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January 2022

Monday
17
January
10:00 AM — 5:00 PM
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Longue Vue will be offering half-price tours of our historic house museum on this date. Use the ticket link below for this discount or to purchase admission to the gardens.

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Tuesday
18
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
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Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

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Thursday
20
January
8:30 AM — 11:30 AM
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Garden Volunteers

Dig alongside our talented and knowledgeable garden team to experience Longue Vue’s eight acres of historic gardens firsthand. Garden Volunteers meet every Thursday from 8:30AM to 11:30AM, and every second Saturday of the month from 9AM to 11AM. All tools provided, but please bring your own hat, gloves, sunscreen, water, and facial covering.

RAIN OR SHINE

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Thursday
20
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
Join Us

Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

TICKETS

Saturday
22
January
8:30 AM — 9:30 AM
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Tai Chi: Introduction to the Yang Long Form

Join us in the gardens for an Introduction to the Yang Long Form led by Michael C. Francis, MD. Click here to learn more about Dr. Francis and our other wellness programs.

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

TICKETS

Saturday
22
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
Join Us

Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

TICKETS

Tuesday
25
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
Join Us

Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

TICKETS

Thursday
27
January
8:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Join Us

Garden Volunteers

Dig alongside our talented and knowledgeable garden team to experience Longue Vue’s eight acres of historic gardens firsthand. Garden Volunteers meet every Thursday from 8:30AM to 11:30AM, and every second Saturday of the month from 9AM to 11AM. All tools provided, but please bring your own hat, gloves, sunscreen, water, and facial covering.

RAIN OR SHINE

REGISTER

Thursday
27
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
Join Us

Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

TICKETS

Saturday
29
January
8:30 AM — 9:30 AM
Join Us

Tai Chi: Introduction to the Yang Long Form

Join us in the gardens for an Introduction to the Yang Long Form led by Michael C. Francis, MD. Click here to learn more about Dr. Francis and our other wellness programs.

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

TICKETS

Saturday
29
January
9:30 AM — 10:30 AM
Join Us

Yoga with a Vue

All-levels yoga in the Longue Vue Gardens beneath our beautiful oak trees, in partnership with Andree Khalaf and JoAnn Letten of Pilates and Yoga Loft. This class is offered Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 9:30AM to 10:20AM. Reservations recommended; class size is limited. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. All-day admission to the gardens is included; stay and stroll after class!

$15 per person; $7.50 for annual members

*New in 2022: Visit our Wellness page for information regarding monthly yoga subscriptions!

TICKETS

Saturday
29
January
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Potted Herb Garden Workshop

Join us for this fun garden workshop led by Director of Gardens, Amy Graham!

Participants will go home with their very own potted herb garden featuring beautiful seasonal herbs. This workshop will also include a special tour of the Walled Garden, a planting lesson with Amy, and all-day garden admission for each participant. This workshop is fun for all ages. Caretakers not participating in the workshop must purchase separate garden admission.

$55/$45 for members

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February 2022

Friday
04
February
12:30 PM — 3:00 PM
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First Friday Guided House & Garden Tour: Camellias at Longue Vue

Enjoy a specialty house tour led by our Historian and Curator, Lenora Costa AND a specialty garden tour led by Director of Gardens Amy Graham. This combination tour includes teatime and treats at Edith & Edgar’s Museum Cafe between tours. Both tours will focus on the Stern’s extensive camellia collection and the history of how this collection enhances Longue Vue inside and out.

$70 per person (includes house tour, garden tour, and teatime)

COMBINATION TOUR TICKETS

HOUSE TOUR ONLY

GARDEN TOUR ONLY

A LA CARTE TEATIME

Saturday
05
February
9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
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Sprouts – “Winter Blooms”

Designed for children under 5 and their parents, Sprouts is a space for structured garden exploration, creativity, and free play. Come join us in our interactive children’s Discovery Garden on the first and third Saturday of the month from 9:30AM to 11AM. Garden Educator Mariah Theobald will lead a group activity followed by a connected craft.

