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Sun. May 19

From Fossils to Field Work: Preserving Plants

Gain insight to a hidden world of field botany, learn how to press specimens, and take home a pressed plant of your own.

8:00 am
Sun. May 19

Cadettes: Trees Legacy Naturalist Badge

Discover amazing facts about our champion trees and hundred-year-old bonsais.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Wolves: Grow Something Adventure

Go behind the scenes to learn about the varieties of plants growing in our indoor production greenhouses.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Brownies: Bugs Legacy Naturalist Badge

Explore our Gardens and learn about insect body parts, life cycles, and habitats.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

Explore our historic indoor and outdoor Gardens to discover the world of plants and insects.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Juniors: Flowers Legacy Naturalist Badge

Tour the beautiful Conservatory and discover the types of flowers growing year-round.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Webelos: Into the Woods Adventure

Learn about the historic trees on our property and investigate the role of trees and plants in the ecosystem.

9:30 am
Sun. May 19

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Sun. May 19

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sun. May 19

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sun. May 19

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Sun. May 19

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Sun. May 19

Lisa Lonie

Lisa Lonie is the carillonneur at St. Thomas Church of Whitemarsh, Pennsylvania, and at Princeton University.

2:00 pm
Mon. May 20

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Mon. May 20

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Mon. May 20

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Mon. May 20

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Tue. May 21

Family Story Time

Young guests can enjoy nature-based stories surrounded by the beauty of our Gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:00 am 10:45 am
Tue. May 21

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Tue. May 21

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Tue. May 21

Live Organ Demonstrations

Free with Gardens admission. Enjoy a free live organ demonstration with Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte.

11:30 am 12:30 pm 1:30 pm 2:30 pm
Tue. May 21

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. May 21

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Tue. May 21

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Wed. May 22

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Wed. May 22

Forest Ecology Walk

Learn more about Longwood’s native woodlands as well as the plants and animals that call them home. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Wed. May 22

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Wed. May 22

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Wed. May 22

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Wed. May 22

Floral Fun May: Neon

Create a themed design, perfect for weekend entertaining, to give as a gift, or just to enjoy at home.

3:00 pm
Thu. May 23

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Thu. May 23

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Thu. May 23

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. May 23

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Thu. May 23

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Thu. May 23

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Thu. May 23

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Fri. May 24

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Fri. May 24

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Fri. May 24

Meadow Bluebird Walks

Find out more about our bluebird program as we walk to several of the bluebird houses found in the Meadow Garden. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Fri. May 24

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Fri. May 24

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Fri. May 24

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Fri. May 24

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Fri. May 24

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Fri. May 24

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Sat. May 25

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.

9:00 am
Sat. May 25

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Sat. May 25

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Sat. May 25

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Sat. May 25

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sat. May 25

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Sat. May 25

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Sat. May 25

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm

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