Archived Events

Pacific Flyway Family Day

Join us for a variety of hands-on activities as we explore the migratory birds of the Pacific Flyway in our region. Try on a pair of model wings and imagine what flight might feel like.

  • Cruess Hall Courtyard
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Life After Lawn

Shop the one of the area’s largest selections of attractive, low-water, easy-care, regionally-appropriate plants perfect for restoring your home’s habitat including lots of California natives and Arboretum All Stars.

A Chemist’s Perspective on Plants

Dr. Jared Shaw, Professor of Organic Chemistry at UC Davis, will focus on plants and plant extracts as he discusses how we are able to design and build new molecules with interesting properties. To complement the lecture, Dr. Shaw will have samples audience members can smell and/or taste.

Meet the Arboretum Tour

Are you wondering what’s up in the Arboretum? Join us for an informal walking tour led by the Arboretum Ambassadors. You’ll discover more about our gardens and plant collections as well as our free public programming.

  • Wyatt Deck, Arboretum Drive, Davis, CA 95616, USA
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