Events

Upcoming and Signature Eventsfallfest

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Past events
Date Event
Mar 15, 2018 5:307:30 p.m. Tree-via in the Arb!https://gustavus.edu/calendar/tree-via-in-the-arb-3Melva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Feb 21, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich seminar: Remnants, Paintings of Glacial Melthttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-remnants-paintings-of-glacial-meltMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Jan 17, 2018 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich Seminar: #MeToo: The Origins and Future of a Movementhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-metoo-the-origins-and-future-of-a-movementMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Nov 16, 2017 5:307:30 p.m. Tree-via in the Arbhttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/tree-via-in-the-arbMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum
Nov 15, 2017 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soup and Sandwich Seminar: The Constitution in the Age of Trumphttps://gustavus.edu/calendar/soup-and-sandwich-seminar-the-constitution-in-the-age-of-trumpMelva Interpretive Center, Linnaeus Arboretum


Signature Events

Springtime Arboretum Egg Hunt
Typically takes place on a Saturday around Easter weekend where the Arboretum hosts an Easter egg hunt. The event is free and open to the public. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Adventure Nature Camp
Every summer the Arboretum hosts an Adventure Nature Camp for students entering grades 5 and 6 lasting two days in June. The students enjoy a variety of activities, including a prairie hike, pond critter study, and plenty of time to play and explore the Arboretum.

Fall Festival
The annual Fall Festival is typically held during parents weekend every fall. The event is free and open to the public and includes local vendors, entertainment, and environmental education. See photos of last year's event on our Facebook page.

Soup and Sandwich Seminars
Typically held mid-month, the Arboretum hosts a lecture given by faculty of the college or a local community member. Topics this spring included the impact of climate change on the people of South America, American foreign policy, and the impacts of mining on northern Minnesota watersheds. Lunch is served before the lecture. Registration is required and members receive a discounted registration.