Soup with Substance, Green Bay Botanical Gardens. Hike, snowshoe, or blaze your own skiing trail. Indoors, enjoy homemade soup, bread, dessert, and a garden-related presentation. Finish out the evening with live musical entertainment. Includes free admission to the Garden and snowshoe rental. Advanced tickets, $10, members; $15, nonmembers. At door, $12, members; $17, nonmembers. Limited seats, advance purchase recommended. gbbg.org/SoupwithSubstance, 920-490-9457.
Wisconsin Public Television's Garden Expo, Alliant Energy Center, Madison. A midwinter oasis for people ready to venture out and dig their hands in the dirt. For ticket info visit wigardenexpo.com or call 608-262-5256.
Spring Thaw Lecture. Green Bay Botanical Garden. 6:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m. Lecture topic is The Art of Growing Food. For more information, visit www.gbbg.org.
Winter Escapes, Summer Dreams presented by Winnebago County Master Gardeners . 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Their annual winter gardening conference. LaSure’s Banquet Hall, 3125 S. Washburn St., Oshkosh. Visit www.winnebagomastergardeners.org for registration information.
Spring Thaw Workshop. Kitchen Garden Design. Green Bay Botanical Garden. Two sessions: 9:00 a.m. – Noon or 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.gbbg.org.
Think Spring Garden Seminar. Chippewa Valley Master Gardener Association. 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Held at the Avalon Hotel & Conference Center, 1009 W. Park Ave., Chippewa Falls. For more information, contact the Chippewa County UW-Extension Office at 715-726-7950 or visit our website at www.chippewa.uwex.edu.
Evening Garden Seminar: Selecting a Tree for Your Home Landscape. Rotary Botanical Garden. 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. For more information, visit www.rotarybotanicalgardens.org.
Spring Into Gardening. Racine and Kenosha County Master Gardeners. 9:00 a.m.- 3:15 p.m. This one day event offers a variety of sessions on gardening, plants, and horticulture related activities. Westosha Central High School, 24617 75th St., Paddock Lake.