Wildflower Whimsy will kick off at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 5, with a guided tour of the Highlands Botanical Garden, a repository of more than 450 native species, with a reception featuring live music and wine to follow. The next day, three guided wildflower walks will be offered with a special focus on fire ecology, and participants will also have the chance to join a wildcrafting workshop.
$75 for Highlands Biological Foundation members; $100 for nonmembers. All proceeds benefit the Foundation’s mission to foster research and education focused on the rich natural heritage of the Southern Appalachians.
www.highlandsbiological.org/wildflower-whimsy/ or 828.526.2221.