What's Happening at the Arboretum

All events are open to the public and free, except as noted. They are held in the Arboretum's Horticulture Building, unless otherwise stated. The Arboretum is open daily for self-guided tours from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

RESERVE THE DATES  Plan ahead for popular annual Arboretum events, like Hummingbird Days and the Spring Plant Sale.

Events for December 2015

  • california fuschiaCommunity Day, Tuesday, December 1, 2015—all day 1st Tuesday of every month. Free admission to the Arboretum.
  • succulent wreath making classSucculent Wreath Making class. Linda McNally, owner of Succulent Paradise, will host a Succulent Wreath Making Class at the Arboretum on Saturday, December 5, from 9am to 12 noon.
    Reservations are required.
  • garden tour groupGarden Tour Saturday, December 5, 2015— 11:00 am 1st Saturday of every month. Free with your paid admission to the Arboretum. Meet in front of Norrie's Gift and Garden Shop.
  • salvia spathaceaArboretum Phenology WalkSaturday, December 5, 2015, 2 to 4pm in Horticulture II. Calling all citizen scientists. Study the science of the seasons and be a part of a national effort to monitor the effects of climate change. Advance registration is required. More ..
  • arboretum entrance signFriends of the Arboretum Board Meeting, Wednesday, December 9, 5pm, Horticulture II building