Events & Classes: Special Event

  • Arboretum Local Products Fair

    Sunday, November 30 • 10 am – 4 pm

    Sixth annual Local Products Fair features art, edibles and gifts at the Visitor Center. More than 40 vendors will be selling recycled art and locally produced goods. Free parking.

  • 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