Events for August 3, 2024 – The North Carolina Arboretum Events for August 3, 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.

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 …

Forest Bathing Retreat: CommuniTEA Amongst the Trees

ON-SITE | Saturday, August 3,  10 am – 1 pm Did you know a lack of connection can increase the risk for premature death to levels comparable to smoking 15 cigarettes a day? Loneliness is an epidemic according to a recent report by the U.S. Surgeon General. However, we have a wondrous and simple solution: nature …

Working with Shadow: Crafting Cyanotypes

ON-SITE | Saturday, August 3, 10 am – 4 pm Participants of this workshop will be introduced to the cyanotype process and create cameraless photographs of objects, plants, and other materials found on-site at the Arboretum. We’ll explore the preparation of cyanotype chemistry, various paper coating techniques, and proper exposure using both natural and artificial …

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 …