Events

Event Calendar

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

Arboretum Friday Afternoon Sale

Friday, October 18, 2019
12:00 pm4:30 pm
Arboretum greenhouse, N 38th entrance to UNL East Campus

Sale of trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials, including many native plants with regional seed source.

Free First Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, November 7, 2019
12:00 pm1:00 pm
228 N. 21 in Lincoln, Jayne Snyder Trail Center

"Growing and Gathering Ornamental Grasses," Bob Henrickson. Free First Thursday all-things-green series sponsored by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lincoln Parks & Recreation and the Lincoln Downtown Association

This is Shared Space: Plants & People- 2019 Young Lecture in Horticulture

Friday, November 8, 2019
7:00 pm9:00 pm
Hardin Hall, 3310 Holdrege, Lincoln, NE
This is Shared Space: Plants & People- 2019 Young Lecture in Horticulture
This is Shared Space: Plants & People- 2019 Young Lecture in Horticulture

Join the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum for a night with Lucinda Mays from Chadron State College!

This is Shared Space: Plants & People
“Gardens and arboreta bring us together. Our best gardening endeavors are sustainable, welcoming to all and deeply connect us to our surroundings.” From hosting Victory Garden in the 1980s to facing High Plains challenges like fire, snowstorms and drought, Mays recognizes our shared dependence on plants for beauty, survival and connection.

Lecture starts at 7 with cookie reception to follow.

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, November 9, 2019
9:30 am12:00 pm

Free First Thursday Brownbag Series

Thursday, December 5, 2019
12:00 pm1:00 pm
228 N. 21 in Lincoln, Jayne Snyder Trail Center

"Fun Facts about Trees - Part 2," Justin Evertson. Free First Thursday all-things-green series sponsored by Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, UNL Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Lincoln Parks & Recreation and the Lincoln Downtown Association

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, December 14, 2019
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, January 11, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, February 8, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, March 14, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, April 11, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, May 9, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, June 13, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, July 11, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, August 8, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, September 12, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, October 10, 2020
9:30 am12:00 pm