Upcoming Events

Youth & Family
2013 Butterfly Blizzard

from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Come in from the cold to experience a different kind of blizzard – a butterfly blizzard in Reiman Gardens’ Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to release your very own butterfly in this tropical, indoor garden.

Participants must preregister for this event. Preregistration and prepayment by Thursday before is required. Registration does not include admission.

$5.00 for one butterfly.
$8.00 for two butterflies .
$12.00 for three and $3 for each additional butterfly.

Participants may arrive before general Garden hours from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. to release a butterfly in the Butterfly Wing. A youth activity station will be set up for additional fun and all are encouraged to stay and enjoy the holiday show in Reiman Gardens’ Conservatory.

Register online here.

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Youth & Family
2013 Iowa State University Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sales

Reiman Gardens’ Maintenance Building Parking Lot

Saturday, November 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 6 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Support the Iowa State University Forestry Club by purchasing your Christmas tree through them. Proceeds go towards club activities and student development.

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Youth & Family
2013 Iowa State University Horticulture Club Poinsettia Sale

From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
in the Reiman Gardens’ Exhibit Hallway

Support the Iowa State University Horticulture Club by purchasing your holiday poinsettias through them. Proceeds go towards club activities and student development.

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Youth & Family
2013 Wreath Making Workshop

at 9:00 a.m.

Learn how to assemble a holiday wreath with Reiman Gardens' staff. They will guide you through the steps to use evergreens, specialty greens and other materials to create your own seasonal decoration for your home – all for the price buying one in the store!

Preregistration with payment is required by Wednesday, December 4. Cost is $32 for members, $40 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price. Click here to register online.

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Youth & Family
2013 Iowa State University Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sales

Reiman Gardens’ Maintenance Building Parking Lot

Saturday, November 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 6 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Support the Iowa State University Forestry Club by purchasing your Christmas tree through them. Proceeds go towards club activities and student development.

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December 2013 Floral Design Series

at 6:30 p.m.

Centerpieces - Centerpieces are wonderful additions to dining room tables and can be as much a part of the dining experience as the food. With the holidays just around the corner these centerpieces will feature beautiful holiday themed colors and evergreens.Learn the basics of floral design while creating beautiful arrangements to take home. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.

Click here to sign up. Cost is $32 for members, $40 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.
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Youth & Family
2013 Extended Hours: See the Holiday Lights at Night

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the holiday display, Our Holiday Heritage. This is your chance to see the holiday lights and decoration illuminated against a night sky. Thursdays include December 5, December 12, and December 19. Admission after 4:30 p.m. is free to visit the holiday display and the Gift Shop. The Butterfly Wing still closes at 4:30 p.m.

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Youth & Family
2013 Gift Shop: Stocking Stuffer Night

from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Visit the Gift Shop to finish your holiday shopping. Shop for unique items for gifts and stocking stuffers. Everyone who attends will receive a discount and get plenty of help from our inspired Gift Shop staff. Refreshments will be served. It is always free to visit the Gift Shop.

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Gardening & Insects
December 2013 Brown Bag Lecture

at 12:00 p.m.

“Backyard Farming” presented by Elizabeth Nelson, Avid Gardener and Backyard Farmer

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.
Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public. No preregistration required.

 

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Youth & Family
2013 Iowa State University Forestry Club Christmas Tree Sales

Reiman Gardens’ Maintenance Building Parking Lot

Saturday, November 30 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 1 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 6 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday, December 13 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Support the Iowa State University Forestry Club by purchasing your Christmas tree through them. Proceeds go towards club activities and student development.

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