Calendar

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Goblins in the Garden 10:00 am
Goblins in the Garden @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Goblins in the Garden @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center  | Kirtland | Ohio | United States
Saturday, Oct. 5 & Sunday, Oct. 6, 10am – 4pm Bring your whole family in costume to the Arboretum’s popular fall tradition! This weekend event is packed with activities: Trick-or-treat through decorated gardens NEW Petting[...]
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Goblins in the Garden 10:00 am
Goblins in the Garden @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Goblins in the Garden @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center  | Kirtland | Ohio | United States
Saturday, Oct. 5 & Sunday, Oct. 6, 10am – 4pm Bring your whole family in costume to the Arboretum’s popular fall tradition! This weekend event is packed with activities: Trick-or-treat through decorated gardens NEW Petting[...]
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Yoga in the Garden with Anne Owens – Session II 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Anne Owens – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Session II meets weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See details for Session I. Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.
Gentle Chair Yoga – Session II 11:00 am
Gentle Chair Yoga – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Session II will meet weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See listing for Session I.  Learn traditional yoga poses with the support of a chair. Breathing and relaxation techniques, flexibility, strength and balance will be taught. Great[...]
Yoga in the Garden with Judy Churchill – Session II 5:30 pm
Yoga in the Garden with Judy Churchill – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Session II meets weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See details for Session I. Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.
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New – Homeschool Program 2:00 pm
New – Homeschool Program @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
FOREST DISCOVERY — experience a forest first hand using your senses to make discoveries about this special place. Learn about the diversity and adaptations of the animals and plants that live in the forest. Activities will vary by[...]
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Yoga in the Garden with Linda Baron – Session II 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden with Linda Baron – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Session II will meet weekly, Oct. 11 – Nov. 15. See details for Session I. Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.
NEW – Twilight Tram Tour 6:00 pm
NEW – Twilight Tram Tour @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Take a guided twilight ride around the Arboretum for the chance to experience the sights and sounds of fall with an emphasis on night-time interest. Following your tour, enjoy a glass of wine and light snacks around a[...]
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Early Morning Bird Walks 7:30 am
Early Morning Bird Walks @ Corning Visitor Center
Oct 12 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am
Explore our gardens and natural areas on these informative walks with an expert guide to identify birds by sight, sound and behavior. All levels of birders welcome.
Fall Nature Adventure 10:00 am
Fall Nature Adventure @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The forest is full of unexpected and often dramatically beautiful settings in all seasons. Your child will engage all of their senses to explore and discover the full array of nature’s fall delights in the Arboretum’s Working Woods. This[...]
New – Native Seed Collection & Propagation 10:00 am
New – Native Seed Collection & Propagation @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Native plants are vital for ecological restoration and conservation projects and are becoming increasingly popular in landscape design. However, native plants can be expensive, and plants or seeds from other regions don’t offer the benefits that native plants[...]
Magnificence on the Mountain 1:00 pm
Magnificence on the Mountain
Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Unique geological formations, diversity of plant life and its historical use as a resort make this a spectacular natural site. No children under 12. Moderate—under two miles
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Family Hike to Little Mountain 11:00 am
Family Hike to Little Mountain @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Little Mountain is the perfect forest to explore rock crevices. Help us locate the sites of historic hotels, find names carved in rock more than 100 years ago and search for the old spring house. Proper footwear is required[...]
Lantern Court Garden Tours 1:30 pm
Lantern Court Garden Tours @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Delight in formal English borders, naturalized plantings, rock gardens and perennial beds. Pick up landscaping design ideas for your home.
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Scientist Lecture | City Life in a Nutshell 7:00 pm
Scientist Lecture | City Life in a Nutshell @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Discover how organisms are coping with urbanization. Chick conducted research at the Holden Arboretum this year as a post-doctoral scientist and her work focuses on examining how physiological mechanisms help organisms cope with environmental change.
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Bole Woods Hike Rescheduled
Bole Woods Hike Rescheduled
Oct 17 all-day
Our Oct. 17 Bole Woods hike has been rescheduled for Oct. 31 at 5:45pm. Click here more details and to register. 
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Night Hike and S’Mores 8:00 pm
Night Hike and S’Mores @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Connect with nature after the Arboretum’s regular hours to experience a leisurely, family-oriented hike with plenty of stops for games and opportunities to see and hear the season’s nighttime sights and sounds. Afterward, relax around a campfire with hot[...]
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Fabulous Fall Color of Carver’s Pond 9:00 am
Fabulous Fall Color of Carver’s Pond @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Awash in fall color, Carver’s Pond offers some of the most breathtaking views in the area and contains some incredible tree specimens. Explore the woodland and ponds of this unique, seldom seen area. Rugged with steep and often wet[...]
Mushroom ID Hike and Wild Mushroom Cooking Demo 1:00 pm
Mushroom ID Hike and Wild Mushroom Cooking Demo
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Edible mushroom species in Northeast Ohio vary widely by season. Come learn about which mushrooms are out in the fall, the basics of mushroom ecology, handling techniques, and how to locate and identify both soil[...]
Sunset Emergent Tower Hike 5:30 pm
Sunset Emergent Tower Hike
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
See the sights that the Tower offers as you never have before. Join Donaldson, for a hike up the Emergent Tower to watch the sunset. Following the Tower climb, participants can enjoy a glass of[...]
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Composition in Oil and Acrylic – Session II 5:00 pm
Composition in Oil and Acrylic – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Class will meet each Wednesday from Oct. 23 – Nov. 27. Balance and contrast color; tonal relationships, pattern, texture and form while building confidence with brushwork. Learn wet-into-wet blending, glazing, color mixing and palette organization. Materials list will be[...]
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Wine and Cheese Night Hike 7:00 pm
Wine and Cheese Night Hike
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Explore and learn about the Arboretum’s nighttime forest ecosystem on this easy to moderate hike. Afterward, relax with food and drink. In order to fully experience the sights and sounds of night,this hike is led while it[...]
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Forests for the Future: Adaptive Management Strategies for Landowners 8:30 am
Forests for the Future: Adaptive Management Strategies for Landowners @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 26 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Addressing the many challenges of private woodland management can be overwhelming. This workshop will provide practical ways to address forest threats and stressors. Participants will: Learn how climate and other stressors, like invasive species, threaten[...]
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Off the Beaten Path: The Rarest Forest 9:00 am
Off the Beaten Path: The Rarest Forest @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The White Pine Bog Forest, a Nature Conservancy preserve near Burton, is the rarest forest in Ohio and generally closed to the public. The area is an ice age refuge for a variety of rare plants and animals.[...]
Taiji With the Trees – Session II 10:00 am
Taiji With the Trees – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This session runs from Oct. 27 – Nov. 24. See details for Session I.  TaijiFit combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Learn the secret of balancing[...]
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History 11:00 am
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Follow the streambed as it cuts through bedrock dating back millions of years. Explore the geology and plant communities resulting from this special environment. This rigorous hike requires a good degree of physical fitness. Proper footwear (knee-high boots, such as[...]
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Bole Woods Hike 5:45 pm
Bole Woods Hike @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 31 @ 5:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy the fall season in Bole Woods. This educational hike will cover a variety of topics including, current scientific research happening at this location, historical and social facts about the Bole and Holden families, and forest health. This is[...]