Wednesdays, through October 7, 3:30–6:30pm
Browse a selection of local, seasonal vegetables and fruits, baked goods, soaps and more. Enjoy family entertainment, activities and cooking demos each week.
Stop by the Conservatory information booth for free recipe cards and nutritional information.
Vendors include: Arline Lewis Provisions, Baby's Bread, Boline Apothecary, LTD, Cherbourg Bakery, Hinton Apiaries, Jose Madrid Salsa, Nova Terra Farm, Ohio City Pasta, A Part of Heaven’s Glory, Red Twig Farms, Rhoads Farm, Someday Farms, Taylor's Made Hott Sauce, Tiger Mushroom Farms, Wishwell Farms, and local food trucks.
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
Friday, October 16–Sunday, October 18
Members of the Ikenobo, Ohara and Sogetsu schools of Ikebana share their passion for Japanese flower arranging with traditional and contemporary designs. Observe the artists creating their arrangements on Friday, and see their completed works on Saturday and Sunday.
Free with admission
Friday, October 30, 5:30–10pm
Enjoy an evening in the Conservatory's new outreach and education barn
Sip festive cocktails by the stone fireplace, step out onto the back porch that overlooks colorful gardens, and explore everything this new space has to offer.
The evening features entertainment by Trace Marie & Blue Level. Specialty cocktails, a full bar selection, and seasonal small plates are available for purchase.
No admission charged. Registration required. 21+ only. Casual Attire.
Saturday, October 31, 1–4pm
Check out the outdoor Live Fire Cooking Theater during a casual cooking demonstration. Sample vegetable stew over the fire pit.
Sunday, November 1, 1–4pm
Check out the outdoor Live Fire Cooking Theater and sample margherita and pesto pizza.
Saturday, November 21, 9am–4pm
Shop a variety of plants previously displayed in the Conservatory’s collections and exhibitions, including plants from the Scary Plants exhibition, tropical houseplants, young plants propagated from Conservatory specimens, and a limited number of poinsettias and holiday plants. Horticulturists assist with plant selection and questions. Sale opens at 8am for Conservatory members.
Friday, January 15, 6–9pm
Enjoy an elegant evening at central Ohio's premier wedding venue. Meet select vendors representing the best of the wedding industry and view the Conservatory's unique spaces, including a new venue
! Indulge in exquisite cuisine, wine and a bubbly bar, enjoy live entertainment and designer fashions, and enter to win fabulous prizes.
$18 in advance, $22 at the door. Check back soon to purchase tickets online.