Events at the High Line in September

Tour: Ecology of a Grassland

Tuesday, September 13
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Learn how the plants of the Chelsea Grasslands perform ecological functions for the horticulture of the High Line.

Tour: The Human Experience of Grasslands

Tuesday, September 20
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Delve into the history of the prairie, from forging the spirit of the American frontier to compelling us to balance agriculture with wild land conservation.

The Chelsea Grasslands Panel: Prairie in the City

Featuring Piet Oudolf, Annik La Farge, and Uli Lorimer
Monday, September 26
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
School of Visual Arts (SVA)
Discover the intersections of the garden design, plant ecology, and cultural history of our Chelsea Grasslands during a panel featuring three experts in their respective fields. Moderated by Friends of the High Line Director of Horticulture Andi Pettis.


Make It Wild!

Saturday, September 24, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
On the High Line at West 14th Street
Kids can explore the wild side of the High Line—from its earliest self-seeded plants to the animals that call it home—with a special focus on the Chelsea Grasslands.


Out of Line: Heartbeat Opera

Thursday, September 22
9:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Heartbeat Opera brings their up-close-and-personal operatic experience—in drag—to the High Line as part of our summer-long tribute to the infamous Renegade Cabaret fire escape series.