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 Tipping
Rose Tipping
Date: 10/21/2017
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.

 

Drawing Skills Clinic: Big Oaks and Other Giants of the Forest
Drawing Skills Clinic: Big Oaks and Other Giants of the Forest
Date: 10/21/2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Begin with an introduction to drawing techniques using charcoal and newsprint - then move to pastels. Seek out the Arboretum's largest and oldest trees, learning some history and science in the process.

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Make-Your-Own Herbal Spa: A Fun and Relaxing Day at the Arboretum
Make-Your-Own Herbal Spa: A Fun and Relaxing Day at the Arboretum
Date: 10/21/2017
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

Pamper yourself with an infusion of soothing sights and smells. Learn to make various herbal products that will relax your mind and soothe your soul.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 10/21/2017
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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Felted Tote Bag
Felted Tote Bag
Date: 10/21/2017
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Create a one-of-a-kind, no-knit durable tote bag from high quality Corriedale wool using traditional felting techniques.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017
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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PlantMaker Studio: Cattail Creations
PlantMaker Studio: Cattail Creations
Date: 10/21/2017 - 10/22/2017
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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