Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Some events are included in your general admission / membership, while others require separate ticketing or registration. Click the activity you are interested in for more details.

Looking a few months ahead? Check out the event listings at rbg.ca/events

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Special Guest: Dr. Brent Sinclair (Arachnids in the Polar Vortex)

Sunday, March 17, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Brent Sinclair with wood nymph on his face

Special Guest

Sundays, January 19 to April 14

1 p.m.; RBG Centre

RBG is pleased to welcome special guests to share their expertise and passion about spiders and friends!

Sunday March 17: Arachnids in the Polar Vortex

Dr. Brent Sinclair Professor, Biological and Geological Sciences University of Western Ontario London, ON

What happens to arachnids when the temperature drops below zero? Do they run the risk of freezing? Dr. Brent Sinclair will explore different strategies used by arachnids in Greenland, Antarctic, Yukon, and even from his own backyard in London, Ontario.

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 Included in your General Admission or Membership

Part of RBG's winter exhibit, Spiders Alive!

Location: RBG Centre
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Please note the daily events / activities listed here may be located in different garden areas from other events occuring on the same day. Please check the location in each listing, and consider travel time between gardens when creating your schedule for the day. General Admission paid at one garden area will allow you access into all other gardens for that same day. Click here for an overview of all our gardens and trails.