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  • Sunday, July 29

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

  • Monday, July 30

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Summer Camp: Capture It!

      Capture the magnificence of Longwood and build your personal portfolio. For youth 11–15.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

      Student Exhibition Garden Talk

      Hear Professional Gardener students discuss their designs and visions for these unique gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, July 31

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Summer Camp: Capture It!

      Capture the magnificence of Longwood and build your personal portfolio. For youth 11–15.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

  • Wednesday, August 01

      • 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

      Summer Camp: Capture It!

      Capture the magnificence of Longwood and build your personal portfolio. For youth 11–15.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies Talk

      Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, August 02

  • Friday, August 03

  • Saturday, August 04

  • Sunday, August 05

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 2:00 pm

      Doug Gefvert Performance

      Doug Gefvert is the carillonneur of the Washington Memorial National Carillon.

  • Monday, August 06

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

      Student Exhibition Garden Talk

      Hear Professional Gardener students discuss their designs and visions for these unique gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, August 07

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

  • Wednesday, August 08

      • 10:00 am

      Educator Appreciation Day Workshop

      Join us for a free workshop filled with learning, exploring, and networking!

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies Talk

      Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, August 09

  • Friday, August 10

  • Saturday, August 11

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 Wildflower Walk

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

  • Sunday, August 12

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

      Flowing Water Documentary

      This film traces the history of our Main Fountain Garden and takes you behind the scenes throughout its revitalization.

  • Monday, August 13

  • Tuesday, August 14

      • 9:00 am

      2018-2019 Performance Series Pre-Sale

      Gardens Preferred & Gardens Premium Members can purchase tickets before the general public.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Sun Perennials Class

      Six session course. Learn all about new and unique perennials that are suitable for growing in a sun garden.

      • 7:30 pm

      Ladysmith Black Mambazo Performance

      This South African group expresses peace, love, and harmony while showcasing the vocal style made famous on Paul Simon's Graceland.

  • Wednesday, August 15

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      American Birding Association Monthly Bird Hikes

      Search our Meadow Garden for species that call the area home. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 10:30 am to 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies Talk

      Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, August 16

  • Friday, August 17

  • Saturday, August 18

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 Wildflower Walk

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm
      • 7:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Live Music in the Beer Garden

      Join us for live music under the stars.

      • 7:30 pm

      Kennett Symphony Performance Summer

      Under the direction of Michael Hall, the Kennett Symphony performs a Shakespearean fairy land program of magic and mystery.

      • 9:15 pm

      Illuminated Fountain Performances

      Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

  • Sunday, August 19

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 Wildflower Walk

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 2:00 pm

      Thomas Gurin Performance

      Carillonneur and composer Thomas Gurin chairs the Yale University Guild of Carilloneurs.

      • 7:30 pm

      Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Performance

      Viral pop sensation Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox expertly reworks contemporary hits into vintage genres.

  • Monday, August 20

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, August 21

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 7:30 pm

      Bollywood Boulevard Performance

      Through dance, live music, and stunning visuals, Bollywood Boulevard celebrates 100 years of Hindi cinema in their Longwood debut.

  • Wednesday, August 22

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies Talk

      Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Longwood Fellows Program Information Sessions

      Gain a better understanding of the program, expectations, the application process, and hear from current and past Fellows.

  • Thursday, August 23

  • Friday, August 24

  • Saturday, August 25

      • 6:30 am to 1:00 pm

      Photographing Plants from the Amazon Class

      Learn techniques for capturing the perfect shot as you explore the diversity of plants from the Amazon.

      • 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. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 9:30 am
      • 11:00 am

      Member Orientation

      Join us to learn more about your Membership and enjoy a Garden tour and Scavenger Hunt.

      • 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

      Ethnobotany of the Americas Class

      National Geographic Explorer Roger Mustalish will delve into the relationship between the plants of the Americas and our lives.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 Wildflower Walk

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm
      • 7:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Live Music in the Beer Garden

      Join us for live music under the stars.

      • 9:15 pm

      Illuminated Fountain Performances

      Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

  • Sunday, August 26

      • 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. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Summer Members-only Hours

      The Gardens stay open late on select evenings this summer, just for Members.

      • 7:30 pm

      Dan Zanes Performance

      Bring the family when this Grammy winner & trio perform engaging kids music in their Longwood debut.

  • Monday, August 27

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm

      Student Exhibition Garden Talk

      Hear Professional Gardener students discuss their designs and visions for these unique gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, August 28

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

      Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

      • 7:30 pm

      The Wood Brothers Performance

      This American folk trio showcases styles ranging from plaintive country-folk to slide guitar funk.

  • Wednesday, August 29

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies Talk

      Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

      Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, August 30

  • Friday, August 31

  • Saturday, September 01

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 Wildflower Walk

      Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Fountain Performances

      Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.