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.


Events for May and June 2016

  • Arboretum entrance signFriends of the Arboretum Board Meeting, Wednesday, May 25, 5pm, Horticulture II building
  • aroma garden artArt in the Arboretum Opening Reception. Wednesday, June 1, from 5-7 pm in the Aroma Garden. The first in a series of three exhibits. Read more.
  • garden tourFree Garden TourSaturday, June 4. Free tour with paid admission- first Saturdays of every month.  Meet at Norrie's Gift & Garden Shop at 11:00 am.
  • salvia-spathaceaThe Arboretum Phenology Walk.  Saturday, June 4, 2 to 4 pm. Study the science of the seasons: be a part of a national effort to monitor the effects of climate change. Advance registration recommended. Read more.
  • garden tourSunday Summer Garden TourSunday, June 5. Free tour with paid admission- first and third Sundays of June, July & August. Meet at Norrie's Gift & Garden Shop at 11:00 am.
  • California fuschiaCommunity Day, Tuesday, June 7 —all day 1st Tuesday of every month. Free admission to the Arboretum.
  • No alternative textSunday Summer Garden TourSunday, June 19. Free tour with paid admission- first and third Sundays of June, July & August. Meet at Norrie's Gift & Garden Shop at 11:00 am.
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    Midsummer's Eve Volunteer Celebration. Sunday, June 19, 5:30-8:00 pm.  We are thrilled to invite you all to our first ever Midsummer's Eve Volunteer Celebration! Invitation and RSVP to follow shortly. 

  • Arboretum entrance signFriends of the Arboretum Board Meeting, Wednesday, June 22, 5pm, Horticulture II building