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    pavilion at night

Whispers from the Past - A Native American Experience

Our annual Whispers From the Past event is coming up soon! Join us on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. as we take a trip back in time to rediscover the culture and contributions of Native Alabamians. Learn more about the crafts, demonstrations, activities, and authentic food that will be available. See it here.


Sensational Succulents in September

What are succulents? Well, according to Wikipedia, nearly all cacti are succulents but not all succulents are cacti. Intrigued? Come learn more about these water storing-plants as well as how to pot and care for them on Tuesday, September 29th. You'll even have the opportunity to take one with you to plant at home. Learn more.


Veterans Memorial Arbor

Learn about the Veterans Memorial Arbor project that will soon span the 125-foot dam on our lake. The structure will include a ceremonial area overlooking the water and will feature all of the service branch flags, as well as the U.S. flag. See how you can play a part in its construction, while also honoring those who have served our country. Learn more


The 4th Annual Taste of Hoover

Our annual Taste of Hoover event will be here before you know it. Mark your calendars now for Thursday, October 22nd (5 - 8 p.m.) and plan to join us for an evening like no other. Enjoy the variety of culinary styles found throughout our city all in one place. Learn more


Aldridge Gardens Travel Club is going to Costa Rica!

Where better to be in November than Costa Rica? From lush forests and stunning waterfalls to exotic wildlife and endless coastlines, it is truly a beautiful slice of paradise. Learn more about how you can experience it with the Aldridge Gardens Travel Club. This 9-day trip of a lifetime is only $2599 from Birmingham. Get the details! 


Alabama Garden Trail

We're delighted to be part of the Alabama Garden Trail!

You can explore and experience the Alabama Garden Trail from the top of the state all the way down to the Gulf - and of course right here in Hoover! Visit the official travel site of Alabama 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.
    Members-only hours are 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. daily.
    Guests of private events are welcome after 5:00 p.m.
    The museum and gallery are open 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily, except when events are scheduled.
    Admission to the Gardens is always free.

  • Members are invited to walk their dogs from 4:00 p.m. until close on Mondays and Wednesdays, except when weddings or other special events are scheduled. In addition, members are also invited to fish our lake Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 p.m. until close, except when weddings or other special events are scheduled.

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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. Because of this, we would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors:

    - Agricultural Services
    - Eddie and Kay Aldridge
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - Energen Corporation
    - International Expeditions
    - Ken Jackson
    - Ed and Barbara Randle
    - Renasant Bank
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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