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.

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.

January 2017

Woody Plant Pests
01/19/2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn how to manage tree insect and diseases.
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
01/23/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

February 2017

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
02/27/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Tree Care Basics
02/28/2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn the basics to tree care to better care for your landscape.
Registration required, register now.

March 2017

Plants for Wet Areas
03/15/2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Learn which plants are most ideal for wet areas in your landscape.
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
03/27/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Spring Tea - 'Garden Friends'
03/30/2017 11:00am - 2:00pm
This annual spring gala sells out quickly because of its elegant setting, delicious food, and innovative speakers.
Registration required, not yet open.

April 2017

Wednesday Walk
04/05/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Spring Blooms at the Arboretum
04/13/2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Enjoy the stunning blooms during this guided tour of the Arboretum.
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
04/24/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dogwood Dash 5K
04/29/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Annual 5K at the Arboretum. Registration opens soon. Visit https://bcarboretum.org/events/dogwood-dash for details.

Arbor Day at the Arboretum
04/29/2017 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Guided tours, kid's crafts, and free tree seedlings!

May 2017

Wednesday Walk
05/03/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Spring Plant Sale
05/20/2017 9:00am - 3:00pm
Fill your landscape with these unbeatable deals!

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
05/22/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Planting for Pollinators
05/25/2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn what the BUZZ around pollinators is all about.
Registration required, register now.

June 2017

Wednesday Walk
06/07/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Hypertufa Make-and-Take
06/15/2017 9:00am - 12:00pm
Create your own hypertufa in this live demonstration program.
Registration required, not yet open.

Story Time in the Children's Garden
06/21/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 2-5 enjoy stories presented by Boone County Library and crafts presented by Boone County Arboretum.
Registration required, not yet open.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
06/26/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

July 2017

Wednesday Walk
07/05/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Story Time in the Children's Garden
07/19/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 2-5 enjoy stories presented by Boone County Library and crafts presented by Boone County Arboretum.
Registration required, not yet open.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
07/24/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Common Problems in the Garden
07/26/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Learn about insect and diseases in your vegetable garden and how to treat them.
Registration required, not yet open.

August 2017

Wednesday Walk
08/02/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Story Time in the Children's Garden
08/16/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Ages 2-5 enjoy stories presented by Boone County Library and crafts presented by Boone County Arboretum.
Registration required, not yet open.

Summer Tree ID
08/17/2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Learn how to ID trees in our areas.
Registration required, not yet open.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
08/28/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

September 2017

Wednesday Walk
09/06/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Monarch Mania
09/07/2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn about Monarch Tagging and how to attract Monarchs and other butterflies to your yard.
Registration required, not yet open.

Pawpaw Tasting
09/13/2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Learn all about pawpaw trees and their delicious fruit. This program includes a pawpaw tasting of several different cultivar with a couple pawpaw incorporated recipes to try.
Registration required, not yet open.

Fall Plant Sale
09/16/2017 9:00am - 3:00pm
Fall is a great time for planting. Don't miss out on these unbeatable deals to fill your landscape!

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
09/25/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

October 2017

Wednesday Walk
10/04/2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for a casual walk exploring the Arboretum with a new area being highlighted each month.

Autumn Affair
10/20/2017 6:30pm - 10:00pm
Annual Fall Gala featuring largest rare and unusual plant auction in the region, delicious food, live classical music, and excellent garden speakers.
Registration required, not yet open.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
10/23/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Autumn Stroll
10/24/2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Enjoy a casual walk around the Arboretum and learn about the trees with the best fall color.
Registration required, not yet open.

November 2017

Attracting and Identifiying Songbirds
11/14/2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to identify and attract beautiful birds to your garden.
Registration required, not yet open.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
11/27/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

December 2017

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
12/11/2017 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.