Winter Events

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Holiday Train Show

Marvel at model trains zipping through an enchanting display of more than 175 famous New York landmarks (the Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge, Rockefeller Center, and other favorites) each re-created from natural materials such as birch bark, acorns, and cinnamon sticks.


January 26, 2020
10am - 5pm
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Origami Holiday Tree

Join us for one of New York’s most beloved displays, the Museum Origami Holiday Tree. This year’s these is T. rex and Friends: History in the Making.


January 12, 2020
10AM-5:45 PM
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Ginger Bread Lane

Marvel at homemade gingerbread houses made entirely of edible gingerbread, royal icing and candy. The houses are drafted, designed, baked, planned, built and decorated by chef Jon Lovitch


January 12, 2020
M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
Sat.&Sun. 10:00am-6:00pm
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ReMake the Holidays

Families bend, twist, light, sculpt and animate a new version of the holiday season. ReMake the Holidays is a response to increased consumption and waste during the holiday season and an attempt to give people inspiration and options to do things differently, while having fun


December 30, 2019
12:00 PM
4:00 PM
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Lunar New Year Celebration

Celebrate the Year of the Rat at QBG with crafts, performances, and activities for the whole family! Welcome the New Year with a plant from our Lucky Plant sale!


January 25, 2020
12:00 PM-4:00 PM
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Storytime & Craft

Bring your little gardeners and nature lovers to QBG for a relaxing winter afternoon featuring nature-inspired stories, followed by a botanically-themed craft activity. Recommended for ages 10 and under.


February 21, 2020
11:30 AM-1:00 PM
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