Dr. Sujata Iyengar, UGA English professor and author of Shakespeare's Medical Language, teaches on flowers and plants collected or mentioned by Perdita (The Winter's Tale) and Ophelia (Hamlet). The Athens Area Master Gardener Association will host a reception before the talk.
Take a guided hike to see amazing fall wildflower and native grass sites.
Learn to recognize the most common fall-blooming wildflowers in the Georgia Piedmont.
Dress in your most dapper attire and join the Gentlemen's Ride to help raise money for prostate cancer research. This will be the first year it is held in Athens.
Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards.
Take a hike around the property in search of seasonal happenings. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera and binoculars.
Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk through the gardens. Look and listen for fall migrants. Bring binoculars if possible.
Join Wade, who has been working at the garden for 25 years, for a hike on the Orange Trail. RSVP.