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This Month at Longwood

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  1. Summer Spectacular
  2. Taj Mahal Trio and Bettye LaVette
  3. Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience
  4. Live Music in the Beer Garden
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Calendar Key
  • Orchid Extravaganza
  • Spring Blooms
  • Summer Spectacular
  • Autumn's Colors
  • A Longwood Christmas
  • Wednesday, August 24

  • Thursday, August 25

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

      Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

      • 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

      Meadow History Highlights

      Enjoy a walk with a guide and learn about the transitions from forest, field, and farm to beautiful Meadow Garden.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Live Music in the Beer Garden

      Join us on Thursday evenings during Nightscape for live music under the stars. Nightscape ticket or Member reservation required.

      • 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

      Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

  • Friday, August 26

  • Saturday, August 27

      • 8:30 am to 12:30 pm

      Garden Modeling with SketchUp

      Two-session course. For beginning designers who'd like to take their graphic communications to the next level.

      • 9:00 am to 10:30 am

      Beginner Bird Hikes

      Join our experienced volunteers as they introduce you to bird watching on an easy hike through the Meadow Garden.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

      Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Conservatory Story Insider Tour

      Explore the heritage and history of the Performing Arts spaces nestled within the horticultural beauty of the Conservatory.

      • 1:00 pm

      Conservatory Highlights

      Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

      • 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

      Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

  • Sunday, August 28

      • 9:00 am to 11:30 am

      Meadow Birding Hikes

      Join our experienced birding volunteers as they lead you through the Meadow Garden in search of our resident and migratory bird species.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

      • 11:30 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Italian Water Garden Insider Tour

      Go on an exclusive tour of our Italian Water Garden with our expert guides.

      • 1:00 pm

      Peirce's Woods Highlights

      Learn about our heritage trees and native plantings with an expert tour guide on a stroll through our historic east gardens.

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Fearless Watercolor

      Six session course. Relax, paint, laugh, and learn in this fun class open to all skill levels.