2021 Upcoming Events at Burden Museum & Gardens

Ione E. Burden Symposium

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LSU Rural Life Museum
March 2021
Date and time to be announced

This year the annual Ione E. Burden Symposium will be completely virtual. Distinguished speakers will give presentations and be available for an online discussion. The speakers' presentations will be spread out over several days instead of one full day as was in the past. A special fee will be charged.

Dates, prices and the theme of 2021 Symposium will be announced soon.

Master Gardener Plant Sale


LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
March 27, 2021
Time to be announced

Shop from over 5,000 homegrown perennials and annuals specifically selected by the East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners for success in your garden! The EBR Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale raises money to support the educational activities of the Master Gardeners and the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens.

Visit the Plant Sale website before the sale to browse the selections with images and specifications on the available varieties.

The event is free and open to the public.

The Plant Sale website lets you browse our selections in advance of the sale with images and specifications on the available varieties.

Go! Public Gardens Days


LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
May 7-16, 2021

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is proud to join American Public Gardens Association and 500+ gardens nationwide in celebrating Go! Public Gardens Days. This annual, weeklong event will be committed to emphasizing the import role public gardens across the country play in promoting education and exposure to our environment as well as our gardens.

Corn Maze at Burden

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
October 2021
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Corn Maze is a family friendly, day of fall fun with numerous farm related activities. Join the crazy mazy fun every Saturday in October. Corn Maze is Baton Rouge's most aMAZEing event!

Admission is $15 per person and free for children 3 and under. Friends of the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens family memberships receive 4 free admissions for 2 Corn Maze Sessions. To get your member tickets, please email events@burdengardens.com for more information.

Wine & Roses Sunday Brunch


LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
November 7, 2021
12-3 p.m.

Friends of the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens invite you to our most elegant event of the year! Wine and Roses is an annual fundraiser for the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens. We look forward to bringing you a unique and beautiful event this year! Check back for more updates!

For more information, visit our website at www.LSUAgCenter.com/BotanicGardens or call 225-763-3990.