2015 DAZZLING DAYLILIES – BALLOONS OVER THE GARDEN – UPDATED

UPDATE: The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Presenting Sponsor US Bank Home Mortgage, announces the re-scheduling of this weekend’s “Balloons Over The Garden” due to predicted unfavorable weather conditions for balloon flights.

The “Balloons Over The Garden” events, a part of the 6th Annual “Dazzling Daylilies Festival”, are re-scheduled for Friday, August 28th, Saturday, August 29th & Sunday, August 30th @ The Garden. The previously announced sponsorship support remains in place.

The entire “Balloons Over The Garden” Schedule, the Volunteer Leadership, the Volunteer Teams, the Full Balloon Flight Reservations & All Activities remain the same and are now scheduled for Friday, August 28th, Saturday, August 29th & Sunday, August 30th.

THE ANNUAL DAYLILY SALE CONDUCTED AS A PART OF “DAZZLING DAYLILIES – BALLOONS
OVER THE GARDEN” WILL PROCEED AS PLANNED ON SATURDAY, JUNE 20TH (7 AM – NOON)
AT THE GARDEN IN OWENSBORO.

6th ANNUAL AWARD WINNING FESTIVAL
“2015 DAZZLING DAYLILIES – BALLOONS OVER THE GARDEN”
June 17 – 21, 2015

June 17 Walk & Talk & Lunch “Hybridizing” – The Nellie Rarick Memorial Lecture
Drs. Ernie & Evelyn Hiatt – 11:30 am

June 18 Tours & Talks – 10:00 am & 2:00 pm

June 19 Balloonists Arrive – Full Rides (By Reservation) – 6:00 pm
Balloon Line for Reservations: (270) 993-1234

June 20 Full Balloon Rides (By Reservation) – 5:30 am
Balloon Line for Reservations: (270) 993-1234
Tethered Rides – 5:30 am – 9:30 am ($10. (1st come, 1st served)
Daviess County Bicentennial Tethered Flight featuring Joseph Hamilton Daveiss – 9:00 am
Annual Daylily Sale – 7:00 am – Noon
Pilots’ Breakfast
“Blooms, Balloons, Bar-B-Q & Bluegrass”:
Children’s Activities – 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Food Court – 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cold Air Walk in Balloon – 4:00 pm
Music by J & B Sound & Light
VIP Patio Party – 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Balloonists Arrive – 6:00 pm
Full Rides (By Reservation) – Balloon Line (270) 993-1234
Tethered Rides – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Inflatable Fun
GLOW
USBHM Lantern Release

June 21 Balloonists Arrive – Full Rides (By Reservation) – 5:30 am

Admission: All Balloon Activity Days (June 19th, 20th, 21st)
$2.00 Daily (Everyone Except Children Under 2 years)

All Other Days: Members – Free / Adults – $5 / Seniors $3 / Youth $1

Enjoy The Garden & Daylilies All Day . . . Every Day

Regular Daily Garden Hours – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Some Activities May Be Cancelled If Weather Doesn’t Cooperate

Welcome

Welcome and thank you for visiting our Website. We appreciate your interest and hope you have the opportunity to visit the Garden and enjoy a true jewel in Owensboro, Kentucky. Please take the time to review our offerings and contact us if we can be of assistance.

Mission: To discover, observe and enjoy the wonders of our environment and to provide priceless education in order to foster an awareness of our interaction with nature.

The Western Kentucky Botanical Garden

25 Carter Road

Owensboro KY 42301

Hours of Operation March Until November 15 (Growing Season) Seven Days A Week 9 A.M. – 3 P.M. (Office hours 9 – 3 Mon. thru Fri.)

November 15 Thru February (Winter Season) Monday – Friday 9 A.M. – 3 P.M.

Garden Admission Members Free Adults $5—Seniors $3—Students & Youth $1

Contact: The number to call is 270 852-8925.

The e-mail address is wkbg@bellsouth.net.

The mailing address is P.O. Box 22562, Owensboro, KY 42304.

Please look through our web site, there is much to view, and we are always adding news regarding upcoming events! Thank you and we hope to see you soon!

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