CategoriesAdult (18+) Teens (12-17) Youth (Under 12)
All photos were considered for the following two awards:
Photos submitted in each age range were considered for the following awards:
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Cover of the Next Newsletter - Darleen Stry
President's Pick - Barbara MacNaughton
Most Artistic - Matthew Norvilitis
Best Use of Color - Darren Stry
Best Use of Macro Photography - Matthew Norvilitis
Best Use of Shadows and Light - Luke Avery
Most Unusual Vantage Point - Darren Stry
Most Artistic - Stephen Rinaldo
Best Use of Color - Alexis Nazitto
Best Use of Macro Photography - Stephen Rinaldo
Best Use of Shadows and Light - Alexis Nazitto
Most Unusual Vantage Point - Rachel Norvilitis
Most Artistic - Ashlee Clause
Best Use of Color - Eileen Graetz
Best Use of Macro Photography - Sandra Peek
Best Use of Shadow and Light - Tina Bidwell
Most Unusual Vantage Point - Deborah Bender
10am-2pm - Included with Garden AdmissionHave fun with your food in the Family Garden and at stations throughout the Gardens between 10am-2pm. See the schedule below for our upcoming themed offerings. While activities are best aligned for children ages 5-12, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations!
All about Apples - September 19Come join us for an apple harvest celebration! Learn how they grow while making your very own apple tree and pencil toppers. Then, make beautiful apple prints and learn about different varieties at our apple and cider tasting! Hispanic Heritage Day - October 17Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month! Create a painted garden pot with designs inspired by pottery styles from various Hispanic cultures, create traditional Mexican Amate bark painting and taste fun flavors of refreshing agua fresca. Healthy Harvest - November 21Plant an indoor Three Sisters Garden, mix a bag of cider spices from plants and take home a delicious healthy snack.Santa’s Workshop - December 12Admission to Santa’s Workshop and participation in fun holiday themed activities is now included with Gardens Admission! Santa will only be visiting during the hours of Santa’s Workshop - he has quite a few places to visit after spending the day surrounded by poinsettias and his friends at the Gardens! Photo prints with Santa will be available for $5 each. Come join us for this annual family holiday tradition.Snow - January 16Celebrate winter in Buffalo while warming up at the Gardens. Enjoy snow cones and snowman bananas while creating a blizzard of creative crafts.
Sunday ProgrammingSeptember 27, October 25, November 22, January 2411am-1pm - Kids 5-12 will enjoy these Sunday hands-on activities free with admission to the Gardens. Activities will be held in the Wegmans Family Garden.
Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly
NEW! September 1310am-4pmIncluded with admissionKids 12 and under are free!Bring Grandma and/or Grandpa to the Gardens for a day of fun with the grandchildren! Children under 12 are admitted free. We will provide kids crafts and activities at stations around the Gardens throughout the day; or join us for a free guided mini-tour meeting in the Main Dome at 11am, 12pm and 1pm.
Series KA2 - November 7, 14, 21Series KA3 - November 28, December 5, 12 9-10:30amGarden Members & Non-Members: $35 per series or $13 per class
Allow your children to express themselves through creativity in art! These multi-medium classes are for kids ages 5-15. A piece of art will be completed at each class. Taught by Joan Saba, professional artist and teacher. All supplies are provided.
December 1210am-2pmGarden Admission $9 adults, $8 seniors & students, $5 kids 3-12, members & kids under 3 are free! Admission to Santa’s Workshop and participation in fun holiday themed activities is now included with Gardens Admission! Santa will only be visiting during the hours of Santa’s Workshop - he has quite a few places to visit after spending the day surrounded by poinsettias and his friends at the Gardens! Photo prints with Santa will be available for $5 each. Come join us for this annual family holiday tradition.