Are you looking for a family friendly holiday activity this weekend? Then look no further than Vander Veer Botanical Park!

The annual Vander Veer Holiday Workshop takes place this Tuesday Dec 18 at Vander Veer Botanical Park (215 W Central Ave Davenport. Two sessions will take place, the Early Session at 4 p.m. and the Late Session at 6 p.m.

This family event is a great opportunity to enjoy the splendor of the holiday floral display while creating holiday ornaments and gifts! Materials and instruction for craft projects suitable to different skill levels will be provided along with some holiday cheer! Come during the day or after-dark to take in the beautiful lights.

The fee for Davenport residents is $10 and non-residents are $12. Pre-registration is required for all participants (chaperones free) and class size is limited. Please register by 1 p.m. the day before class to reserve your spot in this class! Click or call (563) 328-PARK.

Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!


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