(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – November 25, 2020) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting several fun, festive and furry events next month, including the always popular Dogs’ Day in the Garden, a seasonally-entwined Stickwork exhibition perfect for holiday photos, and even a totally FREE-FREE-FREE day for residents of Palm Beach County.
“While the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic may have limited indoor events this holiday season, al fresco activities in Palm Beach County’s oldest and largest botanical garden are still available for socially-distant mask-wearers of all ages,” says Mounts Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg, including:
This is a great opportunity to become a Family & Friends Member of Mounts Botanical Garden, or to Give the Gift of a $75 annual membership to a loved one, while receiving two Garden Admission gift tickets to share. Each F&F membership (for two adults and up to two additional children or grandchildren) includes FREE admission to Mounts events, discounts on workshops and retail purchases, and can be used for free admission to over 340 public gardens around the country.
FAMILY & FRIENDS WEEKEND
+ Saturday, December 12, 9 am to 3 pm (last entry at 2 pm)
+ Sunday, December 13, 9 am to 3 pm (last entry at 2 pm)
STICKWORK HOLIDAY PHOTOS
Cutting Corners: A Stickwork Exhibition, the massive, willow sculpture located in the Great Lawn area, will remain decorated for the season so visitors can use it as a colorful, eye-catching backdrop for holiday photos.
PALM BEACH COUNTY RESIDENT DAY
Free admission all day long for anyone who lives in Palm Beach County with valid proof of residency.
HOLIDAY SALES IN THE MOUNTS NURSERY, VINTAGE THRIFT SHOP & GIFT SHOP
Shop for holiday gifts, stocking stuffers, decorations, and a verdant abundance of beautiful plants. Best of all, Mounts Botanical members will receive special discounts.
Cost of Admission to Mounts Botanical Garden:
Except for Family & Friends Day on December 12 and Palm Beach County Residents Day on December 17, regular admission applies: $10 (general); $5 (children 5-12), and FREE for Mounts Botanical members.
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