Calendar of Events

Jul
13
Fri
Exhibit: H2O=Life: Wet, Wild & Wonderful Waterways
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm

More than 90% of all mountain wildlife species depend on rivers at some time in their lives. What makes rivers like Gore Creek so important?

The riparian ecosystem is a web that connects organisms to the river, forest and each other. Visitors will learn about the plants and animals that live amid the water, how these organisms help or hinder the river’s health, and what we can do to improve the health of Colorado’s rivers. Located in the the Education Center.

Cost: $5 donation appreciated

Jul
16
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Jul 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 16 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Jul 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Jul
17
Tue
Event committee
Jul 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Jul
18
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 18 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Jul
19
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Jul 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Chefs in the Gardens: Dining Redefined
Jul 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Chefs in the Gardens is a six week summer program at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. The program offers a unique and intimate live cooking experience. Local chefs from area restaurants demonstrate cooking techniques and share culinary tips and recipes. Participants will receive a sampling of the prepared food following the demonstration. Cost: $10 CASH ONLY, no advanced registration required.

Current members of the Gardens may call (970) 476-0103×2 to reserve a seat for the program prior to the event.

Jul
20
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Rooftop Terrace Rental (The Stockton Group)
Jul 20 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jul
21
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Jul 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Jul
23
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 23 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Jul
25
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 25 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Jul
26
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Jul 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Jul 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Chefs in the Gardens: Green Elephant
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Chefs in the Gardens is a six week summer program at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. The program offers a unique and intimate live cooking experience. Local chefs from area restaurants demonstrate cooking techniques and share culinary tips and recipes. Participants will receive a sampling of the prepared food following the demonstration. Cost: $10 CASH ONLY, no advanced registration required.

Current members of the Gardens may call (970) 476-0103×2 to reserve a seat for the program prior to the event.

Jul
27
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Rooftop Terrace Rental (Seibert)
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Jul
28
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Jul 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Jul
30
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Jul 30 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Jul 30 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Aug
1
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 1 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Aug
2
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Chefs in the Gardens: La Tour
Aug 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Chefs in the Gardens is a six week summer program at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. The program offers a unique and intimate live cooking experience. Local chefs from area restaurants demonstrate cooking techniques and share culinary tips and recipes. Participants will receive a sampling of the prepared food following the demonstration. Cost: $10 CASH ONLY, no advanced registration required.

Current members of the Gardens may call (970) 476-0103×2 to reserve a seat for the program prior to the event.

Aug
3
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 3 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Rooftop Terrace Rental (Neagle-Nelson Reception)
Aug 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aug
4
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Aug 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

WEDDING (Shanholtzer – Hannah)
Aug 4 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

4:30 ceremony

Aug
6
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 6 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Aug
7
Tue
Rooftop Terrace Rental (Castle pines Garden Club)
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm
Aug
8
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 8 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Aug 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Aug
9
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Chefs in the Gardens: Elway’s
Aug 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Chefs in the Gardens is a six week summer program at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. The program offers a unique and intimate live cooking experience. Local chefs from area restaurants demonstrate cooking techniques and share culinary tips and recipes. Participants will receive a sampling of the prepared food following the demonstration. Cost: $10 CASH ONLY, no advanced registration required.

Current members of the Gardens may call (970) 476-0103×2 to reserve a seat for the program prior to the event.

Intimate Evening: Beaver Habits & Habitats
Aug 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Registration COMING SOON!
Join us at the Gardens Education Center for an Intimate Evening with Sherri Tippie learning about the behaviors of beavers and how they can enhance the montane habitat. Registration required.
Cost: $25

Program schedule:
5:30-5:45-drinks and light appitezers
5:45-7-speaker”

Aug
10
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 10 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Rooftop Terrace Rental (McGrath)
Aug 10 @ 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Aug
11
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Aug 11 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

WEDDING (Reed/Alicea)
Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Aug
13
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Tea on the Terrace (Member Event)
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Aug
15
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 15 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Aug 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Aug
16
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Aug
17
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 17 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Aug
18
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Aug 18 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Rooftop Terrace Rental (Mason)
Aug 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Aug
20
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 20 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Aug
22
Wed
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 22 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Family Guided Activities (Drop-in)
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Educational staff led activities for children & parents. FREE, located in the Children’s Garden. No registration required.

Garden Nature Photography
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover new ways of seeing color, patterns, textures, and space in the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens and their surrounding landscape. No photography experience needed. Smart phones welcome. Cost: $15, No advance registration required.

Aug
23
Thu
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 23 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Guided Garden Tours
Aug 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Aug
24
Fri
Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 24 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY

Aug
25
Sat
Guided Garden Tours
Aug 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a guided tour through the Gardens. Begins at the Education Center and ends at the Schoolhouse Gift Shop. No advance registration required. Cost: $10

Wedding (Weatherby & Kunau)
Aug 25 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Aug
27
Mon
Volunteer Gardening
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come and join us in the Gardens for an informal work session. Tools and gloves provided. Please bring water, hat and dress appropriately. Instruction provided; FREE. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper entrance of Garden). 

No advance registration required however we ask that you fill out our Volunteer Interest Form in advance. 

Yoga in the Gardens
Aug 27 @ 9:15 am – 10:30 am

Start your day off right with yoga in Vail’s most ZEN location taught by local expert staff with diverse backgrounds. Yoga takes place in the Gardens “Alpine Plaza” below our large waterfall. Limited yoga mats available and no registration necessary. Cost: $15 – CASH ONLY