97 & 103 Main Street, South Paris, ME 04281 info@mclaughlingarden.org 207-743-8820

Garden Events and Programs

 

February 2020

Wednesday, February 19 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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Wednesday, February 26 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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March 2020

Wednesday, March 4 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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Wednesday, March 11 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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Wednesday, March 18 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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Wednesday, March 25 (3:30 tea, 4:00 lecture)
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March 25-29 (Thurs.–Sun.)
Maine Flower Show in Portland


May 2020
Friday, May 8- McLaughlin Garden opens for the season
10:00 am to 4:00 pm- Members only plant sale
5:00pm to 7:00pm- Members only “Season Kick Off” party. (new for 2020)

May 9-10 (Fri.–Sun.)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm- Wildflower Celebration

Saturday, May 11

May 22-25 (Fri.–Mon. / Memorial Weekend)
McLaughlin Garden Lilac Festival

Friday May 22 @ 3:30pm- Chewonki presentation “Mammals of Maine”


June 2020

Thursday, June 12
Power Propagators 9:30am to 11:30pm

Thursday,  June 11- Thursday, June 25
Children’s Story Walk 

Thursday, June 18- Thursday Evening in the Garden (new for 2020)

Friday, June 21
Father’s Day Celebration (new for 2020)

Thursday, June 25- Thursday Evening in the Garden

Saturday, June 27– Annual Benefit Auction

 


July 2020
Thursday July 2- Thursday Evening in the Garden
 
Thursday, July 9
Power Propagators 9:30am to 11:30pm
Thursday Evening in the Garden

Thursday, July16- Thursday Evening in the Garden

Thursday, July 23- Thursday Evening in the Garden

Thursday, July 30- Thursday Evening in the Garden

Cancer Resource Center concert- 3:30pm


August 2019

Sunday, August 4                                                                                                                                                                                                               Yoga in the Garden with Erin Girzone of Good Health is a Habit Wellness Studio located in Waterford-  9:30am to 10:45am

Thursday, August 8
Power Propagators 9:30am to 11:30pm
 
Saturday, August 17
Annual Benefit Concert featuring Tricky Britches- 8pm-10pm                                                                                                                            
Sponsored by Baxter Brewing, Western Maine Health, and Oxford Federal Credit Union.
Don’t miss our first annual summer concert featuring the band Tricky Britches  Call  743-8820 for more information or to reserve your $25 ticket ($30 at the door).
 

 


October 2019

October 18-19 (Fri. – Sat.)
Jack-o’-lantern Spectacular- Spend the evening enjoying the spectacular amount of carved and lit pumpkins lining the paths through the garden. Admission is $5 and includes cider and popcorn and use of the decorated photo booth in the barn.

This event is sponsored by Western Maine Health, Hebron Academy, Slatterys Farm, Cooper Farms, Record Lumber, The Grover Family, H&R Block of South Paris, Everett Propane and Chandler Funeral Home

November

Wednesday, November 20 

Autumn Centerpiece workshop 1:00 pm to 3:00pm

Bring your own waterproof, container and we’ll provide the greens and natural materials for a beautiful autumn themed tabletop arrangement. The cost is $7 per arrangement and includes 1 bow of your choice. Additional centerpiece decorations will be available for a nominal fee. Space is limited so please call to make reservations for either 1:00pm or 2:00pm at 207-743-8820. Refreshments will be served–come for a relaxing and fun event before the cooking begins!

December 2019
Sunday, December 1
Wreath making workshop 1:00 pm to 3:00pm

The cost for this workshop is $15 and includes all of the supplies that you will need. We will  guide you and your friends and family through the steps to make your very own holiday wreath. Additional wreath decorations will be available for a nominal fee. Space is limited so please call to make reservations for either 1:00pm or 2:00pm at 207-743-8820. Refreshments will be served–

Wednesday, December 18
Holiday Centerpiece workshop 1:00 pm to 3:00pm

Bring your own waterproof, tabletop container and we’ll provide the greens and natural materials for a beautiful holiday themed tabletop arrangement. The cost is $7 per arrangement and includes 1 bow of your choice. Additional centerpiece decorations will be available for a nominal fee. Space is limited so please call to make reservations for either 1:00pm or 2:00pm at 207-743-8820. Refreshments will be served–come with your friends and family for a relaxing and creative pre-holiday gathering.