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Winter Garden Wonderland Tour- December 14 Winter Garden Wonderland Tour- December 14

December 14, 2019 at 2 p.m.
Many people say "What is there to see in a garden in winter?" Our answer is "Plenty!" Come see winter points of interest in this garden tour. Dress for the weather and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa before we venture out into the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Sandhill Crane Migration Trip Sandhill Crane Migration Trip

March 17 and 18, 2020. Journey along the Platte River valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes during their majestic spring migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature's treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities. The tour includes two private viewings (evening at sunset and morning at sunrise) of the Sandhill cranes at Rowe Sanctuary in Kearney, Neb., transportation, hotel accommodations, meals and snacks, as well as a stop at the Nebraska Museum of Art. Registration and payment are due by February 28. For additional information, contact Shelby Thayer at (402) 346-4002, ext. 263 or s.thayer@omahabotanicalgardens.org OR Christine Jacobsen at (402) 346-4002, ext. 212 or c.jacobsen@omahabotanicalgardens.org.

Walking Club Kick-Off Walking Club Kick-Off

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8 a.m. The garden walkers wellness program is included with paid garden admission and is free to garden members. Join us for a walk on Tuesday mornings to help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body and feel rejuvenated. The walking club kick-off event will have healthy snacks, refreshments and speakers providing great information on health-related topics. Please RSVP by filling out the registration form. Admission for non-members will be collected at the front desk on the day of the event. Sponsored by Immanuel Communities.

Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Spring Viewing- April 4 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Spring Viewing- April 4

April 4, 2020 from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society for a series of outdoor viewing parties. Participants can observe faint deep-sky objects, planets, and the moon in the darkness of the garden. In this session, participants will take the tram out to the middle of the garden to enjoy the bright moon in the southeast, Venus in the western sky, and beautiful spring constellations. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Gibbous Moon Phase- May 2 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Gibbous Moon Phase- May 2

April 4, 2020 from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society for a series of outdoor viewing parties. Participants can observe faint deep-sky objects, planets, and the moon in the darkness of the garden. In this session, participants will take the tram out to the middle of the garden to enjoy a look at the moon in its gibbous phase. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Showpiece Planets- Jupiter and Saturn- August 29 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Showpiece Planets- Jupiter and Saturn- August 29

August 29, 2020 from 9:30 to 11 p.m.
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society for a series of outdoor viewing parties. Participants can observe faint deep-sky objects, planets, and the moon in the darkness of the garden. In this session, participants will take the tram out to the middle of the garden to view the moon, as well as Jupiter and Saturn's return to the night sky. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Warbler Walk- May 2 Warbler Walk- May 2

May 2, 2020 at 9 a.m.
Located in the riverfront hills near downtown Omaha, Lauritzen Gardens hosts a surprising diversity of bird life. The list of 143 species sighted at the garden includes 23 different warblers, beautiful little birds that migrate up the Missouri River in spring. In celebration of Nebraska Migratory Bird Month in May, director of conservation Jim Locklear will lead a walking tour of Lauritzen Gardens that will highlight the natural history of these captivating travelers. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00
Bird Hike with the Audubon Society of Omaha:  April 11, 9 a.m. Bird Hike with the Audubon Society of Omaha: April 11, 9 a.m.

April 11, 2020 at 9 a.m.
Join the Audubon Society of Omaha on a bird hike through the Arboretum and Oberman Bird Sanctuary to explore the diversity of bird life in the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bird Hike with the Audubon Society of Omaha:  April 18, 9 a.m. Bird Hike with the Audubon Society of Omaha: April 18, 9 a.m.

April 18, 2020 at 9 a.m.
Join the Audubon Society of Omaha on a bird hike through the Arboretum and Oberman Bird Sanctuary to explore the diversity of bird life in the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Spring Ephemerals Twilight Tour- April 17, 5:30 p.m. Spring Ephemerals Twilight Tour- April 17, 5:30 p.m.

April 17, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Join a trained docent as early spring emerges in the form of ephemerals, bulbs, hellebores, and peonies. Includes a tram ride. Pre-registration is required to ensure the proper docent to participant ratio. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 22, 5:30 p.m. Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 22, 5:30 p.m.

May 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Join a trained docent to view the spring flowering walk, which includes our magnificent flowering crabapples, peonies, lilacs, and other spring bloomers. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00
Nature Connects Twilight Tour- March 20, 5:30 p.m. Nature Connects Twilight Tour- March 20, 5:30 p.m.

March 20, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Join a trained docent to explore the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory, as well as the colorful exhibit Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks, that highlights threatened and endangered species through incredible works of art. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00