Events

Valentine's Day

Sunday, February 14, 5:30–10pm
Spend a romantic evening tasting exquisite wines and liqueurs paired with handcrafted artisan chocolates. Stroll through a display of exotic orchid blooms, enjoy live music and dance demonstrations, and forget the February chill in the Conservatory's inviting plant collections. 

A full bar, small plates in the Garden Cafe, and bottles of the featured wines and liqueurs are available for purchase.

21+ only. 

$15, $12 for members. Tickets available online or at the door. Includes three wine and chocolate pairings. Additional pairings may be purchased for $4, or 3 for $10.

The Collector Next Door

February 25, 6–8pm
How do you buy a piece of art? Interested in creating a personal art collection? Patrick Doust and Richard North have been collecting sculptural and functional ceramics for over thirty years. They will share advice about purchasing the best artwork within your budget.
No admission charged, please RSVP by February 18. 

We Dig Ohio

Saturday, March 12, 2016
This one-day urban agriculture & community garden summit includes sessions and workshops on a variety of topics. Network, share and celebrate with individuals involved in projects across Ohio and beyond. Learn More.
$60, $45 for students with valid ID. Registration is required and opens January 4.

Retired Plant Sale

Saturday, March 19, 9am–4pm
Shop a variety of plants previously displayed in the Conservatory’s collections and exhibitions, including hundreds of orchids on display in the Orchids exhibition. Horticulturists assist with plant selection and questions. Sale opens at 8am for Conservatory members.
Prices $3–50

Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, June 1–September 7, 3:30–6:30pm
Shop from local farmers every week for seasonal vegetables, fruits and flowers, plants, baked goods, honey, sauces, oils and vinegars, beef, pork, eggs and cheese. Enjoy cooking and wellness demonstrations, food trucks, live music and interactive kids' crafts.
 
Market vendors accept EBT with the Ohio Direction Card and offers incentive Veggie SNAPS (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program) dollars for fresh produce.

The Market is located along Conservatory Drive parallel to East Broad Street and parking is available in the Conservatory's main lot.
No admission charged