Upcoming Events for Adult

Maker Mocktails: Cornhusk Wreath with Salted Lemon-Ginger Spritzer

Wednesday, November 16, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Are you crafty ? Do you like to sip fun drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails! This November, learn how to make a non-alcoholic Salted Lemon-Ginger Spritzer with Reiman Gardens’ staff in this after hours program and then take the recipe home so you can make it a true cocktail with your own alcohol. Then we will wrap up the night by creating a beautiful cornhusk wreath, to better celebrate Thanksgiving with!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, November 14.

$20 Members
$30 General Public
$15 ISU Students & RG Volunteers

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Nature at Noon – A Forever Home

Thursday, November 10, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: “home.” Hear about Sandi’s 15 year tenure as director the affiliate and how she has worked to complete over 65 homes. Bring your lunch and attend each month to experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals connected to this year’s theme “Home.”

No preregistration required.

FREE for Members, ISU Students
Free with Admission for General Public

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Fall Plant Walk: Autumn Color in the Gardens

Friday, October 21, 10:00 – 10:45 AM

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself – join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens’ Plant Collections Curator, for a seasonal walking tour to see the wonderful range of plants with spectacular autumn color.

Preregistration with prepayment two days in advance is encouraged. Walk occurs rain or shine!

$5 Members, ISU Students
$17 General Public
FREE for RG Tour Docents

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Maker Mocktails: Pumpkin Candles with Reiman Cocktail

Wednesday, October 19, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Are you crafty? Do you like to sip fun drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails! This October, learn how to make a non-alcoholic special Reiman Cocktail with Reiman Gardens’ staff in this after hours program and then take the recipe home so you can make it a true cocktail with your own alcohol. Then we will wrap up the night by creating a REAL pumpkin candle!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, October 17.

$20 Members
$30 General Public
$15 ISU Students & RG Volunteers

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Nature at Noon – Homecoming

Thursday, October 13, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Homecoming is the special tradition of welcoming former students and other members of the Iowa State community back to Iowa State University. Celebrate homecoming with Reiman Gardens by hearing from the Alumni Association about what homecoming is and why it matters. Bring your lunch and attend each month to experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals connected to this year’s theme “Home.”

No preregistration required.

FREE for Members, ISU Students
Free with Admission for General Public

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Floral Design: Spooky Arrangements

Tuesday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Use seasonal flowers cut fresh from the Gardens in a spooky Halloween-inspired tabletop arrangement. This month’s design features a low container with floral foam, and a few festive surprises.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, October 16.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Microwave-Dyed Silk Scarf Workshop

Friday, October 7, 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Create your very own one-of-a-kind silk scarf with artist and educator Sara Merritt. Learn super simple dyeing techniques using citric acid and powder acid dyes to create your own scarf in this fun hands-on workshop. We will then steam-set the color in the microwave, and you’ll go home with a finished work of wearable art!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Wednesday, October 5. Limited spots available.

$24 Members, ISU Students
$32 General Public

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Dorm Plant Basics: Mealybugs, Wilting, and Other Scares, Oh My!

Thursday, September 22, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Is your dorm dreadful? Is your apartment appalling? Do you need some life in your small space? This class will focus on how to deal with common houseplant scares such as mealybugs, spider mites, root rot, and wilting.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, September 20.

$15 Members, ISU Students
$30 General Public

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Maker Mocktails: Twine Pumpkins with Peach Melba Cooler

Wednesday, September 21, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Are you a crafty person? Do you like to sip fun and fruity drinks? Well come to Reiman Gardens to enjoy Maker Mocktails! This September, learn how to make a non-alcoholic Peach Melba Cooler with Reiman Gardens’ staff in this after hours program and then take the recipe home so you can make it a true cocktail with your own alcohol. Then we will wrap up the night by twisting up some twine pumpkins, the best way to welcome in fall!

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, September 19.

$20 Members
$30 General Public
$15 ISU Students & RG Volunteers

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Floral Design: Dried Floral Wreaths

Tuesday, September 20, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Arrange seasonal flowers and greenery cut fresh from the Gardens along a willow wreath to add to your home décor. Flowers featured will dry beautifully and last for months.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, September 18.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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