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Upcoming Events

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this acoustic jam session at Wyatt Deck next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Celebrating Native Bees and Local Brews

Join us to celebrate fall and the importance of cultivating a good buzz — in your garden — with Sudwerk’s release of Bombus. Latin for buzz, Bombus was created in honor of the California native, yellow-faced bumble bee aka Bombus vosnesenskii and one of its favorite feeding grounds, the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden.

Basil Harvest

Join us for a fun day of harvesting basil in the Good Life Garden and take some home! Participants are encouraged to wear long sleeve shirts and pants to this event. All ages are welcome.

Wednesday Walk with Warren

Join Warren Roberts, superintendent emeritus of the UC Davis Arboretum, famous storyteller and punster, for an always-engaging noontime exploration of fall in the UC Davis Arboretum's gardens and collections.

Plant Sale

Fall Theme: DIY Pollinator Paradise

Shop our one-acre nursery for an incredible selection of Arboretum All-Stars, California natives and thousands of other attractive, low-water plants perfect for creating a landscape alive with environmentally important pollinators.

Weekday Plant Sale for UC Davis Affiliates

Students, academics, staff, alumni, retirees, volunteers, donors and more are invited to shop. Don’t miss pop-up talks on pollinators and California native plants led by UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden horticulturists beginning at 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30.

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally during this acoustic jam session at Wyatt Deck next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.