Scavenger Hunt for the Whole Family!
May 28 through September 5
Calling All Expert Gnome
Thirty-six garden gnomes have broken loose,
gone rogue, and taken up residency in the garden this summer. Together,
they have a long list of misdeeds against the garden and its guests, and the
department of gnomeland security needs your help to find them.
While you explore the trails, see
how many of our roaming gnomes you can find hidden throughout the
garden and receive a special reward from the department of gnomeland
Choose Your Gnome Adventure…
There are three hunts to choose from with 12 gnomes
hunt is indoors and 2 are outdoors. Try one or try them all!
Easy- Marjorie K. Daugherty
Medium- Arboretum and Oberman
Bird Sanctuary (say hi to Gnorman while you're there!)
Hard- Founders' Garden and
the conservation discovery garden
Special thanks go to artists Greg Macdonald and Mell
Smith, Diane Mattern, and
Matthew Shrader for creating our collection of original
While you're here, visit the Gnome
Hang out on the festival
garden patio and play an assortment of family-friendly games.
Included with paid garden
admission ($15 +tax ages 13 and up, $10 +tax ages 3-12, free for children under
2) and free for garden members. Not a member? Become a garden
gnomie and join
Presented by Deb and Bill Dinsmoor
Adopt-A-Gnome and help support our summer-long scavenger
The Great Gnome Escape, designed
to provide family fun and education through art and nature. Your
$250 sponsorship will help us maintain our 100 acres of natural
beauty and provide numerous life-enriching programs and events for visitors of
Meet the gnomes!
Make a donation and Adopt-A-Gnome