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Colorful Asheville Tour

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As part of the Covered in Color summer celebration, the Arboretum has partnered with Leap Frog Tours and WAXON Studios of West Asheville to offer a special Colorful Asheville tour package. Available Thursdays and Saturdays, June through August, …

Monarch Butterfly Day

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Known for their stately colors and elegant wings, millions of monarch butterflies travel more than 2,000 miles from across North America to Mexico each fall, where they cluster in about a dozen small areas. Unfortunately, the …

Carolina Bonsai Expo

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The North Carolina Arboretum’s 24th annual Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held on Saturday, October 12, and Sunday, October 13, 2019, in the Arboretum’s Baker Exhibit Center and Education Center buildings. This nationally known event …

Winter Lights

Discover Asheville’s brightest holiday tradition at The North Carolina Arboretum. Open nightly November 22, 2019 – January 4, 2020.