Extended through Thursday, March 31, 2016.
Walking in the Woods with Chemistry:
Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, Mediterranean Collection, Conifer Collection, and Mary Wattis Brown Garden
Explore our temporary exhibit to discover how a plant can cure cancer, what plant molecules create the smell in your soap and perfume, and how a plant defends itself chemically. Spread across several collections in the Arboretum this exhibit reveals some of the research of UC Davis Chemistry Professor Dean Tantillo, Plant Biology Professor Philipp Zerbe, and Chemistry Ph.D. candidate Nhu Nguyen. Co-sponsored by the Tantillo Group, Chemistry Department, Zerbe Group, and the Department of Plant Biology. LEARN MORE
Fridays, Jan. 29, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, Mar. 11
Folk Music Jam Sessions
12-1 p.m., Wyatt Deck
Folk musicians are invited to bring their acoustic instruments and play together informally over the lunch hour. All skill levels are welcome, and listeners are invited. LEARN MORE.
Sunday, January 31
Storytime Through the Seasons:
Climbing the Ginkgo Tree
1-3 p.m.., Wyatt Deck
(Rain location: 146 Env. Horticulture)
Celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Arboretum as we explore the cultural and natural world of Asia. Experience Asian culture in a whole new light with stories, activities, and experiences in our East Asian Collection. All ages welcome. This event is free. LEARN MORE.
Saturday, February 6
Open Mic & Trivia Night Under the Stars
6-8 p.m., Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum (Rain location: Environmental Horticulture 146)
Join us for a night of fun out in nature with talented local artists! We will be hosting an open mic night featuring poets, comedians and much more. For mature audiences. Sign up to perform: email Paige at email@example.com. LEARN MORE.
Saturday, February 13
UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day
10 a.m.- 4 p.m., Multiple locations including Arboretum Headquarters
Go behind the scenes to explore displays from 9 biology-focused campus museums, talk to scientists and students, and participate in family-friendly activities. Those visiting the Arboretum are invited to tour our collections, learn about flower pressing, heirloom herbs and much more. LEARN MORE.
Saturday, February 20
Relaxation Day in the Arboretum
1-3 p.m., Lawn area west of the UC Davis Arboretum Gazebo
Come join us for a day of relaxation before midterms! We will be partnering with the campus “Mind Spa’ to help you de-stress! Participate in a yoga class, coloring workshop and much more! All ages welcome. The event is free;parking is available at no charge on the weekends along Garrod Drive near the Gazebo or in nearby Visitor Parking Lot 55. LEARN MORE.
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