Current Programs and Projects
Gift and Garden Shop
Located in the 2nd Street Public Market. Specializing in garden tools, accessories, house plants and gifts, the shop is a fund-raising project of the Wegerzyn Gardens Foundation. Proceeds support educational programs and garden development at Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. Follow our Gift and Garden Shop Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/WegerzynGardensGiftShop/
The Annual Garden Party
Members, donors and invited guests gather under a festival tent on Wegerzyn’s lovely Garden Green to enjoy a catered dinner, live music, and a 50/50 raffle. The Garden Party is always scheduled for the second Thursday in September.
Fall Family Adventure
Bring everyone for a great fall evening in the park. Search for gnomes and enjoy crafts in the Children’s Discovery Garden, follow a self-paced nature walk featuring nature knowledge through the prairie, and hear folk tales in a magical place. You’ll visit a great spider display, enjoy live music and a magician and a walk through the beautiful gardens. Goodie bags and wrapped refreshments for all. Weather Dependent.
The Mayfair Plant Sale
Is held on the first Friday in May at the 2nd Street Market, raises funds for the foundation by offering a selection of popular, regional and proven plants as well as new and unusual varieties, accompanied by authoritative horticultural advice.