Saturday

1

Raulston Blooms!
A Garden Festival for All Ages
9:00 am–4:00 pm

17th Annual Birdhouse Competition
Part of Raulston Blooms!
9:00 am–4:00 pm

JC Raulston Arboretum Plant Sale
Plant List Available
Part of Raulston Blooms!
9:00 am–4:00 pm

Sunday

2

Arboretum Guided Tour
2:00 pm

Monday

3

Tuesday

4

Plantsmen's Tour
"Lindens, Hornbeams, and More"
Tim Alderton, Research Technician
1:00 pm

Introduction to Insect Identification: The Good, the Bad, and the Buggy
John Meyer, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, Department of Entomology, NC State University
6:30 pm

Wednesday

5

Thursday

6

Friends of the Arboretum Lecture
“You Can’t Make a Living with a Specialty Mail Order Nursery”
Tony Avent, Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Gardens
7:30 pm

Friday

7

Saturday

8

Sunday

9

Arboretum Guided Tour
2:00 pm

Monday

10

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Tuesday

11

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Family Fun Event
Registration closed
Special Spring Egg Hunt Storytime
10:30 am

Introduction to Insect Identification: The Good, the Bad, and the Buggy
John Meyer, Ph.D., Emeritus Professor, Department of Entomology, NC State University
6:30 pm

Wednesday

12

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Family Fun Event
Full
Special Spring Egg Hunt Storytime
10:30 am

Thursday

13

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Friday

14

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–3:00 pm

Saturday

15

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
10:00 am–2:00 pm

North American Rock Garden Society (Piedmont Chapter) Lecture
Cohosted by the Piedmont Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society and the JC Raulston Arboretum
"Rediscovering Summer Bulbs"
Matt Mattus, President, North American Rock Garden Society
10:00 am

Sunday

16

Family Fun Event
Sixth Annual Spring Egg Hunt
1:00 pm–4:00 pm

Arboretum Guided Tour
2:00 pm

Monday

17

Plant and Garden Photography
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Tuesday

18

Wednesday

19

Thursday

20

Photography Walk
"Depth of Field"
Susan Bailey, Susan Bailey Photography
2:00 pm

Wake County 4-H
Wake County 4-H Junior Master Gardeners Club
6:00 pm

Friday

21

Saturday

22

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
10:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
11:00 am

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
12:00 pm

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
1:30 pm

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
2:30 pm

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
3:30 pm

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
4:30 pm

Recreational Tree Climbing at the JCRA
Full – Wait List Started
Open to Youths and Adults
Patrick Brandt, Piedmont Tree Climbing
5:30 pm

Sunday

23

Arboretum Guided Tour
2:00 pm

Monday

24

Gardening Adventures with Extension Master Gardener Volunteers
Cohosted by the Extension Master Gardeners and the JC Raulston Arboretum
“Pollinator Gardens”
Leah Dail and Karen Kattman, Wake County Extension Master Gardeners
10:00 am

Plant and Garden Photography
Bryce Lane, Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University
6:30 pm

Wednesday

26

Thursday

27

Dig into Veggies!
Canceled
10:00 am

Friday

28

Saturday

29

Landscape Potential VI: Activating the Backyard
Canceled
Preston Montague, Landscape Designer and Botanical Illustrator
9:00 am

Sunday

30

Arboretum Guided Tour
2:00 pm

Denotes a children's program.