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Special Events

Here is a list of The Arboretum’s annual special events – some of the most popular, highly visited and exciting times of the year!

 

Treewhispers Art Installation

January 11 to March 1
Included with Admission

Treewhispers is an ongoing international collaboration awakening our heartfelt connection to trees. The art installation features paper rounds that hang from ceiling to floor, reminiscent of trees. Each round highlights its maker’s connection to trees with stories, poetry and art. We invite you to experience this forest of inspiration and explore your connection to trees. Learn more here!

 

Maple Syrup Days

Saturday, February 29 | 12pm, 1pm and 2pm
Sunday, March 1 |
12pm, 1pm and 2pm
Included with Admission

Learn the history and process of maple sugaring as you meander down the paved trail toward The Arboretum’s Log Cabin. Inside, docents greet you with a warm fire and a taste of syrup as you learn how the evaporator works.

Guided tours of the Maple Syrup Trail will be offered at noon, 1pm and 2pm on February 29 and March 1, included with admission. Stick around after the tour for food and kids activities!

The Arboretum also offers private, group tours of the Maple Syrup Trail perfect for clubs or school groups. Email education@dawesarb.org for pricing and availability.

 

 

Arbor Day Festival

Saturday, April 25 | 12-4pm

More details to come soon!

 

Spring Plant Sale

More details to come soon!

 

StoryTrail™ Opening and Founders Day

More details to come soon!

 

Ohio Sustainable Landscapes Symposium

More details to come soon!

 

Bertie’s Tea

More details to come soon!

 

Fall Plant Sale

More details to come soon!

 

Winter Wonders Walk

More details to come soon!