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A Bernheim Membership—the best gift!

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Giving a Family Membership to Bernheim is a creative, fun and “green” gift!  For only $50, a Family Membership allows the members FREE admission year-round; discounts on classes; and two free passes to a program; and FREE admission at over 300 Reciprocal Gardens in the U.S. Best of all, your friend will get to experience […]

Make Your Own Wreath

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Make and take home your very own Bernheim wreath at this Saturday’s Smart Gardens and Landscapes Wreath Making Class from 10 a.m. – Noon. Learn how to use the bounty of the season to create wreaths, swags, kissing balls and more. All materials will be collected from Bernheim, and supplies and tools will be provided. […]

Celebrating #GivingTuesday at Bernheim

After a week of giving thanks, shopping for deals early, locally, and online, now it’s time to give back. Enter #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving something more. On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give. At […]

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 […]

ECO Kids Discovery Day — Survival Strategies

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Don’t let the colder temps stop you and the kids from connecting with nature this weekend.  Come out to the Bernheim Visitor Center for ECO Kids Discovery Day on Saturday.  The theme is Survival Strategies because to survive cold weather, animals must migrate, hibernate, or stay active.  Kids and their families will have fun exploring […]

Bernheim Members Holiday Sale

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All through November and December, Bernheim members will receive a 20% discount at the Bernheim Nature Shop.  The shop is full of wonderful nature-themed merchandise, from apparel to hand-crafted pottery and jewelry, along with Kentucky Proud jams, jellies and honey.  Not a member?  Stop by the Visitor Center to become a member and receive the […]

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 […]