Events & Classes: Special Event

  • Annual New Year’s Eve Walk

    Wednesday, December 31 • 6:30 pm – 8 pm

    The Visitor Center will be open from 6–8:30 p.m. for the annual celebration. The walk begins at 6:30. Afterward, join us for a cup of hot chocolate and a peaceful welcome to the New Year.

  • Special Event: 10th-Annual Madison Reads Leopold

    Saturday, March 7 • 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

    Free public reading from A Sand County Almanac and other works by Aldo Leopold, the Arboretum’s first research director. Celebrities and citizens alike will share Leopold’s eloquent statements about humans’ relationship to the natural environment. For information or to sign up to read, email