The Hudson Gardens and Event Center Located Near Denver, Colorado, in the City of Littleton

Hudson Gardens Colorado

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Beekeeping Courses

The Hudson Gardens offers a comprehensive series on beekeeping classes offered throughout the year, which covers topics such as pollination, honey harvest, and everything in between! If you are thinking about becoming a beekeeper, or are already keeping bees but want to deepen your knowledge, our classes are for you! Please visit our Beekeeping Program page for complete course descriptions and registration instructions.



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Birding in The Gardens: Bird Walks
Join us on the last Saturday of every month to explore Hudson Gardens and visit with its feathered residents! Each month we team with an Audubon Master Birder from the Front Range Birding Company to discover the rich bird habitats in and around Hudson Gardens. You’ll come away with a better understanding of bird ecology, useful tips on how to ID birds by sight and sound, and when and where to find different species. Whether you are new to birding or an experienced birder, there is always something exciting to see through your binoculars at Hudson Gardens!

Walks are held outdoors. Participants will meet in front of the Welcome Center at 8 AM. Dress for the weather and bring a bottle of water and a pair of binoculars. No prior birding experience is necessary.

Upcoming walks:

  • Saturday, February 27, 2016, 8-11 AM (Winter Duck Walk)

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, May 28, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, June 25, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, July 30, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, August 27, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, September 24, 2016, 8-11 AM

  • Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8-11 AM

Registration: $8/member, $10/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit to register.



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Yoga in The Gardens

Enjoy the restorative benefits of a great (and relaxing) work out surrounded by Hudson Gardens’ natural beauty! Designed to help you build strength, increase flexibility, and find focus, each class will borrow from the instructor’s experience and may incorporate poses from various Yoga styles. Please bring a mat, towel, and water bottle and wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing. Participants with all levels of experience are invited to attend.

Classes will be held outdoors at Monet’s Place, weather permitting. Check in at the Welcome Center at least 10 minutes prior to class.

Check back this spring for the 2016 schedule of yoga classes.




Meet the Vegetable Gardeners

Join us at Hudson Gardens’ Vegetable Garden to observe Colorado Master Gardenersm Volunteers doing what they do best! The Gardeners will be available June through September to answer your gardening questions and give advice on all your “how-to” questions. There will also be opportunities to observe bed preparation, planting, weeding, harvesting, and more from the experts who plan and maintain the Hudson Gardens’ Vegetable Garden each year. These events are free and open to the public. Drop by anytime between 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM on the following dates to meet the Vegetable Gardeners!

Check back this spring for the schedule of upcoming Meet the Vegetable Gardeners sessions.


Meet the Herb Gardeners

Drop by the Hudson Gardens’ Herb Garden between 9 AM and 11 AM as volunteers from the Rocky Mountain Unit of the Herb Society of America clean up the Herb Garden, transplant annuals and perennials, and demonstrate how to care for a diverse collection of herbs. Representatives from the Herb Society will be available to answer your questions about herb gardening and how to get involved in the Herb Society. These events are free and open to the public.

  • Friday, April 10

  • Saturday, May 30



Community Drum Circle

Join people of all levels of musical expertise to share your rhythmical spirit in an oasis of beauty! Community drum circles are popping up throughout the nation as a fun way to celebrate community and life through recreational music making. No drumming expertise is necessary and all ages and abilities are welcome to attend this family-friendly event. This guided session will include basic and traditional rhythms, guided imagery, and freestyle.

Sessions may be held outdoors during the summer; please dress for the weather. Regular drummers are strongly encouraged to bring their own percussion. Loaned equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Sessions are scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:15 PM – 7:45 PM. Upcoming dates are as follows:

  • January 12, 2016

  • February 9, 2016

  • March 8, 2016

  • April 12, 2016

  • May 10, 2016

  • June 14, 2016

  • July 12, 2016

  • August 9, 2016

  • September 13, 2016

  • October 11, 2016

  • November 8, 2016

  • December 13, 2016

Registration: $4/adult, $1/child (12 years old and under). Advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit to register.


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