Events

Jul
17
Tue
Canopy Walk and Tower Closed for Phys-Fest
Jul 17 all-day

The Murch Canopy Walk and the Kalberer Emergent Tower will be closed on July 16, 17 and 18. The structures are being used to teach scientists new techniques for collecting data in the forest canopy during Phys-Fest 2. Learn more. 

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
18
Wed
Canopy Walk and Tower Closed for Phys-Fest
Jul 18 all-day

The Murch Canopy Walk and the Kalberer Emergent Tower will be closed on July 16, 17 and 18. The structures are being used to teach scientists new techniques for collecting data in the forest canopy during Phys-Fest 2. Learn more. 

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. 

 

Aug
7
Tue
Sounds of Summer Concert @ Holden Arboretum
Aug 7 @ 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. 

 

Aug
11
Sat
Celebration of Trees @ Holden Arboretum
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a weekend filled with fun family activities celebrating trees.

Activities include:

  • Kids guided tree climbing activities, 10am to 4pm
  • Great Lakes Timber Show, performances at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:30
  • Chainsaw carving demonstrations by artists Pat Holbert and Jack Riese from 11am to 1pm and 1:30 to 3:30pm.
  • Songs and Tails from the Woods – explore common animals and the natural world during this music and group interaction performance, shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm
  • Kids crafts and activities, 10am to 4pm
  • Guided tours on the hour from 11am to 3:30pm
  • New climate change exhibit
  • New live woodturning demonstrations by Fruitful Woodworks

Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

$10 nonmember adult, $4 child (6 – 18)

Murch Canopy Walk and Kalberer Emergent Tower: $4 nonmember adult, $2 nonmember child (6 – 18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interesting in volunteering? This is a great event for both adult and teen volunteers. Learn more about the adult or teen volunteer opportunities at this event:

 

 

 

 

Aug
12
Sun
Celebration of Trees @ Holden Arboretum
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Join us for a weekend filled with fun family activities celebrating trees.

Activities include:

  • Kids guided tree climbing activities, 10am to 4pm
  • Great Lakes Timber Show, performances at 10:30, 12:30 and 2:30
  • Chainsaw carving demonstrations by artists Pat Holbert and Jack Riese from 11am to 1pm and 1:30 to 3:30pm.
  • Songs and Tails from the Woods – explore common animals and the natural world during this music and group interaction performance, shows at 11am, 1pm and 3pm
  • Kids crafts and activities, 10am to 4pm
  • Guided tours on the hour from 11am to 3:30pm
  • New climate change exhibit
  • New live woodturning demonstrations by Fruitful Woodworks

Free for members, with admission for nonmembers

$10 nonmember adult, $4 child (6 – 18)

Murch Canopy Walk and Kalberer Emergent Tower: $4 nonmember adult, $2 nonmember child (6 – 18)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interesting in volunteering? This is a great event for both adult and teen volunteers. Learn more about the adult or teen volunteer opportunities at this event:

 

 

 

 

Sep
15
Sat
Nature’s Brew Beer Tasting @ Holden Arboretum
Sep 15 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Enjoy great beer, a live band, and beautiful blooms amid the late-summer beauty of the Holden Arboretum. Sample a wide range of craft brews while enjoying live music, playing backyard games, and watching night fall and the stars come out.  Tickets go on sale Aug. 1. Take advantage of our early registration from Aug. 1 – 31 and save on your tickets.

Early registration:

  • Members: $40
  • Nonmembers: $50
  • Designated Driver: $15
  • Six Pack: $200

Registration, Sept. 1 – 13:

  • Members: $50
  • Nonmembers: $60
  • Designated Driver: $15
  • Six Pack: $250

NATURE’S BREW BEER TASTING INCLUDES:

  • (20) 3oz pour tasting tickets
  • Commemorative tasting glass
  • On-site brewery experts
  • Complimentary non-alcoholic beverages
  • Cash concessions from the Nick’s Gyros and Smokin’ Rock n Roll
  • 3 Raffle Tickets
  • Free parking

 

Must be 21 or older to attend.