young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Inside Out
Inside Out
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Discover origami sculptures in the Reedy Gallery. A single piece of paper is transformed into various objects by complex folded patterns, which are revealed by deconstructing or unfolding in this accompanying exhibit to Origami in the Gardens. 

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Harmony with Nature
Harmony with Nature
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Brushwork and pottery created by local artists who have studied and reflected on Japanese culture.

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Origami in the Gardens
Origami in the Gardens
Date: 4/28/2018 - 10/21/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Grounds

Visit this monumental outdoor sculpture exhibition that captures the delicate nature of this paper art form in museum-quality metal.

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One-Hour Guided Walking Tours
One-Hour Guided Walking Tours
Date: 5/5/2018 - 10/6/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Based on seasonal highlights, each tour will visit different gardens at their glorious peak bloom. Pick up gardening ideas and reconnect with nature's serene beauty.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 6/2/2018 - 12/29/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Yard and Garden Desk Q&A
Yard and Garden Desk Q&A
Date: 6/2/2018 - 12/29/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.

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Scarecrows in the Garden & Scarecrow Village
Scarecrows in the Garden & Scarecrow Village
Date: 9/21/2018 - 10/31/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Grounds

Scarecrows in the Gardens (Dahlberg Terrace and walkways behind main buildings) and Scarecrow Village (Scarecrow Hill next to picnic shelters) create a festive note to the Arboretum's fall displays.

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World of Pumpkins Display
World of Pumpkins Display
Date: 10/1/2018 - 10/31/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Displays of popular, heirloom, unusual and international pumpkins and squash - both ornamental and edible - in colors ranging from white to purple, orange to green and more.

 

Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Date: 10/3/2018 - 1/3/2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Cafe Gallery

The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota (OPM) have come together to paint the exquisite ever-changing beauty of the Arboretum in various seasons. The mission of the OPM is to encourage and promote painting directly from nature.

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Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Date: 10/6/2018 - 11/10/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn the principles of landscape design, analyze soils, investigate proper plant selection and more. Develop a functional, manageable, environmentally sound, cost-effective, and visually pleasing design unique to your home setting.

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Saturday in the Kitchen: Fermenting Foods - Kraut and Kimchi
Saturday in the Kitchen: Fermenting Foods - Kraut and Kimchi
Date: 10/6/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Learn to create living, pro-biotic vegetable ferments at home, even changing traditionally pickled recipes into ferment recipes, increating the health benefits of these foods.

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Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Paint in Place: Outdoor Painters of Minnesota Paint the Arb
Date: 10/6/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Cafe Gallery

The Outdoor Painters of Minnesota have been diligently working throughout the spring, summer and fall of 2018 to capture the most interesting renditions of beautiful places at the Arb. Opens at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

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PlantMaker Studio: Sweetgrass Braids
PlantMaker Studio: Sweetgrass Braids
Date: 10/6/2018 - 11/24/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn how to grow this vanilla-scented grass and find out its significance to native people. Create a sweet-smelling braid or bundle to take home.

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Apple Tasting
Apple Tasting
Date: 10/6/2018 - 10/7/2018
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Help our scientists by taste-testing U of M research apples and rating your favorites for flavor, size, texture and more.

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