The Dixon will be open late on Thursday night, April 21, for Art After Dark: Splendor in the Gardens. Guests will be able to enjoy the abundance of blooms with a sunset tour of the gardens with Director of Horticulture Dale Skaggs, music from the Clifton Brady Jazz Trio, Biere de Garden beer from Boscos and complementary hors d’ouevres. Tour begins at 7:15. Two for one admission this month! All of our Art After Darks are sponsored by Suntrust Bank and Boscos.
On Friday, April 22, get into the Dixon for free on Earth Day. In recognition of Earth Day 2011, the Dixon is offering free admission all day. Come by the Dixon on Friday, April 22 and enjoy the gardens, Made in Dixon and the permanent collection for free. Remember that Saturday mornings are free as well. Enjoy the galleries and gardens for free from 10 am - 12 pm every Saturday.
The Dixon will be open on Easter! Celebrate Easter in the gardens, with Made in Dixon in the galleries, and our permanent collection in the residence. A perfect day to bring by the little ones for personal Easter photos on the South Lawn and in the formal and cutting gardens.
Shakespeare in the Gardens premieres next week. Get your $15 seats NOW for Romeo and Juliet's first preview performance on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:00 pm under the stars in the Dixon Gardens, sponsored by FedEx! The April 28 preview is almost sold out. Bring your family into the gardens early for a picnic on the lawn before walking the woods with Juliet and Romeo at night. You can purchase tickets to any other performance now for $20 in advance, before they rise to $25 on the day of the show.