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ArborEvenings

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Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s new “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday*, April – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will see the Arboretum’s gardens come to light after dark while enjoying …

Mountain Science Expo

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The N.C. Arboretum is excited to host the 8th annual Mountain Science Expo! Part of the North Carolina Science Festival, this family-friendly event will feature hands-on demonstrations, guided programs and more than 20 exhibitors. Event …

Crafty Hour: Terrarium Building

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab a glass and get hands-on at the Arboretum’s new “Crafty Hour” social series. Led by Melissa Thomas of Flora living boutique, each workshop will entail a new project design that enables participants to craft their …

World Bonsai Day

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

The ninth annual World Bonsai Day is an internationally celebrated event dedicated to furthering bonsai awareness and appreciation world-wide. Initiated by the World Bonsai Friendship Federation (WBFF) in honor of Mr. Saburo Kato, the world …

Dahlia Tuber Sale

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Carolinas Dahlia Society will host its annual dahlia tuber sale inside the Education Center.

Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibition

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The annual exhibition features award-winning roses of every color and size. Experts will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the selection, care, and history of roses. Educational programs will be offered …

Crafty Hour: Rose Petal Mandala

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Grab a glass and get hands-on at the Arboretum’s new “Crafty Hour” social series. Led by Melissa Thomas of Flora living boutique, each workshop will entail a new project design that enables participants to craft their …

Crafty Hour: Floral Smudge Stick Workshop

June 30 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Grab a glass and get hands-on at the Arboretum’s new “Crafty Hour” social series. Led by Melissa Thomas of Flora living boutique, each workshop will entail a new project design that enables participants to craft their …

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.