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.

February 2016

Maple Tapping
02/13/2016 9:00am - 10:30am

Registration is sold out.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
02/22/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

March 2016

Introduction to Bonsai
03/03/2016 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Registration required, register now.

Buds n Brews at Mellow Mushroom
03/10/2016 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Friends of Boone County Arboretum invites the community to join us at our fun social networking event known as Buds n' Brews! Kick back and relax with us at Mellow Mushroom for amazing pizza and beer after a long day at work.
Registration required, register now.

Spring Tea And Silent Auction
03/17/2016 11:00am - 2:00pm
"Sensational Herbs" presented by Rita Heikenfeld, followed by a tea luncheon.
Registration is sold out.

Bonsai - Make and Take Workshop
03/19/2016 9:00am - 12:00am
Create your very own bonsai!
Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
03/28/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

April 2016

Wednesday Walk
04/06/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

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

Spring Blooms at the Arboretum
04/12/2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Registration required, register now.

Dig in the Dirt
04/19/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Dogwood Dash 5K
04/23/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm

Arbor Day at the Arboretum
04/23/2016 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
04/25/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
04/26/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

May 2016

Dig in the Dirt
05/03/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Wednesday Walk
05/04/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Dig in the Dirt
05/10/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Members Only Pre-Plant Sale
05/13/2016 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Spring Plant Sale
05/14/2016 9:00am - 3:00pm

Dig in the Dirt
05/17/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Backyard Wildlife
05/19/2016 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
05/23/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
05/24/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Home Run For Trees
05/27/2016 --- 05/28/2016
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.

Dig in the Dirt
05/31/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

June 2016

Wednesday Walk
06/01/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Dig in the Dirt
06/07/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Dig in the Dirt
06/14/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Story Time in the Children's Garden
06/15/2016 10:00am - 11:00am

Registration required, register now.

Dig in the Dirt
06/21/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Rain Gardens
06/23/2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
06/27/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
06/28/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

July 2016

Dig in the Dirt
07/05/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Wednesday Walk
07/06/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Dig in the Dirt
07/12/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Dig in the Dirt
07/19/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Story Time in the Children's Garden
07/20/2016 10:00am - 11:00am

Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
07/25/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
07/26/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

August 2016

Dig in the Dirt
08/02/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Wednesday Walk
08/03/2016 10:00am - 11:00am
A guided, yet informal, leisurely stroll and tree ID through the Arboretum.

Dig in the Dirt
08/09/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Dig in the Dirt
08/16/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Story Time in the Children's Garden
08/17/2016 10:00am - 11:00am

Registration required, register now.

Friends of BCA Monthly Meeting
08/22/2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Monthly meeting of the general membership. "Future members" welcome to attend.

Dig in the Dirt
08/23/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Dig in the Dirt
08/30/2016 9:00am - 12:00pm
Volunteer opportunity

Butterfly Gardens
08/31/2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Registration required, register now.

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.

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

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

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

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

Autumn Stroll
10/20/2016 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Registration required, not yet open.

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.