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Mission Monarch: Project Milkweed
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Macro Photography 2-day Workshop-Cancelled
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

5:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Monarch Tag & Release 2014
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Guided Walking Tour
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Paper Making Workshop - Autumn Leaves & Grasses- Sold Out
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Night Sounds Walking Tour
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk VA

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Polar Express – 5:45 pm (Session #2) – SOLD OUT

Date and Time:
Date(s) - Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
5:45 PM - 6:45 PM
Toy soldier in lights at Garden of Lights

This session is sold out.

Warm up with cookies and hot chocolate while you listen to a reading of the Polar Express, then take a tram ride through the Dominion Garden of Lights Holiday display.  This event has become a tradition for many families, so book early before it sells out!

Registration is $10 per person/$8 for NBG Members.   Infants under 2 are free if riding on the lap of an adult.

NBG Member Registration Opens September 16th

NON-Member Registration Opens October 1st

How to Register

By Phone: Due to the high volume of calls your registration will be taken through voice mail only.   For phone registrations, please follow the following steps:

  • Call 441-5830 x 338.
  • Listen closely to the voicemail message for updates.
  • Leave your name, member number, telephone number and dates/times you would like to attend a program.
  • Education staff will register guests in the order that messages are received. Your registration will be confirmed with a return telephone call for payment.
  • If you are not currently a member visit our Become a Member page.

For a listing of other holiday classes and events for your family please visit our  Calendar of Events.


Norfolk Botanical Garden



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