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Daweswood House Museum Tours

February 21, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

February 22, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

February 28, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 1, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 7, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 8, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 14, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 15, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 21, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 22, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 28, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

March 29, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

April 4, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

April 11, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

April 12, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

April 25, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

April 26, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 1, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 2, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 3, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Walk to Be Well

May 6, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 8, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 9, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 10, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Walk to Be Well

May 13, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 15, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Walk to Be Well

May 20, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 22, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 23, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 24, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Walk to Be Well

May 27, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm

Preschool Storybook Science

May 28, 2015
10am - 10:45am

Preschoolers explore quality children's literature in a natural setting as only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and hands-on science for children ages three to five and their special caregivers.  Join us on this day as we read Over in the Meadow.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 29, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 30, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Ohio Regional Bonsai Show

May 30, 2015
10am - 8pm

Everyone is invited to experience the beautiful art of bonsai at The Dawes Arboretum during the Ohio Regional Bonsai Show---in its 35th year!  There will be trees displayed in the Bonsai Courtyard and Firelight Room, a silent auction, vendors selling plants, bonsai supplies and art pieces on the Visitors Center Deck.  Also view everyday items of Japanese culture, loaned to The Arboretum by the Institute of Japanese Studies at The Ohio State University, as well as enjoy martial arts demonstrations.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

May 31, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

StoryTrail Opening Celebration

June 3, 2015
1pm - 4pm

Join The Dawes Arboretum and the Licking County Library for 2015 StoryTrail opening celebration.  This year's StoryTrail features Maple, a story about the bond between a little girl and her beloved tree.  The celebration includes storytelling, crafts and plenty of hands-on fun!

Walk to Be Well

June 3, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm

Beginner's Yoga Series I

June 3, 2015
6pm - 7pm

In this beginner-focused workshop, learn the basics of yoga, including breathing techniques and introductory-level postures.  Fee includes the entire 5-week series.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

June 5, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.  

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

June 6, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

1st Saturday Grounds and Gardens Tour: Azalea Glen & Rhodie Slope

June 6, 2015
1pm - 2pm

A walking tour of the colorful Azalea Glen and Rhododendron Slope area, led by an arboretum horticulturist.

Meet at the Visitors Center deck.

Family Nature Investigations: Radical Reptiles

June 6, 2015
10am - 11am

Investigate what makes reptiles different from any other type of animal.  Meet our Discovery Center reptiles and learn about others who are native to Ohio.

Protecting Your Home Movies Workshop

June 6, 2015
1pm - 3pm

Lisa Wood, Visual Resources Curator at the Ohio History Center, presents on film preservation and how to protect your family's home movies.

Prior to the lecture, guests  have an opportunity to view original reel to reel films belonging to the Dawes family.

Daweswood House Museum Tours

June 7, 2015
12pm - 12:45pm, 2pm - 2:45pm

Take a guided tour of the Daweswood House Museum, once the country home of Arboretum co-founders, the late 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 100 notable men and women who dedicated trees at The Arboretum and features their initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Purchase tickets in the Visitors Center.

Meet at the Daweswood House front porch for tour.

Camp Dawes: Little Naturalists (ages 6 - 8)

June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015
9am - 3:30pm

 A fun-filled week of outdoor exploration and learning, centered on our mission of trees, history and nature.  Observe animals in their natural habitats, hike through woods and wade through streams.  Each day is a new adventure with science-based, educational activities and crafts to nurture creativity.

Age Level: 6-8 years old

Please Note: Member price is reserved for Hickory (Household Level) Members, where the child(ren) reside in the primary member's household.

Camp Dawes: Junior Adventurers (ages 9 - 11)

June 8, 2015 - June 12, 2015
9am - 3:30pm

Journey into a world of tall trees, wetlands and prairies.  Activities include exhilarating hikes, nature-inspired crafts and games and exploration of the natural and cultural history of Licking County.  Create a journal to record your adventures.

Age Level: 9-11 years old

Please Note: Member price is reserved for Hickory (Household Level) Members, where the child(ren) reside in the primary member's household.

Chair Yoga for All Ages Series I

June 8, 2015
10am - 10:45am

If you want to be active, but have limitations, this may be the class for you.  As you are seated in a chair, you will be guided in gentle movements of the upper and lower body.  Soothing music and a view of the Bird Watching Garden will inspire relaxation as you move your body, connect your mind and boost your spirits.  Fee includes the entire 5-week series.

Walk to Be Well

June 10, 2015
7:15am - 8:00am, 10am - 10:45am, 6pm - 6:45pm

There are new opportunities to socialize and get moving in 2015! Enjoy a morning or evening stroll as staff and volunteers lead a group through The Arboretum grounds during these weekly walks (30 — 45 minutes). Stroller Strolls are intended for caregivers with young children to explore the outdoors together from the comfort of a paved trail. Join the group on the Visitors Center Deck every Wednesday, beginning in May.

Sunrise Stroll: 7:15am
Stroller Stroll: 10:00am
Walk After Work: 6:00pm