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All-European Show and Shine
Easter Brunch
Easter Extravaganza
Ghoulish Garden Adventure
Girls' Day: Japanese Doll Exhibit
Holiday Poinsettia Show
Japanese Ambience Festival
Leashes at Lauritzen
Mothers Day Brunch
National Poinsettia Day
Omaha Gives!
Orchid Show and Sale
Railroad Days
Sandhill Crane Migration Trip
Tempo of Twilight
TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration
Valentine's Day Dinner
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Events and Exhibits

September through December
  
Program and Events Guide
Download the latest Program and Events Guide to get the dirt on all upcoming educational classes, workshops, and programs at Lauritzen Gardens.

Tuesday mornings through October
  
Walking Club
Early access Walking Club for MEMBERS ONLY - Tuesday mornings at 9 a.m.

November 21, 2020 through January 5, 2021
  
Merry and Bright - Holiday Poinsettia Show
It's been said that "There's no place like home for the holidays", and the living room is certainly the heart of the home. This holiday season, we invite you to step into our living room, as the floral display hall is transformed into a comfy, cozy space that is full of joy, cheer, and of course, plants.

Saturday, December 12, 2020
  
National Poinsettia Day
Celebrate this national holiday, commemorating this gorgeous holiday plant, while visiting the poinsettia show. The first 100 households receive a free poinsettia.

2021 date TBD
  
Valentine's Day Dinner

2021 dates TBD
  
Girls' Day: Japanese Doll Exhibit
In honor of the Japanese celebration of Hinamatsuri, also called Doll’s Day or Girls’ Day, discover a vast set of ornamental Imperial dolls, or hina-ningyo, representing the Emperor, Empress, attendants and musicians in traditional court dress of the Heian period (A.D. 794 - 1185) on display.

2021 dates TBD
  
Sandhill Crane Migration Bus Tour
DUE TO THE CLOSURE OF ROWE SANCTUARY, THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELED. To be placed on a wait list, contact Shelby at (402) 346-4002, ext. 263. Journey along the Platte River Valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes in their majestic migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature’s treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities.

2021 dates TBD
  
Greater Omaha Orchid Society's Orchid Show and Sale
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Don't miss the 2020 Greater Omaha Orchid Society’s 33rd Annual Orchid Show and Sale. Visitors will get the opportunity to see and prime specimens of these exotic plants up close and purchase a plant of their own.

2021 date TBD
  
Easter Extravaganza
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Don't miss this afternoon of fun with crafts, egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny!

2021 date TBD
  
Easter Brunch
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. An annual tradition for many area families, enjoy a fabulous Easter brunch at the garden.

2021 date TBD
  
TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Don't miss a TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration- a fun day dedicated to trees. Enjoy a variety of tree-themed educational activities designed for families to learn about a variety of tree topics. The first 100 households will receive a FREE tree seedling. Children who dress like a tree get in free.

2021 dates TBD
  
Ikebana Exhibition
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. This Ikebana exhibition features arrangements from both classical and contemporary schools of Ikebana. Members of Ikebana International Omaha #60 will be present during show hours to meet guests and answer questions about the art of Ikebana.

2021 dates TBD
  
Bonsai Exhibition
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Members of the Nebraska Bonsai Society will share their passion for the art of styling trees and help you better understand both the art and the science of bonsai in Nebraska.

2021 dates TBD
  
Leashes at Lauritzen
The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together.

2021 date TBD
  
Mother's Day Brunch
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Treat the special women in your life with a day of delicious food, botanical beauty and family togetherness.

2021 date TBD
  
Omaha Gives!
A community-wide event to show off Omaha's spirit of giving, raise awareness about local nonprofits and celebrate the collective effort it takes to make this city great. Anyone can participate and ANY AMOUNT MAKES A DIFFERENCE.

2021 dates TBD
  
Tempo of Twilight Outdoor Concert Series
The 2020 concert season has been cancelled. We look forward to sharing a harmonious blend of music and nature with you in 2021. This outdoor concert series brings a spectacular lineup of local entertainment to the garden for a harmonious blend of music and nature.

2021 dates TBD
  
Patriotic Perches
A collection of 51 handcrafted birdhouses that combines art, geography, horticulture and birding to educate visitors about state birds and flowers and how to attract wildlife to their garden space.

2021 dates TBD
  
Railroad Days
Celebrate all things train and track while visiting the model railroad garden.

2021 date TBD
  
All-European Show and Shine
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN 2020. See fine European cars and motorcycles staged against a lush background.

September 9-12, 2021
  
Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show
The 2020 Lauritzen Gardens Antiques Show has been canceled. We are grateful for the community's support in the past, present, and in all the shows to come. The 2021 show will be held September 9-12 to benefit Lauritzen Gardens.

2021 dates TBD
  
Japanese Ambience Festival
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED IN 2020. For an entire weekend, the garden grounds are alive with merriment as guests celebrate the joys of autumn and experience the Japanese culture first-hand.

2021 dates TBD
  
Ghoulish Garden Adventure
Dress in costume and trick-or-treat through the garden at various Halloween activity stations.
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