WPB’s Mounts Botanical Garden to Host 4 Fun & Informative Events for the Whole Family in Nov & Dec

The Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden, Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest public garden, will be hosting four fun and horticulturally informative public events for people of all ages during November and December 2012.

  • More than a Fall Plant Sale
    November 3 & 4 throughout the Garden
    FREE for members, $10 for non-members
    This annual plant sale features more than 80 vendors from all over the state showcasing an amazing assortment of quality plants and goods. Come early and enjoy a rare opportunity to learn about the plants that grow in South Florida and to speak directly with the growers.
  • Stories in the Garden / Birds  
    November 9, 10am – 11am at Mounts Pavilion
    FREE for both members and non-members
    Co-hosted by the Palm Beach County Library Services and the Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden, this free program is targeted for children, ages 2 to 6, and includes interactive stories and songs followed by an activity in the Garden. This event is perfect for young nature lovers and their guardians. Rain or shine. Reservations required at 561.233.1757.
  • Holiday Evening Stroll
    December 1st, 5 to 9 p.m., throughout the Garden
    $10 per person
    Come to Mounts for an out of the ordinary, romantic and enchanted evening that will set a delightful tone for the entire holiday season. As the sun sets, palm silhouettes and reflections on the lake help create a dreamy seasonal mood. Candle lit pathways will guide visitors towards evening fragrances of exotic flowers, as they sip and stroll while enjoying beautiful views, live jazz and special lighting effects. Gourmet food trucks, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Bring a blanket or chair for a romantic picnic under the stars. Browse the featured vendors to purchase gorgeous seasonal delights. This event is accessible to people with disabilities.
  • Stories in the Garden / Trees
    December 14th, 10 to 11 a.m. at Mounts Pavilion
    FREE for both members and non-members
    Co-hosted by the Palm Beach County Library Services and the Friends of Mounts Botanical Garden, this free program is targeted for children, ages 2 to 6, and includes interactive stories and songs followed by an activity in the Garden. This event is perfect for young nature lovers and their guardians. Rain or shine. Reservations required at 561.233.1757.

For advance registration for any of these special events at Mounts Botanical Garden, please call 561.233.1757. Located at 531 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach, Mounts Botanical Garden is open Monday-Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The suggested donation for entry to the Garden is $5 per person.