Face coverings are no longer required outside or inside facilities. Reservations required for members and nonmembers.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218

Dallas Blooms: Mid-Atlantic Week

About This Event


From March 20–26, celebrate the Mid-Atlantic region of the nation as part of Dallas Blooms "America the Beautiful."

Each week of Dallas Blooms “America the Beautiful” features a different region of the nation and celebrates the beauty and what makes each area unique. Visit the Dallas Blooms page for specific information and times.

Live music by guitarist Dave Garrison (9am–12pm)
Mid-Atlantic Cooking Demonstration: Sweet Corn and Ginger Soup and Sugared Pecans (11am in A Tasteful Place)
Live music by pianist Lee Harbaugh (12–2pm)
The Absolute Experience (2–4pm at Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

Live music by guitarist Dave Lincoln (11am–2pm)
Food Stories: Shoofly Pie Cooking Demonstration with Dustin Miller; a Pennsylvania Classic: Explore the cultural history of this sweet breakfast pie, take the recipe home and enjoy a bite. (11am–12pm in A Tasteful Place)
Marc Toussaint Jazz Combo (2–4pm at Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn)

Mommy and Me Mondays (10am–2pm)
Dallas College Cooks – Carrots Vichy and Steamed Edamame Salad (11am)

Tiny Tot Tuesdays (10am–2pm)
Daily Harvest (10am in A Tasteful Place)
Tasteful Tuesday Floral Demonstration by Doug Land: Garden as Art demonstrating how to grow plants and create earth-safe art (11am in A Tasteful Place)

Chef-tastic with The Furlough Brothers as they celebrate Philly Cheesesteak Day (11am–12pm in A Tasteful Place)

CC Young Senior Thursday: Seniors 65 and older get in for $13 general garden admission and receive a 20% discount in the Hoffman Family Gift Store.
Daily Harvest (10am in A Tasteful Place)
Garden scavenger hunt for guests (10am–3pm, see Information Booth to pick up scavenger hunt)
Thirsty Thursday Blind Taste Test: Taste test beers from the featured region of Dallas Blooms, and try to figure out which beer is which. Compare them to the great local craft beers from the Metroplex. This week’s matchup includes Cigar City Jai Alai IPA vs. Manhattan Project Hoppenheimer West Coast IPA and Lazy Magnolia Southern Pecan Brown Ale vs. Hop & Sting Sir William (3–4:30pm)

Horticulture Demonstration: The Best Herbs for North Central Texas. Herbs are easy to grow, make gardens smell wonderful and enhance culinary skills (11am in A Tasteful Place)

Children’s Adventure Garden

Daily • 9:30am, 11:30am & 2:30pm • Exploration Center

Walne Family Discovery Lab
Daily • 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 4pm • Exploration Center
Mid-Atlantic Sandy Science: Participants will feel like they’re on a Mid-Atlantic coast as they explore the microscopic and physical properties of sand from actual Atlantic beaches. Please note that the Walne Family Discovery Lab is for ages 6 & up.

The Glade Puppet Show
10:30am daily & 11:30am on weekends only • The Glade
Dallas Blooms Mid-Atlantic Week Storytime: Chesapeake Rainbow by Priscilla Cummings and Illustrated by David Aiken

STEM Stops
Daily • 11am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm • Various Galleries
11am – DIY Crab Claws: Discover what life is like as a crab as you make your own claw that can grab!
1:30pm – Leaf Art Impressions: Learn about the beautiful trees and plants of the Mid-Atlantic region as you create art with their leaves.
3:30pm – Constitutional Ink: Go back in time as you see how ink used to be made using oak galls, just like what was used to sign the United States Constitution!

The Live Science Show
Weekends • 1pm & 3pm • Various Galleries
Me, You and CO2- Learn all about carbon dioxide in our environment and how it impacts oceans like the Atlantic.