CALENDAR

Some events are subject to change and availability. Please call ahead to confirm details and interest 252.473.3234.

Big Fall Plant Sale

Sep 30 - Sep 30 2020, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Butterfly Release

Sep 30 - Sep 30 2020, 10:00 AM TO 10:00 AM

September 16, 23 and 30 October 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Butterfly Release

$17 per person (all ages) Price includes admission to The Elizabethan Gardens. Tickets must be purchased online by Sunday prior to event.

An exclusive opportunity – requires 4-day advance ticket reservations. Join us for an up-close chance to experience these beautiful creatures as they take their first flight inside our John White Butterfly Center. Limited to 25 guests. Tickets must be purchased online only for this limited event. Our staff will share with you more about butterflies and our center in the program. Program includes a keepsake Butterfly Keeper certificate and a handheld butterfly feeder­­­. This is a wonderful experience for the whole family.

(NOTE: as of June 21, 2020 Dare County mandated “face coverings be worn in both indoor and outdoor public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.”)

Big Fall Plant Sale

Oct 1 - Oct 1 2020, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Big Fall Plant Sale

Oct 2 - Oct 2 2020, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Big Fall Plant Sale

Oct 3 - Oct 3 2020, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Seed Savings Workshop

Oct 3 - Oct 3 2020, 10:00 AM TO 11:30 AM


Discover how and why to save and grow seeds, from oaks to tomatoes. Saving seeds is as old as time and we need to keep viable seed stock more than ever. Learn the best way to choose, clean, and store worthwhile annuals and how to save and propagate seeds from your favorite trees, shrubs, and perennials! For more information, call 252-473-3234.

FREE for members. STANDARD admission for non-members.

Big Fall Plant Sale

Oct 4 - Oct 4 2020, 9:00 AM TO 2:00 PM


Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Butterfly Release

Oct 7 - Oct 7 2020, 10:00 AM TO 10:00 AM

September 16, 23 and 30 October 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Butterfly Release

$17 per person (all ages) Price includes admission to The Elizabethan Gardens. Tickets must be purchased online by Sunday prior to event.

An exclusive opportunity – requires 4-day advance ticket reservations. Join us for an up-close chance to experience these beautiful creatures as they take their first flight inside our John White Butterfly Center. Limited to 25 guests. Tickets must be purchased online only for this limited event. Our staff will share with you more about butterflies and our center in the program. Program includes a keepsake Butterfly Keeper certificate and a handheld butterfly feeder­­­. This is a wonderful experience for the whole family.

(NOTE: as of June 21, 2020 Dare County mandated “face coverings be worn in both indoor and outdoor public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.”)

Seed Savings Workshop

Oct 10 - Oct 10 2020, 10:00 AM TO 11:30 AM


Discover how and why to save and grow seeds, from oaks to tomatoes. Saving seeds is as old as time and we need to keep viable seed stock more than ever. Learn the best way to choose, clean, and store worthwhile annuals and how to save and propagate seeds from your favorite trees, shrubs, and perennials! For more information, call 252-473-3234.

FREE for members. STANDARD admission for non-members.

Fall Transition Workshop

Oct 10 - Oct 10 2020, 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM



FREE for members, $15 for not-yet members.

Fall Transition

October is our fall shoulder month, the perfect time to phase out any remaining summer annuals, and prepare the beds for cooler weather annuals. Join us at the Elizabethan Gardens for a celebration of fall workshop. There will be a discussion of how to phase out spent annuals, soil amendments, and fall annual planting schemes. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

 

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 11 - Oct 11 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 12 - Oct 12 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Christmas Cactus Workshop

Oct 12 - Oct 12 2020, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM


$20 for members. $35 for not-yet members.

Christmas Cactus Workshop

Most Christmas cactus are native to Central, and South America. They are very long-lived plants that are easy to grow, propagate, and flower year after year. Join us for tips on successfully growing and flowering Christmas cactus. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

 

 

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 13 - Oct 13 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 14 - Oct 14 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Butterfly Release

Oct 14 - Oct 14 2020, 10:00 AM TO 10:00 AM

September 16, 23 and 30 October 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Butterfly Release

$17 per person (all ages) Price includes admission to The Elizabethan Gardens. Tickets must be purchased online by Sunday prior to event.

An exclusive opportunity – requires 4-day advance ticket reservations. Join us for an up-close chance to experience these beautiful creatures as they take their first flight inside our John White Butterfly Center. Limited to 25 guests. Tickets must be purchased online only for this limited event. Our staff will share with you more about butterflies and our center in the program. Program includes a keepsake Butterfly Keeper certificate and a handheld butterfly feeder­­­. This is a wonderful experience for the whole family.

(NOTE: as of June 21, 2020 Dare County mandated “face coverings be worn in both indoor and outdoor public spaces where social distancing cannot be maintained.”)

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 15 - Oct 15 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 16 - Oct 16 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Children’s Items Discount Sale

Oct 17 - Oct 17 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

Royal Exchange Gift Shop sale 20% off Children’s Merchandise (excludes puppets). For info or details call 252-473-3232.

Fall Plant Sale

Oct 19 - Oct 19 2020, 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM

25% off all items grown for the fall. Get a head start on next year’s garden by planting what we have grown for fall interest.

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The Elizabethan Gardens is located adjacent to The Lost Colony's Waterside Theatre and Fort Raleigh National Historic Park on Roanoke Island nestled near North Carolina's Outer Banks. The gardens are open year-round, seven days a week except certain holidays.

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