Events

Jun
2
Sat
Bouquets Wine Tasting @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 2 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Advance reservations are required. Tickets go on sale April 16.

Thousands of spring blooms become a picturesque backdrop for an evening of sampling a variety of international, domestic and regional wines accompanied by great food and live music.

This year we will feature a variety of regional, domestic and international wines. Dress for the weather, wear your walking shoes; we’ll provide a reusable wine goblet and your evening’s activities. Leisurely move through our beautiful garden and enjoy drink, food samplings, and the company of others who appreciate nature’s bounty.

Wine tasting includes:

  • 12 tickets to taste. Choose from more than 60 wines during the evening
  • Free parking at the Corning Visitor Center
  • Take-home Holden wine glass sampler
  • Take-home bottle of wine
  • Tasty accompaniments from area restaurants including, Bon Appe’tit, Ianiro’s Imported Foods, Chefs for Hire Catering, Culinaire Pavane, Great Lakes Cheese, The Olive and the Grape, Mom’s Gourmet
  • Live entertainment

Must be 21 or older to attend.

All proceeds from this event support the continued development and care of the region’s premiere rhododendron gardens, the Helen S. Layer Rhododendron Garden and the Paine Rhododendron Discovery Garden.

 

Jun
17
Sun
Woodland 5K @ The Holden Arboretum
Jun 17 @ 7:30 am

Challenge yourself on the Arboretum’s trails during our annual 5K. First 250 registrants receive a free race t-shirt.  An awards ceremony will follow the race. Registration fee includes complimentary admission to the Arboretum for the day. Advance registration is encouraged; pre-register by June 15. On-site registration will also be available.

Dogs on leashes are welcome.

Jun
19
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jun
26
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jun 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jul
3
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jul
10
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jul
14
Sat
Woodland Twilight @ The Holden Arboretum
Jul 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Join us and co-chairs Robin & Andy Schachat for Holden Forests & Gardens 2018 annual summer benefit Woodland Twilight.

Enjoy a delightful evening celebrating summer with unique cocktails, enticing cuisine, and live music in the company of friends new and old. Proceeds will benefit the Holden Forests & Gardens Community Engagement program which strives to advance our mission of inspiring a deeper understanding of plants to enhance life. Community partnerships play a key role in the pursuit of that mission as we work to create outreach programs with impact.

Jul
17
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jul
24
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances. 

 

Jul
31
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for our popular garden concert series and enjoy the music of great local bands surrounded by the beauty of the Arboretum. Seating is on the lawn, so bring a blanket or lawn chair. This year’s concert series is made possible through the generous support of Gay and Edward Addicott. 

Concerts start at 7pm. Bring a picnic supper or purchase something to eat from our concert caterer. Due to the requirements of our liquor license, guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol, but beer and wine will be on sale during the concert. See complete lineup of performances.