Events

Lecture Series

Everyday Pruning I: Fall
Sat, Sept 6, 2014
9:30-11:00
$35/Member ($45/Non-Member)
Join Ben Fletcher and Andrea Sprott for a
comprehensive lecture/demonstration where
you'll learn the art of seasonal everyday
pruning. Space is limited!

 

All Blooming Spring!
Sat, Sept 20, 2014
9:30-11:00
$35/Member ($45/Non-Member)
Join Andrea Sprott for a fun workshop planting
bulbs in containers for successive spring
bloom. Plan to get your hands dirty and take
home a container filled with anticipation.


Calling All Birders!
Migratory Birds
Wed, Oct 1, 2014
9:30-11:00
$20/Member ($30/Non-Member)
Enjoy an outing in the Clarkson
Gardens learning all about our feathered
friends who are just passing through.


Everyday Pruning lI: Winter
Sat, Nov 15, 2014
9:30-11:00
$35/Member ($45/Non-Member)
Join Ben Fletcher and Andrea Sprott for a
comprehensive lecture/demonstration where
you'll learn the art of seasonal everyday
pruning. Space is limited!


Succulents & Suds
Tues. Jan 13, 2015
5:30-7:00
$20/Member ($30/Non-Member)
Start using your green thumb by learning to
grow a special variety of succulents. Sip local
suds and celebrate your new accessory in
style - at Wing Haven!


Calling All Birders!
Tues. Jan 27, 2015
5:30-7:00
$20/Member ($30/Non-Member)
Can you hear the songs of a bird's delight? Fly
by for a birding tour with one of Charlotte's
best known experts; we will travel far and wide
to some of our area's most popular places to
perch.


Eat Well, Be Well
with The Whole Tulip
Tues. Feb 3, 2015
9:30-11:00
$30/Member ($35/Non-Member)
Love yourself a little bit more with the help of
Charlotte's most-talked-about food and
nutrition specialists. Clean eating and holistic
cleansing is top-notch fun and something we
look forward to with every new season.


Everyday Pruning III: Spring
Sat. Feb 21, 2015
9:30-11:00
$35/Member ($45/Non-Member)
Join Ben Fletcher and Andrea Sprott for a
comprehensive lecture/demonstration where
you'll learn the art of seasonal everyday
pruning. Space is limited!


Making the Most of Small Spaces
Sat. Mar 7, 2015
9:30-11:00
$12/Member ($15/Non-Member)
An urban-dwellers guide to fun container
gardening. Come prepared to get your hands
dirty and leave with your own contained
creation.


Bloom Where You're Planted:
"Don't Fight Mother Nature"
Tues. Mar 17, 2015
9:30-11:00
$15/Member ($20/Non-Member)
New to Charlotte or the southeast? Not sure
what to plant in your yard? Join us to learn all
about plants best-suited to our climate and
soil.


Fundamentals of Landscape Design
Sat. Mar 21, 2015
10:00-12:00
$12/Member ($15/Non-Member)
Join us to learn the principles of designing
your own garden sanctuary.


Cooking with Herbs
Thurs. Apr 2, 2015
9:30-11:00 & 5:30-7:00
$12/Member ($15/Non-Member)
Cook your heart out with flavors from The
Garden and taste the sensation of simplicity
meets delectable. Come with an empty
stomach and enjoy treats from us to you!


Yoga & Well-Being
Tues. May 19, 2015
5:30-7:00
$20/Member ($30/Non-Member)
Enjoy yoga with Ellen Smith in the Clarkson
Garden followed by tips for healthy snacks pre
and post workout.

The garden offers many activities throughout the year for children and families.

 

Children's & Family Programs

 

Story-time in the Secret Garden
3rd Tuesdays starting Sept 23, 2014
10:00-11:00
FREE/Member ($5/Non-Member Family)

Meet in the Children's Garden every third
Tuesday from Sept 23, 2014 through May 19,
2015 for a story followed by an adventure
walk through the Clarkson Gardens.

