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Event Calendar

To enjoy garden events year-round, bookmark this page and check in frequently.

Free 1st Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, February 6, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 228 N 21st St., Lincoln, NE 68503

February 6. Landscaping for Fun Wildlife or Wildlife Fun – Justin Evertson
March 5. Ten Years of Conservation at Lauritzen Gardens – Jim Locklear
April 2. From the Wild to the Garden - Rachel Anderson
May 7. Simple Ideas for Engaging Kids Outside - Hanna Pinneo
None in June or July. Topics TBA: Aug. 6 / Sept. 3 / Oct. 1 / Nov. 5 / Dec. 3

Free 1st Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, March 5, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 228 N 21st St., Lincoln, NE 68503

February 6. Landscaping for Fun Wildlife or Wildlife Fun – Justin Evertson
March 5. Ten Years of Conservation at Lauritzen Gardens – Jim Locklear
April 2. From the Wild to the Garden - Rachel Anderson
May 7. Simple Ideas for Engaging Kids Outside - Hanna Pinneo
None in June or July. Topics TBA: Aug. 6 / Sept. 3 / Oct. 1 / Nov. 5 / Dec. 3

Free 1st Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, April 2, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 228 N 21st St., Lincoln, NE 68503

February 6. Landscaping for Fun Wildlife or Wildlife Fun – Justin Evertson
March 5. Ten Years of Conservation at Lauritzen Gardens – Jim Locklear
April 2. From the Wild to the Garden - Rachel Anderson
May 7. Simple Ideas for Engaging Kids Outside - Hanna Pinneo
None in June or July. Topics TBA: Aug. 6 / Sept. 3 / Oct. 1 / Nov. 5 / Dec. 3

Spring Affair Preview Party - tickets required

Friday, April 24, 2020
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68507

Spring Affair Preview Party from 6-9pm includes hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and FIRST CHOICE of plants.

Spring Affair Plant Sale

Saturday, April 25, 2020
9:00 am2:00 pm
Lancaster Event Center, 4100 N 84th St, Lincoln, NE 68507

Omaha Plant Sale

Saturday, May 2, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm
Douglas-Sarpy County Extension, 8015 West Center Road / 68124

Free 1st Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, May 7, 2020
1:30 pm2:30 pm
Jayne Snyder Trail Center, 228 N 21st St., Lincoln, NE 68503

February 6. Landscaping for Fun Wildlife or Wildlife Fun – Justin Evertson
March 5. Ten Years of Conservation at Lauritzen Gardens – Jim Locklear
April 2. From the Wild to the Garden - Rachel Anderson
May 7. Simple Ideas for Engaging Kids Outside - Hanna Pinneo
None in June or July. Topics TBA: Aug. 6 / Sept. 3 / Oct. 1 / Nov. 5 / Dec. 3

Members-only Plant Sale & Ice Cream

Friday, May 8, 2020
4:00 pm7:00 pm

Plant Sale

Saturday, May 9, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm
Arboretum greenhouse at the N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus on the north edge of campus

Friday Afternoon Plant Sales

Friday, May 15, 2020
12:00 pm4:30 pm
Greenhouse at N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains. Perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs in a range of sizes.

Friday Afternoon Plant Sales

Friday, May 22, 2020
12:00 pm4:30 pm
Greenhouse at N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains. Perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs in a range of sizes.

Friday Afternoon Plant Sales

Friday, May 29, 2020
12:00 pm4:30 pm
Greenhouse at N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains. Perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs in a range of sizes.

Fontenelle Forest Plant Sale

Saturday, June 13, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm
Fontenelle Forest Nature Center, 1111 Bellevue Blvd N in Bellevue

Sale of Arboretum plants hosted by Fontenelle.

Friday Afternoon Plant Sales

Friday, June 19, 2020
12:00 pm4:30 pm
greenhouse at the N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains. Perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs in a range of sizes.

Friday Afternoon Plant Sales

Friday, June 26, 2020
12:00 pm4:30 pm
greenhouse at the N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Native and well-adapted plants for the Great Plains. Perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs in a range of sizes.