Archived Events

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during this acoustic jam session at the Wyatt Deck, located on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during this acoustic jam session at the Wyatt Deck, located on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Spring Surprises in the Garden

Take a guided tour to explore succulents, perennials and more in the Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, one of our popular low-water demonstration gardens. Parking on weekends is available at no charge along Garrod Drive near the Gazebo or in nearby Visitor Parking Lot 55.

Botanic Fanatics

There will be plant-y of things to do at the Botanic Fanatic! Come join us to learn about unusual edible plants and how make plant-based essential oils, potpourri, and dyes.

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 play together informally during this acoustic jam session at the Wyatt Deck, located on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) 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. Make the Arboretum one of your stops anytime between 9 a.m.

Walk with Warren: West-end Gardens

Join Warren Roberts, the Superintendent Emeritus of the Arboretum and famous storyteller and punster, for an always engaging noontime exploration of winter in the UC Davis Arboretum’s gardens and collections. These events are free.

Planting Self-Love

We are redefining Valentine’s Day not only as a day for expressing your love for others, but also for yourself. Come join us to plant your self-love in the Arboretum by making nature-themed cards, water-coloring, and creating a self-appreciation tree!

Folk Music Jam Session

Folk musicians are invited to play together informally during this acoustic jam session at the Wyatt Deck, located on Arboretum Drive (formerly Old Davis Road) next to the redwood grove in the UC Davis Arboretum.

Crafts & Cocoa

Love art and the Arboretum? Ever wonder about the botany of cocoa? Come sip some hot cocoa with the Arboretum Ambassadors and participate in sustainable, creative crafts including leaf pressing, face painting, watercolor painting, and more. We’ll explore the botany of cocoa as we savor!