Classes and Events

To pre-register for classes and workshops, please call the Visitor Center on (859) 257-6955.

May 2018

19 [Saturday]
Addie's Day in the Kentucky Children's Garden - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m, free admission during this time. Enjoy a special day in the KCG in memory of Adelaide Kennedy McReynolds.

21 [Monday]
Arboretum Curator Emily Ellingson will be presenting a class at West Sixth Brewery as part of the Suds and Science series- 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Free; pre-registration not required.

26 [Saturday]
KCG Volunteer Orientation - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu if you would like to attend.

28 [Monday]
Memorial Day - Visitor Center closed

30 [Wednesday]
Beginning of KCG summer hours: Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.

June 2018

2 [Saturday]
Walking Tour with the Curator - 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Preregistration requested- limit of 30 participants. $5/person (Friends of The Arboretum and KCG members receive 1 free tour per membership - must present card). Recommended for ages 13 and above.

11 through 15 [Monday through Friday]
Junior Master Gardener camp
, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. One of two sessions offered for 2018 (other will be July 30 to August 3). Ages 8-12. Cost: $150 or $130 for Friends of The Arboretum. Camp size is limited to 20 participants per week. Registration deadline is May 24 for the first session or July 20 for the second session. To register or for questions contact Jackie.gallimore@uky.edu (859) 257-9339.

18 [Monday]
Bluegrass Woodturners' Display and Silent Auction begins at Visitor Center, and runs untili July 8.

23 [Saturday]
100-acre 5K Walk/Run at The Arboretum to benefit the Kentucky Children's Garden.

30 [Saturday]
KCG Volunteer Orientation - 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. R.S.V.P. to jackie.gallimore@uky.edu if you would like to attend.