE
You Pick Harvest!
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

You Pick Harvest 
October 1 & 2 | 9:30 a.m. – noon
$25 | Members receive 10% off
Heartland Harvest Garden

Join Powell Gardens gardeners and horticulturalists to pick your own harvest from the Heartland Harvest Garden! Guests will be instructed in proper harvest techniques and allowed to take home the produce they gather themselves. Depending on garden’s bounty, a variety of fresh produce will be available. See available items listed in a “menu” to be chosen by the guest at the start of the experience. (Produce quantities vary by day and there will be limited availability of some crops on some days.) Each tour starts every 30 minutes with 2-3 slots available for each tour.

Please note there are multiple dates and times when purchasing this experience. Select “Other Dates” or “Other Times” to see availability.

MORE
Native Plant Symposium
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Native Plant Symposium 
Saturday, October 2 | 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
$20 | Members receive 10% off
Visitor Center, Multipurpose Room

Curious about native plants? Make plans to attend the Native Plant Symposium at Powell Gardens on October 2, 2021. Speakers include: Dr. Nadia Navarrete-Tindall for Native Edible Plants for Wildlife and People; Dr. Linda Hezel for Integrating Native Plants into Food Production for Soil, Pollinators and Human Health; and Matt Lebon for Creating a Native Edible Landscape.

A boxed lunch and non-alcoholic drink is included in your ticket price.

Oct
3
Sun
MORE
Garden to Glass: Hard Cider Edition
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Garden to Glass: Hard Cider Edition
Sunday, October 3 | 3-4 p.m.
$25 | Members receive 10% off

Learn all about the difference between ciders and other beer styles. Participants will then taste 4 different cider flavors from Austin Eastciders. A Powell Gardens branded pint glass is also included with your ticket purchase. Must be 21+ to attend.

Oct
8
Fri
MORE
Work & Learn: Succulents
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Work & Learn: Succulents
Friday, October 8 | 2-4 p.m.
$35 | Members receive 10% off
Production Greenhouses

Join horticulturalist Eric Perrette in our production greenhouse to transplant, propagate, and design succulent containers for the Seed to Plate Greenhouse. Participants will take home a succulent cutting to start at home!

Nov
10
Wed
MORE
Members Only | Festival of Lights Member Preview
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Festival of Lights Member Preview
November 10, 2021 | 4-10 p.m.
Admission for members only 

Active members enjoy a first look at each of our four seasonal festivals! This evening opportunity allows you to take advantage of smaller crowds for a more personal experience with nature. Show your membership card or provide your name at our Visitor Center check-in.

Member ticket reservations are not required. This is a members-only event and guests are limited to just the amount your membership allows. Non-members will need to purchase a membership for entry as tickets will not be sold at the door. To renew your membership, visit https://powellgardens.org/homepage/membership-giving/membership/.