The theme of this session is “Winter Blooms.” Longue Vue invites you and your family to join us in appreciating the beauty of the flowers that brighten our winter! This week’s class will include storytime and a planting activity.

$10 per participant; $5 for annual members

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Saturday
05
February
1:30 PM — 3:30 PM
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Vue Crew – “Winter Harvest”

Vue Crew is back with a new weekend-based format! Students will spend their Saturdays learning about gardening techniques, making nature-inspired art, and exploring their connection to the natural world. Each meeting will have a seasonal theme.

The theme of this session is “Winter Harvest.” To kick off our year, we will be talking about the seasonal calendar and exploring the Longue Vue’s harvest of cold weather crops.

$25 per student; $20 for annual members

TICKETS

Saturday
05
February
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
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Junior Curators Returns

Archival research, public speaking, and collections management are just a few of the skills students ages 10 to 15 develop in this two-part course. Graduates qualify to lead public tours and assist with community programs at Longue Vue. The spring session includes assistant curating the Spring Swings exhibit! Click here to learn more about this program.

$200/session; $180/for annual members

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Sunday
06
February
1:00 PM — 5:00 PM
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Free Family Sunday!

Come enjoy Longue Vue Gardens as our guest! Louisiana families are admitted to Longue Vue FREE of charge the first Sunday of every month. Bring a picnic or purchase snacks at Edith & Edgar’s Museum Cafe, explore the children’s Discovery Garden, and make yourself at home in our eight beautiful acres. Tours of our historic house museum will be half-priced on this date.

Please note that pets are not permitted on the Longue Vue grounds.

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Monday
07
February
4:00 PM — 6:00 PM
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Mission Joy: Finding Happiness in Troubled Times

Join us for a screening of “Mission Joy: Finding Happiness in Troubled Times,” an exploration of the remarkable friendship between Archbishop Desmond Tutu and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. The screening will take place in the Playhouse, with ultraviolet air scrubbers, 40-foot ceilings, and doors and windows open for fresh air ventilation. This is a free screening. Capacity is limited to ensure social distancing so please register using the link below.

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Saturday
19
February
9:30 AM — 11:00 AM
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Sprouts – “Garden Gras”

Designed for children under 5 and their parents, Sprouts is a space for structured garden exploration, creativity, and free play. Come join us in our interactive children’s Discovery Garden on the first and third Saturday of the month from 9:30AM to 11AM. Garden Educator Mariah Theobald will lead a group activity followed by a connected craft.

The theme of this session is “Garden Gras.” Tis the season! Join us in the Discovery Garden to decorate a plant-able Mardi Gras mask using natural materials.

$10 per participant; $5 for annual members

TICKETS

Saturday
19
February
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Botanical Fascinator Workshop

Join Director of Gardens Amy Graham to create your own fanciful headpiece using fresh flowers and dried botanicals from our gardens, fabric, fairy lights, and more! All tools, materials, and instruction are provided. Prosecco drinks will be served and garden admission is included in ticket price. This is a glitter-free event.

$55/$45 for annual members

TICKETS

Saturday
19
February
1:30 PM — 3:30 PM
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Vue Crew – “Garden Gras”

Vue Crew is back with a new weekend-based format! Students will spend their Saturdays learning about gardening techniques, making nature-inspired art, and exploring their connection to the natural world. Each meeting will have a seasonal theme.

The theme of this session is “Garden Gras.” Tis the season! Join us in the Discovery Garden to decorate a plant-able Mardi Gras mask using natural materials.

$25 per student; $20 for annual members

TICKETS

March 2022

Thursday
03
March
8:30 AM — 3:00 PM
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Carnival Camp Begins

School’s out for Carnival! Students ages 5 to 10 can spend school breaks at Longue Vue making nature-themed crafts, learning gardening techniques, and exploring our interactive Discovery Garden. Carnival Camp takes place on Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4 from 8:30AM to 3PM.

$90 general; $80 for members at the family level and above

Registration begins February 1! Email education@longuevue.com for more info.

