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August 2014
Members and Children 2-12 $5 per person; Non-Members $10 per person; Children under 2 Free

CONNECT at Bernheim

August 23 @ 6:25 pm - 10:25 pm

Now in its sixth year, CONNECT at Bernheim again will challenge minds and delight the senses. Artists will set up around Lake Nevin with funky, fun and spontaneous art displays and demonstrations for the second year. This year’s art demonstrations include participants in CONNECTglow, a sculpture challenge in which participants create light sculptures without the use of a generator or AC power. This  juried process will award the the top entrant  $1,000 and $500 for the second prize. To join the creative fun, go to CONNECT at Bernheim…

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July 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until July 20, 2014

Join artists from across the region as they demonstrate the lost art of flint knapping, also known as chipping flint. Knapping involves the shaping of stones like flint, chert, and obsiadian into tools and building materials. At this family-friendly event, modern replicas and pre-historic artifacts will be on display for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and crafts. A raffle of items donated by participants will take place Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show

July 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Every day until July 20, 2014

Join artists from across the region as they demonstrate the lost art of flint knapping, also known as chipping flint. Knapping involves the shaping of stones like flint, chert, and obsiadian into tools and building materials. At this family-friendly event, modern replicas and pre-historic artifacts will be on display for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and crafts. A raffle of items donated by participants will take place Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Central Kentucky Knap-In and Lithic Art Show

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until July 20, 2014

Join artists from across the region as they demonstrate the lost art of flint knapping, also known as chipping flint. Knapping involves the shaping of stones like flint, chert, and obsiadian into tools and building materials. At this family-friendly event, modern replicas and pre-historic artifacts will be on display for sale or trade, as well as other primitive arts and crafts. A raffle of items donated by participants will take place Saturday at 4:00 p.m.

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May 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

BloomFest, Spring Plant Sale, Grand Opening Edible Garden Bernheim

May 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Children dressed as garden faeries will skip, run and dance through Bernheim’s Edible Garden marking the grand opening of Bernheim’s new living laboratory at BloomFest on May 17.  “Because gardening is the most popular pastime in America, our Edible Garden will serve as a gateway to understanding the value of the larger natural world,” Dr. Mark Wourms, Bernheim Executive Director. BLOOMFEST SCHEDULE: 9:00 10:00 – 12:00 10:30 11:00 – 3:00 1:15 1:30 1:30 – 3:30 4:00 Event Begins Morning Music Garden Ribbon Cutting Garden Speed Dating…

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April 2014
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Adopt-A-Tree

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Celebrate Arbor Day and the love of trees with Bernheim! Join us Saturday or Sunday for our annual Arbor-Day-Adopt a Tree. Come out and choose a tree to plant in your landscape to enjoy for years to come. Speak with knowledgeable horticulturists about proper planting techniques and tree care. Help us to increase the canopy of our surrounding community and celebrate the coming of a new spring season! Free trees while they last. Donations welcome and appreciated. $1 suggested donation…

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February 2014
FREE event

Pop-Up Adventure Play Day

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Shake off  cabin fever and join us for an afternoon of free play! We’ll explore the landscape and create vibrant play places with ordinary materials. Children will enjoy hours of play while parents and caregivers can join in or sit back and relax. This fun event will be at the playground adjacent to Southwick Community Center at 34th Street and Southern Ave. For families and children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Dress for the outdoors. If weather demands it,…

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December 2013
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

Holiday Open House

December 7, 2013 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have a Happy Holiday Season – Naturally Our HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE will include artist demonstrations, local foods (from farmers that we use in our café!), door prizes drawn on the hour (for memberships, free lunches and Bernheim Select™ plants!) and take advantage of shopping local for your holiday gifts. Whatever your budget, and no matter how diverse your shopping list may be, you’ll find items sure to please from Bernheim. For instance: • Signed copies of the beautiful coffee-table book…

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November 2013
FREE Event

Family Volunteer Day

November 2, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Bernheim is pleased to again offer a Family Volunteer Day at the arboretum.

 Bernheim relies upon hundreds of individuals and groups throughout the year to help keep Bernheim beautiful, and families are invited on this special day to enjoy Bernheim and spend quality time together while feeling good by doing good. Family Volunteer Day is designed for families to work together, and it is appropriate for all age groups. There are many available projects, and families can choose one or…

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October 2013
FREE event; $5 weekend environmental impact fee non-members

ColorFest

October 20, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bernheim’s annual ColorFest has affordable family fun surrounded by fall’s spectacular beauty with great food, Kentucky crafts and more.  Enjoy the crisp fall beauty and great nature-related activities for kids, refreshments, music and fun for all.  You will find enlightening and entertaining hands-on nature activities, distinctive crafts by Kentucky artists, pumpkin painting, a hay maze and much more.  Learn about bees, purple martins and other wildlife; relax and enjoy the striking colors of fall on a hayride – bring family…

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