Get ready to be inspired and to learn something new at Powell Gardens. Call 816-697-2600 x209 or follow the link by each listing to register online.  Many classes fill quickly, so sign up early to reserve your space. Registrations made after the posted registration deadline incur a $5 late fee.  

October Classes

November Classes

 

 October

Native and Garden Seed Collecting, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 25

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Learn the basics of collecting, storing and starting native plants and hard-to-find garden perennials. You will harvest seeds (weather permitting) and prep seeds for germination. Take home seeds to start for spring plus a lot of useful information. A portion of this class is outdoors so wear walking shoes and bring sunglasses and sun block.

$24/person, $17/member
Register by Oct. 20.
Caitlin Bailey
 
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Basketry: Mini-Sled Basket, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25

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A whimsical basket for the holidays, the mini-sled measures 10 inches long by 4 inches wide, and stands 5 inches tall on wooden runners complete with reigns. Use it with your holiday décor or fill it with treats and give as a gift. All materials will be provided. Bring a sack lunch or a snack as the class will not break for lunch.

$39/person, $32/member
Register by Oct. 20.
Sandy McCormick
 
This class is full. Call Linda at 816-697-2600 ext. 209 to be placed on the waiting list.  
 
 

Bird-Feeder Wreath Drop-In Craft, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25

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Make and take your own bird feeder wreath using seed heads and dried fruit on a generous 18-inch frame. This festive fall arrangement will look great and feed the birds, too. Leave with the know-how to replenish your wreath with treats.Help us plan our supply needs with an RSVP.

$10/project
No registration deadline.
RSVP to Linda Burton.
Education staff and volunteers
 
 
 
 

 

Great Pumpkin' Sculpting Workshop, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 26

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Come craft a jack-o lantern to be the talk of the town this Halloween. You will shape and sculpt a 3-D pumpkin face that looks as great unlit as it does lit. Chose a grimmacing-ghoul or a happy-jack design. Each participant will leave with a completed sculpted jack and a set of carving tools. Tips on extending the life of your carved pumpkin included.

$49/person, $42/member
Register by Oct. 20.
Eric Jackson
 
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 November

Herbalicious Holiday Meal, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 8

This year make the holidays special by incorporating fresh herbs and taking a new twist on old favorites. Bring your appetite! During this class, you will get to sample at least three dishes that will delight your taste buds and change the way you cook your holiday dinners. A handout with recipes is included.

$35/person, $29/member
Register by Nov. 3.
Christine Shuck
  

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Make a Pysanka Ornament, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 15

Make a pysanka ornament using an egg, beeswax, dyes and a kitska (the writing tool). All supplies, ribbon hanger and instructional materials provided. Create one pysanka egg-ornament in class, and take home the kitska so you can create more pysanka ornaments at home!

$39/project, $35/member
Register by Nov. 10.
Jan Hile-Rea
 

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Color-Burst Basket, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15

(Image not of actual basket)This basket is bursting with multi-colored reeds! The finished basket measures 15 inches long by 9 inches wide, and stands 6 inches tall. A braided handle completes the basket. All materials will be provided. Bring a sack lunch or a snack as the class will not break for lunch.

$49/person, $42/member
Register by Nov. 10.
Sandy McCormick
 
This class is full. Call Linda at 816-697-2600 ext. 209 to be placed on the waiting list.  

 

Gourd Birdhouse and Ornament (Ages 6 & up), 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov.  22

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 Using a dried, cleaned and pre-drilled birdhouse gourd, you will paint and decorate a perfect abode for a bird. If you want to give it as a gift, a gift bag will be included. As a bonus, paint a miniature “birdhouse” gourd to use as a tree ornament or to attach to the gift bag. Please dress for messy creativity and painting.

$39/project, $34/member
Register by Nov. 10.
Jan Hile-Rea
 

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December

Holiday in the Tropics Terrarium, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6

(Image not of actual basket)Plant and learn to care for your own 12-inch-tall terrarium. Materials provided include potting media, jars, plants and some decorative elements. Bring your own bobbles and trinkets to add pizazz to your creation. Gardening gloves recommended. Make a second terrarium as a gift.

$59/person, $52/member, ($45/second terrarium)
Register by Dec. 1.
Caitlin Bailey
 

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Registration

Powell Gardens takes registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early to ensure your space in the program. Advance registration is required for all classes. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment via email after you complete your registration.

Four Easy Ways to Register

  1. Online: Sign in to our site and register online with the link included on each class listing. If you do not already have an account with us, create one here (New accounts are processed Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.). MEMBERS: Log in to get your member discount! 
  2. By mail: Print and fill out the registration form for the classes you wish to take and mail the form with a check or money order made payable to Powell Gardens or fill out the credit card number if paying by VISA, American Express, MasterCard or DISCOVER. Please include expiration date on all credit card payments. Mail to Attn: Class Registration, Powell Gardens, 1609 NW US Hwy 50, Kingsville, MO 64061.
  3. By fax: Fill out the registration form, complete the payment section with a VISA, American Express, MasterCard or DISCOVER card number, and fax completed form to 816-697-2619. Please include expiration date on all credit card payments.
  4. By telephone:  Call 816-697-2600 x209. Payment may be made using a VISA, American Express, MasterCard or DISCOVER number. Please have all information on hand when you call. Members need to have your Member ID on hand.  Member ID numbers are located on the back of your membership card.

 Refund policy: A 100 percent refund will be given if the request is made 24 hours before the registration deadline. No refunds will be made after the class takes place or after the enrollment deadline. However, in most instances, your fees can be applied to a future class.

 

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