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October 2014 Exhibits, Shows, Activities and Tours

Wicked Plants

Step into a macabre world of diabolical botanicals.

"Fall" in for culture, crafts and fun!

Search our full calendar for all upcoming events and programs at the Springs Preserve.

Click on the links below to learn more about each offering in our monthly weekend schedule. Pricing information can be found after the program listings.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN OCTOBER (except where noted) Exhibits, Shows, and Walks Activities and Tours

Wicked Plants: The Exhibit (daily)

A Celebration of Souls: Day of the Dead in Southern Mexico (daily)

Butterfly Gardens Art (daily)

Pumpkin Decorating

Paint a Mini Flower Pot

Crack a Geode (daily)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Southern Paiute Cultural Sharing (Saturdays Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25)  
11 a.m.

You Bet Your Wildlife Game Show

Botanical Gardens Guided Walk

Toddler Time (Thursdays)
1 p.m.

You Bet Your Wildlife Game Show

Botanical Gardens Guided Walk
1:30 p.m. Story Time (Mondays)  
3 p.m.

Botanical Gardens Guided Walk

Feature Film - Finding David Douglas



  • Exhibits, Shows, Walks and Feedings: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • Activities and Tours: $3 members, $5 non-members with paid general admission (Drop-in: $2 members, $3 non-members). Children under 5 must be accompanied by a paying adult or member.

Gardens Workshops: Cook, Grow, Create!

The Springs Preserve Gardens come alive with our workshops. Join us in a setting that's dynamic, inspiring, and just for adults—just for you! Space is limited for these programs, so please pre-register online, in-person, or by phone at (702) 822-7700.

Date Workshop Pricing
Oct. 4 Drip Irrigation Basics Free
Oct. 4 Creative Workshop: Garden Drawing - Create Postcard Art $20 members, $30 non-members
Oct. 4 Container Gardening Series #1 - Container Gardening Basics $20 members, $25 non-members
Oct. 11 Gardens Workshop: Composting $10 members, $15 non-members
Oct. 11 Container Gardening Series #2 - How to Make Your Own Container $20 members, $25 non-members
Oct. 18 Botanicals and Beyond: Reasons for Trees $3 members, $5 non-members
Oct. 18 Container Gardening Series #3 - Planting Your Container $20 members, $25 non-members
Oct. 25 Monthly Garden Tips $2 for members, $3 for non-members

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