The Japanese Garden is now Open!

After a lengthy renovation, the Japanese Garden is open to visitors.

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Movie in the Garden: Where the Wild Things Are

Grab your blankets and snacks and join us July 25 at 8pm for a movie under in the garden under the bright stars.

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Food Truck Festival is August 21, 2015!

The Dawes Arboretum, in collaboration with the Licking County Local Foods Council and Local Food Week 2015, invites you to an event that is all about local food and flavor, in support of the local foods community.


Explore the 2015 StoryTrail™

This year's StoryTrail™ features "Maple," by Lori Nichols -- a story about the bond between a little girl and her beloved tree.

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History Center 2015

History Center 2015 by Leslie Wagner, Historian The history department is proud to display its exhibits for the year: the Japanese Garden, Rufus and Ephraim Dawes, Heisey Glass collection of Bertie Dawes and Tree Dedicator Johnny Clem. The Japanese Garden 50th anniversary makes a great reason to create an exhibit about the Arboretum’s most popular […]

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