Friends of Boone County Arboretum

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Save the Date: October 20, 2017

Planning is already underway for the 2017 Autumn Affair, scheduled to be the evening of Friday, October 20, from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Online registration is now open.


Presented by

Owen Electric Cooperative

Also sponsored by:

Eason Horticultural Resources

Spring Grove Arboretum


Wagstaff, Inc.


Sponsorship opportunities still available.

Invest in the Educational Outreach of Boone County Arboretum

Join us on this festive autumn evening as we celebrate the beauty of Boone County Arboretum. Enjoy live music, food by the bite, fine wine and craft beer.

Autumn Affair Event Picture

Take part in the largest rare and unusual plant auction in the region - a list of auction items will be included on this page as the event draws near. There will also be a "garden gift shop" with items ready for immediate purchase. Proceeds benefit the Educational Outreach fund of Friends of Boone County Arboretum.

Autumn Affair Event Picture

Our featured presentation this year will be given by Bill Thomas, Executive Director of Chanticleer - a phenomenal pleasure garden near Philadelphia, PA.


Register Early Online

Online registration is now open. Advance purchase tickets (through October 13) are $40 for non-members, $35 for Friends of Boone County Arboretum members. A second ticket purchased in the same transaction receives $5 off. After October 13, all tickets are $45.


Hosted by Friends of Boone County Arboretum

Friends of Boone County Arboretum is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002 to support the work of Boone County Arboretum. Members are community advocates for the Arboretum, creating awareness and encouraging participation. For membership information, please visit their page, or contact us directly. Interested in becoming a member? Sign up now.)


Event Location

St. Timothy's Catholic Church, Lower Level
10272 US Route 42
Union, Kentucky 41091
Lat: 38.937554, Lon: -84.675556
Coordinates for GPS units and directions by Google are provided for convenience, however we cannot guarantee device/Google routing accuracy.