THIS EXCURSION IS FULL. Journey along the Platte River Valley and experience hundreds of thousands of beautiful Sandhill cranes in their majestic migration. This is a must-see tour where you will enjoy one of nature’s treasures, and is also a great chance for unique birding and photography opportunities.
March 25 and 26, 2017
Don't miss the 2017 Greater Omaha Orchid Society’s 30th Annual Orchid Show and Sale (dates to be announced), Visitors will get the opportunity to see and prime specimens of these exotic plants up close and purchase a plant of their own.
Tuesdays, April 4 through October 31, 2017
Get your morning exercise with a refreshing and rejuvenating walk through the garden.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
Inspiring: Guild Spring Luncheon featuring Sharon Santoni
Join Sharon Santoni for an inspiring look at her beloved France, flowers and friends at the Lauritzen Gardens Guild's annual kickoff to spring.
April 8, 2017
Ole's Birthday Bash
Join us in celebration of the birthday of Ole Kirk Christiansen, the creator of LEGO® bricks.
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Don't miss this morning of fun with crafts, egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny!
Sunday, April 16, 2017
An annual tradition for many area families, enjoy a fabulous Easter brunch at the garden. To make reservations, call Merri at (402) 346-4002, ext. 201.
Tuesday, April 24, 2017
International Sculpture Day
Lauritzen Gardens will celebrate International Sculpture Day with walking tours of our outdoor sculpture collections led by Lauritzen Gardens docents, including our current sculpture exhibit, Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by New York based artist, Sean Kenney.
Saturday, April 29, 2017
TREEmendous Arbor Day Celebration
Enjoy a variety of tree-themed educational activities designed for families to learn about a variety of tree topics. The first 100 households will receive a FREE tree seedling! In the spirit of Nebraska's homegrown holiday, children who dress like a tree will get in FREE!
Monday, May 1, 2017
Leashes at Lauritzen
Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds from 5 to 8 p.m. and enjoy the great outdoors together.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Spring into Spring Plant Sale
A unique opportunity for the public to shop from an incredible variety of plants sold to benefit Lauritzen Gardens and a hand-picked selection of plants from area garden clubs and vendors.
Saturday, May 13 2017
Join director of conservation Jim Locklear on a discovery tour highlighting the natural history of the warbler, the delightful little species of bird that migrate up the Missouri River in the spring.
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Mother's Day Brunch
Treat the special women in your life with a day of delicious food, botanical beauty and family togetherness.
Mondays and Tuesdays During the Summer Months
Visit the garden during the twilight hours for a relaxing way to end the