Arboretum Summer Adventure Camps

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  It’s the first summer that the Dallas Arboretum’s Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is open for business and we’ve got a summer camp lineup that is fitting for such a debut. We know your kiddos are chomping at the bit for school to be out, and ready to have some fun, so the Arboretum has designed camps for children of all ages [...]

May is for memories: Mother’s Day at the Arboretum

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How are you and the family going to honor and celebrate Mom on her big day? With little time left to answer that question, allow us to offer some ideas of how you can show the mothers in your life how special they are with the Dallas Arboretum as the backdrop. Though tickets to the [...]

Discovery is at play at the Children’s Adventure Garden

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Think back to when you were a child. What were some of your most carefree memories? Playing in the yard with the summer sun beating down and the world alive with possibility? Picking flowers in your mother’s garden and trying to catch butterflies? Dozing under an oak tree’s branches as a warm breeze blew and [...]

Get Ready to Rock at Dallas Arboretum’s Cool Thursdays Concert Series

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   Gather your friends and family, stock your picnic basket and grab a blanket—it’s time for Cool Thursdays at the Dallas Arboretum! There is no better way to spend a Thursday night than sitting outdoors with a glass of your favorite beverage, surrounded by the beautiful gardens, enjoying some of the finest—and most fun—bands Dallas [...]

Artscape at the Arboretum

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Artscape, a juried fine art show and sale, features the nature-inspired masterpieces of 75 national and local artists, with the Arboretum’s floral finest as the backdrop. Artscape artists employ a variety of mediums, including paint, sculpture, photography and 2-D and 3-D mixed-media, all available for sale. New this year is a members-only “sneak preview,” which takes [...]

Say “yes” to engagement photos at the Arboretum

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With much anticipation, we have had the brightest blooms of the spring season here at the Dallas Arboretum, though while many couples  look forward to the blooms, they are also focused on something else: their weddings. But before the “I dos” are said and the rice is thrown, there are engagement photos to be taken. More and [...]

Family bonding at the Arboretum

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With the recent emergence of spring, the time has come to leave behind the dreary winter weather and head outdoors. But make sure to bring your little ones with you. In addition to the beautiful gardens, there are activities for families to enjoy Mondays, Tuesdays and every day, really. Mommy and Me Mondays are a fantastic way [...]

Celebrate cherry blossom season at the Arboretum

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It’s haru time! The Dallas Arboretum is partnering with the Japan-America Society of Dallas/Fort Worth to celebrate both the beginning of spring (aka haru) and the centuries-old custom of hanami. Hanami is a Japanese custom that literally translates to “flower viewing.” As its name suggests, the tradition centers on enjoying a flower’s beauty, particularly the [...]

Dallas Blooms Celebrates 30 years

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With the recent (and much-welcome) return of warmer weather, it seems like all of Dallas-Fort Worth is looking for ways to enjoy the outdoors. If strolling in near-perfect temperatures through impressive gardens filled with thousands of blooming flowers sounds like your definition of a good time, you’re in luck! February 22 marks the opening of [...]

Make time for a Friendship Tea

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The tradition of afternoon tea has long been practiced in the United Kingdom, evoking images of well-appointed tearooms and civilized conversation. Teatime was not only a valuable social occasion, it was originally created to ward off hunger between lunch and dinner, with scones and clotted cream and jam as the prevailing nosh accompaniment. Here at [...]