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What's going on at the Brightwater Center

The Brightwater Center features a wide range of free public programs and events throughout the year. Come visit for a tour or workshop to learn and discover!



Do your Dahlias Right: How to Dig, Divide and Store for Winter
Saturday, October 10, 2015
10 a.m – 12 p.m.
Brightwater Center

Fall is just around the corner, and it’s time to prepare your dahlias for next year’s growing season.  Join us for a hands-on class to learn how to properly dig, divide and store dahlia tubers for winter.  Local dahlia experts Walt Jacenko and Caedmon Liburd will lead this workshop, answer questions, and impart any and all of their dahlia knowledge.  Participants will be able to take free dahlia tubers and monthly guides home with them!

Pre-register here.

Saturday, October 17, 2015
10 a.m – 1 p.m.
Brightwater Center

This is a great time of year to learn tips and prepare your home, kids, and yard, for a sustainable fall and winter season. Consult local experts and enjoy activities for all ages including hands-on art and science projects, composting investigations (free samples available while supplies last!), and a chance to explore a real recycling truck. You can even bring your used Halloween costumes and participate in our COSTUME EXCHANGE!

Pre-register here.

Come visit

The grounds are open dawn to dusk daily.

The Brightwater Education and Community Center is open to the public Monday – Thursday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Directions to Brightwater