Nature Field Day

When:
September 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Where:
Smith-Gilbert Gardens
2382 Pine Mountain Rd
Cost:
Adults $5, Youth $2.50, Children ages 2 and under FREE with family
Contact:
Visitor Services Coordinator
7709190248

Nature Field Day at Smith-Gilbert Gardens

Exploring our Connections to Nature

Thursday, September 26, 2019

9AM-3PM

 Homeschool families and fall breakers, join us for a fun day of activities and demonstrations by area naturalists and environmental educators. Click the “tickets” button for half-price admission!

There’s lots to see and do all day long at Nature Field Day:

  • Multi-talented musician, past Glacier National Park Artist-in-Residence, and environmental educator Deb Gerace will lead sing along nature songs.
  • Meet a beautiful corn snake and learn about the importance of watershed stewardship from our friends at Cobb County Water.
  • Dig into a worm bin to find out how easy it can be to keep food waste out of the landfill.
  • Get involved in a citizen science project.
  • Environmental Award Winning Naturalist Mark Warren will present “The Ancient Ways of the Cherokee, and How We Can Use Them Today” at 10:30AM and 1:00PM. Mark, owner of Medicine Bow Wilderness School in Dahlonega, GA has been teaching nature and survival skills of the Cherokee tribe to adults and children for more than 45 years. You won’t want to miss it!

This event is included with Garden admission. Pre-purchase your tickets and save 50% off the Garden admission price! Advance tickets are on sale now.

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Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
LAST ENTRY AT 3:15 pm
Sunday & Monday Closed

Private guided tours for groups of 10 or more available by appointment.

*Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the garden premises, with the exception of service animals. *

2019 Holiday Hours

  • Thanksgiving
    11/28-11/29 - CLOSED
    11/30 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
    12/24-12/25-CLOSED

  • New Year's Day
    1/1-CLOSED
  • Admission

    General Admission $10
    Seniors (age 65+) $8
    Military & University Student $5
    Youth ages 3-17 (with family) $5
    Children, ages 2 and younger (with family) Free
    SGG Members Free
    Group Tours Book a Tour

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    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152
    770.919.0248

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