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Evening Discussion and Outdoor Workshop

Thursday, November 6, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Aldridge Gardens
Saturday, November 8, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Moss Rock Preserve 

Whether you're an experienced photographer or just starting to take pictures you won't want to miss this!

On Thursday, November 6 award-winning photographer Joseph De Sciose will lead a lively discussion on images and camera techniques at the Gardens. Then on Saturday, November 8 he'll join a small group of amateur photographers as they explore Moss Rock Preserve for a morning of shooting with the expert.

Learn more about Joe and see some of his work from Moss Rock.

 Pre-registration is required by October 30. Read more about this exciting event or register for one or both sessions now.

Let Us Make Your Holidays Happier!

The holiday season is just around the corner - it's time to plan your special events at one of the most beautiful venues in Hoover!

From cocktail parties to seated dinners, Aldridge Gardens is the perfect place to hold your company's holiday party or put some merry in your meetings. 

For reservation information, please contact Amanda Baker, Director of Sales and Catering, at abaker@aldridgegardens.com or 205.685.8019 ext. 6. Book by October 31 and get a 10% discount. 


Come out and enjoy the autumn fresh air!

This year our members have spotted more than 60 species of birds during Saturday morning walks in the Gardens. Grab your binoculars and join us from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month to find out what else we'll see before winter comes!


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    Aldridge Gardens has partnered with an innovative travel service offering both cruise and land-based programs to destinations worldwide. Next spring, we're going to explore the Earth’s greatest wilderness on her mightiest river. We'll travel more than 600 miles on the “Greatest Voyage in Natural History” aboard International Expedition’s newest and specially-designed river ship, La Estrella Amazonica. Click on the link above to learn more!

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    Aldridge Gardens is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Guests of private events are welcome after 5:00 p.m.
    The museum and gallery are open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, except when events are scheduled.
    Admission to the Gardens is always free.

  • Members are welcome to walk their dogs from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, and fish our lake Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., beginning November 2.

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  • Our Gardens are successful thanks to those whose generous sponsorships enable us to maintain and sustain the grounds, and to provide activities and events.

    Our sincere thanks to these 2014 Sustaining Sponsors:

    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    Energen Corporation
    International Expeditions
    Ed and Barbara Randle
    Renasant Bank
    Gene and Pam Smith

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