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2022: A SPACE PAWDYSSEY Halloween Dog Parade

October 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us Sunday, October 30th for our first annual Halloween Dog Parade! Watch the costume parade, visit with local dog-themed vendors and enjoy the festivities in the fall gardens.

National Geographic Photo Ark

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A traveling exhibition of more than 50 works by National Geographic photographer and Fellow Joel Sartore. Opening September 24 in the Baker Visitor Center.

Guided Trail Walk

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Hit the trails and learn more about The North Carolina Arboretum’s botanically diverse forest with a free guided trail walk. Tuesdays and Saturdays, April through October.

Winter Lights

Discover Asheville’s brightest holiday tradition at The North Carolina Arboretum. Open nightly November 20, 2020 – January 10, 2021.

The Curator’s Journal: A Year-long Insider’s View of American Bonsai at The North Carolina Arboretum

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