Join us for wreath making before or after enjoying Dad’s Belgian Waffles. We will give you everything you need including guidance to create a stunning wreath of fresh evergreens that will last well into the new year. Please preregister so we can gather adequate supplies. No walk-ins.
Warm up at the Arboretum with a hot bowl of soup, bread and fixings. Finish with a warm slice of pie or cake. A great way to connect with the Arboretum during the colder months. Speaker TBD.
Fee: $7 per person.
Morning Talk – “Not your Grandmother’s Irises”
Afternoon Talk – “Hybridizer on the Loose”
$50 for members (before 3/18/16)
$60 for non-members (before 3/18/16)
After March 18:
$60 for members
$70 for non-members
Taste real maple syrup and learn about the art and science of maple syrup production. See how to tap and cook sap into delicious maple syrup. The event will include timber sport demonstrations. Iowa State University Forestry Honor Society Xi Sigma Pi members will be preparing a pancake breakfast to help support their honor society..
The celebration of trees is scheduled from 10am to 12pm and is free to the public. Free trees will be given away at the event. Tree climbing for children will be the highlight of the morning. Children will put on a harness and helmet and be guided by Iowa Arborist as they climb a tree. Demonstrations and other activities are planned for the morning. There will be a special appearance by Smokey the Bear. Join us for a fun and educational day at the Arboretum.