young children gathered around table for StoryTime

StoryTime in the Library
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 10:30-11 a.m.
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Stories for the young and young-at-heart. Geared toward
toddlers and preschoolers.

EVENT CALENDAR

Foraging for Sustenance
Foraging for Sustenance
Date: 9/8/2017 - 2/26/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Andersen Horticultural Library

Artist Karen Gustafson pairs embroidered botanical drawings with related ancient herbals and domestic recipe books to commemorate and provide a contemporary perspective on DeMateria Medica, an ancient pharmacological text by Dioscorides.

Artist's Talk and Reception, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 1:30-3:00 p.m., Snyder Aud.

Meet artist Karen Gustafson at this complimentary public reception.  Open to all visitors.

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Nature
Nature's Finest: The Artistry of the Hautman Brothers
Date: 9/8/2017 - 11/5/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

James, Joseph and Robert Hautman are known for their outstanding wildlife art. This collection features new, favorites, not-often-seen paintings and landscapes along with their award-winning duck stamp art.

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Scarecrow Village
Scarecrow Village
Date: 9/22/2017 - 10/31/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Dahlberg Terrace, Picnic Shelter

Check out the collection of handmade, one-of-a-kind scarecrows created by Arboretum staff and professional designers from Bachman's. Delight in a whimsical display of pumpkins and cucurbits in the Great Hall.

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Rose Tying
Rose Tying
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Wilson Rose Garden

Learn part of the routine to get roses ready for winter. Presented by the Minnesota Rose Society.

 

 

Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Start out your day at the Arb with a delicious hot breakfast.

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Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Creating a Home Landscape You Can Love and Enjoy
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Hands-on instruction and take-home assignments will help you develop a functional, manageable, environmentally sound, cost-effective and visually-pleasing design unique to your home setting.

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Walks with Matt: Fall Foliage
Walks with Matt: Fall Foliage
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Ordway Parking Lot

Discover the science behind the changing colors of autumn foliage, search for and learn about mysterious mushrooms, see late-blooming flowers and insects, birds and animals on the move.

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Autumn Photography: Landscapes and Macro
Autumn Photography: Landscapes and Macro
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn how to capture the colors of this glorious season through both landscape and macro photography. Discuss composition, landscape techniques, using white balance to saturate fall colors, and macro tips and techniques.

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PlantMaker Studio: Cattail Creations
PlantMaker Studio: Cattail Creations
Date: 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Try your hand at twisting  strong, flexible cattail cordage and weaving them into a mat. Look closely at fluffy-seeded cattails and learn how they adapt to survive in standing water.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Stop by the Master Gardener desk in the Visitor Center to pose gardening questions to our volunteers, get information on sustainable practices and find out what areas are at their peak of bloom and beauty.

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Apple Tasting Weekends
Apple Tasting Weekends
Date: 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Help our scientists by taste-testing U of M research apples and rating your favorites for flavor, size, texture and more.

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Autumn Photography: Landscapes and Macro
Autumn Photography: Landscapes and Macro
Date: 10/14/2017
Time: 2:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Learning Center

Learn to capture the colors of this glorious season through both landscape and macro photography. Discuss composition, landscape techniques, using white balance to saturate fall colors, and macro tips and techniques.

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