Calendar of Events

All events free and open to the public unless otherwise stated.
Information: (530) 752-4880

Map and directions to event meeting places

July 6-17 (Session 1)
Camp Shakespeare
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Arboretum Gazebo
This summer campers will play clowns, villains, and soldiers in one of Shakespeare's best comedies: Twelfth Night. LEARN MORE and REGISTER.

Saturday, July 11
Native Plants: Home Landscape Champions
10 a.m., Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Are you transforming your garden to be water-thrifty? Native plants are a winning choice for beautiful low-water additions to your landscape. See examples of native plants and hear tips on when and how to plant them during this walking tour of the Mary Wattis Brown Garden.The event is free; parking is free on the weekends and available in Visitor Parking Lot 1.

Friday, July 17
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

July 20-31 (Session 2)
Camp Shakespeare
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., Arboretum Gazebo
This summer campers will play clowns, villains, and soldiers in one of Shakespeare's best comedies: Twelfth Night. LEARN MORE and REGISTER.

Friday, July 31
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

Friday, August 14
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

Saturday, August 15
Succulent Surprises
10 a.m., Ruth Risdon Storer Garden
Is your garden sizzling? Succulents can take the heat, even in mid-summer! See examples of succulents of all sizes in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden and learn how to grow them in your home garden.The event is free; parking is available at no charge on the weekends along Garrod Drive near Storer Garden or in nearby Visitor Parking Lot 55.

Friday, August 28
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

Friday, September 11
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

Friday, September 25
Folk Music Jam Session
12-1 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.

Sunday, September 27
Butterfly Talk and Tour
10 a.m., Wyatt Deck
Join naturalist Steve Daubert in the Arboretum to explore the ecology and evolution of butterflies. Get a closer look at how the Arboretum functions as a butterfly preserve. All ages are welcome.The event is free; there is no charge for parking on the weekendsin Visitor Lot 5, at Old Davis Road and Arboretum Drive.