October 2018

Monday

1

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Full—Waitlist Started
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

2

Plantsmen's Tour
"Dicots of Note"
Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager
1:00 pm

Thursday

4

Friday

5

Saturday

6

Friends of the Arboretum Annual Plant Distribution
Final Plant List and a Printable Plant List Available
9:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Openings Remain at 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
10:00 am

Introduction to Oil Painting
Canceled
Linda Holmes, Linda Holmes Fine Art
10:00 am

Sunday

7

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

8

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Full—Waitlist Started
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

9

Wednesday

10

Creating a Sustainable Urban Wildlife Habitat for the Birds, Bees, and Butterflies
Helen Yoest, Director, Bee Better
6:30 pm

Thursday

11

Garden Buds
Thursday Session Canceled Due to Hurricane Michael
Pumpkin Spice
10:30 am

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
Canceled Due to Hurricane Michael
"A Sabbatical Adventure: Where 'Hort' meets 'Culture'"
Brian Jackson, Associate Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
7:30 pm

Friday

12

Garden Buds
Thursday Session Canceled Due to Hurricane Michael
Pumpkin Spice
10:30 am

Saturday

13

Introduction to Oil Painting
Canceled
Linda Holmes, Linda Holmes Fine Art
10:00 am

Sunday

14

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

15

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Full—Waitlist Started
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

16

Wednesday

17

Creating a Sustainable Urban Wildlife Habitat for the Birds, Bees, and Butterflies
Helen Yoest, Director, Bee Better
6:30 pm

Thursday

18

Photography Walk
"Textures"
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography
2:00 pm

Friday

19

Saturday

20

Photoshop—Greeting Card Design
Canceled
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography
9:00 am

Propagating Woody Plants from Seed
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
9:00 am

Science Saturdays
Schedule Updated—New Topic
Fall Fun and Food Preservation
9:00 am

Introduction to Oil Painting
Canceled
Linda Holmes, Linda Holmes Fine Art
10:00 am

Sunday

21

Arboretum Guided Tour
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

22

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
"Getting a Handle on Diseases"
Cynthia Sollod, Wake County Extension Master Gardener
10:00 am

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Full—Waitlist Started
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

23

Homeschool Day
Fall Science
10:00 am–2:00 pm

Wednesday

24

Creating a Sustainable Urban Wildlife Habitat for the Birds, Bees, and Butterflies
Helen Yoest, Director, Bee Better
6:30 pm

Thursday

25

Friday

26

Saturday

27

Fern Propagation Workshop
Bob Payne, Extension Master Gardener
9:00 am

Juried Photographic Competition Exhibition
Art It Up!
9:00 am–4:00 pm

Introduction to Oil Painting
Canceled
Linda Holmes, Linda Holmes Fine Art
10:00 am

Sunday

28

Arboretum Guided Tour
Art It Up!
Volunteer Tour Docent
2:00 pm

Monday

29

Outstanding Plants for the Home Landscape
Full—Waitlist Started
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

30

Day Tripping to Tarboro’s Calvary Episcopal Church
Full—Waitlist Started
8:30 am

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
"My Life as a Perennial Gardener—Natural Habitats, Rarities, Beauties, My Nursery, and Its Showgardens in Austria
Christian H. Kress, Sarastro Stauden, Austria
7:30 pm

Wednesday

31

Denotes a children's program.