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May 24th is National Scavenger hunt Day!  Help us celebrate by exploring The Arboretum's grounds with a self-guided scavenger hunt.  Participation sheets are available in the Visitors Center during the month of May.  The first 50 returned hunts receive a prize!

When

  • May 1, 2018 - May 31, 2018
    7:00am - 8:00pm

Where

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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • May 26, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • May 26, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • May 26, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • May 27, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • May 27, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • May 27, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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In 2009, The Dawes Arboretum introduced Licking County to the concept of a trail that encourages family fun, literacy and exercise.  It was enjoyed by visitors, both young and old, and a tradition was born.  This year’s book, Over in the Forest: Come and Take a Peek by Marianne Berkes will be featured along the lovely Woodland Trail all summer long.

Join us on June 2nd for a book give away (while supplies last), animal ambassadors from the Ohio Wildlife Center and a visit from the Licking County Library Bookmobile as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of Story Trail™ and unveil the 2018 trail.

StoryTrail™ is supported in part by Young Leaders of Licking County and Licking Memorial Health Systems. This year's sign frames were created through a partnership with the C-TEC Licking County high school welding program. Thank you to the donors and partners who make this trail possible.

When

  • June 2, 2018
    9:30am - 12:00pm

Where

Main Shelter House

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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What

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders Beman and Bertie Dawes.  See and hear the history behind antiques and memorabilia from the Dawes family.  A house highlight is the "Rathskeller," a basement area that displays shovels used by over 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center; please call ahead to confirm tour times.

When

  • June 2, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • June 2, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of forestry at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Saturday and Sunday from April 7 to October 28.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • June 2, 2018
    1:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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What

Learn about the many southern trees and shrubs growing within the collections at The Dawes Arboretum and their possible use in residential sites across central Ohio.  Class begins with a brief indoor presentation with an outdoor tour to follow.  Please come prepared to be outdoors.

When

  • June 2, 2018
    1:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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