Events for July 23, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for July 23, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum

All Day

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.


Music at the Bistro

Bent Creek Bistro

Join us at the Bistro Stage most Tuesdays for music from The Arbor Trio!   The Arbor Trio features Mack Johnston on mandolin, Melanie Johnston on Mountain Dulcimer and Jeff McKelvey on guitar and vocals. The group plays a wide variety of musical genres.

Founder’s Day Celebration

To honor the legacy built by George, and recognize his decades of dedication and vision, The North Carolina Arboretum is cordially inviting friends and neighbors, members and donors, and our cherished guests to celebrate alongside us for a first-ever Founder’s Day at the Arboretum!


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 …