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Summerfest & Member Appreciation Day

June 19, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Details


June 19, 2016


11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Category:


Arboretum Gardens

Buzz on over to join us as we celebrate our dedicated members, beneficial pollinators and the start of summer at the Arboretum’s 2016 Summerfest and Member Appreciation Day!

Children can dress as their favorite pollinator such as a bee, bird, or butterfly. All activities will be held at the Education Center building, plaza and courtyard. In the event of rain, all activities will be moved inside with the exception of the trail walk.

Schedule of Events

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. — Guided Trail Walk. Space is limited, please register in advance for the trail walk. Register Here
  • 12:00 – 3:00  p.m. — Live music by One Leg Up jazz band
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. — Wildlife presentation with Carolina Mountain Naturalists

Other Activities

  • Learn about Bee City USA
  • Participate in a Butterfly BioBlitz with ecoEXPLORE
  • Make a pollinator insect and other creations at the Kids Craft Station
  • Cool down with a scoop from The Hop Ice Cream (while supplies last)
  • Savory Thyme Cafe will also have additional food and drink available for purchase