The Latest Gardening Classes and Workshops Near Chicago

A green thumb is not needed to participate in any of the classes we offer at Blumen Gardens. We go through all the projects step-by-step with our well-trained instructors, guiding you while you discover your creativity along the way! Leave our garden center with a beautiful, handmade craft to decorate your home or to give as a gift. Contact us with any questions!

Open House Events at Blumen Gardens

Looking for a place to gather with the girls or date night with a significant other? Blumen Gardens in Sycamore, IL is the perfect place for just that! With open house events hosted all year round, featuring cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music, shopping, and of course beautiful tours of the gardens, it’s the perfect night out. Can’t make it to an event? Do some shopping from home!

04/27/2024
FROM: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
🍄 Felt Mushroom Workshop: Craft Your Own Whimsical Forest Treasures! 🍄 Unleash your creativity and join us for a delightful Felt Mushroom Workshop! Dive into the magical world of crafting as you learn the art of felting to create charming and lifelike mushrooms. What to Expect: 🌿 Introduction to Felting: Discover the basics of felting, including materials, tools, and techniques to bring your mushroom visions to life. 🍄 Mushroom Variety: Explore different mushroom shapes and styles, from classic to fantasy. Learn how to add unique details and colors to make each mushroom truly one-of-a-kind. Saturday, April 27, 2024 10am-12pm $39 Includes: Instruction, Materials, Mimosas + Snacks
SOLD OUT-Felt Mushroom Workshop | Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 10AM-12PM
04/27/2024
FROM: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
🍄 Felt Mushroom Workshop: Craft Your Own Whimsical Forest Treasures! 🍄 Unleash your creativity and join us for a delightful Felt Mushroom Workshop! Dive into the magical world of crafting as you learn the art of felting to create charming and lifelike mushrooms. What to Expect: 🌿 Introduction to Felting: Discover the basics of felting, including materials, tools, and techniques to bring your mushroom visions to life. 🍄 Mushroom Variety: Explore different mushroom shapes and styles, from classic to fantasy. Learn how to add unique details and colors to make each mushroom truly one-of-a-kind. Saturday, April 27, 2024 1pm-3pm $39 Includes: Instruction, Materials, Mimosas + Snacks
SOLD OUT Felt Mushroom Workshop | Saturday, April 27, 2024 | 1PM-3PM
04/28/2024
FROM: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tour Blumen Gardens Wedding Venue Celebrate love in bloom! Join us for our Wedding Open House at Blumen Gardens on April 28th from 11am-2pm. Tour our enchanting venue, see our Garden Room set up for a reception and discover how we can make your dream wedding a reality. Our Event Coordinators will also be available to answer any questions and help you plan the wedding of your dreams. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to see what Blumen Gardens has to offer for your special day! No appointment necessary. Please stop by anytime from 11-2pm. In the event of a cancellation, a refund minus the processing fee will be refunded to the original form of payment within 7-10 business days
Wedding Open House- Sunday, April 28th, 11-2PM
05/02/2024
FROM: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
Grab your favorite girlfriends and ladies in your life and create a beautiful floral arrangement with a cocktail influence! 🌸🍹 Immerse yourself in an evening of fun 6-8 PM on Thursday, May 2nd. Bring your besties or make new connections as we guide you through crafting a delightful cocktail and creating beautiful flower arrangements. Plus, indulge in a delectable grazing table filled with snacks – it’s all included! It’s the perfect blend of creativity, laughter, and the joy of sharing the moment with amazing women. In the event of a cancellation, a refund minus the 3% processing fee will be refunded to the original form of payment within 7-10 business days
Blossoms & Bubbles Thursday, May 2nd 6-8PM
05/04/2024
FROM: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Blumen Gardens, Sycamore IL
