Festivals and Events Calendar

Current seasonal hours: 10 a.m. to 5 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.

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Special Guest: Genevieve Rowe (Beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder)

Sunday, March 24, 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 24: Beauty is in the eye of the bee-holder, a case of the common crab spider/h5>

Genevieve Rowe Lead Biologist, Wildlife Preservation Canada, Guelph ON
Hayley Tompkins ON Prog Biologist, Wildlife Preservation Canada, Guelph ON

Insects and arachnids are important for your garden as pollinators, pest control, and food for other animals. The crab spider, an ambush predator, exploits its prey’s biology, luring them closer. Discover the interesting relationship between flower, pollinator, and predator.

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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.