Current and Upcoming Events


December 07, 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 07, 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.