Friday, July 18, 2014

Pond Peering! *Still a few spaces left*

Monday, July 21  1-4pm
Pond Peering at Pegg- Pull on your rubber boots and head out to the pond! We’ll dip into the water to see who is living there.  Learn about some amazing plants that keep our wetlands healthy. AND become a Predacious Diving Beetle.  Come dressed for the weather.
7years +
Snack & drink provided

Outdoor Jamboree

George Pegg Botanic Garden
Outdoor Jamboree
Sunday, July 27 11am-3pm

$5.00 admission - Refreshments and food for sale - Entertainment
all day - Classic country music + old time rock & roll
Join us rain or shine! Sheltered location for any weather
Band: Just Us with Walter Dauble & Henri Therrien
Horticulture Hot Topic: Beneficial Backyard Bugs
Children’s Craft Project: Make a treasure book with Garden memories!

Free admission for entertainers, please sign-in on arrival

For more information: 780-203-0331

2.5km N of Glenevis junction, off Hwy 43. Watch for the signs

Wet Felted Vessels Workshop

Wet Felted Vessels Workshop
Sunday, August 24
Wet Felted Vessels
With Lonna Cunningham
$25.00 registration, includes all materials

Create felted vessels that can be used as decorative cache pots, yarn bowls, or catch-alls. 

Lonna is a local author and fibre artist who discovered the magic of wool and works with it in all sorts of ways: spinning, knitting, weaving, and felting.

George Pegg Botanic Garden 780-203-0331 to pre-register

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Photos from Art in the Garden & Our Thanks

Artist Maria Sieben painting at the event
Art in the Garden 2014 - Success!
Our 2nd annual Art in the Garden Show & Sale last weekend was a huge success! With lots of work and glorious weather we had a spectacular day of outdoor fun with a great turnout!

Here's a huge thank you to the ladies who organized the event: Lorraine Taylor, Carol Wagner and Hilde Keller

Thank you to all of the artists & vendors who joined us at the Garden. It was a pleasure to meet you all and to enjoy your lovely creations in such a beautiful setting! We would love to have you back - it's not too early to RSVP for next year!

Thank you to everyone who came to the Art in the Garden event! We hope you had a great time and are so grateful for your continuing support of the Garden. We welcome your feedback, please email your comments to with "Art Show Feedback" in the subject line

Photos from the event are available to view & download here:

Lorraine Taylor, Carol Wagner & Hilde Keller

Friday, June 13, 2014

Event this Sunday: Art in the Garden! *All Weather Event*

Art in the Garden
Father's Day Family Event
Sunday June 15th, 11am-4pm
George Pegg Botanic Garden

Just a quick reminder that you won't want to miss our 2nd Annual Art in the Garden event! This Sunday from 11-4pm,  dress for the weather and join us rain or shine!
- Sheltered area to enjoy the musicians - 5 hours of live music entertainment!
- A huge number of artists demonstrating their crafts and talents
- Art on display and for sale
- Concessions on site- JT’s Food Truck, Lil Jimmy’s Italian Ices, popcorn stand plus a beer and wine bar (come prepared - no cash machine on site)
- 2 chances to win! $25.00 voucher for Art Show & Sale. Enter twice by answering our visitor survey and voting for the Youth Art Competition
- 1st name drawn at 1:30pm for $25.00 to spend at any artist booth. 2nd name drawn at 3pm for 1 piece donated by a participating artist
- Art project for children
- Fun for the whole family! We have accessible washrooms

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Father's Day Art in the Garden Celebration

Art in the Garden 
Father's Day Family Event
Sunday June 15th, 11am-4pm
George Pegg Botanic Garden

The return of our popular outdoor art celebration! Join us on Father's Day for a spectacular outdoor Art Show & Sale. 

Artist demonstrations, live music performances all day, young artists display, art for children, concession, and of course, a lovely historic garden to explore! Bring your whole family! 

Admission by donation. Art for sale. Accessible washrooms. Sorry, there is no cash machine on site.

Questions? Contact the Garden 780-203-0331

Garden Workbee

Workbee: Work and Learn 
June 7th, 9am to noonGeorge Pegg Botanic Garden
Join members of the Magnolia Joy of Gardening Club to get the Garden ready for a season of events! Make friends and pick up helpful tips on all things gardening related. Questions? Contact the Garden 780-203-0331