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Holiday Open House this Saturday at Bernheim

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Bernheim’s Holiday Open House will take place from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. this Saturday (December 6) at the Visitors Center. Come and enjoy an afternoon of shopping, drawings for free gifts, holiday specials, music and refreshments to kick off the holiday season! Bernheim offers unique handcrafted items by Kentucky Artisans, a variety of books ranging […]

Actions Beyond Our Borders

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Bernheim’s mission to connect people with nature extends far beyond the gates of Bernheim. Some days it’s maintaining a green roof in Louisville. Other days, it’s participating in community events and education programs. And this week it was along Interstate-65. That’s right. Bernheim horticulturalists, staff and volunteers spent a cold Thursday morning planting hundreds of […]

ColorFest: Where Pumpkins Roll and Fly

ColorFest, Bernheim’s annual celebration of fall, is this weekend – October 18-19.  It’s 2 days of affordable family fun surrounded by fall’s spectacular beauty with hands-on nature activities, great food, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, a mud pie kitchen, a hay maze, live music and many more autumn activities. New this year is the Pumpkin Launch where participants […]

Fall Fun and Free Play

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Have you heard the news? Southern Living Magazine has named Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest among the South’s 10 best places to enjoy fall color. Our loyal visitors like you already knew that, but to celebrate, why not plan a visit this first weekend in October to see fall’s splendor and enjoy some of Bernheim’s […]

Free Play Day Comes to Bernheim

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Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest invites children and anyone interested in their development and well-being to our Free Play Day on Saturday, October 4 from 11am – 4pm.  Spend a day outdoors making music, building forts, rolling down hills, climbing on logs and mucking about in nature. No matter the season, outdoor play is critical […]

BugFest and Fall Plant Sale

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Bernheim will be abuzz for its annual BugFest and Fall Plant Sale this Saturday (September 20). Children can dance the buggy boogie, go on an insect safari, taste a chocolate-covered cricket and make a new six or eight-legged friend of their own. They can even don a bug costume and join in the Parade of […]

Come CONNECT @ Bernheim

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CONNECT at Bernheim is just a day away. The annual celebration of all that is possible when art, nature and science intersect takes place tomorrow — August 23 from 6:24 p.m. to 10:24 p.m. In its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim will challenge your mind and delight your senses. Artists will set up around Lake […]

Garden Harvest Feast — Reserve Your Spot Now

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The slow food movement, going green, and the desire for healthier produce have revived interest in growing and harvesting fruits and vegetables from our own gardens. Bernheim’s new Edible Garden is now replete with fresh food and provides the perfect setting for a Garden Harvest Feast. We invite you to join local chef, Mark Williams […]