Classes and Events

April

21

Spring is for the Birds! Birdhouse Exhibit and Silent Auction begin

29

Arbor Day 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Rain or shine! Kentucky Children's Garden free admission.

May

2

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

5

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

7

Birdhouse reception and end of Silent Auction 2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

13

Spring Plant Exchange, starts promptly @ 10a. Plants and garden related items to be delivered @ 9a. Cost $2/person, Friends of The Arboretum Free.

John's Run Local 8k May 13 at the Kentucky Horse Park! All proceeds benefit The Arboretum.

Register to volunteer or run

16

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

19

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

20

Addie’s Day 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Kentucky Children's Garden free admission

29

Visitor Center closed in observance of Memorial Day

31

Kentucky Children's Garden adds Wednesdays! Join us 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

June

2

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

5

Woodturners drop off

6

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

7

Woodturners open

10

Countdown to Kindergarten 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

12-16

Junior Master Gardener 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Weeklong camp for kids aged 8-12! Register by May 24th (spots are limited).

16

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

20

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

24

Woodturners Reception and Band concert

 

July

4

Visitor Center closed in observance of Independence Day

7

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

 14

Celebrating the Season – Sizzling Summer 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

21

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

August

4

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

18

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

30

Kentucky Children's Garden closes on Wednesdays for the remainder of 2017

31

Kentucky Children's Garden open Thursday-Sunday until October 29

September

1

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

4

Visitor Center closed in observance of Labor Day

5

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

9

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

15

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

19

Volunteer Orientation 9:00-9:30 a.m. (Required before you can commence volunteer work)

23

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

30

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

October

6

Celebrating the Seasons: Amazing Autumn 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

6

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

7

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

14

Party for the Pumpkins

20

Docent-Guided Garden Tour 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  – 25 spots available, groups of 5+ must pre-register, $3/person, cash or check only, payable at event

28

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

29

Last day 2017 KCG season

November

4

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

23-24

Visitor Center closed in observance of Thanksgiving

 25

Arboretum closed for University of Kentucky home football game

GROUNDS AND PARKING LOT CLOSED

December

23-31

Visitor Center closed for holidays

Please visit us when we reopen in January 2018!