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. Course descriptions are listed in GROW, a new publication combining the Arboretum’s newsletter and Adult Education catalog, which will come out three times a year in March, July and November. New classes are added throughout the year. Click on individual titles in the subject areas below for full course descriptions, information on the instructor and availability 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

For more information or to notify us of cancelling your registration, please contact the Adult Education Program at 828-665-2492 or email