Classes and Events

►Denotes pre-registration required!

Send an email to to pre-register for classes, programs and workshops (unless otherwise noted). Please be sure to include your name, email address and phone number for any registrations. 

February (2023)

►Arboretum Friends Advisory Board Nominations Due

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2023 

Nominations Announced on Website

Date: Friday, February 3, 2023 

Arboretum Friends In-Person Voting

Date: Monday through Friday, February 6 - 10, 2023
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Location: The Arboretum Dorotha Smith Oatts Visitor Center

Arboretum Donor & Volunteer Appreciation Brunch
and Election of Arboretum Friends Representatives to Arboretum Advisory Board

Date: Saturday, February 11, 2023

Time: 10 am - noon

Cost: Free for donors and volunteers. 

Location: E. S. Good Barn, 1451 University Drive, Lexington, KY

Ages: Adults

Description: The Arboretum staff cordially invite our donors and volunteers (our "Arboretum Friends") to an appreciation brunch to recognize them for their contributions to The Arboretum. This will also be your opportunity to vote for those who will represent Arboretum Friends on the Advisory Board. You can find out more here on our website. 

Registration: Please R.S.V.P. to or call us on (859) 257-6955.

►Terrarium Kits for Kids

Date: Pickup your Terrarium Kit at The Arboretum on Thursday, February 16th, 2023 between 9 am and 6 pm or on Friday, February 17th, 2023 between 9 am and 4 pm. Participants will then receive a link to an instructional video that they can watch at their convenience.

Cost: $10.60 tax included per kit

Location: Virtual; participants will pick up the materials at The Arboretum Visitor Center. Participants will make a terrarium at home by watching an informational video.

Ages: 5 and up

Description: Pick up your Terrarium kit at The Arboretum then watch the instructional video where Arboretum Staff will teach you how to make your terrarium. 

Registration: Pre-registration is required. To register, please email or call (859) 257-6955 and provide the following information: your name, email address, phone number and quantity of kits.