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The JC Raulston Arboretum is a nationally acclaimed garden with one of the largest and most diverse collections of landscape plants adapted for landscape use in the Southeast. Plants especially adapted to Piedmont North Carolina conditions are collected and evaluated in an effort to find superior plants for use in southern landscapes.

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The JC Raulston Arboretum provides incredible hands-on opportunities for students of all ages.  Your support keeps us relevant. Improving and maintaining our facilities is vital to ensuring we remain the South’s leading teaching garden. Please consider investing in the items we need most.

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Events

Nov.

November

30

Friday

7:00 pm

Wine and Wreaths
Full—Waitlist Started

Christopher Todd Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator


Dec.

December

1

Saturday

1:00 pm

Holiday Wreath Workshop
Full—Waitlist Started

Tim Alderton, Research Technician, and Christopher Todd Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator


Dec.

December

1

Saturday

4:00 pm

Holiday Wreath Workshop
Full—Waitlist Started

Tim Alderton, Research Technician, and Christopher Todd Glenn, Programs and Education Coordinator


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Holiday Wreath Workshops

Friday, November 30 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, December 1 – 1:00 pm, 4:00 pm, and 7:00 PM

Decorate your home for the holidays with a designer wreath that you made at the JC Raulston Arboretum! This holiday workshop will provide hands-on instruction and all the materials needed to create a wreath of your own, including a vast assortment of greens. Participants are also encouraged to bring items for your wreath that will showcase your personal style. Each participant is required to bring garden shears.

Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, wine, and other beverages as you make a wreath to decorate your home for the holidays during the evening workshops.

Full November 30 – 7:00 pm

Full December 1 1:00 pm

Full December 1 4:00 pm

Register December 1 7:00 pm

The participation and engagement of our community partners is essential for the JCRA to fulfill its horticultural and educational mission. We thank these supporters.