Current and Upcoming Events


December 14, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 14, 2018
Holiday Boutique
Location : Ottoway Education Building
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The Friends of the OC Arboretum will host their annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser beginning November 23th in the Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park.

The Friends will offer a wonderful selection of merchandise that will be ideal for your decorating and gift giving needs. The Arboretum’s dedicated group of “volunteer elves” have been working all year making hand crafted items for this fundraising event.


December 15, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 15, 2018
Holiday Boutique
Location : Ottoway Education Building
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The Friends of the OC Arboretum will host their annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser beginning November 23th in the Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park.

The Friends will offer a wonderful selection of merchandise that will be ideal for your decorating and gift giving needs. The Arboretum’s dedicated group of “volunteer elves” have been working all year making hand crafted items for this fundraising event.


December 16, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 16, 2018
Holiday Boutique
Location : Ottoway Education Building
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The Friends of the OC Arboretum will host their annual Holiday Boutique fundraiser beginning November 23th in the Ottaway Education Building at the Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park.

The Friends will offer a wonderful selection of merchandise that will be ideal for your decorating and gift giving needs. The Arboretum’s dedicated group of “volunteer elves” have been working all year making hand crafted items for this fundraising event.


December 21, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 22, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 23, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 28, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 29, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


December 30, 2018
Lights in Bloom
Location : Arboretum Grounds
05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

There may be a chill in the air but the Arboretum will be in “full bloom” with beautiful, garden themed light displays in the forms of flowers, animals and insects. Children, and adults alike, will be charmed as they stroll down paths of lit trees, walk through gardens filled with flowers and “critters”, visit the 9/11 Memorial Garden decorated in patriotic splendor and stop at the water’s edge of a pond created in lights.


January 26, 2019
Backyard Bird Feeding - A Children's Workshop
Location : Kosuga Education Building
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Prepare to get messy because we will be getting our hands into a mixture of bird feeding ingredients to make a feeder (or two) for the hungry little birds in our yards. Peanut butter is one of the ingredients so caution if you are allergic.