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Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center

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4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
(919) 513-7005 https://jcra.ncsu.edu/

September 2017

Yoga in the Gardens

September 20, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 27, 2017

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Sunset Vinyasa Flow" Cecily Smith, Yogi Wednesday, September 13, 2017 – 6:30 pm–7:45 pm Wednesday, September 20, 2017 – 6:30 pm–7:45 pm Wednesday, September 27, 2017 – 6:30 pm–7:45 pm Come out for a chill flow accompanied by soothing tunes and a beautiful view of the Finley-Nottingham Rose Garden. We will focus on movement and breath, and listening to the inner voice and intuition of the crazy intelligent vehicles that we move around in everyday and call home (our bodies). Leave your troubles…

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Arboretum Guided Tour

September 24, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 29, 2017

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Sundays, March–October – 2:00 pm Guided tours are available to the public free of charge every Sunday at 2:00 pm from March–October. Join one of the JCRA's volunteer tour docents and learn about the Arboretum's plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA's collections and gardens. Arrangements may be made for private guided tours for adult parties of ten or more by contacting Chris Glenn at (919) 513-7005 or chris_glenn@ncsu.edu. A suggested donation for a tour is…

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March 2018

Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt

March 27, 2018 | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until March 31, 2018

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 10:00 am–3:00 pm Wednesday, March 28, 2018 – 10:00 am–3:00 pm Thursday, March 29, 2018 – 10:00 am–3:00 pm Friday, March 30, 2018 – 10:00 am–3:00 pm Saturday, March 31, 2018 – 10:00 am–2:00 pm Welcome spring this year with the Seventh Annual Spring Egg Hunt! The fun starts on Tuesday, March 27 and stays until Saturday, March 31. This isn't your typical egg hunt! In case you haven't participated before, here is how it works. There are brightly painted…

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August 2018

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

August 26, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Guided tours are available to the public free of charge every Sunday at 2:00 pm from March–October. Join one of the JCRA's volunteer tour docents and learn about the Arboretum's plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA's collections and gardens.

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September 2018

JC Raulston Arboretum Guided Tour

September 2, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States

Guided tours are available to the public free of charge every Sunday at 2:00 pm from March–October. Join one of the JCRA's volunteer tour docents and learn about the Arboretum's plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA's collections and gardens. Arrangements may be made for private guided tours for adult parties of ten or more by contacting Chris Glenn at (919) 513-7005 or chris_glenn@ncsu.edu. A suggested donation for a tour is $5.00 per…

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Plantsmen’s Tour: Monocot Madness

September 4, 2018 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on September 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Monocot Madness" Mark Weathington, Director "Mono" means one and "cot" is short for cotyledon, but don't let this technical term keep you away from this tour featuring some of the JC Raulston Arboretum's favorite and most showy monocots. Monocots include some of the most familiar and favorite plants including grasses, lilies, orchids, palms, agaves, gingers, and many others. They range in size from the tiniest flowering plant, duckweed, to towering palms. Cost: Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers.

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March 2019

Arboretum Guided Tour

March 3, 2019 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until March 31, 2019

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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Sunday, March 3, 2019 – 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Sunday, March 10, 2019 – 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Sunday, March 17, 2019 – 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Sunday, March 24, 2019 – 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Sunday, March 31, 2019 – 2:00 pm–3:00 pm Guided tours are available to the public free of charge every Sunday at 2:00 pm from March–October. Join one of the JCRA's volunteer tour docents and learn about the Arboretum's plants, people, history, future, and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA's collections and gardens.…

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June 2019

Plantsmen’s Tour: Mahonia and Their Kin

June 4, 2019 | 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Mahonia and Their Kin" Mark Weathington, Director Many mahonias and other members of the Berberidaceae family are beautiful ornamental plants. Join Mark Weathington on this tour as he discusses some of his favorite mahonias (Mahonia), barberries (Berberis), barrenwort (Epimedium), nandina (Nandina), and Mayapples (Podophyllum). Cost: Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers. Registration: Advance registration is not available. Location: Tour begins at the Visitor Center at the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.

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January 2020

Plantsmen’s Tour: Winter Potpourri with Mark Weathington

January 7, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Winter Potpourri" with Mark Weathington, JC Raulston Arboretum Director. There's a smorgasbord of plants looking exceptional from perennials and early bulbs to evergreen shrubs and flowering trees. We'll take a look at the showiest plants at the Arboretum which are welcoming in the new year.

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February 2020

Plantsmen’s Tour: Peak of Winter Bloom

February 4, 2020 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Bobby G. Wilder Visitor Center, 4415 Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC 27606 United States
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"Peak of Winter Bloom" Douglas Ruhren, Gardens Manager February usually is the peak of winter bloom, from tiny treasures such as bulbs to trees and shrubs. We will look at the floral highlights of the season. Cost: Free for members, $5.00 for nonmembers. Registration: Advance registration is not available.

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