Jun 1 – Aug 31 all-day
12:00 am
We are seeking images that convey the beauty of the Arboretum throughout the year. Photographers of all ages and talent are encouraged to participate! For more information and complete submission guidelines, click here.Click to share on...
Sep 1 – Nov 30 all-day
12:00 am
We are seeking images that convey the beauty of the Arboretum throughout the year. Photographers of all ages and talent are encouraged to participate! For more information and complete submission guidelines, click here.
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9:00 am
Honey Bees are an amazing insect.  They never cease to make one realize that nature is truly wonderful. Jamie Beyer, Lifetime Master Gardener and Arboretum Board Member, will discuss how honey bee colonies work together...
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
9:00 am
Sep 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Come to this retreat and learn ways to find a balance in your crazy, busy life and be more intentional on how you spend your time. We will explore the amazing grounds at the Iowa...
8:00 am
Agenda GardeningSchool Course 4 Series 12,Sept 20-21, 2018
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us for our second annual ArbFeast. Food and drink will be served in different gardens. The funds from this event will be used to support our summer intern program. A fun afternoon supporting a good...
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
It’s our fall Woof Walk for 2018 – a fun afternoon for canines and the people who love them.  Bring your do g for a little socializing with other pups and people.  No dog?  No...
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
8:00 am
The Foundation for the Boone Area Humane Society’s annual “Paws in the Park” 5K run/walk. We invite you, with or without your four-legged friend, to take a healthy 5K run/ walk on behalf of the...
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Time for our annual fall floral workshop led by Sandy Gossman and Nan Bonfils.  We guarantee you will make and take home two pieces you can use right away plus tips for quick switch outs to...
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
5:30 pm
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. Free EventClick to share on...
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Put on your favorite superhero, 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...
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
As the sun sets over the Iowa Arboretum…the Halloween Ar “Boo” Scare event begins. Darkness, sounds of time past and hidden surprises set the stage for Halloween night.  Walk the “No Return Hidden Trial” and...
Nov 17 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
8:00 am
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. All gift shop items purchased will get complimentary gift wrapping.Click to...
Dec 1 – Dec 16 all-day
12:00 am
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
9:00 am
Dad’s Belgian Waffles returns to the Arboretum to serve mammoth size waffles that will fill your plate and satisfy your appetite. See wonderfully Iowa Grown and decorated Christmas trees. Santa will be flying in from...