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Some events are subject to change and availability. Please call ahead to confirm details and interest 252.473.3234.

Welcome to Spring Plant Sale

Apr 1 - Apr 1 2017, 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

Come be the FIRST to join in the savings on our new spring collectionPlant-sale at The Gardens. This year will be introducing some of the newest plant collections seen on the Outer Banks. Enjoy savings off all new arrivals. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

Spring Annuals II

Apr 7 - Apr 7 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

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Great Lawn Beds- “Spring Annuals, Part II: Setting Up Beds” $15 for members. $30 for not-yet members. Limited to 8 participants. This workshop is a continuation of the workshop offered on March 11, 2017. We will be cutting, laying out, and installing the annual/perennial beds around the Great Lawn. This will be a discussion on techniques as well as hands on experience. Limited to 8 participants. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Hello Hostas

Apr 7 - Apr 7 2017, 1:00 PM TO 3:00 PM

Facebook Hostas

1pm to 3pm

FREE for members. $15 for not-yet members.

Hostas are one of the most versatile and diverse additions to any garden. Join us for an informative discussion all about hostas. Learn about which ones are best suited to the difficult climate and conditions on the Outer Banks, those to avoid and how best to care for them. You’ll be equipped with tips on light, water needs and container growth, as well as handouts to take home. For information or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 8 - Apr 9 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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WOOFstock 2017

Apr 8 - Apr 8 2017, 10:00 AM TO 1:00 PM

WOOFSTOCK-LOGO-2017-with-no-backgroundLet the dogs out for our third annual tail-wagging’ happy affair

First 100 guests get the 2017 Outer Banks SUPER HERO’S Calendar. (Check it out at www.obxarfp.com

Features local fur-loving exhibitors (see listings below) and activities for your entire family with contests (and first place prizes) for your dog. WOOFstock also features music, a dog photographer and concessions available for both dogs and humans. Standard admission for members, non-members and canine visitors applies. (Dog policy details)

WOOFstock Tickets

Woof! Woof! Want to be a vendor at WOOFstock? Fill out this WOOFSTOCK Vendor Info Form 2017  form and return or mail to director@elizabethangardens.org so we can bring out the dogs.

NOTE: THE GARDENS WILL OPEN AT 10AM ON THE DAY OF THIS EVENT.

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Check out our event vendors, activities and exhibits. There’s a lot to howl about at this year’s event!

Many thanks to our event sponsors: The Willey Agency, Ocean Sands K-Resort.

2017 SCHEDULE

10:00 a.m. – Gates Open/ Enjoy Visiting Vendors/ Sign-up for Competition –Right Side of the Stage. 

10:00 a.m. – Bella’s Garden Delights (our resident food truck) & Tubbs Hot Dogs opens to serve concessions onsite

11:00am – Welcome Dare County Animal Drug Dog “Boscoe” for a drug finding demo

11:00 to Noon – Judging for Best WOOFstock Booth – Winner Receives a Free Rental for 50 Guests

11:30 – Stage Competitions Begin on the WOOFstock Stage

2017 WOOFstock Dog Competition:

All winners receive a $100 gift basket!

  • Best Elizabethan Ruff – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by PetSmart
  • Best Bark  – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by PetSmart
  • Best Trick/ Talent – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by Right at Home Veterinary ServicesWoofstockIMG_2922
  • Best Look Alike  – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by Tail Waggin’ Photography
  • Best Dancer – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by Animal’s Best Friend Pet Sitting
  • Best WOOFstock Look – winner receives $100 gift basket sponsored by Outer Banks Entrepreneurs

Dog Judges include: Russ Lay – Outer Banks Voice, Adriane Little – Willey Insurance Agency

12:30pm Doggie Parade – come sign up and introduce you and your dog
. Chance to see and meet a variety of dog breeds on the Outer Banks!