Wednesday
16
March
5:00 PM — 7:00 PM
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Twilight at Longue Vue: Cast Iron Cactus

Our beloved Spanish Court music series is back! Join us for our season opener featuring Cast Iron Cactus, a Roots Americana band from New Orleans.

Bring drinks, snacks, picnic seating, or just your walking shoes and face covering to enjoy the cool hours of the day in the Longue Vue Gardens. Twilight at Longue Vue is our series of casual, open-air showcases for local musicians and performers across all genres. Face coverings and social distancing will be observed. Click here to learn about sponsorship opportunities.

$10 general admission; $5 for members (limit two tickets)

TICKETS

Saturday
26
March
9:30 AM — 5:00 PM
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Exhibit Opening: Spring Swings

An interactive outdoor exhibit is coming to Longue Vue! Created by local artists, Louisiana artisans, and students in our Junior Curators program, Spring Swings will feature colorful mobile seating throughout the site.

Click here to learn more about requirements for swing proposal submissions.

Saturday
26
March
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Garden Therapy Series: Butterfly Gardening Basics

Turn your garden into a home for butterflies! Learn about how to attract, support, and retain butterfly and moth populations. Participants will go home with three native plants, a plant care guide, and a local butterfly species and corresponding food plant reference list.

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Tuesday
29
March
9:30 AM — 7:00 PM
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Iris Day

All-day complimentary garden admission for the first 250 guests is generously sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Iris Society. Join us and celebrate our captivating iris collection! Iris experts will be onsite and refreshments served from 4PM to 7PM.

Registration coming soon! Email info@longuevue.com for questions.

 

April 2022

Design Symposium 2022

Longue Vue’s beloved annual fundraiser returns for the first time since 2019 – and comes home to the Longue Vue gardens! Naturalist Edwina von Gal and design icon Cathy Kincaid headline the event from April 7 through April 9, which also features the Panorama Jazz Band and an elegant picnic lunch.

Click here for sponsorship opportunities and more details about our speakers.

Saturday
09
April
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
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Spring Fest

Celebrate Spring with the Longue Vue Gardens team! Flower-focused crafts and games, live musical entertainment, and special appearance by the Easter Bunny make this a can’t-miss family event.

Tickets coming soon!

Saturday
23
April
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Garden Therapy Series: Natural Gardening Workshop/Earth Day

The Longue Vue garden staff practices natural gardening everyday, and we’d love to share our techniques with you. This lecture and garden tour led by Director of Gardens Amy Graham will cover the basics of toxic-free lawn care, as well as ornamental and vegetable gardening.

TICKETS

May 2022

Saturday
07
May
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Garden Therapy Series: Parent’s Day Flower Crown Workshop

Celebrate family at this adorable Parent’s Day Flower Crown Workshop! Family members of all ages will enjoy this fun, festive, hands-on interactive class, using flowers and botanicals from our gardens. All materials and instruction will be provided and light refreshments served. All-day garden admission is included in ticket price, so stick around and enjoy our beautiful spring blooms in your new crown after the workshop!

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Saturday
21
May
5:30 PM — 7:00 PM
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Harlem String Quartet at Longue Vue

The world-renowned Harlem String Quartet performs on Spanish Court, sponsored by the New Orleans Friends of Music, Lyrica Baroque, and UNO.

Tickets coming soon; email info@longuevue.com with questions.

June 2022

Monday
06
June
8:30 AM — 3:00 PM
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Summer ‘Scapes Begins

Students ages 5 to 10 can spend summer break indulging in nature, learning gardening techniques, honing STEM skills, and enjoying free play – all in the inspiring beauty of the Longue Vue gardens. One-week sessions begin on June 6 and continue through the end of July; registration for all sessions opens March 1.

Family Equality Day

An annual touchstone for LGBTQ+ families, this site-wide festival includes performances, games, raffles, and a youth resource fair.

Free registration coming soon!

