After clicking on a class title, members will need to create an account or sign in by clicking the links on the blue bar at the top of the page. Member discounts will then be applied on the next page - the cart/ticket order page.

The North Carolina Arboretum’s Adult Education program consists of more than 150 classes taught by some of the region’s leading experts. Schedules for new classes are released every six months in February and August. Course descriptions are found online according to subject areas below or in the Arboretum’s Adult Education catalog.

Click here for the complete Fall/Winter 2018-2019 “Growing in Mind” catalog online. 


Classes fill up quickly, so be sure to register and pay in advance. Please contact us to be added to the waiting list for a closed class. Arboretum Society members receive a discount on class registration fees. By registering, participants agree to the Cancellation Policy and Liability Waiver.

Adult Education Programs are supported in part by Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park, and The Laurel of Asheville.