Fall Plant Sale at the Gift Shop, October 27 & 28

Don’t miss the Gift Shop’s annual plant sale. If you’re an armchair gardener, stop by the Arboretum Library’s used book sale.

Spooky Creatures in the Garden. October 28

New this year: Flying Spiders with ScrapKins! Join Recycled Art masters, ScrapKins to transform a cardboard tube and a plastic bag into a flying Halloween spider and pick up an autographed copy of their book “ScrapKins: JunkFlying Spiders with ScrapKins!  Other activities: Mini-pumpkin decorating, arts, crafts, games, spooky storytime, costume parade, and face painting.

Forces of Nature II: Woodworking demo, October 28

Join us for a demonstration showing how to create custom picture frames and shadow boxes with wood. The demonstration will be by Rockler Woodworking & Hardware, presenting sponsor of the Forces of Nature II exhibition in December of art created from trees lost at the Arboretum

Special presentation: The High Line: Reimagining the Accidental Landscape by Rick Darke,  October 29

Captured through the lens of photographer Rick Darke, New York City’s High Line and the acclaimed work of designer Piet Oudolf lend focus to the exploration of new landscapes emerging from vernacular origins. Darke photographs illuminate Oudolf’s transformative design of the High Line’s extraordinary public space, once an elevated freight rail line in Manhattan’s West Side.


Docent-led Walking tours Tuesday-Friday 10am; Saturday, 10:30am

A docent-led walking tour will provide visitors with an excellent introduction to the Arboretum. Wear your walking shoes. Free with admission; members free

Santa Anita Depot Tours

santa anita depotTour the inside of this historical treasure with a knowledgeable docent and learn about what the depot was like when it was operational. Tours are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10am-4pm, and Sundays 1-4pm.

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

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