December 3, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry, Parks and Recreation Director Steve McDaniel and Conjure Coffee owner Corey Waldron officially cut the ribbon on the new Conjure Coffee café inside the Botanical Conservatory on December 3. 

October 17, 2019

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Director Steve McDaniel, community leaders and funding partners gathered inside the lobby of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory to officially open the new Conservatory Connector. The $552,000 project links the Conservatory to the lower level of the Embassy Theatre, the Grand Wayne Center, the Fort Wayne Hilton, and other downtown destinations. 

July 17, 2019

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is hosting its 14th season for the Botanical Roots outdoor concert series in downtown Fort Wayne. Roots-genre concerts will be presented al fresco on the Conservatory Terrace over six Fridays, with doors opening at 7:30 pm for each show. The Botanical Conservatory is located at 1100 S. Calhoun Street.

April 30, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – Mayor Tom Henry, Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Director Steve McDaniel, community leaders and funding partners came together today to move dirt at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory to officially kick off a construction project to connect the Conservatory lobby to the lower level of the Embassy Theatre and other popular downtown destinations.

April 1, 2019

Contact:  Rob Hines

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Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events are happening at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in April:

Visit with the Easter Bunny

April 13, 12 - 4 p.m.

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

The Easter Bunny will be at the Conservatory to greet children while Mom and Dad take pictures to capture the moment. Explore the Hundred Acre Wood Exhibit before or after your visit with the Easter Bunny. Note: The Easter Bunny will be taking a break from 2:00-2:30pm. During the Easter Bunny’s break, you can enjoy “up-close” magic tricks performed by a local magician. No egg hunt or petting zoo are held this day. Regular admission fees apply. Sponsored by WAJI Majic 95.1. For more information, call (260) 427-6440.

February 25, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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What’s Happening at the Conservatory

March 2019

 

Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events are happening at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in March:

“Hundred Acre Wood” Winter Exhibit

Through April 21

This winter, come in from the cold to discover the enchanting world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. Visitors will find Eeyore, Rabbit, Piglet and Pooh Bear have made their homes quite comfortably in the Botanical Conservatory’s Showcase Garden. Relive or be introduced to the imaginative stories of A.A. Milne from his books Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner in our version of the Hundred Acre Wood. But watch out for Heffalumps! Hands-on learning stations in the Discovery Gallery help visitors explore how this literature connects to everyday life. Sponsored by Fun 101.7 and Majic 95.1 FM.

February 8, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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Fort Wayne, Ind. –The Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department has begun the open bidding process for the provision of catering services at three major private rental facilities: Salomon Farm Park, the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, and Promenade Park, which opens this summer and is the first phase of the Riverfront Fort Wayne development project.

January 25, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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February 2019

 
Fort Wayne, Ind. – The following events are happening at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory in February:

“Hundred Acre Wood” Winter Exhibit

Through April 21

This winter, come in from the cold to discover the enchanting world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends. You’ll find Eeyore, Rabbit, Piglet and Pooh Bear have made their homes quite comfortably in the Botanical Conservatory’s Showcase Garden. You can relive or be introduced to the imaginative stories of A.A. Milne from his books Winnie-the-Pooh and The House at Pooh Corner as you play in our version of the Hundred Acre Wood.

January 8, 2019

Contact:    Rob Hines

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Hundred Acre Wood Exhibit

January 12-April 21

Fort Wayne, Ind. – This winter, come in from the cold at the Botanical Conservatory and discover the enchanting world of Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends.

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Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory
1100 South Calhoun Street
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 427-6440

Hours:

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 8pm
Sunday Noon - 4pm
Closed: Mondays

Holiday Hours:

Thanksgiving: 4pm - 8pm
November 29: 10am - 8pm
Closed:New Years Day, Christmas Day

Admission

Adults $5
Children (ages 3-17) $3
Age 2 and under Free