Archived Events

2nd Friday ArtAbout in the Arboretum

Join us for art activities in the Arboretum GATEway Garden during the city’s monthly self-guided artwalk—the ArtAbout and help us kick off the 10th annual National Public Gardens Week which begins the following Monday.

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.

Relax and Unwind with Nature Rx

Join us for a nature-immersed day of rest and relaxation in the Arboretum. Stay awhile to find peace of mind during yoga sessions for kids and adults, or take part in some water color painting, tea sipping, and more!

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.

Public Plant Sale

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.

The Gottlieb Native Garden: A California Love Story

Susan Gottlieb, the dedicated environmentalist who created the garden believes we could save the world if we all understood the power of native plants. This is her story, as well as a larger one: the story of how to restore natural habitat and protect biodiversity with simple, individual actions.

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.

Tea and Conversation

Let’s bloom into spring with floral teas. Come and try five unique flavors: chrysanthemum, lavender, jasmine, rose and butterfly pea flower. Co-sponsored by the Global Tea Club. All are welcome to this free public program. 

Visit Us on Picnic Day

Celebrate UC Davis at this family-friendly extravaganza. It’s free for all to come and experience the richness of academic diversity and achievement at UC Davis.

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.