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Pumpkinville presented by OGE Energy Corp. @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm

Pumpkinville presented by OGE

Join us for our seventh annual Pumpkinville, in the Children’s Garden! Beginning October 5, bring your friends and family to one of the most treasured fall treats in Oklahoma City. Enjoy crafts, activities and imaginative displays in our New England Pumpkin Town that will get you in the spirit of the season. Each weekend families can enjoy activities and entertainment. It’s all just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!

Pumpkinville-related events

ONGOING

  • DAILY 11-11:30am Story Time.
  • DAILY 10am-5pm Face Painting.
  • DAILY 10am-5pm: Enjoy free rides on Mo’s Carousel at Myriad Gardens with Pumpkinville Admission.
  • FRIDAYS, 1-1:3pm Cider Press.
  • SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS, 1-5pm Pumpkinville Express Train. Last ticket sold at 4:30pm.
  • MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, 10am-12pm, Mommy and Me Mondays and Tiny Tot Tuesdays.

Golden Hour Photography Sessions in Pumpkiville

Calling all photographers! We know that you love taking portraits inside Pumpkinville. Come shoot mini sessions and bring your clients to the Children’s Garden after hours to get your favorite shots with the best lighting. The $50 fee will allow you to bring clients in and out of the Children’s Garden throughout the golden hour. Contact Bekah Wade with questions at rwade@myriadgardens.org or (405) 445-7082. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 5.

Every day during Pumpkinville, 11:30am-Noon

  • Cider Press Demonstration and Tasting
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • All ages welcome

Learn how cider is made as we try out our old-fashioned cider press each day during Pumpkinville. Join in on the cider making and enjoy a taste of this delicious juice at the end.

Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkin Seed Walkup

  • Friday, October 12, 2-4pm
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $4 per jar
  • All ages welcome

Learn how to make an easy, healthy, tasty golden treat from pumpkin seeds.  Kids will taste some already baked seeds and then get to mix up their own pumpkin seed spice mix – savory or sweet – to take home and bake.

Mandrake Madness and Other Plants of The Wizarding World

  • Saturday, October 13, 10am-Noon, come and go
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $5 per child
  • Walkups welcome
  • Best for ages 7 to 12

Stop by Professor Peppers Herbology class to learn about where the Magical and Muggle plant worlds meet. You’ll play a game to learn about plants found in the beloved Harry Potter series that have real-life counterparts. Then you’ll create your own magical mandrake root and pot up a seasonal seed to care for at home. House color attire encouraged.

Lifestyle Photography Class with Jessie Huff Photography

  • Sunday, October 14, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member $40, Nonmember: $45
  • REGISTER HERE

Jessie Huff is a lifestyle wedding and portrait photographer with six years of experience. This course will teach participants how to take better photos technically and creatively using a DSLR camera. Dust that baby off and learn how to use your camera in manual mode while learning all about exposure-aperture, ISO, shutter speed, lenses, composition, directing your subjects and how to find great lighting. During this two hour course, Jessie will teach you to direct your subjects in a way to get genuine emotions and how to get the most out of your camera/ lens. She’ll even guide you through ways to take better photos with your cell phone! Participants will leave with lots of great information, a review of what was taught in the course and a new inspiration to document your life, whether that is your children or your pet! There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 12.

Autumn Wreath Making Class

  • Sunday, October 21, 1:30 – 3pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member: $30; Nonmember: $35
  • REGISTER HERE

Are you in search of a great autumn wreath for your front door, but can’t find anything you truly love? We have the solution to your problem—come create your own with Kenton Peters. This is a class for beginners. Our instructor is skilled with making beautiful wreaths out of willow and natural elements. Each participant will create a wreath to their own liking to take home with them. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 19.

Spooky Pooch Parade Sponsored by Midtown Vets

  • Sunday, October 21, 2-3:30pm
  • The Devon Lawn and Band Shell
  • $10 per member dog
  • $12 per non-member dog
  • REGISTER HERE

Help us wind down the fall season by joining us for our Spooky Pooch Parade on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy spooky music by DJ Brian Smith, a performance by the OKC Disc Dogs, booths and our parade of pooches. Special guest judges will present prizes to the best and most creatively dressed pooches! You don’t have to register a dog to take part in the fun or even have a dog. Bring the family and be an observer and visit Pumpkinville.

Costume Contest Categories: Best Human and Dog Costume; Best Movie Character/Reference; Best Food or Drink Costume; Most Creative and Funniest Costume.

Oct
12
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Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkin Seed Walkup @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Sprouting Chefs: Pumpkin Seed Walkup

  • Friday, October 12, 2-4pm
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $4 per jar
  • All ages welcome

Learn how to make an easy, healthy, tasty golden treat from pumpkin seeds. Kids will taste some already baked seeds and then get to mix up their own pumpkin seed spice mix – savory or sweet – to take home and bake.

Oct
13
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Mandrake Madness and Other Plants of The Wizarding World @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mandrake Madness and Other Plants of The Wizarding World

  • Saturday, October 13, 10am-Noon, come and go
  • Pumpkinville Program Tent
  • $5 per child
  • Walkups welcome
  • Best for ages 7 to 12

Stop by Professor Peppers Herbology class to learn about where the Magical and Muggle plant worlds meet. You’ll play a game to learn about plants found in the beloved Harry Potter series that have real-life counterparts. Then you’ll create your own magical mandrake root and pot up a seasonal seed to care for at home. House color attire encouraged.

