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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 initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Tours available from 12pm to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

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

When

  • August 25, 2017 - August 27, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Visit informative displays highlighting the history of tree dedications at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Friday through Sunday from May 5 to October 29.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • August 25, 2017 - August 27, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

The History Center

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

As the light of day fades, tune into all of your senses as your enjoy a guided hike over the hills, through the trees and around the water. All participants will receive a patch.

Please be sure to purchase a ticket for all children (ages 3 and up) and adults that will be attending the program.

Please contact Interpretive Educator, Beth Spieles at baspieles@dawesarb.org or 740.323.2355 with any questions about our scouting programs.

 

When

  • August 25, 2017
    8:00pm - 9:30pm

Where

Visitors Center Deck

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Learn about incorporating native trees and shrubs into your home landscape to create more resilient and sustainable ecosystems.  Presentations will address the critical roles these plants play and the benefits of designing landscapes with the needs of trees in mind.  We’ll then focus on how to select the native species that will thrive in your own backyard.  One-of-a-kind live demonstrations will be offered on proper planting techniques, mulching, pruning, soil improvements and much more.  Arboretum tours will highlight a variety of sustainable landscape features, including a newly expanded learning garden and a native tree propagation house.  The day will conclude with a native tree giveaway and a chance to hear more about The Dawes Arboretum’s Plant Clinic resource.

Non-member price includes a one year Sugar Maple membership. Limited student spaces are available through Monday, August 1st. All others must register by Monday, August 22.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER THROUGH EVENTBRITE.

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When

  • August 26, 2017
    8:00am - 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 initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Tours available from 12pm to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

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

When

  • September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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Visit informative displays highlighting the history of tree dedications at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Friday through Sunday from May 5 to October 29.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • September 1, 2017 - September 3, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

The History Center

  • (740) 323-2355
  • The Dawes Arboretum, 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056, United States
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Join us as we celebrate the Dutch Fork Wetland, our 70-acre wetland and grassland prairie habitat.  Home to a variety of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects and plants - the ecosystem’s biodiversity is impressive.   Arboretum experts will be on hand to share their knowledge and expertise.

Please plan on meeting in the Dutch Fork Wetland’s parking lot, just north of the main grounds on White Chapel Road.  Call 740-323-2355 for further direction details.

When

  • September 1, 2017
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

Dutch Fork Wetlands

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Experience a relaxing summer evening in the Japanese Garden, beautifully lit with colorful lights and luminaries.  Watch the Moon rise over the garden as you enjoy a stroll around the peaceful pond and delight in conversation with friends over a Japanese beverage.  Telescopes will offer a close-up view of the Moon.  A unique date night or evening out with friends -- Must be 21+ to attend.

When

  • September 1, 2017
    7:00pm - 9:00pm

Where

Japanese Garden

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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 initials and signatures on the ceiling.

Tours available from 12pm to 1pm and 2pm to 3pm.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

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

When

  • September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Visit informative displays highlighting the history of tree dedications at The Arboretum.  The History Center is open Friday through Sunday from May 5 to October 29.

This program is free.  Registration is not required.

When

  • September 8, 2017 - September 10, 2017
    12:00pm - 3:00pm

Where

The History Center

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