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9:00 am

Winged Wonders: Step into the World of Butterflies

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 29, 2017

See the miracle of metamorphosis before your very eyes. On display May 13 - October 29, inside the Baker Exhibit Center Greenhouse, Winged Wonders is an indoor butterfly exhibit featuring a chrysalis-rearing chamber and a walk-through butterfly house where visitors can meet a whole host of local butterfly species, including monarchs, swallowtails and more. Exhibit support …

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“A Year in the Life of a Mountain Bog” by Michael Oppenheim

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until October 1, 2017

Southern Appalachian bogs are amongst the rarest natural communities in the region, providing vital services to people, including flood control and the filtration of pollutants that would otherwise enter our water supply. In North Carolina alone, bogs provide habitats for nearly 90 plant and animal species that are considered rare, and 17 bog species are …

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Wicked Plants: The Exhibit

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until January 7, 2018

On exhibit September 20, 2017 - January 7, 2018, inside the Baker Exhibit Center, The North Carolina Arboretum’s popular, one-of-a-kind traveling exhibit,Wicked Plants, returns to the Arboretum this fall! Inspired by author Amy Stewart’s best selling book "Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities," this fun-filled, family-friendly exhibit gives visitors a safe, …

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12:00 pm

Rocky Cove Railroad Exhibit

October 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2017

One event on September 4, 2017 at 12:00pm

On exhibit Saturdays and Sundays from 12 - 4 p.m., Rocky Cove Railroad is a G-Scale (garden scale) model train that demonstrates the coming of trains to western North Carolina at the turn of the 20th century. The exhibit is located below the Grand Promenade. Please note, Rocky Cove Railroad will not operate in rainy or …

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