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1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States
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January 2019

Wicked Plants The Exhibit

January 19 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 6:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Inspired by Amy Stewart’s best-selling book, “Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities” Wicked Plants is a fun-filled, family-friendly look at some of the world’s most dangerous plants, many of which are commonly found in homes and gardens. Exciting interactives fill a Victorian-era ramschackled home, where visitors move from room-to-room uncovering secrets and learning about the history, science, and legend of various medicinal and poisonous plant life. The Wicked Plants exhibit is funded by The North…

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Glass Workshop: Stained Glass Snowflakes – SOLD OUT

January 26 @ 10:00 am - March 6 @ 3:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$45

Bring friends and family together to celebrate another Indiana winter by creating beautiful glass snowflakes! Together with Minnetrista glass experts you will cut, solder, and design your very own stained glass decoration. This workshop welcomes both beginners and intermediate level glass workers. Ages 13+ Cost: $45; member discounts apply. Registration deadline: January 24

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March 2019

Horticulture Volunteer Day

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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Murder Mystery Dinner at Minnetrista “The Chlorophyll Killer”

March 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$40

Intrigue abounds at Minnetrista’s first ever Murder Mystery Dinner Party. Upon stepping into the mysterious party thrown by the wealthy industrialist botanist, Andrew Cornhusk, attendees will enjoy a night filled with imaginative play, plot twists, and a plenty of delicious food. As you seek to solve the central crime, you’ll be surrounded by plenty of glitz, glamor, and good humor! This event is presented in conjunction with Wicked Plants the Exhibit, so be prepared to encounter some diabolical botanicals during…

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Spring Break Camp at Minnetrista: Let’s Celebrate Spring!

March 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 26, 2019

Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$60

Hey parents! It’s spring break in Indiana, and at Minnetrista, kids will explore how spring is celebrated all over the world during two days of outdoor fun. Come play, do some crafting, and join the adventure that will encourage the appreciation of beauty, creativity, and teamwork. For children in grades K–3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day. March 25–26; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 22

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Spring Break Camp at Minnetrista: Let’s Celebrate Spring!

March 26 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 26, 2019

Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$60

Hey parents! It’s spring break in Indiana, and at Minnetrista, kids will explore how spring is celebrated all over the world during two days of outdoor fun. Come play, do some crafting, and join the adventure that will encourage the appreciation of beauty, creativity, and teamwork. For children in grades K–3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day. March 25–26; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 22

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Family Adventure Day at Minnetrista

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

FREE Community Day Who’s ready for an adventure? Bring your family and friends for a day full of free adventures together at Minnetrista! There will be lawn games outside Betty’s Cabin; activities with Let There Be Art and Partners in Literacy in the main building; and exciting places to explore all around campus with the seasonal Explorer Bags. Sponsored by Primetrust

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Spring Break Camp at Minnetrista: Learn Through Making

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 29, 2019

Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$60

Hey parents! It’s spring break in Indiana, and at Minnetrista, kids will explore their creative side while learning about the earth and sciences during two days of outdoor fun. There will be fun and educational crafts, games, and activities that encourage imagination, creativity, and science experiments within nature. For children in grades K–3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day. March 28–29; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 26

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Spring Break Camp at Minnetrista: Learn Through Making

March 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 29, 2019

Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$60

Hey parents! It’s spring break in Indiana, and at Minnetrista, kids will explore their creative side while learning about the earth and sciences during two days of outdoor fun. There will be fun and educational crafts, games, and activities that encourage imagination, creativity, and science experiments within nature. For children in grades K–3. Campers will need to bring their own lunch every day. March 28–29; 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Cost: $60 per child; member discounts apply Registration deadline: March 26

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April 2019

Presentation by Best-selling Author Amy Stewart

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Amy Stewart is the author of “Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities.” This best-selling book has been transformed into a fun-filled, family-friendly traveling exhibit that gives visitors a safe, hands-on experience with some of the world’s most diabolical botanicals. Wicked Plants: The Exhibit is being housed at Minnetrista until May 19. Come listen to Amy discuss her book and the exhibit on April 4. Amy’s book will be available for sale at the event.…

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Glass Workshop: Hot Shop Glass Easter Eggs

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$45

Registration deadline: April 3 Experience the heat and glow of the Marilyn K. Glick Center for Glass at Ball State when you create Easter eggs this spring! Take advantage of an opportunity to make your own glass decorations for your home.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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Tea & Talk at Minnetrista: Catalyst Restoration

April 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$15

Glass working has deep roots in East Central Indiana artisan culture. Join us for Hors d’oeuvres and tea as we discuss the extensive glass work that has gone into the restoration of our very own Catalyst Sculpture.

