Member Appreciation Week
Kick off Member Appreciation Week with an exclusive evening in the gardens during Member Appreciation Day! Chat with Cheekwood’s Turtle Keeper, Hall Whitaker, during Turtle Tuesday, and enjoy a special turtle-focused activity in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden. Celebrate National Coffee Day with a FREE cup of Maxwell House coffee from Café 29. Enjoy a members-only Escape Challenge during Thursday Night Out. Learn more about your member benefits during our Member Orientation Session, and take home a Free Mini Pumpkin while supplies last on Friday!
Member admission is free and limited to the number of people included in the membership. Advanced reservations are required.
Reserve Monday Tickets
Reserve Tuesday – Friday Tickets
Monday, September 27 | 2 PM – 8 PM | Member Appreciation Day
- Garden Docents | 2 PM – 8 PM | Various garden locations
- Member Appreciation Station with light refreshments | 2 PM – 8 PM | Botanic Hall Portico
- Member Orientation Sessions | 3 PM & 5 PM | Potter Room in Botanic Hall
- Café 29 and Gift Shops Open | 2 PM – 8 PM | Frist Learning Center/Historic Mansion & Museum
Tuesday, September 28 | Turtle Tuesday
- Turtle Tuesday | 1 PM & 3 PM | Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden
Enjoy a turtle-focused activity and storytime, and visit with Hall Whitaker, Cheekwood’s Turtle Keeper, in the Bracken Foundation Children’s Garden. *Weather permitting
Wednesday, September 29 | National Coffee Day
- Member Mornings | 8 AM – 9 AM
Members enjoy an extra morning hour to explore the gardens before we open to the public.
- Coffee Day | Café 29
Members receive a FREE cup of Maxwell House coffee.
Thursday, September 30 | Thursday Night Out Escape Challenge
- The Hunt for Hero Escape Challenge | 5 PM – 9 PM | Check- in at Botanic Hall Portico
Friday, October 1 | Friday Free Mini Pumpkin
- Member Orientation Session | 1 PM | Potter Room in Botanic Hall
- Members receive one (1) free mini pumpkin per membership while supplies last.