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Seasonal Special Programs - December - February

Wrap up the year and start 2023 off with fun and discovery at the Coastal Discovery Museum with our Seasonal Special Programs. This December through February we will be offering special tours, experiences, and activities for you and the whole to enjoy. See below for a full list of the upcoming programs.

Seasonal Special Programs - December - February

Wrap up the year and start 2023 off with fun and discovery at the Coastal Discovery Museum with our Seasonal Special Programs. This December through February we will be offering special tours, experiences, and activities for you and the whole to enjoy. See below for a full list of the upcoming programs.

CAMELLIA -
"WINTER'S ROSE"

December 5th, January 9th, and February 6th - 1 - 2:30 PM
The Coastal Discovery Museum’s camellia garden has over 130 varieties that showcase all the different plant varieties and flower types found in camellias. The garden is part of the American Camellia Trail designated by the American Camellia Society. During this indoor presentation and walking tour, learn about the history, diversity, and significance of camellias, as well as how to grow and care for camellias in the Lowcountry.

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CAMELLIA -
"WINTER'S ROSE"

December 5th, January 9th, and February 6th - 1 - 2:30 PM
The Coastal Discovery Museum’s camellia garden has over 130 varieties that showcase all the different plant varieties and flower types found in camellias. The garden is part of the American Camellia Trail designated by the American Camellia Society. During this indoor presentation and walking tour, learn about the history, diversity, and significance of camellias, as well as how to grow and care for camellias in the Lowcountry.

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CAMELLIA CARE

December 19th, January 23rd, February 20th

1:00 - 2:30PM

Wendy Dickes has been passionate about nature and gardening since she was a child, even though her master’s degree led her into the finance field for employment.  She fell in love with the Lowcountry while vacationing with family in high school.  In 2015, Wendy moved from New England to Hilton Head and became a permanent resident, promptly pursuing her love of nature by earning her Lowcountry Master Gardener and Lowcountry Master Naturalist certifications.  Missing her northern rose gardens and remembering the very first Camellia she saw in the 70's, she quickly fell in love with the southern “winter rose” or Camellia.  She maintains her own home flower garden with a variety of Camellia shrubs, cultivates a vegetable plot in her local community garden, and assists with upkeep in the Pinckney Wildlife Refuge and Coastal Discovery Museum butterfly gardens, in addition to managing the Museum’s Camellia garden.

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CAMELLIA CARE

December 19, 2022/ January 23, 2023/ February 20, 2023

1:00 - 2:30PM

Wendy Dickes has been passionate about nature and gardening since she was a child, even though her master’s degree led her into the finance field for employment.  She fell in love with the Lowcountry while vacationing with family in high school.  In 2015, Wendy moved from New England to Hilton Head and became a permanent resident, promptly pursuing her love of nature by earning her Lowcountry Master Gardener and Lowcountry Master Naturalist certifications.  Missing her northern rose gardens and remembering the very first Camellia she saw in the 70's, she quickly fell in love with the southern “winter rose” or Camellia.  She maintains her own home flower garden with a variety of Camellia shrubs, cultivates a vegetable plot in her local community garden, and assists with upkeep in the Pinckney Wildlife Refuge and Coastal Discovery Museum butterfly gardens, in addition to managing the Museum’s Camellia garden.

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DISCOVERY NIGHT
AT THE MUSEUM

There is something special happening AFTER HOURS at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in unique experiences on Thursday evenings. Programs will include hands-on art activities and demonstrations, special natural history programs, and presentations by museum staff and special guests. Check the online calendar to see what is coming. These programs are for ages 7 and older.

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DISCOVERY NIGHT
AT THE MUSEUM

There is something special happening AFTER HOURS at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in unique experiences on Thursday evenings. Programs will include hands-on art activities and demonstrations, special natural history programs, and presentations by museum staff and special guests. Check the online calendar to see what is coming. These programs are for ages 7 and older.

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REPTILES
FOR KIDS

December 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, and 29th - 10 - 10:30 AM
Come and meet some of the coolest critters around…REPTILES! Meet and get to know some Lowcountry lizards, snakes, turtles, and alligators. Learn why these cold-blooded critters are important and examine the fun adaptions they have that help them survive in the wild.

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REPTILES
FOR KIDS

December 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, and 29th - 10 - 10:30 AM
Come and meet some of the coolest critters around…REPTILES! Meet and get to know some Lowcountry lizards, snakes, turtles, and alligators. Learn why these cold-blooded critters are important and examine the fun adaptions they have that help them survive in the wild.

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REPTILES
OF THE LOWCOUNTRY

December 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, and 29th - 11 AM - 12 PM
Turtles, alligators, and even snakes, are local celebs in our area and it pays to know them. Learn about the habits, characteristics, contribution, and reputation of regional reptiles as well as how to protect these amazing creatures and safely enjoy sharing the lowcountry with them. Yes! You will see live reptiles during this experience!

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REPTILES
OF THE LOWCOUNTRY

December 20th, 21st, 22nd, 27th, 28th, and 29th - 11 AM - 12 PM
Turtles, alligators, and even snakes, are local celebs in our area and it pays to know them. Learn about the habits, characteristics, contribution, and reputation of regional reptiles as well as how to protect these amazing creatures and safely enjoy sharing the lowcountry with them. Yes! You will see live reptiles during this experience!

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INDIGO
TIE DYE

December 21st and 28th - 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Come and learn how indigo dye is made from a plant and use it to create a tie dye t-shirt to take home. The Museum will provide you with one t-shirt (size Child M – Adult XL) to tie dye with indigo dye. You are welcome to bring an additional cotton item to dye.

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INDIGO
TIE DYE

December 21st and 28th - 1:30 - 2:30 PM
Come and learn how indigo dye is made from a plant and use it to create a tie dye t-shirt to take home. The Museum will provide you with one t-shirt (size Child M – Adult XL) to tie dye with indigo dye. You are welcome to bring an additional cotton item to dye.

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SWEETGRASS
BASKET CLASS

TBD
Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass Basket from a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker. During this special holiday class, you'll have a chance to make a decorative Sweetgrass wreath on your own using locally found natural materials. Class will last around 2 hours. Not recommended for children under 12. Reservations are required.

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SWEETGRASS
BASKET CLASS

TBD
Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass Basket from a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker. During this special holiday class, you'll have a chance to make a decorative Sweetgrass wreath on your own using locally found natural materials. Class will last around 2 hours. Not recommended for children under 12. Reservations are required.

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