Texas Botanical Gardens & Native American Interpretive Center

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Archaeology in Mills and Surrounding Counties

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

A multi-layered and hands-on presentation, Archaeology in Mills and Surrounding Counties will be presented by the Texas Archaeological Society (TAS) Steward for Mills County, Del Barnett and several TAS archaeologists. At the presentation, attendees will witness a flint knapping demonstration, hear about the artifacts and exciting new discoveries in Mills, Lampasas, and San Saba counties,Read More

Free

Texas Archeological Society’s Archeology 101 Academy

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, United States

At this event, Dr. Jon Lohse of the Texas Archeological Society will present an introduction to archeology, identifying sites, and hands-on training with the assistance of Chris Meis and Jimmy Barrera. Participants will also be involved in an actual, active archeological dig!  Starting Friday evening March 24, 2023, and continuing all day on Saturday, MarchRead More

$140

Ladies Meet and Greet

Texas Botanical Gardens 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, United States

At this monthly event in the beautiful setting of the ever-changing Texas Botanical Gardens, there is always coffee, fresh baked goods, and good conversation. Come meet new people and get involved in our community! Even though the title is "Ladies Meet and Greet," menfolk are welcome, too. No registration is required.

Free

Waking Up with Wildflowers

Texas Botanical Gardens and Native American Interpretive Center 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Enjoy locally made coffee and treats, provided by pecans.com, while experiencing our second annual wildflower stroll through the gardens. Take advantage of this opportunity to learn about native plants and socialize with friends in a beautiful setting. The event is perfect for wildflower and coffee enthusiasts alike.

$5

Dark Skies

Gathering Place 1014 2nd Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Beth Griess will be presenting an educational program on bird migrations and the importance of dark skies. She will explain how birds do most of their migrating at night, using the moon and stars as guides, and the importance of lessening nightly light pollution during these times.

$5

Native Pollinators and Monarch Conservation

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Dr. Adam Mitchel, Assistant Professor of Entomology at Tarleton State University, will be delivering a talk and hands-on demonstrations and identifications of our native pollinators and their required habitats, including a walking talk through the Botanical Gardens. Dr. Mitchel's graduate degree is in Fish & Wildlife Management, and his doctorate is in Entomology & WildlifeRead More

$5

Splash & Play Day at Texas Botanical Gardens

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Children from toddlers through 5th graders are invited to come to the Botanical Gardens and play in the sprinklers while we irrigate. There will also be small kiddie pools for the "Littles", a Slip 'N Slide, water guns and snacks. Bring your lunch and eat at the picnic tables afterward. Be sure to bring sunscreenRead More

Free

Tree Care Presentation at Texas Botanical Gardens

Texas Botanical Gardens at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher Street, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

In partnership with the Mills County Extension Office, Tom Guthrie, Agri-Life Extension Agent, Alison Baylis, Regional Urban Ecologist, Urban and Community Forestry out of Austin, and Robert Hawthorne, Staff Forester from Hamilton, will be presenting talking about general tree care, what type of trees are good for this area, and giving an update on OakRead More

$10 – $15

Moonshiner’s Delight

Goldthwaite Pavilion at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher St, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

This will be the most fun you've ever had at a fundraiser! Dress in your best 1920s attire, and start at the Historical Museum, admire the 20's era displays, and get your photo taken at the old bank teller window. Wait! Are you robbing that bank? Now, you'll be whisked away to the Mills CountyRead More

$30

BeeKeeping Panel Discussion

Kawi Kahni 1014 2nd Street, Goldthwaite, United States

A panel of beekeepers will give a short talk on their operations, big and small, and answer questions from the audience. If anyone is curious about starting a hive, maintaining a group of hives, or anything else about beekeeping, this is the workshop for you! This panel can give advice and resource information to keepRead More

$5

Landscape Design

Goldthwaite Pavilion at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher St, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Sherie Clarkson, Master Gardener with specialized training in Landscape Design, will be presenting the basic principles of design and proportion emphasizing EarthKind strategies for water conservation, and aesthetics using EarthKind and Texas Super Star plants. Addressed will be hardscapes, softscapes and lawns.

Free – $5

Mardi Gras Hoopla 2024!

Goldthwaite Pavilion at Legacy Plaza 1219 Fisher St, Goldthwaite, TX, United States

Come celebrate Mardi Gras with Texas Botanical Gardens & Native American Interpretive Center, Inc. at Goldthwaite Pavilion! Get your krewe together, plan your table decorations, and dress for the occasion! We will be celebrating the season with Cajun food, music, and fun. The Real New Orleans Style Restaurant from Marble Falls, TX, will cater heartyRead More

$35
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