All Scheduled Events

Note: Some recurring events have their own pages, including Wednesday Walks, Dogwood Dash, Home Run For Trees, Field Trips, and Personal Tours. The Arboretum is also the site of several Boone County Extension Horticulture Events.

All classes and events held at the Boone County Arboretum, unless noted otherwise on the event detail page.

All "public" events are always shown. Checking a box here adds those meetings or events (if any are scheduled) into the list displayed below.

August 2016

Butterfly Gardens
08/31/2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online registration has ended. Contact us to see if late registration is available for this event.

September 2016

Dig in the Dirt
09/06/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Wednesday Walk
09/07/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Pawpaw Tasting
09/08/2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn all about cultivation of pawpaw trees while taste testing several different varieties of pawpaw fruit and recipes.
Registration required, register now.

Dig in the Dirt
09/13/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Ornamental Grasses
09/14/2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn about the many ornamental grass options available, which to avoid and which are typically reliable choices.
Registration required, register now.

Members Only Pre-Plant Sale
09/16/2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Fall Plant Sale
09/17/2016 9:00am - 1:00pm

Dig in the Dirt
09/20/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Home Run For Trees
09/23/2016 --- 09/24/2016
This annual softball tournament supports new tree plantings at the Arboretum and around the region through the Taking Root 2020 initiative.
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
09/26/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
09/27/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

October 2016

Dig in the Dirt
10/04/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Wednesday Walk
10/05/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Dig in the Dirt
10/11/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Autumn Affair 2016
10/14/2016 6:30pm - 10:00pm
A festive evening featuring the largest rare and unusual plant auction in the region. This year, Dr. Peter Zale, Curator of Plants at Longwood Gardens, will be giving a presentation on the orchids of Longwood and the magnolias of the world.
Registration required, register now.

Dig in the Dirt
10/18/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Autumn Stroll
10/20/2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
10/24/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
10/25/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

November 2016

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
11/28/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

December 2016

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
12/12/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.