Oct
14
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Lifestyle Photography Class with Jessie Huff Photography @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lifestyle Photography Class with Jessie Huff Photography

  • Sunday, October 14, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member $40, Nonmember: $45
  • REGISTER HERE

Jessie Huff is a lifestyle wedding and portrait photographer with six years of experience. This course will teach participants how to take better photos technically and creatively using a DSLR camera. Dust that baby off and learn how to use your camera in manual mode while learning all about exposure-aperture, ISO, shutter speed, lenses, composition, directing your subjects and how to find great lighting. During this two hour course, Jessie will teach you to direct your subjects in a way to get genuine emotions and how to get the most out of your camera/ lens. She’ll even guide you through ways to take better photos with your cell phone! Participants will leave with lots of great information, a review of what was taught in the course and a new inspiration to document your life, whether that is your children or your pet! There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 12.

Oct
16
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Yoga Tuesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 16 @ 5:45 pm – 7:00 pm

Yoga Tuesdays in the Gardens

Sponsored by Tinker Federal Credit Union and Stephenson Cancer Center
Giveaway Sponsor Athleta

  • Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.
  • Late arrivals not accepted after 5:50 p.m.
  • Meet in the North Lobby for Check-In—location varies, you must collect a wristband from the North Lobby in order to participate
  • Myriad Gardens Members: $5
  • Non-Members: $10

This is a great, all-levels class. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. Class participants will meet in the north lobby for check-in each week. Drop in for a session or two or enjoy the entire series!

Oct
17
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Reading Wednesdays @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Reading Wednesdays

  • Every Wednesday, 10am
  • Meet at the Children’s Garden Porch
  • Starting October 2 moves to the Crystal Bridge (suggested $2 donation)
  • FREE
  • Best for ages 2 to 5

Bring your youngster for story time each Wednesday at 10am. Books are nature-themed and selected based on the season. We’ll begin with an interactive song and children will enjoy creating a small craft after the story. Join us the last Wednesday of the month for reading and craft time with the Downtown Library. For groups of 10 or more please call Kodi Clifford at (405) 835-6789.

 

Oct
20
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Painting in the Gardens: Wood Pumpkin Signs @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Painting in the Gardens: Wood Pumpkin Signs

  • Saturday, October 20, 11am-1pm
  • With Wine and Palette
  • For Kids pumpkin, register here
  • For Adults pumpkin, register here
  • Activity Tent

Join us outdoors this Autumn day for the love of all things pumpkin! This class is for adults and kids! Participants will be painting the Kids pumpkin “Evette” on wood 11″x12″ size ($20) or will be painting & personalizing with own initial the adult size pumpkin “Hallows Eve” on wood 16″x19″ size ($35). Our artist will guide you step by step to create your own Halloween Pumpkin Sign!

Garden members receive $5 off and please call (405) 227-0230 to register. Non-members please register here.

Oct
21
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Autumn Wreath Making Class @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Autumn Wreath Making Class

  • Sunday, October 21, 1:30–3pm
  • Pumpkinville Programming Tent
  • Best for adults
  • Member: $30; Nonmember: $35
  • REGISTER HERE

Are you in search of a great autumn wreath for your front door, but can’t find anything you truly love? We have the solution to your problem—come create your own with Kenton Peters. This is a class for beginners. Our instructor is skilled with making beautiful wreaths out of willow and natural elements. Each participant will create a wreath to their own liking to take home with them. There are a limited number of spaces available so please register by Friday, October 19.

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Spooky Pooch Parade @ Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oct 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Spooky Pooch Parade Sponsored by Midtown Vets

  • The Devon Lawn
  • Sunday, October 21, 2-3:30 p.m.
  • $10 per member dog
  • $12 per non-member dog
  • REGISTER HERE

Help us wind down the fall season by joining us for our Spooky Pooch Parade sponsored by Midtown Vets on The Devon Lawn. Enjoy spooky music by DJ Brian Smith from muttradio.com, prizes from A1 Pet Emporium, visit booths and fun for the entire family. The event will kick off with a performance from the OKC Disc Dogs, followed by our parade of pooches. Special guest judges will present prizes to the best and most creatively dressed pooches! You don’t have to register a dog to take part in the fun or even have a dog. Bring the family and be an observer and visit Pumpkinville.

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Golden Hour Photography Sessions in Pumpkiville
Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Photo by Meredith Croak Photography

Golden Hour Photography Sessions in Pumpkiville

Calling all photographers! We know that you love taking portraits inside Pumpkinville. Come shoot mini sessions and bring your clients to the Children’s Garden after hours to get your favorite shots with the best lighting. The $50 fee will allow you to bring clients in and out of the Children’s Garden throughout the golden hour. Contact Bekah Wade with questions at rwade@myriadgardens.org or (405) 445-7082. There are a limited number of spaces available on these Sunday evenings so please register by Friday, October 5.

Photo by Meredith Croak Photography