WoofstockIMG_29121:00pm – Group photo of WOOFstock Participants

1:00pm – Big WOOF for the Conclusion of the Vendors

2017 EVENT ACTIVITIES & EXHIBITS

McGruff the Crime Dog – say hello to this lovable crime-fighting canine brought to us by Dare County Community Crime Line.
Agility Course on the Overlook Terrace. Come test your dog’s ability on this course. 
Rally Station

2017 Vendors

  • Dogs for adoption and OBX SPCA Booth
  • Willey Agency – On hand to discuss insurance and your pets
  • TUBBS Hot Dogs – hot diggity dog, yum for the tum!
  • Hazel’s Handywork
    • handmade pet & people products
  • Island Pet Gallery
    • Pet supplies
    • Frosty Paws
  • The Girl Scouts of America
    • Selling Girl Scout cookies

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  • Animal Hospital of Nags Head – Paw Readings, Give-a-ways, dog food and snacks. Come enjoy their bake sale.
  • Tail Waggin’ Photography
    • Mini photo sessions
  • Wild About Nature OBX – gift items and making pinecone bird feeders/ yogurt cup feeders craft activity for WOOFstock
  • Dune Dawgs Rescue, Inc.
    • Rescue Dogs for Adoption and a Pittie Puppie Kissie Booth, Dog Activities and More
  • Ocean Sands K-9 Resort and Wedding Paws
    • Wedding and Boarding Information
    • Children’s Workshop – Doggie Storytim
  • Invisible Fence of Northeastern North Carolina
    • Information and equipment display for Invisible Fence Brand Containment
  • Holistic Pet Shop, Kill Devil Hills
    • Health, wellness and nutrition for dogs
    • Nail and foot trims
    • Dog Training
  • Coastal Humane Society
    • Literature and information on rescue help available for our area (Dare and Lower Currituck).
  • Oh Yappy Dayz
    • All natural food and treats, ecofriendly toys and supplies and art for dog lovers.
  • Right at Home Mobile Veterinary Services
    • Microchip Clinic
  • Outer Banks SPC
    Dogs for adoption and OBX SPCA Booth
  • Pet Protector Disc (Ahoskie, NC)
  • Willey Agency – On hand to discuss insurance and your pets
  • Our Two Bostons
    • dog bandanas and dog and cat toys for sale
  • TUBBS Hot Dogs – hot diggity dog, yum for the tum!
  • BK Shuckers – Doggie and people food
  • The Girl Scouts of America will sell Girl Scout Cookies
  • EZ Camper OBX
    • exhibit on their local camper services
    • corn hole game with a prize for fur babies and humans too.
  • Cats, etc. – Will have dogs toys, leashes, collars, food, biscuits, treats, dog lover gifts, dog tags, dog life jackets, reflective items, socks, food bowls and water containers.
  • Dixie 105.7 – Live remote airs with Dixie and Ray Turner (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am) (Note: event doesn’t begin until 10am)
  • Sunset Slushy
  • Island Pet Gallery – Pet Supplies & frosty paws
  • OBX Paparazzi – Dog Bandanas, Adopt Me Products, Dog Puzzles and more
  • Simple Expressions – Face painting
  • Golden Dawgs

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Compost!

Apr 9 - Apr 9 2017, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Facebook COMPOST
FREE for members. $15 for not-yet members.

Limited to 12 participants.

Compost is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer and soil amendment. Compost is the most important component in organic farming. We will discuss the dos and don’ts of setting up your own composting area and its benefits in the garden. Come join us at The Elizabethan Gardens for this hands on discussion. These will be limited to twelve per workshop. ADVANCED REGISTRATION REQUIRED Call 252.473.3234 to join us!

Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 9 - Apr 10 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 10 - Apr 11 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 11 - Apr 12 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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Easter Eggstravaganza Gift Shoppe Sale

Apr 12 - Apr 13 2017, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

Come hop over to the Gift Shop and save up to 20% off all Easter related merchandise during this special sale. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.

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