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Archived Events

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.

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.

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.

Note: Bring your own basil bag and scissors if you can.

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.

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.

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 spring in the UC Davis Arboretum's gardens and collections.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Camp Shakespeare 2019

Campers will explore two productions from DSF’s 2019 season: The Tenth Muse and The Comedy of Errors. Through theatre games, acting workshops, and a culminating show, campers will sharpen their performance skills while having a blast.