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The Garden will be closed on June 1 and 2. It will reopen on June 3 for Garden Fair beginning at 4 pm for members and 5 pm for non-members.

Soup with Substance Tickets on Sale Now at Green Bay Botanical Garden

For Immediate Release                                                                    

January 10, 2013

(Green Bay, WI) – Green Bay Botanical Garden is once again offering its Soup with Substance series starting Friday, January 25. This event includes recreation, education, music and food. Hike, snowshoe or blaze your own cross country skiing trail on the 47 acres of natural beauty at Green Bay Botanical Garden. Then come inside the Education Center to warm up with hot soup and hearty bread. Enjoy a topical lecture by local experts and relax to the soothing sounds of live music. The event runs every other Friday from January 25 through March 22 from 5:30-8 pm.

Dinner at 5:30 pm · Lecture at 6:30 pm · Concert 7-8 pm 

Friday, January 25

     Lecture: Ashley Wolf, National Weather Service "Weather Impacts on Your Garden"
     Music: Erin Krebs & Jeff Johnston (vocals and guitar – Jazz, Blues, R&B, Pop)  

Friday, February 8

     Lecture: Bruce Dethelfsen, Wisconsin Poet Laureate “The Nature of Poetry”
     Music: Jukebox Quartet (Barbershop Quartet)  

Friday, February 22

     Lecture: Barb Brebner, For the Birds “Enjoy the Nature of Your Backyard”
     Music: Recorders by the Bay (Renaissance) 

Friday, March 8     

     Lecture: John & Liz Katalinich, Yardening by Nature “A Few More of Our Favorite Things”
     Music: Christine Granatella & Noah Harmon (vocals & piano – Blues, Jazz, Classical) 

Friday, March 22

     Lecture: Gerry Andrews, Landscape Associates "Designing for Effective Landscape Lighting"
     Music: KG & The Ranger (Acoustic 30s & 40s Country Duo)  

Advance Ticket Sales – GBBG Members: $10; Non-Members: $15

At the Door – GBBG Members: $12; Non-Members: $17 

Admission includes entry to the Garden for hiking, skiing and snowshoeing, soup, lecture and concert for the specified date. Wine by the glass or bottle and beer will be available for purchase. Locally made pottery soup bowls can be purchased for an additional fee of $15. To purchase tickets, please call (920) 490-9457. 

About Green Bay Botanical Garden

Green Bay Botanical Garden, located at 2600 Larsen Road behind Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), opened in 1996 and sits on 47 lush acres. The organization enriches the region by providing educational and recreational opportunities that focus on the beauty and utility of plants within an environment that inspires and refreshes. 

For more information, contact:

Aubrey Brennan, Marketing & Communication Manager

Green Bay Botanical Garden

920-491-3691 Ext. 101





2600 Larsen Road
Green Bay, WI 54303

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Phone: (920) 490-9457
Toll Free: (877) 355-4224
Fax: (920) 490-9461
Email:  info@gbbg.org 

Garden Hours

May 1 - 31
Daily | 9 am - 6 pm
*May 12 | 9 am - 5 pm

June 1 - 2 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up

June 3 | CLOSED for Garden Fair set up until 4 pm

June 3-5 | View Garden Fair hours>>

*Garden does not remain open after Garden Fair hours.

June 6 - August 31*
Daily | 9 am - 8 pm
*June 14 | 9 am - 3 pm
*July 4 | 9 am - 6 pm

General Admission

GBBG Members - Free
Adults (ages 18+) - $9
Students (ages 13-17) - $7
Students (w/ school ID) - $7
Children (ages 3-12) - $5
Children (ages 2 & under) - Free
Seniors (62+), AAA Members, Military - $7
NWTC Students & Faculty - Free w/NWTC ID

**Prices may differ for special events.

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