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Oakhurst Experience Grand Opening

April 13 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

After renovations, a reimagined experience is coming to Minnetrista! The Oakhurst Experience tells the story of the George and Frances Ball family through the eyes of their daughter, Betty. With an emphasis on literacy, canning, gardens, and family, visitors will explore a historical home full of interactive experiences. The Grand Opening on April 13 will provide the community its first look into what is sure to be a gathering place for families for years to come.

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After Hours at Minnetrista: Whiskeyed Plants

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$15

Pre-register by April 18 to receive a complimentary sample Presented in conjunction with Wicked Plants: The Exhibit, Whiskeyed Plants brings you face to face with some of the most dangerous plants while sipping on delicious bourbon. Come together with friends to enjoy hand-crafted cocktails and solve a mystery in the process. Wicket Plants: The Exhibit leads visitors through a ramshackled Victorian-era home, uncovering secrets and solving a central mystery while learning about the history, science, and legend of various medicinal…

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Farmers Market at Minnetrista

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Discover a wide variety of fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams, and more this winter when come to the indoor season of Farmers Market at Minnetrista! Don’t forget to visit The Orchard Shop at Minnetrista during your next visit.

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Glass Easter Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$20

Things are getting egg-citing at Minnetrista, and you’re invited to a Glass Easter Egg Hunt in Oakhurst Gardens. Grab your family and get ready to search the garden for your own piece of glass art to take home and be sure to look for a special visit from the candy-giving Easter Bunny. Don’t want to search the gardens? Come inside for the Annual Spring Glass Sale in partnership with Ball State University Glass Alliance.

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Minnetrista Theatre Preserves Presents: Habitat-tat-tat

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$5

King Gerg’s kingdom is in shambles. In an effort to do something about it, he has sent out three servants to seek stories of true greatness. Today is the day of their return and the day of King Gerg’s retirement. Will the servant’s stories save the kingdom? Will King Gerg do something truly great before he retires? And who will be the next king?

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Glass Workshop: Bead Making

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$55

Registration deadline: April 23 Learn a new skill in a fun and safe environment as you create unique glass beads in a guided open flame class! Gain access to a wide variety of glass colors and textures, tools, kilns, torches, and safety gear. 

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Independent Flameworking Sessions

April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$20

Minnetrista is excited to offer glassworking space and materials to those glassworkers in the community who have already attended a flameworking workshop with us in the past. As you seek to continue honing your glassworking skills, Minnetrista will provide an open environment where you can experiment creatively and learn adventurously. During these sessions, attendees may continue practicing projects and techniques previously learned in guided workshop classes.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

April 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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May 2019

Farmers Market at Minnetrista

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map

Saturdays; 8 a.m.–Noon It’s that time of year again. Join your family and friends at the outdoor season of Farmers Market at Minnetrista! Connect with vendors to discover fresh produce and plants while enjoying fresh air. Don’t forget to stop in The Orchard Shop during your next visit.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

May 22 @ 9:00 am
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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Glass Workshop: Fused Glass Landscapes

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
$55

Registration deadline: May 21 Experience the fun of creating a fused glass landscape at a Minnetrista glass workshop! We’ll teach you how to cut and arrange different shapes, sizes, and colors of glass, and how to fuse them all together using a kiln. All tools, supplies, and safety gear will be provided.

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Horticulture Volunteer Day

May 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Minnetrista, 1200 N. Minnetrista Pkwy. IN 47303 United States + Google Map
FREE

Join the Minnetrista Horticulture team for a special volunteer day to help maintain and further our lively gardens! Volunteers will have the opportunity to learn and grow in their knowledge of the garden cultivation alongside helpful professionals. Whether cleaning and preparing soil for future seeds or digging and planting, there’s always plenty of work to be done!

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