Saturday, March 28
Spring Surprises in the Storer Garden
11 a.m., Arboretum Gazebo
Our valley-wise demonstration garden, the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, is beautiful year round, but especially in spring. Just in time for our first public plant sale of the spring season on April 11, you can come get great ideas for your own water-thrifty garden.
Saturday, April 4
Nature Discovery Drop-In Day
12-2 p.m., Arboretum GATEway Garden (behind the Davis Commons Shopping Center)
Join us for a couple of hours throughout spring quarter in the Arboretum GATEway Garden. Come explore a variety of topics including ecology, biodiversity, sustainability, and more through hands-on activities and demonstrations. LEARN MORE
Wednesday, April 8
Wednesday Walk with Warren
12 p.m., Gazebo
Join Warren Roberts, the superintendent Emeritus of the Arboretum, famous storyteller and punster for an always engaging noontime exploration of winter in the UC Davis Arboretum's Warren G. Roberts Redbud Collection. LEARN MORE
Friday, April 10
Folk Music Jam Session
12 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. LEARN MORE
Saturday, April 11
PUBLIC PLANT SALE
9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Arboretum Teaching Nursery
It's our first public plant sale of the spring season! Shop the area's largest selection of attractive, low-water, easy-care, region-appropriate plants including California natives, and Arboretum All-Stars.
Sunday, April 12
Rang Barsey--a Celebration of Holi
12-4 p.m., Arboretum Gazebo
The Indian Graduate Student Association in collaboration with the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden present “Rang Barsey”—a celebration of Holi. Have a fun-filled time in this magnificent celebration of joy with colors, water, and lots of Indian food at the Arboretum Gazebo. Stay tuned for updates about ticketing and other details. LEARN MORE
Saturday, April 18
Annual Picnic Day Celebration
10:10 a.m.-12 p.m., Parade (campus and downtown)
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Hands-on activities (Vanderhoef Quad)
Enjoy eco-pot and olive wreath making, and more hands-on activities highlighting the Arboretum and Public Garden’s focus on sustainable gardening at our table in the Vanderhoef Quad.
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