Events

Live Fire Sunday

Sunday, July 5, 1–4pm
Casual cooking demonstrations at the Live Fire Cooking Theater are held the first Sunday of the month throughout the summer. Sample paella in the fire pit. 
Samples are $3

Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, through October 7, 3:30–6:30pm
Browse a selection of local, seasonal vegetables and fruits,  baked goods, soaps and more. Enjoy family entertainment, activities and cooking demos each week. 

Stop by the Conservatory information booth for free recipe cards and nutritional information. 

Vendors include: Someday Farms, Nova Terra Farm, Rhoads Farm, Arline Lewis Provisions, A Part of Heaven’s Glory,  Boline Apothecary, LTD, Cherbourg Bakery, Hinton Apiaries, Jose Madrid Salsa, Ohio City Pasta, and local food trucks. 

The Market is located along Conservatory Drive parallel to East Broad Street and parking is available in the Conservatory's main lot.
No admission charged

Summer Wednesday Nights: Guided Tours

Wednesdays, through August 26, 7pm
Join a 40-minute, staff-led walk to learn more about the Conservatory's current exhibitions, seasonal horticulture displays and gardens. The Conservatory is open until 9pm on Wednesdays through August 26. 
Free with admission

Columbus Bonsai Society Show and Sale

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19
Club members display many examples of the miniature trees they have patiently trained and nurtured. Workshops and demonstrations will take place during the show. Vendors offer a wide range of plant stock, pottery and tools needed for bonsai work.

Live Fire Sunday

Sunday, August 2, 1–4pm
Casual cooking demonstrations at the Live Fire Cooking Theater are held the first Sunday of the month throughout the summer. Sample spatchcocked chicken and grilled vegetables on the Aztec grill.
$3 samples

Live Fire Sunday

Sunday, September 6, 1–4pm
Casual cooking demonstrations at the Live Fire Cooking Theater are held the first Sunday of the month throughout the summer. Sample roasted pork on the Aztec grill, salsa verde and fresh baked bread.
$3 samples

Ikenobo Ikebana Chapter of Ohio Exhibit

Saturday, September 26 & Sunday, September 27
The Ikenobo school of Japanese flower arranging, Ikebana, has a 500 year history, but also embraces contemporary floral design. Members of the local class will create a variety of traditional and modern flower arrangements using natural materials that reflect the season. 
Free with admission