Presented by: Craig Pahl, Brookings Area Master Gardener
What are microgreens? Why do people grow them or eat them? How can I try? Microgreens are an easy, nutritious, delicious and kid-friendly edible to grow at home. Join Brookings Area Master Gardener Craig Pahl as he inspires you and provides knowledge to get started gardening microgreens!
This is an online class presented through Zoom meetings, free and open to all. Please let us know of your interest or intention to attend the event by clicking "interested" or "going" in the Facebook event!
It's Earth Day's 50th Anniversary April 22, and it's a wonderful time to focus on our earth from our own homes. McCrory Gardens and SDSU Facilities & Services - Sustainability want to share with you all some earth conscious activities you can do at home!
Throughout the day we will be posting 4 videos to the event page and hosting 1 live webinar class!
Videos will include:
8am: Tips for Sustainability
10am: Planting your Own Garden
12pm: DIY Bee Houses
2pm: DIY Reusable Bags
Third Thursday at the Gardens
"Botanical Research at South Dakota State University"
February 20 at 6:30pm
Presented by: Dr. Maribeth Latvis and students from the Botanical Society of America, SDSU Chapter
Dr. Maribeth Latvis and students from the Botanical Society of America, SDSU Chapter, talk about the role of natural history collections, such as SDSU's own Taylor Herbarium. Learn how plant species records are used to understand biodiversity and ecology.
Please register for this free class at the link below.
Celebrate the season in Brookings, South Dakota and embrace the big chill! Frost Fest is back for its 6th year highlighting our amazing attractions and everything they offer, both indoors and out!
Frost Fest is truly a collaborative event featuring several local attractions, businesses and organizations to host events at various locations throughout the Brookings community.
More event details are available at Visitbrookingssd.com
❄Hygge Night in Downtown Brookings | 5 - 8 PM
❄Tee'd Off Golf Simulators 9-Hole Golf Scramble (Thursday - Sunday)
Trick-or-Treat through the Candyland trail! Join us for a fun evening of games, and of course, lots of candy!
Admission is free will donation!
Bring your family and friends and walk along the Trick-or-Trees trail! Come dressed in costume and learn about the trees that live in the Formal Gardens! This annual event is hosted by the Horticulture and Urban Agriculture Club.
Join McCrory Gardens for the Fall Festival!
The gardens will be filled with beautiful colors, there will be pumpkins to be decorated and puppets who are ready to give tours!
Cost: $5 per pumpkin
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm : Pumpkin Decorating
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm : Puppet Tour of the Gardens
It's Insect Festival time! We're bringing back this fun family event for it's third year, and we'll have many of our past favorites as well as even more things to do and see this year! Don't forget to wear your favorite insect costume!
10AM-Noon: Coffee on the Terrace, treats provided by "Save Your Fork Bakery"
10:30AM: "McCrory on Canvas" painting class ($20), preregistration required
4PM: Guided Garden Tour with McCrory Garden's own Chris and Christina
4:30-8PM: Midwest Fresh Catering (Food Truck), prices ranging from $5.25 - $7.25
5PM: "Bat Boxes" with Nick Teal
6:30-8PM: SDSU Ice Cream sponsored by College of Agriculture, Foods and Environmental Sciences, Johnson-McKinney Quartet
Experience the garden night life!
6pm: "A Bug's Life" (1998) Bring the family for this nostalgic movie about bugs!
7:35pm: Entomology Review and "Meet the Stars" of the movies! (the insects)
8pm: "Bug" (1975) A frightening film about killer cockroaches!
9:40pm: Entomology Review and "Meet the Stars" of the movies! (the insects)
10pm: Moth watch and Flashlight Tour
Free admission and insect themed snacks available!