Events Calendar

Jun
7
Sun
Classic Car Day
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Classic Car Day

Car Registration (free): 10 a.m. to 12 noon
12 noon to 3 p.m. – Bring your car or your camera and enjoy an afternoon admiring some of Iowa’s best-loved cars. Classic tunes will help set the mood and lunch will be available for purchase. Free to the public.

Sep
11
Fri
Early Bird Shopping for Members – Fall Plant Sale
Sep 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Membership does have its benefits. Be the first one on your block to shop the fall sale.  Become a member that day and shop until you drop.

Sep
13
Sun
Iris, Peony and Unique Plant Sale – Saturday and Sunday
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Iris, Peony and Unique Plant Sale - Saturday and Sunday

 

Saturday, September 13 & Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 9am  – 4:00pm

Dazzling, Eye-catching, Exquisite. Take your garden to the next level at the annual Iris, Peony and Unique Plant Sale in the Arboretum’s greenhouse.

Join as a new member at the plant sale and receive a free plant.

To download a list of the items for sale click here

Oct
10
Sat
Plants and Their Stories with “Java” Joe McNally
Oct 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Have a delightful time sipping your coffee and walking the grounds with our own “Java” Joe McNally.  He will talk about the interesting plants that live at the Iowa Arboretum.  He will also answer your questions and refill your cups.

Members:  $10

Non-Members: $15

Oct
15
Thu
Pumpkin Carving
Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Pumpkin Carving

Test your carving skills and enjoy a hot bowl of chili, a warm piece of cornbread and a cool dessert. The pumpkins will be displayed during the Arboretum’s Halloween events.

RSVP: info@iowaarboretum.org or by calling 515.795.3216

Oct
17
Sat
Ar “boo” ween” Halloween Event
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Ar "boo" ween" Halloween Event

Put on your favorite super hero, princess or creative costume and join the parade of activities and treats at the Arboretum.  Scarecrows and pumpkins will be decorated for the holiday. Enjoy hayrides, the hay maze and games at this fun family Halloween event.

Nov
14
Sat
Holiday Sale
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Delight in holiday treats and sounds as the festive season begins at the Arboretum’s gift shop. Find the perfect gift at the Holiday Sale.

Dec
6
Sun
Home Grown Holidays
Dec 6 – Dec 20 all-day
Home Grown Holidays

See Iowa grown Christmas trees creatively decorated for the holidays by local clubs, schools and organizations. Look for model trains rolling around the track. Find the perfect holiday present in the Arboretum’s gift shop. Fun for all ages.