Saturday
18
June
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Parent’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop

Celebrate family with a little flower arranging! Family members of all ages will enjoy this hands-on interactive class, using flowers and botanicals from our gardens! All materials and instruction are provided and light refreshments served. All-day garden admission is included in ticket price.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

Wednesday
29
June
4:00 PM — 6:00 PM
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Edith & Edgar Stern’s 101st Wedding Anniversary

Join us as we celebrate the 101st wedding anniversary of Edith and Edgar Stern. Enjoy cake and champagne as we toast our founders in the Playhouse.

TICKETS

July 2022

Saturday
16
July
1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
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Permaculture Principles of Gardening Workshop

This garden tour and lecture with Garden Manager, Kasey Mitchell, and Garden Director, Amy Graham, highlights ways in which the Longue Vue gardeners practice permaculture in their daily garden maintenance routine.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

August 2022

Rake Day

Longue Vue has been proudly leaf-blower free since August 14, 2019! Celebrate our 4th annual Rake Day by volunteering to rake with us, or by putting down the leaf blower and raking in your own community.

September 2022

Saturday
10
September
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Fall Flower Arranging Workshop

Grab a friend and join us for this relaxing cut flower workshop! Participants will create their own lovely arrangement with flowers and botanical treasures found here in our historic gardens. Prosecco drinks and light snacks served.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

Saturday
24
September
1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
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Native Plant Propagation for Beginners Workshop

Join Director of Gardens Amy Graham to learn how to make plants with plants! Seed saving, storing, and cutting reproduction will be covered in this hands-on workshop. Participants will go home with collected seeds, four starter plants, and a powerful new skill set! This is an indoor and outdoor program with all tools provided. Light snacks served.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

October 2022

Saturday
01
October
2:00 PM — 4:00 PM
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Junior Historians Resumes

The fall session of this two-part course for ages 10 to 15 includes projects in the Longue Vue archives and Visitor Center, plus a final research presentation.

Registration coming soon! Email lcosta@longuevue.com for more info.

Saturday
15
October
1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
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Seed Collecting Workshop

This fun, hands-on workshop will give participants the basic knowledge for seed collecting and seed storing.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

Thursday
20
October
4:00 PM — 7:00 PM
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Games in the Gardens

Our pandemic-era fundraiser is now a fabulous annual event raising funds for garden-based education at Longue Vue. Save the date for an evening of fresh air, friends, and philanthropy.

Saturday
22
October
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Fall Flower Arranging Workshop

Grab a friend and join us for this relaxing cut flower workshop! Participants will create their own lovely arrangement with flowers and botanical treasures found here in our historic gardens. Prosecco drinks and light snacks served.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

Fall Fest

Join us for a beautiful fall afternoon filled with harvest crafts, lawn games, and trick-or-treating at the many doors of Longue Vue, plus individual and family costume contests!

Tickets coming soon! Email info@longuevue.com for more details.

November 2022

Saturday
19
November
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
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Wreath Making Workshop

Join Director of Gardens Amy Graham to create your very own magnolia wreath. This festive workshop is a perfect holiday outing for friends and family. Participants will handcraft their own wreath using leaves harvested from our historic trees. Prosecco drinks and light snacks served.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

Monday
21
November
November 21, 2022 8:30 AM — November 23, 2022 3:00 PM
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Harvest Camp

School’s out! Students ages 5 to 10 can spend holiday breaks at Longue Vue seasonal camps to explore the gardens, create art, play games, and engage in fun activities based around the seasons. Scholarships are available.

Registration coming soon! Email education@longuevue.com for more info.

December 2022

Merry Market

Longue Vue’s annual outdoor holiday marketplace includes shopping with local vendors, festive crafts and music, and photos with Santa.

Tickets coming soon! Email info@longuevue.com for more info.

Saturday
10
December
1:00 PM — 2:30 PM
Join Us

Wreath Making Workshop

Join Director of Gardens Amy Graham to create your very own magnolia wreath. This festive workshop is a perfect holiday outing for friends and family. Participants will handcraft their own wreath using leaves harvested from our historic trees. Prosecco drinks and light snacks served.

Tickets coming soon! Email agraham@longuevue.com for more info.

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