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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Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Whaddya Think? The Importance of Critique Groups in Art
Date: 1/11/2018 - 2/18/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location: Reedy Gallery

Critique groups help artists work to stay fresh, relevant and active in the art community. This show highlights a Minnesota group that has built a vibrant community through mutual respect and support resulting in stunning works of art.

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Annual APS Show and Sale
Annual APS Show and Sale
Date: 1/11/2018 - 4/8/2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Arboretum Cafe

Juried exhibition "Seasons of Light" represents the Arboretum in all seasons, as seen through the lenses of talented members of the Arboretum Photographer's Society. Sunday hours begin at 10 a.m.

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Let
Let's Talk Plants Q&A
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
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: Basil, King of Herbs
PlantMaker Studio: Basil, King of Herbs
Date: 2/3/2018 - 3/31/2018
Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Learning Center

Refresh your senses and bolster your immune system with aromatic, antiviral basil. Gather ideas for how to use basil in your kitchen, then plant a pot of basil to take home and enjoy.

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Weekend Brunch
Weekend Brunch
Date: 2/10/2018 - 3/31/2018
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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Bodacious Herbaceous Brunch
Bodacious Herbaceous Brunch
Date: 2/17/2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Learning Center

Discuss the basics of a brunch menu, taste a variety of dishes and work together to crate recipes in a fun, relaxed kitchen setting.

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Pruning Essentials: Shrubs, Woody Vines and Herbaceous Species
Pruning Essentials: Shrubs, Woody Vines and Herbaceous Species
Date: 2/17/2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Visitor Center

Learn when and how to prune and train landscape plants for long-term health, vigor and beauty, as well as how to avoid common mistakes that can cause physiological and aesthetic damage.

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Early Spring Beauties: Woodland Wildflowers and How to Grow Them in Minnesota
Early Spring Beauties: Woodland Wildflowers and How to Grow Them in Minnesota
Date: 2/17/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Bee & Pollinator Center

Much of the earliest color in our landscape is courtesy of the woodland wildflowers that are trained to bloom extra early. Discuss the cultivation and propagation of wildflowers - both native and non-native - and best practices for including them in your garden.

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Winter Art Fair
Winter Art Fair
Date: 2/17/2018 - 2/18/2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location: Snyder Auditorium & Visitor Center

Discover local artisans who specialize in ceramic, jewelry, wood, fiber art, painting, mixed media, glass and photography, and whose works reflect nature and its beauty.

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