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Box Turtle Day

June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Details


June 9, 2018


10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Event Category:


Education Center

The fifth annual Box Turtle Day celebrates North Carolina’s state reptile, the eastern box turtle. Participants can see live demonstrations of the “turtle dogs,”  watch live reptile demonstrations, make turtle crafts and follow Shelly, the Arboretum’s resident turtle, along the Arboretum’s self-guided TRACK Trail. All events are based out of the Education Center.

Schedule of Events

10:30 a.m. – 1st Turtle Dog Program & Live Reptile Demonstration

11:30 a.m. – 2nd Turtle Dog Program

1:00 p.m. – 2nd Live Reptile Demonstration & 3rd Turtle Dog Program