Archived 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.

Native Californian Elderberry Flute-making Workshop

Learn how to make and play an elderberry flute with East Bay Regional Parks docent Antonio Flores who will talk about the craft and culture of Native Californian flute making as well as the endangered elderberry beetle. All materials will be supplied.

Amazing Acacias

Don’t miss the spectacular late-winter display of yellow blossoms in the Eric E. Conn Acacia Grove! Join us for a guided tour featuring over 50 different acacias from around the world.

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.

UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day

Go behind the scenes to explore and engage with scientists and students as you learn about the diversity of life right here on campus from 12 different university museums at this popular, all-ages open house event. Students representing the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden will be at the Good Life Garden from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Folk Music Jam Sessions

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.

Delights from Down Under

Plants from “down under” show off their flowers during our winter season. Tour the Australian and New Zealand collections and have a blooming good time learning about plants from far-away lands.

Folk Music Jam Sessions

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.

Natural Tie-Dye

Want to learn how to dye fabric sustainably? Bring one white item you want to tie-dye: t-shirt, socks, shorts, pillow-case, you name it! The Arboretum Ambassadors will help you tie-dye and explain how to make the plant- and food-based, eco-friendly dyes. 

Birds in Davis: Out and About

Join long-time docent and birding enthusiast Lois Richter for a leisurely walk around the Arboretum and learn how to spot and identify birds that winter in Davis in their natural habitat!

Birds in Davis: The Inside Scoop

Do you wonder what those birds outside your window are? Wish you knew more about them?  At this indoor presentation, long-time docent and birding enthusiast Lois Richter explains our feathered neighbors through her slide show and talk “Winter Birds in Davis.” Seating is limited. 

Folk Music Jam Sessions

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.