Celebrate Earth Day at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) – The Ozarks Botanical Garden announced Tuesday that it will hold a special Earth Day festival for the holiday.

On Sunday, April 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., residents of Northwest Arkansas can participate in family activities, crafts, music and games, as well as visit booths and explore six cultivated acres of the beauty of the spring garden.

According to a press release, the Ozark Natural Science Center will have a live snake and turtle, and “Greedy Goats NWA” will have live goats that guests can pet and feed. There will also be information available on recycling, big cat conservation, composting, native plants, gardening and more.

In addition, the Town of Fayetteville will be offering free saplings while supplies last.

Guests are encouraged to bring a bottle of water and use the refill stations set up throughout the grounds. They can also bring a picnic, but the Garden asks participants to pack and pack their bags. Snack Lab and Pedal Pops will offer food items for sale.

Admission is free for members of the Garden. For non-members, admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12-4, and children 3 and under are free. Tickets are non-refundable.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at bgozarks.org. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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