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AppleHouse at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

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Buy your apples from the birthplace of the Honeycrisp! The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's AppleHouse is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily starting August 28.


Virtual Visitors Day: North Central Research and Outreach Center

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The North Central Research and Outreach Center’s annual Visitors Day has been moved to an online event in 2020.


Yoga in the Gardens

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Enjoy the beauty of nature with Yoga in the Gardens at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Gardens selected for outdoor yoga are all located a 10-minute walk or under from the Oswald Visitor Center.


Scarecrows in the Gardens at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

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Visit the Arboretum for a fun fall photo opportunity during this year's Scarecrows in the Gardens exhibit, featuring scarecrows from Bachman’s, Arboretum staff and members of the community.


Cloquet Forestry Center 5k/10k Challenge

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Enjoy a Cloquet Forestry Center 5k/10k Challenge for the entire month of October! Come explore scenic forest roads and soak up some fall color at the University of Minnesota's primary research and demonstration forest.


World of Pumpkins Display

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The Arboretum’s terraces will be in full fall splendor with displays of pumpkins, gourds and squash in a rainbow of colors. The exhibit features several hundred varieties of cucurbita from around the world.


Spooky Science with the Bell Museum

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Both virtual and in-person events; museum demos include sheep brain dissections, owl pellet exploration, and flesh eating beetle meet-and-greets! Also check out a new installation with a skull and skeleton focus, plus a few spooky surprises.


October Virtual Star Party

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Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually.


Nature Obscura: A Conversation with Naturalist and Author Kelly Brenner

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Through photographs, stories, and conversation, naturalist and author Kelly Brenner will introduce us to some of the overlooked nature that lives in our cities and offer tips on how to find it.


Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership October Webinar

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MCAP's October webinar will be on Planetary Health and Climate Change, by Dr. Teddie Potter, Director of Planetary Health at the U of M School of Nursing.