Events for July 2, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for July 2, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum

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Bugs: Outside the Box

Baker Exhibit Center

Where can you see a butterfly with a five foot wingspan, or a longhorn beetle with antennae more than twelve feet across? The answers can be found amongst the enormous sculptures on display in BUGS: Outside the Box! Open May 25 through September 8, 2024 in the Baker Exhibit Center.


Meditative Morning

We’ve heard your valuable feedback, and now you don't have to hear us! Beginning May 4, 2021, the period between 8 and 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday morning of every month will be reserved for "Meditative Mornings," a pause for quiet time in our gardens and on our trails. During this time, our working …

Meditative Morning Birding Walk

ON-SITE | Tuesday, July 2, 9 – 10:30 a.m. The Blue Ridge Mountains are a beautiful place to be in summer and this walk has been designed to visit some of the best spots to enjoy spring birding at the Arboretum with one of our expert guides. Bring your binoculars to explore the area’s avian …


Guided Trail Walk

Baker Exhibit Center

Hit the trails and learn more about The North Carolina Arboretum’s botanically diverse forest with a guided trail walk! April through October, this free hiking program is led by trained volunteer guides who take small groups of participants along woodland trails and through a variety of forest types. Depending on the season and each guide’s …