 

Halloween at the Haven
"You bring the Tricksters, We'll show you the
Treats!"
Sat. Oct 25, 2014
10:00-12:00 & 2:00-4:00
$10/Member ($25/Non-Member Family up to 5)
We invite you to have a spooky Saturday in the
Clarkson Garden where we will play games,
hear ghost stories at our secret gathering spot
in the woods, and make goblin-friendly
cookies.

 

Children's Holiday Tree for Wildlife
"Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree"
Tues. Dec 9, 2014
3:30-5:00
$10/Member ($25/Non-Member Family up to 5)
Celebrate the season Wing Haven style and
help us carry on the Clarkson tradition. We will
read a story, create a holiday gift, and make
edible ornaments for wildlife.

 

Backyard Garden Workshop
"How does your Garden Grow?"
Sat. Mar 14, 2015
10:00-11:30
$10/Member ($25/Non-Member Family up to 5)
Learn how to create your own backyard garden
and grow veggies for the whole family.


Children's Easter
"Hop on Over to The Haven"
Sat. Mar 28, 2015
10:00-12:00
$10/Member ($25/Non-Member Family up to 5)
Hop on over for crafts, a naturalist egg hunt,
and family fun in the Garden. We're excited to
invite kids of all ages for a special morning at
Wing Haven where we'll celebrate the
happiness Easter brings in one of Charlotte's
most beautiful spaces.

 

Camp Wing Haven
Mon. Jun 15 - Thurs. Jun 18, 2015
9:00-12:00
$95/Member ($125/Non-Member)
Explore the wonders of Wing Haven through
stories and hands-on activities. Campers will
experience the garden critters, get their hands
dirty, and plant vegetables and flowers in the
children's garden.

 

Jr. Wing Haven Gardener Camp
Mon. Jun 22 - Thurs. Jun 25, 2015
9:00-12:00
$95/Member ($125/Non-Member)
Campers will enjoy being outdoors,
experiencing science, and caring for the
environment. Learn about gardening skills,
birding, and developing a garden as a wildlife
habitat through fun hands-on activities.

 

Special Events

 

the local harvest
Farm to Table Dinner

Sat. Oct 4, 2014
6:30 pm
Call the office at 704.331.0664 for your invitation.


Fall Plant Sale

Members' Day Thurs. Oct 16,2014
9:00-6:00
Open to Public Fri. Oct 17, 2014
9:00-6:00 & Sat.
Oct 18, 2014
9:00-4:00


Biking and Beer
Sat, Nov 8, 2014
2:00-5:00
$25/Member ($30/Non-Member)
Bring your bike, we've got beer! Enjoy a
leisurely ride through the Little Sugar Creek
Greenway and end up at Wing Haven Gardens
for local "Unknown" brew and eats.


Holiday Festival at Wing Haven
Thurs. Nov 20, 2014
10:00-12:00 & 5:30-7:30
$15/Member ($20/Non-Member)
Kick off the holiday season with plenty of
inspiration from your friends at Wing Haven.


Spring Plant Sale

Members' Day Thurs. Apr 9, 2015
9:00-6:00
Open to Public Fri. Apr 10, 2015
9:00-6:00 & Sat.
Apr 11, 2015
9:00-4:00

 

Wine Pull/Wine Tasting

Thurs. April 16, 6:00-8:30

$15/Member ($20/Non-Member)

Choose your number wisely! This event offers the oppertunity for a fabulous bottle of wine on a bare budget. Join us light edibles and flavorful wine in the gardens.


High Tea Birthday Celebration
Celebrating the Elizabeths' and Eddie's
Birthdays
Sun. May 3, 2015
4:00-6:00
$35/Adult, $20/age 10 & under
Make this a Mother's Day to remember! Join
us for a very special multi-generational high
tea in the Clarkson Garden.


Wing Haven Gardeners' Garden Tour
Sat. May 9, 2015
10:00-4:00
Sun. May 10, 2015
1:00-5:00
Tickets: $35
Join us Mother's Day weekend for our 21st year
celebrating Charlotte's finest gardeners'
gardens.