Upcoming Events

Great American Backyard Campout...MEMBERS ONLY!

Autumn is a beautiful time of year to campout, so why not join us for our members only campout on Friday, September 26? Pitch your tent, grab your sleeping bag and settle in for a special evening on the grounds of the Arboretum. There will be live entertainment, night hikes and a special family picnic! Please be sure to bring a dessert to share!! The Great American Backyard Campout is always sold out with a long waiting list, so please register early. This event will be held rain or shine. 

Advance registration is required.  Membership must be current on date of the event.  Member Price: FREE


This event is currently sold out!  If you would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Jackie Kondel at


Friday, September 26 at 6:00 pm to Saturday, September 27 at 8:00 am

  • Member Price: FREE
We're sorry but there is no more availability for this.

Shoot From the Hip (for children ages 6 and up)

In this two part workshop, children will see the Arboretum from a totally different perspective. Using single use cameras, participants will explore the Arboretum by shooting photos in different ways. The following week they will create a collage with their photos. All materials are included. Registration is required.

Thursdays, October 2nd and October 9th from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

  • Member Price: $55.00
  • Non-Member Price: $70.00
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Nocturnal Neighbors (for families with children ages 5 and up): October 10

Did you know that raccoons wash their food or that owls have "special" ears? Come hear about these interesting tidbits and much more in this nighttime family program! Each Nocturnal Neighbors will focus on a different animal and includes a hike, fun activities, and......a story with s 'mores by the campfire! Register early to reserve your spot since last year's programs were sold out!

Membership must be current on date of event to receive membership benefit.

Please note that the cost is $10 per person for Non-members.

Friday, October 10 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

  • Member Price: FREE
  • Non-Member Price: $10.00
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