Search the Calendar

Select a single date or use advanced search below.



Advanced Search



Date Range




 Adults Only
 Burpee Explorers
 Children
 Family
 Home School
 Scouts
 Special Events




My Account

Log in to use your personal calendar features!

Email: Password:

Register Now
Burpee Event Calendar
September 9, 2014 Add to Favorites

Mahlburg Scholars Presents Joel Greenberg

Author of "A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction"

The first major work on the bird in over fifty years, and co-producer with director David Mrazek of the documentary From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction
The passenger p...
More Info
Sep

9

September 11, 2014 Add to Favorites

Behind the Brew: TEA

Chai Town Tea Inc's Chief Tea Guide will present the first of two programs, exploring the history of tea, from its beginnings in China to present day U.S.

*Tea tasting included!

Part 1: Thursday, September 11th, 6:30-8PM
Part 2: Thursday, September 25th, 6:30-8PM

Visit Chai...
More Info
Sep

11

September 11 - November 13, 2014 Add to Favorites

Behind the Brew: Burpee Museum Tasting Series

Learn all about your favorite brew! Whether your drink of choice is coffee, tea, or beer, you do not want to miss this event series!

Behind the Brew explores things you may not know about popular brewed beverages, like their natural history, anthropological significance, and how they are m...
More Info
Sep

11

September 18, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: Water from the Ground

Experiment with porosity to see how geology controls our water resources and how ground water moves through unconsolidated materials....
More Info
Sep

18

October 2, 2014 Add to Favorites

Home School Workshop: A Watershed in Your Hand

Create a watershed model. Discover how water flows!...
More Info
Oct

2

October 9, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: Your Ecological Address

Identify your watershed. Experiment with capacity of aquifers and water production rates....
More Info
Oct

9

October 9 - 23, 2014 Add to Favorites

Behind the Brew: COFFEE

Presented by Rockford Roasting Co.:

Learn all about the history and brewing process of coffee, and sample different varieties!

Part 1: Thursday, October 9th, 6:30-8PM
Part 2: Thursday, October 23rd, 6:30-8PM

Visit Rockfordroastingcompany.com for more information....
More Info
Oct

9

October 12 - 18, 2014 Add to Favorites

Earth Science Week

Stay tuned for more details!...
More Info
Oct

12

October 16, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Workshop: Hello Watershed

Discover who and what shares your watershed....
More Info
Oct

16

October 23, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: A Well Placed Well

Discover variables effecting depth of the water table. Identify the difference betweem "aquifer" and "aquiclude."...
More Info
Oct

23

October 24, 2014 Add to Favorites

Night Sounds

Halloween fun for the whole family! Come to the museum for a trick-or-treating event like no other. Visit all 4 floors in the museum for different activities and stations and see for yourself items from the museum's collections!...
More Info
Oct

24

October 30, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Workshop: What Makes Soil?

Not all soil is the same! Examine the composition of different soils and identify layers of soil....
More Info
Oct

30

November 6, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: Geology all Around Us

Discover just how important geology is in everyday lives....
More Info
Nov

6

November 13, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Workshop: Don\'t Mix Me UP!

Some plants grow better in certain soil; study soild and their effect on plant growth....
More Info
Nov

13

November 13, 2014 Add to Favorites

Behind the Brew: BEER

Presented by Rockford Brewing Co.:
Explore different types of beer, its process, and tasty samples to try!

*Must be 21 and older

Visit Rockfordbrewingco.com for more information....
More Info
Nov

13

November 20, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: Interpreting Earth\'s History

Apply principles of superposition, original horizontality, cross-cutting relationships and uniformitarianism....
More Info
Nov

20

December 4, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Workshop: Hard as a Rock

All rocks are hard, but some are harder than others! Experiment with characteristics of rocks....
More Info
Dec

4

December 11, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Class: Build Illinois

Build a 3-Dimensional map of Illinois to show its geologic history and sedimentary structures...
More Info
Dec

11

December 18, 2014 Add to Favorites

Homeschool Workshop: Pet Rocks and Memory Rocks

Do you have a pet rock? Discover all the ways people use rocks!...
More Info
Dec

18

December 31, 2014 Add to Favorites

New Year Around the World

Join us for this annual family celebration to welcome the arrival of the New Year! On each hour participants can welcome the New Year as it occurs around the globe. Families can make a variety of traditional new Year crafts from around the world and see displays of items from other countries, includ...
More Info
Dec

31