Events

Event Calendar

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

Arboretum Friday Afternoon Sale

Friday, September 20, 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.

2019 Curator Meeting

Thursday, September 26, 2019
9:30 am3:30 pm
Ferguson House, Lincoln NE

Agenda:
9:30-10:00 Meet in the Ferguson House Garden
10:00-11:30 Curator Roundtable
11:30-12:30 Social Lunch ($10 per attendee)
12:30-1:00 Travel to Vintage Heights
1:00-3:30 Vintage Heights walk-about with panel discussions on tree establishment, pruning
and weeds. Including short field trip to the Fireworks Restaurant Bioswale.
Social at Wheeler residence to follow, Dan will give more information.

Arboretum Friday Afternoon Sale

Friday, September 27, 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, October 3, 2019
12:00 pm1:00 pm
228 N. 21 in Lincoln, Jayne Snyder Trail Center

“Birding in SUBIRDIA,” enjoying Nebraska Birds in urban settings with Jason “the Birdnerd” St. Sauver discussing amazing urban birds in and around Lincoln, great places to find them, tips to identify them and simple ways to help them thrive in the urban/suburban world we live in. Jason is the Director of Education & Outreach with Audubon Nebraska; he loves helping folks of all ages connect to nature through birds. Free 1st 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.

Arboretum Friday Afternoon Sale

Friday, October 4, 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.

Arboretum Friday Afternoon Sale

Friday, October 11, 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.

Prairie Pines 2nd Saturdays

Saturday, October 12, 2019
9:30 am12:00 pm

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