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October 2020

Fall Week

October 27 @ 10:00 am - November 1 @ 4:00 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

During the week leading up to Halloween, we will have several activities in the gardens to celebrate the season! Experience spectacular fall color Fall fairy house display Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt Children can check out a tree activity backpack through the Visitors Center Harvest marigolds in the family garden Ghost hunt in the ArBOOretum Spooky Plant self-guided tour Hike the Woodland Trails! 

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November 2020

Chi for Yew: Fall Chi with Daniel Lally and Amy Conner – Drop-in Class

November 5 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Connect to Fall through relaxed fluid movement and learn to help your “chi” flow in harmony with the changing seasons. Daniel and Amy bring a unique peace, joy and wisdom to this experience.  Sessions are introductory and stand-alone, and all levels of experience are welcome. Rain or shine on the covered Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion overlooking the Pollinator Meadow. Please join us for 3 dates: October 1, November 5, and December 3 (Winter Chi).   Pre-registration is not required for…

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Gardening in the Fall – Virtual Workshop

November 8 @ 10:30 am

Featuring amazing fall color, cool seed pods, and stunning bark! Join our Garden and Arboretum Manager, Sayde Heckman, on a virtual tour of the gardens at Yew Dell. You will learn how to garden for the fall and winter months through utilizing plants with amazing fall color, cool seed pods, stunning bark, and so much more! We will provide a link for the Zoom virtual session as the date gets closer.

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The Secret Life of Trees- Virtual Workshop

November 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Secret Life of Trees: New Findings from Science. Hear up-and-coming research about fascinating tree processes! Jacquelyn McGrail, Yew Dell longtime Volunteer, Master Gardener, and Landscape Design Consultant, shares up-and-coming research about fascinating tree processes, including how parent trees protect the offspring, (and offspring take care of the parents), the ways trees defend themselves from insect and mammal attackers, and tree connectivity by the “wood wide web.” Jacquelyn will also talk about Kentucky native trees, and selecting trees with high…

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Plant Walk Series: Cold Season Interest

November 20 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Our ever-popular Plant Walk is back in a new format! Join us for our reconfigured Plant Walk series! Each month, we’ll offer a unique topic presented live to a limited audience by our Horticultural Apprentices. For November, we’ll explore evergreens, fall color, and other unique plants to bring visual interest to your gardens. This program supports Yew Dell’s Apprentice Professional Development, and we thank you for your participation!

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Nov 27 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 27 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Nov 27 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 27 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Nov 28 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Nov 28 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 28 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Nov 29 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

November 29 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Nov 29 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

November 29 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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December 2020

Chi for Yew: Winter Chi with Daniel Lally and Amy Conner – Drop-in Class

December 3 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Rd
Crestwood, KY 40014 United States

Connect to Winter through relaxed fluid movement and learn to help your “chi” flow in harmony with the changing seasons. Daniel and Amy bring a unique peace, joy and wisdom to this experience.  Sessions are introductory and stand-alone, and all levels of experience are welcome. Rain or shine on the covered Mary F. Rounsavall Pavilion overlooking the Pollinator Meadow. Please join us for 3 dates: October 1, November 5, and December 3 (Winter Chi).   Pre-registration is not required for…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Dec 4, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Fri, Dec 4, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 4 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Wreath Making, Rebooted – Virtual Workshop

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Back by popular demand in a new format! Due to the popularity of our annual Wreath Making workshops, Nursery Manager, Jacob Stidham, is reconfiguring this year’s workshop to a virtual format. We’ll follow Jacob around Yew Dell’s gardens to learn how to scavenge greenery, pinecones, and other natural materials from your yard or garden. Next, he’ll demonstrate the at-home process of making a wreath with your found treasures. We will provide a link for the Zoom virtual session as the…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Dec 5, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sat, Dec 5, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 5 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Dec 6, 4:30pm Entry & 5:45pm Exit

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Yuletide at Yew Dell Timed Ticket – Sun, Dec 6, 6:15pm Entry & 7:30pm Exit

December 6 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Presented by Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company and T-Mobile Our holiday tradition continues! This year, we’ll have an enhanced light display with photo ops on the lighted path, our magical winter snow village with trains, tasty holiday refreshments, shopping opportunities, a take-home craft for kids, and Santa! For our 2020 season, we have planned our festive event with an eye to social distancing and safety. This year, we are scheduling timed tickets with a capacity of 150. To limit payment…

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Year-round Produce Gardening – Virtual Workshop

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn how to grow your own food! Cassidie Cartwright, one of Yew Dell’s Horticultural Apprentices, leads the discussion on how to grow your own food year round and right at home. Hear about the different methods of at-home gardening (such as raised beds and containers), what plants are good to grow in certain seasons and conditions, and other helpful tips for a family or individual looking to start their own food garden. We’ll include plenty of time for your questions!…

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Plant Walk Series: Barks and Buds

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old Lagrange Road, Crestwood, KY 40014
Crestwood, KY 40014 US

Our ever-popular Plant Walk is back in a new format! Join us for our reconfigured Plant Walk series! Each month, we’ll offer a unique topic presented live to a limited audience by our Horticultural Apprentices. For December, we’ll discuss how to identify trees when you don’t have leaves to depend on. This program supports Yew Dell’s Apprentice Professional Development, and we thank you for your participation!

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