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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Daweswood House Museum Tours

June 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.

Walk to Be Well

June 17, 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

June 19, 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

June 24, 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

Walk to Be Well

July 1, 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

Walk to Be Well

July 8, 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

July 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

July 15, 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

July 17, 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

July 22, 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

July 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

July 29, 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

July 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.

Walk to Be Well

August 5, 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

August 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.

Walk to Be Well

August 12, 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

August 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.

Walk to Be Well

August 19, 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

August 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.

Walk to Be Well

August 26, 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

August 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.

Walk to Be Well

September 2, 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

September 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.

Walk to Be Well

September 9, 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

September 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.

Walk to Be Well

September 16, 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

September 18, 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

September 23, 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

September 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.

Walk to Be Well

September 30, 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

October 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

October 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

October 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

October 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.

Fond Memories of Lakewood 5th Grade: An Oral History

February 6, 2016
1pm - 2pm

The Dawes Arboretum invites former Lakewood students and teachers to recall their 5th grade experience at The Dawes Arboretum.  In an effort to preserve the history of this unique partnership, we will record an oral history, as personal stories are shared in a round table format.  This program dates back to 1966 and students continue to visit The Arboretum each year.

Those who are interested in participating should contact Historian, Leslie Wagner, at lmwagner@dawesarb.org or by phone at 740.323.2355.

Tap Your Trees Maple Syrup Workshop

February 6, 2016
9am - 12pm

Whether you are a backyard gardener, woodlot owner or simply have a sweet tooth, join the Granville Kiwanis, syrup producers since 1971, to learn the entire process of making delicious maple syrup.  This interactive class teaches techniques for tapping trees, discusses collection, storage and cooking methods, and explores kits and common household items that are used in maple syruping.

Beginner’s Yoga Series II

February 11, 2016
6pm - 7pm

Take your yoga skills to the next level as you develop more postures and learn new breathing techniques.  Upon completion of this series, you will have the confidence to drop in on any yoga class.  Beginner's Yoga Series I is a prerequisite for this course.

Fee includes the entire 5-week series. Thursdays, February 11 – March 10, 2016

Preschool StoryBook Science

February 11, 2016
10am - 10:45am

2nd & 4th Thursdays

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 caregivers.

A Tree for Me by Nancy Van Laan
This week you will enjoy the simple rhyming of this story, as a child looks for a tree to call his own.

Donations appreciated.