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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 signatures on the ceiling.

Adults: $2     Children: $1     Members: FREE

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

When

  • September 8, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • September 8, 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

  • September 8, 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

Animals of StoryTrail™

Spend the day at The Dawes Arboretum learning about animals, nature or trees. Enjoy a fun, hands-on activity and join a house tour or a wagon tour.

When

  • September 9, 2018
    12:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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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

  • September 9, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • September 9, 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

  • September 9, 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

Did you know that sports heroes, military leaders, world explorers, artists and inventors have dedicated trees at The Dawes Arboretum?  Walk the Daweswood Trail with the Arboretum Historian and learn about these dedicated trees.   Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for hills and dips in the trail.

Program part of Ohio Open Doors https://www.ohiohistory.org/host

When

  • September 9, 2018
    1:00pm - 2:30pm

Where

Visitors Center Deck

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What

Join other home school students in hands-on science study. Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30 - 3pm) and repeat on the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Incredible Insects

Go on an insect hike to get acquainted with the local six legged creatures. Visit with some tagged monarch butterflies before their long migration.

When

  • September 11, 2018
    1:30pm - 3:00pm

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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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

  • September 12, 2018
    3:00pm - 4:00pm

Where

Daweswood House Museum

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What

Explore quality children’s literature in a natural setting only The Dawes Arboretum can provide.  Each 45-minute session may include songs, games, crafts, creative movement, outdoor exploration and a hands-on science activity suitable for children ages 3 - 5 and their caregiver.

Join us on the second and fourth Thursday of the month, September - May, at 10am in the Visitors Center.

Free; donations appreciated. Registration is not required.

 

Upcoming Sessions:

Fall Series Titles -Autumn Animals

9/27       Over in the Forest

10/11   Fletcher and the Falling Leaves

10/25   Be Nice to Spiders

11/8      Animal Houses

 

Winter Series Titles - Winter Wildlife

12/13  Curious Critters Ohio                 

1/10     Bear Snores On

1/24     A Loud Winter’s Nap

2/14     Owl Babies

2/28     A Tree for Me

 

Spring Series Titles - Spring Surprises

3/14     Actual Size

3/28     Beyond the Pond

4/11     The Digger and the Flower

4/25     Mother Bruce

5/9    Too Many Carrots           

When

  • Over in the Meadow
    September 13, 2018
    10:00am - 10:45am

Where

Visitors Center

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What

Join other home school students in hands-on science study. Sessions meet each month on the second Tuesday (1:30 - 3pm) and repeat on the second Friday (10 - 11:30am). Parents may choose the day of the week that works best for their schedules.

All home school students, ages 6-10 years old are welcome.  Space is limited and reservations are required by the day prior to the session.

This week we present: Incredible Insects

Go on an insect hike to get acquainted with the local six legged creatures. Visit with some tagged monarch butterflies before their long migration.

When

  • September 14, 2018
    10:00am - 11:30am

Where

Zand Education Center

  • 740-323-2355
  • 7770 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, Ohio, 43056
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