These hands-on workshops will be conducted by our professional staff and special guests at Hills & Dales Estate.
Workshop space is limited and pre-registration is required. Garden admission is included in registration. Annual pass holders receive a 20% discount. To register e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the visitor center at 706-882-3242.
November 15, 2014 ~ 10:00 a.m. - noon
Get ready for autumn and the Thanksgiving season with a beautiful centerpiece using fresh greenery and other fall materials. Floral Designer Vickie Rockwell will demonstrate how and help you to create an elegant arrangement to grace your table. Bring clippers if you have them. All other supplies will be provided. $35 per person. Call 706-882-3242 to register.
TWO CHRISTMAS WREATH WORKSHOPS
December 06, 2014 ~
10:00 a.m. - noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Get ready for the holidays by creating a Christmas wreath using fresh greenery and holly berries from the garden plus a beautiful holiday bow. Floral artist Helen Phillips will be on hand to guide your project from beginning to lovely completion. Bring clippers if you have them. All other supplies will be provided. $35 per person. This year we are offering morning and afternoon workshops. Call 706-882-3242 to register for either of these workshops.
THE HOLIDAY SEASON
December 06, 2014 ~ 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, Dec. 6 - 27 Regular Tour Prices ApplySpecial tours of the Fuller E. Callaway home, all decked out for the holidays will be offered from Saturday, December 6, through Saturday, December 27. Come experience our circa 1940's tinsel-laden Christmas tree, brilliant Poinsettias and other seasonal decorations during the holiday season. Enjoy the aroma of fresh cookies in the kitchen and open an old-fashioned Christmas card from a friend. We are not open on Sundays or Mondays.
CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
December 20, 2014 ~ 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.This year marks our eighth annual Children’s Christmas Celebration at the estate. Activities will include decorating gingerbread houses and crafting Christmas ornaments. Santa will be here from 10 to 11 a.m. and a holiday sing-a-long accompanied by an old-fashioned Christmas story time will follow. We invite you to come and enjoy the festivities along with hot cider and Christmas cookies, but come early as our supply of gingerbread houses is limited. All children’s activities are free. Tours of the home decked out for the holidays will be available at regular price.
WINTER INTEREST GARDEN
January 10, 2015 ~ 10:00 a.m. - noonThere is no need to stay inside all winter waiting for the warmth of spring to get back into gardening. Even without color, our gardens are fascinating places! We can hone our skills of observation as we look for ways to improve plantings with additions or deletions of plants or by including more texture. At this workshop Helen Phillips will teach you about new and unusual plants and how to look for nature's signs of spring as we "sniff out" what's happening in the winter garden! $25 per person. Call 706-882-3242 to register.