TRIPS AND TOURS

Visit our Events Calendar for more information on the events listed below. Please click here to view our Class Policies. Skill Level:    A = All Levels      B = Beginner     I = Intermediate/Advanced        

Sundays, July 02, 2017 – September 24, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Free with Admission
Meet at the Master Plan in the Morgan Reception Gateway.

Explore garden highlights on a docent-led tour.

Wednesdays, August 23, 2017 – August 30, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free with Admission
Explore seasonal garden highlights on a docent-led tour.
Wednesday, September 06, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free with Admission
Leader: Joann Vieira, Horticulture Director

Enjoy a tour of Cary Award winning plants in their late-summer glory. Pre-registration required.
Photo © Bailey Arboretum

Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free with Admission
Leader: Dawn Davies, Staff Horticulturist

This year we celebrate Worcester County Horticultural Societys history through vegetables!

Wednesdays, September 20, 2017 – September 27, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Free with Admission
Explore seasonal garden highlights on a docent-led tour.
Saturday, September 23, 2017, 7:30 AM-8:00 PM
Member $225, Non-member $250, includes deluxe motor coach, all-garden admission, guided tour of Chihuly exhibit, and buffet luncheon; Register by September 1st
Enjoy a special day at the New York Botanical Garden while this breathtaking exhibition is on view . Included are a guided tour of the Chihuly Exhibition, a buffet luncheon at the historic Stone Mill, and free time to explore the rest of the Garden and enjoy the narrated Garden Tram tour.
Sundays, October 01, 2017 – December 17, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Free with Admission
Explore seasonal garden and conservatory highlights on a docent-led tour.
Thursday, October 05, 2017, 5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Clark University’s Hadwen Arboretum, Lovell Street, Worcester, MA
Free
Guides: Worcester Tree Initiative Staff

Enjoy a fall walk to learn about the 30+ varieties of trees present in this historic landscape. Co-sponsored with the Worcester Tree Initiative

Thursday, October 19, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Free with Admission
Guide: Joann Vieira, Director of Horticulture

Explore autumnal treasures in the garden.

Sunday, October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Frederic Paine House & Grounds, 140 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA
Free, suggested donation at door of $10 towards the Paine House Museum
WCHS Founder Frederic W. Paine (1788-1869) lived on the familys Lincoln St. estate in Worcester. Visit the house and remaining land and learn about their legendary gardens. Sponsored by Lost Gardens of Worcester County and the Timothy Paine House Museum.
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Free with Admission
Guide: Kathy Bell

Head out into the gardens with librarian Kathy Bell to learn more about the statuary both apparent and ‘hidden in plain sight’.

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Free with Admission
Guide: Joann Vieira, Director of Horticulture

Walk through the displays in progress and learn the techniques and challenges particular to this colorful event.

Thursday, December 07, 2017, 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Member $125, Non-member $150, includes transportation, lunch, and guided tours
Enjoy the charm and beauty of Bristol at Christmas Time with guided tours of Blithewold and Linden Place, both decked out in holiday splendor, and lunch at the Lobster Pot with spectacular views of Narragansett Bay.
Thursday, April 05, 2018
Prices Vary
Travel to the Netherlands and Belgium April 5-13, 2018 for a relaxing 7-night river cruise. Highlights include Amsterdam, Ghent, Bruges, Antwerp, Kinderdijk Windmills, and more than seven million tulips and other flowers on exhibit at Keukenhof Gardens. For more information and an itinerary, please visit our website or call 508-869-6111 ext. 120. Register by July 30, 2017 to guarantee a space.
Photo © Keukenhof Gardens

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