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*CANCELED* Crafty Hour: Moss Art

March 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

*Please note: Crafty Hour is canceled for March. Registrations will be refunded automatically* 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 …

*CANCELED* Asheville Orchid Festival

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As part of precautionary efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, the 2020 Asheville Orchid Festival has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope you will join us next year! …

*CANCELED* Mountain Science Expo

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

As part of precautionary efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 or the coronavirus, the 2020 Mountain Science Expo has been postponed. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back for further updates on the …

ArborEvenings

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Relax and unwind at the Arboretum’s “ArborEvenings” after hours series. Held every Thursday, May – October, from 6 to 9 p.m., visitors will sip and stroll through the Arboretum’s beautiful gardens while enjoying live music …

Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

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The Arboretum is excited to welcome back the widely popular traveling exhibit, Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by Sean Kenney, which will grace our gardens from May 9 – August 2. Featuring 14 larger-than-life-size …

Blooms & Brews

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Tip a glass to the plants that make your home, house – and beer – unique! The North Carolina Arboretum is excited to host its first annual “Blooms & Brews” floral and beer festival, which …

Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society Exhibition

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This annual exhibition features award-winning roses of every color and size. Experts from the Asheville-Blue Ridge Rose Society will be on hand to answer questions and provide information about the selection, care, and history of …

Carolina Bonsai Expo

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The North Carolina Arboretum’s 25th annual Carolina Bonsai Expo will be held on Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14. This year’s guest artist will be Ryan Neil of Mirai Bonsai in Oregon. This nationally …