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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 6, 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 9, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Preschoolers (appropriate for children 3-5 years old) 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 caregiver(s).

Join us for one or all five sessions in each seasonal series on the second and fourth Thursday, September - May, at 10am in the Visitor Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

This is our last session for the 2017-2018 season.

When

  • Planting a Rainbow
    May 10, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Did you know that approximately 75% of all flowering plant species need the help of animals to move their heavy pollen grains from plant to plant for fertilization?  Join us for a presentation on the importance of pollinators and what you can do to attract them to your own landscape.  Following the presentation, embark on a short walking tour to observe pollinators in both formal flower beds and newly established native prairies.  Each participant will take home a collection of native pollinator plants.

 

When

  • May 11, 2018
    1:00pm - 3:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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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 12, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • May 12, 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 12, 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

Bring mom to The Arboretum for an expert-led wagon tour of our beautiful grounds.  Relax and enjoy the early color of spring as the guide interprets gardens, plant collections and Arboretum history and research.

New in 2018:  avoid the line by purchasing tickets in advance.  Mom rides for free! Seating is limited.

When

  • May 13, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm
  • May 13, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:30pm

Where

Visitors Center

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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 13, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • May 13, 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 13, 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

Shop from a wide-variety of shrubs, trees and perennials for your home landscape.  Arboretum experts will be available to answer your questions about plant care and suitability for your location.  A variety of vendors will complement the sale with additional plants and garden products.

All members receive a discount at the sale and members at the Buckeye level and above receive an exclusive invitation to shop early at the Plant Sale Preview and will take home a free plant.

When

  • May 19, 2018
    9:00am - 2:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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