Come get a memorable Spring Pet Mini Photo Sessions with Sarah from Loyal Friends Pet Photography.  Sarah’s goal for each session is to capture your pet’s unique individual qualities, and bring those to artistic life through pet portraiture. Each Spring Pet Mini Photo Session will be 15 minutes long and take place outside with Spring Décor as the backdrop. You will receive an online photo gallery, two high resolution digital images for download as well as one printed (5×7 or 8×10) image with the purchase price of $55. Images will be available one week after the photo shoot. Please include your name, phone number, email address and your pet’s name when signing up for your session. Sign up Online, Over the Phone (815-895-3737) or In Person at the Store! In the event of a cancellation, a refund minus the 3% processing fee will be refunded to the original form of payment within 7-10 business days
Spring Pet Photo Mini Session- Saturday, May 4th 11-3PM
05/10/2024 - 05/12/2024
FROM: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Join us in celebrating Mother’s Day! Join us for a spectacular Mother’s Day weekend celebration at Blumen Gardens! Treat the special women in your life (and everyone else on your list) to a day filled with joy, laughter, and unforgettable experiences in our enchanting garden oasis. Food Trucks | Local Vendors | Live Music | Cocktails Admission: Free entry for all! Date & Time: Saturday, May 11th 9-5PM  Sunday, May 12th 9-5PM Location: Blumen Gardens 403 Edward St. Sycamore, IL Join us for a day in the garden filled with love, laughter, and endless celebrations. We can’t wait to create magical memories with you this Mother’s Day weekend at Blumen Gardens! Weekend Details  Friday, May 10th Open 9-5pm  BattleAxe Coffee 9-11AM Slow Smoke BBQ  11AM-3PM Saturday, May 11th Open 9-5pm Zippys Sketches Caricatures 11AM-3PM Press Box Food Trailer 11-3pm Beer, Wine, and Mimosas Available For Purchase Musicians: Dan Holmes- 10AM-12PM Lou Heneise and Friends- 12-3PM Sunday, May 12th Open 9-5pm Ken Kakes 10-3PM Beer, Wine, and Mimosas Available For Purchase Musicians: Noah Hittner 10AM-2PM Stephen Bores- 12-3PM
Mother’s Day Weekend at Blumen Gardens
05/19/2024
FROM: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for our Artist + Maker Market on Sunday, May 19th from 11-2pm! Shop multiple local artists and makers set up throughout our beautiful gardens and grounds. Interested in becoming a vendor? Reach out to us at [email protected] for an application.
Artist + Maker Market- Sunday, May 19th, 11-2pm
05/23/2024
FROM: 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ladies Night Out Thursday May 23rd 4-7PM Free to Attend Grab your girlfriends and join us for extended evening hours of exclusive shopping! Bring your besties and enjoy a cocktail in the garden! Cocktails | Charcuterie Cups | Raffles | Henna | Music | Sales Charcuterie Cups for purchase from Kustom_Charcuterie Dj Noel Robles Prarie Henna  
Ladies Night Out Thursday, May 23rd 4-7PM
05/29/2024
FROM: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, May 29th 6-8PM Join us for an exhilarating evening of fun competition at Blumen Gardens’ All Subjects Trivia Night! This event is open to all ages, so gather your friends, family, and colleagues for a night of fun and knowledge. From 6-8pm, challenge your knowledge across a wide range of subjects while enjoying the perfect combination of learning and entertainment. Cocktails and snacks available for purchase on the evening of the event. In the event of a cancellation, a refund minus the processing fee will be refunded to the original form of payment within 7-10 business days
All Subjects Trivia Night- Wednesday, May 29th 6-8PM
06/04/2024
FROM: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens Tuesday, June 4th 4-8pm Wild Carrot Food Truck Gardener’s Lounge- Cocktails, Beer and Wine Available for purchase! Featured Musician: Ted Kowalczyk Mark your calendars for Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens! Join us for an evening of gastronomic delights. With a rotating lineup of food trucks, there’s something to satisfy every craving. Plus, enjoy the enchanting tunes of live music while you dine al fresco. Come hungry and leave happy! UPCOMING DATES: June 18th-Ninas Tacos Food Truck 4-8 July 9th-Wild Carrot Food Truck4-8 July 23rd- Nina’s Tacos Food Truck 4-8 August 6th-Wild Carrot Food Truck 4-8 August 20th- Nina’s Tacos Food Truck 4-8 September 3rd-Nina’s Tacos Food Truck 4-8 September 17th-Wild Carrot Food Truck 4-8  
Food Truck Tuesday at Blumen Gardens- Tuesday, June 4th- 4-8PM
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