Events for July 13, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for July 13, 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.

Recurring

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 …

Summer Native Flora ID

This class, taught by Naturalist Scott Dean, blends four botanizing walks (3 hours long) with two convenient online sessions (1.5 hours long) to give participants practice identifying native mountain flora and learning the characteristics of plant families. While the focus is on summer wildflowers, participants can also pick up a wealth of information on the …

Forest Bathing: A Summer Retreat

ON-SITE | Saturday, July 13,  10 am – 1 pm Come immerse yourself in this morning nature  retreat full of discovery and imagination. Join a certified forest therapy guide for a relaxing 3 hour experience in the forests of the peaceful Arboretum grounds. Through a series of invitations, you’ll have the opportunity to be present in …

Recurring

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 …